Filecoin Creator Protocol Labs Announces Layoffs Amid Crypto Winter and Economic Downturn
Feb05

Filecoin Creator Protocol Labs Announces Layoffs Amid Crypto Winter and Economic Downturn

Protocol Labs CEO Juan Benet published a blog post on Friday announcing that 21% of the company’s staff will be laid off. Protocol Labs is the creator of the blockchain network Filecoin. Benet emphasized in the blog post that it has been an “extremely challenging economic downturn, worldwide, and especially in the crypto industry.” Protocol Labs Cuts Jobs in Response to Macro Winter and Crypto Market Decline Protocol Labs, the company...

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Binance to Support Georgia’s Crypto Industry Through Blockchain Education
Feb05

Binance to Support Georgia’s Crypto Industry Through Blockchain Education

Digital asset exchange Binance has agreed to help Georgia to develop its cryptocurrency sector by launching educational and other blockchain initiatives. The leading coin trading platform has been expanding its presence in the region with similar projects in other countries. Binance and Georgian Tech Agency to Jointly Develop Country’s Crypto Economy The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, announced the signing of a...

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Billionaire Tim Draper Urges Sri Lanka to Adopt Bitcoin — Central Bank Says ‘We Don’t Want to Make the Crisis Worse’
Feb05

Billionaire Tim Draper Urges Sri Lanka to Adopt Bitcoin — Central Bank Says ‘We Don’t Want to Make the Crisis Worse’

Billionaire investor and venture capitalist Tim Draper has reportedly attempted to convince the Sri Lankan government to adopt bitcoin. However, the governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka rejected his recommendation, emphasizing: “Adoption of 100% bitcoin won’t be a Sri Lanka reality ever.” Tim Draper Suggests Sri Lanka Adopts Bitcoin Billionaire investor and venture capitalist Tim Draper reportedly tried to convince the Sri Lankan...

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Billionaire Ray Dalio Says Bitcoin Isn’t an Effective Money, Store of Value, or Medium of Exchange
Feb05

Billionaire Ray Dalio Says Bitcoin Isn’t an Effective Money, Store of Value, or Medium of Exchange

Billionaire Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, says it’s “amazing” what bitcoin has accomplished but believes the cryptocurrency is not going to be an effective money, a store of value, or a medium of exchange. Nonetheless, he stressed that “we are in a world in which money as we know it is in jeopardy.” Billionaire Ray Dalio on Bitcoin Billionaire investor and hedge fund manager Ray...

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Russia Expands Its Crypto Mining Capacity, Report Reveals
Feb05

Russia Expands Its Crypto Mining Capacity, Report Reveals

The total capacity of crypto mining facilities in Russia has been increasing in the past year, despite the market downturn and sanctions, according to a survey of leading operators. Depressed prices of mining equipment and stronger interest from domestic customers have been identified as major factors for the trend. Miners Prepare for Growth as Total Capacity of Crypto Farms in Russia Reaches 500 MW The capacity of Russian mining...

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Samsung Is Preparing Its Own Metaverse Hardware in Partnership With Google and Qualcomm
Feb04

Samsung Is Preparing Its Own Metaverse Hardware in Partnership With Google and Qualcomm

Samsung, the Korean electronics company, has revealed it is working to build its own metaverse and extended reality devices, hinting at the possibility of the launch of a VR headset in the near future. TM Roh, head of Samsung mobile experiences business, stated that the device will be built in partnership with Google and Qualcomm. Samsung to Enter the Metaverse Hardware Business Samsung, the Korean mobile company, revealed it will be...

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