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California moves to embrace cryptocurrency and regulate it

May. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California, which has a economy larger than all but four countries and where much of the world's technological innovation is born, on Wednesday became the first state to formally begin examining how to broadly adapt to cryptocurrency and related innovations. ...

FIFA blockchain deal is first new US WCup sponsor since 2011

May. 02, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA got a first new American sponsor of the men's World Cup in 11 years on Monday, signing a deal for this year’s tournament in Qatar with blockchain technology provider Algorand. The deal is also a “technical partnership” to help FIFA develop a digital assets...

EXPLAINER: How cryptocurrencies work (and how they don't)

Apr. 21, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first and most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, launched more than a decade ago. Yet for all the relentless buzz, relatively few are well versed in cryptocurrencies or the blockchain, the technology on which they're built. Despite the evangelizing by and rising...

Miami’s crypto craze on full display at bitcoin conference

Apr. 06, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Thousands of cryptocurrency enthusiasts are gathering in Miami as the city builds its reputation as one of the key locations to develop the blockchain technology despite its underdog status. Dozens of companies are using the Bitcoin 2022 conference running Wednesday...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Mar. 29, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

Anderson Herald Bulletin. March 26, 2022. Editorial: Holcomb was right to veto bill with inserted language It’s one of the oldest tricks in the legislative book: insert language from failed bills into other measures that are destined to pass. ...

SailGP could have team owned by cryptocurrency fans by 2023

Mar. 24, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

SailGP, the global league co-founded by software tycoon Larry Ellison, could have a team owned and operated by cryptocurrency enthusiasts as soon as the start of its fourth season in late 2023. SailGP announced a multi-year partnership Thursday with blockchain development platform...

'HODL': A typo takes hold as a sound cryptocurrency strategy

Mar. 09, 2022 08:34 AM EST

Late in 2013, with bitcoin prices in the middle of a steep dip, a post appeared in an online forum featuring a misspelling that would become legendary: “I AM HODLING.” The mangling of the word “hold” captured a kind of irreverent blind faith of some early cryptocurrency...