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Cryptocurrency Payments for Electricity Bills: Looking Ahead

Cryptocurrency Payments for Electricity Bills: Looking Ahead February 9, 2019 by William Peaster This week, the energy arm of ConsenSys spinoff Grid+ angled toward cryptocurrency payments for electricity in two of Texas’s largest electric delivery service areas. Zooming out, the modest step forward forebodes a future where second-layer blockchain scaling solutions and

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US State of Wyoming Passes Two New Blockchain, Crypto-Related Bills

The state legislature of the American state of Wyoming has reportedly passed two new house bills that aim to foster a regulatory environment conducive to cryptocurrency and blockchain innovation. The developments were reported by the president of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, Caitlin Long, in two tweets posted Jan. 10 and

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Russian Parliament to Focus on Digital Economy Bills in Next Session, Says Chairman

Vyacheslav Volodin, the chairman of the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, has said that bills on the digital economy will be a priority during the upcoming session. The parliament’s official website revealed this in a press release published Wednesday, Jan. 9.Speaking at the opening of the parliament’s spring session,

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Two US Bills Focus on Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation and Improving Regulations

Two new bills focusing on cryptocurrency market manipulation aim to “position the United States to be a leader in the cryptocurrency industry,” their sponsors claimed Dec. 6.The bills, dubbed “The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2018” and “The U.S. Virtual Currency Market and Regulatory Competitiveness Act of 2018” will

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Network of Self-Service Kiosks Will Allow Public to Pay Bills and Make Purchases in Crypto

A blockchain-based company has unveiled plans to roll out a global network of self-service kiosks — enabling millions of unbanked people around the world to pay bills, make purchases and access other financial services.KIBIS says a plethora of services are available through its kiosks. Consumers can pay for gas, water

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Swedish County Battles with Unpaid Electricity Bills Left by Bitcoin Mining Companies

The Swedish county of Norrbotten has seen the failure of not one, but two recent cryptocurrency mining initiatives, has two companies have disappeared leaving millions in unpaid electricity bills, Sverige Radio reported on November 13, 2018. Crypto Mining in Sweden Stalls as Companies Bail The prolonged bear market of 2018 appears

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