Bentley University in the US starts accepting tuition payments in crypto

    Bentley University in the US state of Massachusetts is one of the first educational institutions in the country to accept tuition fee payments made in Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and the stablecoin USD Coin (USDC). The school is also highlighting the increasing importance of digital assets in the global economy. Despite the current bearish decline…

    US Bitcoin miners seek to expand to the Middle East

    Major Bitcoin miners in the US are looking at the Middle East, Europe, and other regions to expand their energy-intensive industry, Bloomberg reported. They are seeking low local electricity prices and liberal regulations on crypto mining. “We are geographically diversified in the US … but we are also looking outside the US,” Mike Levitt, chief…

    Joe Biden reportedly plans to issue crypto executive order this week

    US President Joe Biden is ready to sign a long-awaited executive order related to cryptocurrency regulations this week, said Bloomberg citing anonymous sources. The order will allow federal agencies to study the impact of crypto on the economy. According to the Bloomberg report, “The order will direct federal agencies to examine potential regulatory changes, as…

    Colorado becomes the first US state accepting tax payments in crypto

    Colorado plans to become the first US state to accept tax payments in cryptocurrency, a move the governor’s office has described as the “next logical step on the path to digital statehood”. Colorado’s governor, Jared Polis, who announced the effort last week, explained in a tweet that the state would accept crypto payments converted into…

    Cryptocurrencies one step closer to state control

    Another surge in the value of BTC and the corresponding rise in interest, predictably entailed more than the next cryptocurrency boom. On top of that, the state bodies of different countries have become more active with their unending desire to regulate everything in sight. The official recognition of bitcoin as a legal tender was a…