Tag: World’s

How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Bank

How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Bank On August 15, the San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase announced that it had acquired the cryptocurrency custody service Xapo’s institutional branch. The business move puts Coinbase in the limelight, making it the largest custodial service for digital assets worldwide, with […]

74% of the World’s Bitcoin Mining Operations Driven by Renewable Energy Says Report

74% of the World’s Bitcoin Mining Operations Driven by Renewable Energy Says Report There’s a lot of debate over whether bitcoin mining is bad for the environment. Many bureaucrats and mainstream media pundits claim that mining is wasteful and bitcoin’s energy consumption cannot be ignored. However, these claims have been […]

World’s Biggest Banks Helped Clients Steal $63 Billion in Taxes in Europe

World’s Biggest Banks Helped Clients Steal Billion in Taxes in Europe Europe’s top banks allegedly helped wealthy clients across the continent steal 55 billion euros ($ 63 billion) from multiple governments by making tax reclaims to which they were not entitled, an investigation has revealed. The theft centred around a […]

Coinbase: 42% of World’s Best Universities Offer Crypto Courses

Coinbase: 42% of World’s Best Universities Offer Crypto Courses The ecosystem’s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain. They found over 40% of leading universities around the world offer at least one course in blockchain or crypto, and […]

BitMEX Rents World’s Most Expensive Skyscraper, Rising Status of Crypto Exchanges

BitMEX Rents World’s Most Expensive Skyscraper, Rising Status of Crypto Exchanges Popular crypto exchange BitMEX, widely recognized for its Bitcoin and Ethereum margin trading system, has rented out the world’s most expensive skyscraper located in Hong Kong. Experts have said that the expansion of BitMEX from Seychelles to Hong Kong […]

Oxford University Professors to Build the World’s First Decentralized Blockchain-based University

Oxford University Professors to Build the World’s First Decentralized Blockchain-based University A group of professors at the world-renowned Oxford University are looking to start the world’s first blockchain university, but need the powers of the EU first. Woolf  The team of professors believes that blockchain technology and smart contracts can help […]