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Bitcoin Alternatives Could Provide a Green Solution to Energy-Guzzling Cryptocurrencies

The cryptocurrency bitcoin now uses up more electricity a year than the whole of Argentina, according to recent estimates from the University of Cambridge....

Bitcoin Weakens as US Inflation Hits 13-Year High

Bitcoin was lower for a second day in a row, further decoupling from the stock market after a report showing U.S. consumer prices rose...

Apollo Joins Forces With Blockchain Startup Figure

Apollo Global Management Inc. will collaborate with blockchain lending startup Figure Technologies Inc. on a series of initiatives as the alternative asset manager sharpens...

Islamic Fintech Wahed Invest to Buy UK Digital Banking App Niyah

Wahed Inc, a U.S.-based Islamic-finance fintech startup backed by Saudi Aramco, will acquire Niyah Ltd, a British company that runs a digital banking app...

Sotheby’s Auctions Rare Diamond ‘Key 10138’ Using Cryptocurrency

As cryptocurrency continues to gain popularity among users worldwide, an auction conducted by a British-American marketplace for art and luxury, Sotheby’s sold its most...

Ethereum Price Rides Bullish Wave on Catalysts

The Ethereum price has been finding reasons to rally lately even as the broader cryptocurrency market stalls. The second-biggest cryptocurrency is up more than 3% in...