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North America

How the U.S. Became the World’s New Bitcoin Mining Hub

Well before China decided to kick out all of its bitcoin miners, they were already leaving in droves, and new data from Cambridge University...

NSF Seeks Partners for Blockchain Business Programs

The National Science Foundation is looking for partners to help with demonstrations of blockchain-based smart contracts that could enhance its mission or business processes,...

Cardano Grows Closer to Launching Smart Contracts with New Testnet

IOHK, the blockchain development team behind Cardano, announced on July 15 that the project’s Alonzo test net had officially transitioned from Blue to White,...

Harmony Announces $1M Hackathon Aimed at Merging Traditional Finance and DeFi

The Harmony blockchain has opened registration for a hackathon starting next month with more than $1 million in seed funding and prizes for participants. In...

Visa Launches Shariah-Compliant Credit, Debit Cards in Bangladesh

Visa, a US-based multinational company better known for its debit, credit and prepaid card services, launched a new portfolio of services for Bangladeshi customers...

Al Gore Warns Greenwashing May Stop the Climate Fight in Its...

Al Gore warned that the “the mounting threat of greenwash” poses a significant and increasing risk to a successful transition away from fossil fuels. “There...