Iranian President calls for new national approach to crypto-mining industry

President Rouhani, who also chairs the Economic Coordination Unit, recently announced that the country needs a new strategy for mining crypto-currencies. Iran is wavering between promoting and banning parts of the crypto ecosystem. According to the Iranian portal arzdigital, Hassan Rouhani made a statement to the national central bank (CBI), the energy department and the […]

How Canton Zug wants to save Crypto Valley – An interview with Heinz Tännler

Crypto Valley with resident companies from the Swiss blockchain scene is facing an existential threat due to the economic crisis caused by corona. The Zug region is seeking additional financial aid under the leadership of the cantonal finance director Heinz Tännler. In order to support start-ups in this difficult situation, the Federal Council recently approved […]

Shopify extends payment options for traders with crypto-currencies

The Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify has signed a cooperation agreement with CoinPayments, the leading provider of crypto-currency payments. The cooperation enables Shopify traders to be paid in crypto-currencies. Shopify is an e-commerce software package distributed by the Canadian company of the same name. It enables small and medium-sized merchants to create their own online stores […]