• Russian telecom regulator blacklists Binance
    Europe,  Regulation

    Russian regulator blacklists Binance

    As new Russian regulations loom, the leading cryptocurrency exchange is banned for distributing forbidden information, specifically instructions about how to acquire Bitcoin

    Furthermore, Binance also claims that the firm has not been warned by law enforcement and government services before the blacklisting of its domain. So far, the company consulted with lawyers and announced that it will continue offering its services to Russia’s citizens.

  • Binance has control of Uniswap
    Alt coins

    Binance has control of Uniswap’s ‘decentralized governance’ system: report

    The Uniswap team and Binance could both take control of the DeFi token’s “decentralized governance” system, powered by the UNI token

    Uniswap decided to decentralize its protocol governance to compete with the Sushiswap fork, but a new report suggests protocol control will remain centralized for quite a while. Crypto research firm Glassnode suggested in a Sept. 24 report that Uniswap’s governance decentralization will be for appearances only. In the paper, Glassnode explains that Uniswap’s UNI governance token was introduced as an answer to Sushiswap’s SUSHI governance token. The issuance of the decentralized finance (DeFi) token is presumably  a measure meant to ensure that the original protocol remains competitive against its newer fork. Still, the report claims that Uniswap’s  “transition toward token-based governance via the UNI token falls far short of true…

  • Cryptocurrencies

    God save the queen: Gemini brings the UK crypto

    The crypto exchange of the Winklevoss twins, Gemini, launches its services in the UK following regulatory approval

    “Going live with our full services available in GBP in the UK is another exciting step forward in Gemini's international expansion, advancing our mission to empower individuals and organizations around the world through crypto," said CEO Tyler Winklevoss.

  • DMG energy export license
    Bitcoin,  Technology

    U.S. grants energy export license to crypto mining firm DMG

    The license from the Department of Energy will allow the Canadian firm to mine crypto more profitably, cut into China’s mining dominance

    According to an announcement, DMG Blockchain Solutions will leverage the license to acquire the cheapest electrical energy from within the U.S. and Canada to power its mining and computing efforts.

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