Utility Seeks $800,000 From Russians Mining Crypto With Cheap Power
Jan27

Utility Seeks $800,000 From Russians Mining Crypto With Cheap Power

The main utility company in Irkutsk is looking to collect almost $800,000 from owners of crypto farms that have allegedly caused a spike in electricity consumption in the Russian region. The supplier accuses the miners of burning cheap household electricity in what is, in fact, a business activity. Power Utility Takes Crypto Miners to Court Irkutskenergosbyt, the local power distributer in Irkutsk Oblast, has filed 137 lawsuits...

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Dvision Network 2nd LAND Sale to Be Held on OpenSea and Their Native Marketplace
Jan27

Dvision Network 2nd LAND Sale to Be Held on OpenSea and Their Native Marketplace

PRESS RELEASE. Not too long ago, Dvision Network had successfully initiated their LAND sale, and now it is time for the second sale to commence as the first month of 2022 nears its end. On January 27th, 11:00 AM UTC, the Polygon Ecosystem will witness the Dvision’s second LAND Sale via Dvision Marketplace and the NFT marketplace known as OpenSea. The NFTs, which are key units for the initiative’s Meta-Cities, shall be distributed...

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Nigerian Lawmakers Urged to Consider Regulating Crypto Industry After Proposal to Jail Ponzi Operators
Jan27

Nigerian Lawmakers Urged to Consider Regulating Crypto Industry After Proposal to Jail Ponzi Operators

The leader of the Nigerian blockchain association, Senator Ihenyen, has implored the country’s lawmakers — currently pushing for the securities law to be revamped — to consider crafting laws that regulate the crypto industry. Proposed Law Does Not Expressly Mention Cryptocurrencies As Nigerian lawmakers debate a bill that proposes a ten-year jail term for operators of Ponzi schemes, a leader of a Nigerian blockchain lobby group,...

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Tesla’s Latest Financial Statement Shows Bitcoin Worth $1.26 Billion
Jan27

Tesla’s Latest Financial Statement Shows Bitcoin Worth $1.26 Billion

Elon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, did not sell any bitcoin in the fourth quarter, according to the company’s latest financial statement. Tesla is holding bitcoin worth $1.26 billion. The company still has not resumed accepting bitcoin payments but now accepts the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin (DOGE) for some merchandise. Tesla Did Not Sell Bitcoin in Q4 Tesla released its Q4 and FY2021 financial statements Wednesday. The...

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Ripple Scores $15 Billion Valuation — CEO Says Financial Position Is Strongest Ever Despite SEC Lawsuit Over XRP
Jan27

Ripple Scores $15 Billion Valuation — CEO Says Financial Position Is Strongest Ever Despite SEC Lawsuit Over XRP

Ripple has bought back shares from its Series C funding round, which raised the company’s valuation to $15 billion, according to CEO Brad Garlinghouse. He added that despite the lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the status of XRP cryptocurrency, Ripple had the best year on record. Ripple’s $15 Billion Valuation and ‘Best Year on Record’ Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse announced via Twitter Wednesday that...

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Ken Kutaragi, Father of the Sony Playstation, Criticizes Current Metaverse Push
Jan26

Ken Kutaragi, Father of the Sony Playstation, Criticizes Current Metaverse Push

Ken Kutaragi, father of the Sony Playstation, has issued his opinion about the metaverse narrative currently developing on the market. The former executive of Sony stated that he saw no point in the metaverse idea of separating the real world from the virtual one. Playstation Inventor Bashes Current Metaverse Conception Ken Kutaragi, one of the inventors of the Sony Playstation, has criticized the conception of the metaverse that some...

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