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Bitcoin Hits All-Time High Versus Argentine Peso Amid Presidential Election Risks

The biggest cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), has hit an all-time high versus the Argentine peso amid the ongoing decline of the currency, Financial Times (FT) reports on May 27.According to the report, the bitcoin price has soared to as high as 394,000 pesos ($8,762.95 at press time) per coin, exceeding

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Australia Opposition Party Promises $2.1 Mln Blockchain Academy Pending May Election Win

Australia’s main opposition party would inject $3 million AUD ($2.1 million) into blockchain technology should it win next month’s federal election, tech news magazine ZDNet reported on May 1.Under plans previously outlined as part of its election pledges, the Australian Labor Party said it would divert the funds to

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Moscow Government Plans to Use Blockchain Tech in E-Voting for Parliamentary Election

The city council of Moscow, Russia’s capital city, has submitted a bill to use blockchain technology for an electronic voting system, major Russian news agency Tass reported on Tuesday, Feb. 26.The Moscow City Duma, a local parliament of the Russian capital city, plans to protect the process and results

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Russian Region Conducts Blockchain Election With 40K Participants

Saratov Oblast, a region in Southern Russia, has conducted a reportedly successful blockchain election with 40,000 participants, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 18.On Dec. 12, participants voted to elect members of the local Youth Parliament via the blockchain-driven electronic polling system Polys, developed by Kaspersky Lab

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Thailand’s Main Opposition Party Holds Primary Election on Blockchain

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Thailand’s Democrat Party, the country’s main opposition party has become the first major political party in the world to carry out primary elections entirely on a blockchain. Using a live e-voting system powered by the Zcoin blockchain, the party successfully conducted its primaries which involved more than 120,000

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Election Commission Head Says ‘Blockchain’ Sounds Like Prison, Suggests ‘Rebranding’

The topic of implementing blockchain technology for voting was discussed at an event hosted by the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC), local state-owned news agency TASS reported Oct. 29.Speaking at the Election Commission’s conference to celebrate 25 years of Russia’s electoral system, participants and officials discussed electronic voting, including blockchain-powered

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Crypto Exchange Coinbase Forms PAC To Mobilize Funds To Spend On U.S Election

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States that offers both bitcoin (BTC-USD) and bitcoin cash (BCH-USD) trading, has announced the formation of a political action committee (PAC). Entry into the political arena The new arm will mark the exchange’s first entry into the political arena and will be tasked

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Tron Founder Justin Sun Wins Super Node Election, Will Donate TRX Revenue

Tron users have formally voted to make founder Justin Sun one of the less than 30 individuals and organizations authorized to serve as a “super representative” on the TRX network. Tron Founder Justin Sun Becomes Supernode Operator It took just hours for Sun, who announced his candidacy on Wednesday, to receive enough

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While Mining ETH is a ‘Side Hustle’ for Google Co-Founder, Mining BTC for Russians May Fund Election ‘Interference’

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week US Charges

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