Bitcoin 

Oct. 28–Nov. 3 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world has seen major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with the Argentinian tax agency applying taxes to transactions with e-wallets, the central bank of Argentina tightening its restrictions on exchanges, and the Dash Latam community ceasing its operations. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. The Argentinian tax agency will apply taxes to operations with electronic wallets In Argentina, the Federal Public Revenue Administration (AFIP) will apply a value-added tax (VAT) and income tax withholding regime for…

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Blockchain 

Oct. 27 – Nov. 2 in Review

The German-speaking world has experienced another week full of exciting developments in the crypto industry, with Germany setting the pace in the European fintech scene, German banks arguing in favor of a digital euro, Austria testing how to trade electricity with blockchain technology, and the Swiss crypto trading platform Sibex securing a $1.8 million investment. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch. Austria: Pilot project tests local blockchain electricity trade  In a pilot project starting in November in…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 21–27 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world has seen major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with a former Bolivian intelligence director claiming that Venezuela is full of secret crypto mining farms, extortionists who request Bitcoin (BTC) finding their way into Spain, and the Fintech Alliance of Latin America preparing a white paper on digital identity. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Former intelligence director: Venezuela is full of secret government-led mining farms Manuel Figuera, a former director of the Bolivarian National Intelligence…

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Blockchain 

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 14–20 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world has seen another week of major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with the Mexican government announcing a new alliance to support the development of blockchain initiatives. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Mexican government announces an alliance to support local blockchain development On Oct. 14, the Federal Ministry of Economy of Mexico and the Internet Association MX announced a set of measures to improve the development of government-led projects in blockchain technology. As part of…

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Blockchain 

Crypto and Blockchain News From Japan: Oct. 14–20 in Review

The cryptocurrency- and blockchain-friendly country of Japan has seen a number of significant developments for the industries this past week. A self-regulatory organization has introduced guidance for cryptocurrency custodians, while a subsidiary of major financial services firm SBI Holdings will conduct compliance policies using blockchain technology.  Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan. Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association releases guidelines on custody The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association (JCBA) — a self-regulatory organization for the cryptocurrency industry in Japan — has…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto News From Brazil: Oct. 14–20 in Review

Brazil has seen another tumultuous week in the cryptocurrency industry as the president of investment scheme Unick Forex said it will only pay customers who have kept their receipts, the 18th million Bitcoin (BTC) was mined, and the alleged pyramid scheme Atlas Quantum denied that videos with balances at Gate.io and HitBTC are fake. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Brasil. Unick Forex says it will only pay customers who have a receipt The president of alleged cryptocurrency investment…

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Blockchain 

Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 13–19 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world has seen another week of major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with the Mexican government announcing a new alliance to support the development of blockchain initiatives. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Mexican government announces an alliance to support local blockchain development On Oct. 14, the Federal Ministry of Economy of Mexico and the Internet Association MX announced a set of measures to improve the development of government-led projects in blockchain technology. As part of…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Oct. 13–19 in Review

The German-speaking world has seen another week of events in the crypto industry, with a new survey revealing that 27% of Germans are interested in using Facebook’s planned Libra stablecoin, which has been discussed all over the world since its announcement in June 2019. Despite existing criticism of Libra, global regulators do not plan to ban either Facebook’s crypto initiative or other stablecoin projects, the European Central Bank (ECB) director claimed earlier this week. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by…

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Ethereum 

Crypto and Blockchain News From Japan: Oct. 7–13 in Review

Japan, the second-largest source of traffic for global crypto exchanges to date, witnessed a number of industry announcements this week as the country hosted the major blockchain event Devcon 5 from Oct. 8 to Oct. 11. Organized on an annual basis by the Ethereum Foundation, the recent Devcon conference featured leading figures in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industries, including Ethereum co-founders Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Lubin. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan. MakerDAO to launch MCD in November…

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Bitcoin 

Crypto and Blockchain News From Brazil: Oct. 6-12 in Review

The story of Brazil’s crypto scams took a new twist over the past week as CEO of an alleged pyramid scheme reportedly fled the country after rejecting court deadlines. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Brasil. Banco Original sponsors a crypto-related event Brazil’s Banco Original was the principal sponsor of the Expo Boa Chance, a major fintech conference bringing together financial institutions, multilevel marketing and cryptocurrency-related firms, Cointelegraph Brasil reported on Oct. 6. Held at Expo Dom Pedro in…

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