Cryptocurrency turnover in Turkey is banned
Turkey has officially begun to suppress any attempts to turnover cryptocurrencies in the country. Representatives of the Central Bank of the state explained that such restrictions will be in effect until it becomes possible to control this industry, keep records of all funds.
Hotbit crypto exchange was hacked - clients personal data at risk
At the end of April, the Hotbit exchange suffered from a hacker attack, but, nevertheless, its management said that the personal data of customers had not been leaked. Immediately after the incident, the exchange suspended all functionality in order to check how far the hackers could go. Tentatively, the platform will resume its activities in full in 1-2 weeks, when it is sure that everything is in order and nothing threatens the system.
China actively uses the official digital currency
CBDC is Chinas new digital money, actively tested by the Peoples Bank. Pilot projects were launched in which 1.1 billion yuan are involved. The Deputy Head of the NBK noted that more than three million transactions were processed as a result of testing. Also, officials confirmed that in the near future a pilot project will be launched in the largest megacities in China. The NBK plans to introduce digital currency at the Winter Olympics, which will be held in 2022 in the capital.
The growing popularity of green energy. 76% of miners have already switched to renewable sources
CCAF conducted a study that found that 76% of miners switched to renewable resources. However, in aggregate use, only 39% is accounted for by the consumption of green electricity. So, in most cases, hydroelectric power plants are used. Coal ranks second in popularity, and natural gas is third.
The vector of development of the cryptocurrency industry in 2021
Global regulators have developed a great interest in what is happening in the cryptocurrency market. This year will not please all specialists who carry out activities related to digital currency. Legal regulation will be tightened around the world, and in the future, restrictions will only increase.
Ethereum hashrate historical maximum update
The Ethereum network has updated its maximum overall performance. Thus, the mark of 250 TH / S was exceeded. This information is provided by Glassnode. The site presents a graph showing that the closest indicators to todays levels were last observed in 2018. In August of that year, the value of the cryptocurrency was over $ 400.
Google Cloud will produce EOS blocks. The rise in price of a cryptoasset by 14.6%
One of the candidates for the EOS community is the Google Cloud service. This information came from Block.one. The official website of the company indicates that the service is making attempts to become a full-fledged participant in the process of mining digital currency.
The difficulty of bitcoin mining does not lose its positions
Analysis of the difficulty of mining bitcoin showed that this indicator decreased by only 0.09%. Today the mark has dropped to 19.30 trillion hashes.