Russia to regulate digital assets as currency, McDonald’s eyes the metaverse, YouTube to adopt NFTs and XRP pumps 30%: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 6-12

Russia to regulate digital assets as currency, McDonald’s eyes the metaverse, YouTube to adopt NFTs and XRP pumps 30%: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 6-12

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much... Read more »
70% of Jamaica population to adopt CBDC in 5 years, prime minister says

70% of Jamaica population to adopt CBDC in 5 years, prime minister says

Central bank digital currency (CBDC) evolved into a hot topic in Jamaica when the country’s central bank successfully completed the first pilot test in early January. Following the tests, the country’s prime... Read more »
Ripple chair's pay-off plan to convince BTC miners to adopt Proof of Stake

Ripple chair’s pay-off plan to convince BTC miners to adopt Proof of Stake

Executive Chairman and Co-founder of Ripple Chris Larsen has unveiled his plan for Bitcoin miners to move away from Proof of Work (PoW), saying they should view it as “a net positive... Read more »
US Senator Proposes Congress Adopt Cryptocurrency for Payments

US Senator Proposes Congress Adopt Cryptocurrency for Payments

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz has introduced a resolution that would position Congress to lead in the area of cryptocurrency by having congressional cafeterias, vending machines, and gift shops accept crypto payments. “Congress... Read more »
BNY Mellon Urges Ireland to Adopt Crypto Rules Before EU Regulations, Report Reveals

BNY Mellon Urges Ireland to Adopt Crypto Rules Before EU Regulations, Report Reveals

As authorities in the EU are still discussing union-wide cryptocurrency regulations, a major U.S. bank has reportedly lobbied the Irish government to adopt its own rules for the space. BNY Mellon launched... Read more »