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BTCO2 and ETH2O ETPs listed by swiss public exchange

The BTCO2 and ETH2O ETPs aim to provide investors with exposure to the world’s two most valued cryptocurrencies while offsetting their carbon footprints. The Six Swiss Exchange has established two new carbon-neutral cryptocurrency exchange-traded products (ETPs), increasing the total number of crypto ETPs to 155. On Monday, the SIX Swiss Exchange announced that Helveteq would […]

Blockscale, new Bitcoin mining chip launched by Intel

Blockscale, Intel’s new Bitcoin (BTC) mining chip was launched on Monday, by the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer. The application-specific integrated circuit, or ASIC, hardware is intended to function with proof-of-work blockchains that use SHA-256 encryption. According to Intel, Blockscale will have a hash rate of up to 580 gigahash per second (or 0.58 terahash per […]

EU vote on Bitcoin mining: What it means for the industry

Proof-of-work (PoW) crypto mining will not be prohibited in the European Union, at least not this year. That was the outcome of last week’s widely awaited European Parliament committee decision (EP). An ad hoc alliance of social democrats and Greens proposed a last-minute amendment that would have imposed a de facto prohibition on proof-of-work mining […]

Financial conduct authority in UK seeks crypto talent

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom is looking for top executives with cryptocurrency experience as the regulator prepares to open a new crypto department to oversee the sector. According to the FCA’s LinkedIn job advertisements, the agency is now looking for a head of the digital assets department and a director of […]

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