Meta Winding Down Support for NFTs on Facebook, Instagram – Bitcoin News

U.S. tech giant Meta is giving up on operations with non-fungible tokens (NFTs) amid ongoing turbulence in the crypto space. The company allowed creators to share digital collectibles on its leading social media platforms last year. Meta Platforms Cutting Off Support for Non-Fungible Tokens California-based technology conglomerate Meta is winding down support for digital collectibles […]

Cryptocurrency Turnover Growing in Russia, Watchdog Reports to Putin – Bitcoin News

Use of cryptocurrencies is increasing in Russia, the head of the country’s financial watchdog has informed President Putin. The agency, Rosfinmonitoring, is following thousands of participants in digital asset transactions with a new blockchain analytics system, the official revealed. Volume of Crypto Transactions in Russia Almost $13 Billion, Financial Authority Says The turnover of crypto […]

Kazakhstan Shuts Down Crypto Exchange That Transferred $34 Million Through Binance – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Authorities in Kazakhstan have busted an illegal crypto trading platform, seizing over $350,000. The exchange allegedly processed almost $34 million in transactions through wallets on Binance, two of which have been blocked during the ongoing investigation. Digital Asset Exchange Making Millions in Turnover Closed Down in Kazakhstan A platform illegally trading cryptocurrencies in Kazakhstan, ABS […]

China’s Wechat Adds Support for Digital Yuan Payments – Fintech Bitcoin News

Chinese social media platform Wechat has introduced support for the state-backed digital yuan in its popular payment app. Over a billion users will now ostensibly be able to take advantage of fast payments with the digital currency issued by the People’s Bank of China. Wechat Pay Follows Alipay in Integrating Payments With Digital Yuan The […]

Russian Crypto Industry Association Asks Putin to Help With Regulations – Regulation Bitcoin News

The organization representing Russia’s crypto and blockchain sector has urged Vladimir Putin to spur regulatory efforts. The association fears the Russian Federation may lag behind other nations if it maintains its conservative approach towards new financial technologies. Russian Crypto Businesses Want Putin to Engage With Regulatory Process The Russian Association of Cryptoeconomics, Artificial Intelligence and […]

Russian Court Sends 3 Crypto Robbers to Strict-Regime Prison – Bitcoin News

Three Russians are going to spend time in high-security prison for stealing over a million U.S. dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency from another man. In addition, the court has also ordered them to fully compensate the victim for the damages, prosecutors announced. Robbers Get Prison Sentence for Cryptocurrency Theft in Russia A court in the Russian […]