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11 Feb
Many on this platform may have heard about the term non-fungible token, or NFT for short. But what really is an NFT and how does it work? Also, can it make you a millionaire?
23 Jul 2021
Malaysian police have hit on a novel way to dispose of more than 1,000 bitcoin-mining machines seized in raids -- crushing the devices using a steamroller. Authorities on Borneo island discovered the machines, worth an estimated 5.3 million ringgit ($1.25 million), in crackdowns between February and April, and say they were powered using stolen electricity.
29 May 2021
Being among the early adopters of cryptocurrencies, Spaniards have turned their country into a hub of blockchain technology. Now, retail giant El Corte Ingles is getting in on the buzz with a coin called Bitcor.
12 Feb 2021
Nigeria — the world's second-largest Bitcoin market after the United States — has banned the trading of cryptocurrencies. It's triggered anger among Nigerians who see cryptos as a safe haven in a battered economy.
27 Sep 2020
Retail-focused cryptocurrency exchange Luno, says the legality of Bitcoin and other crypto-assets varies significantly across Africa as over 60 per cent of African governments are yet to clarify their position. They also describe Africa as one of the most promising regions for the adoption of cryptocurrencies. Luno’s General Manager for Africa, Marius Reitz joins CNBC Africa’s Esther Awoniyi to discuss the state of crypto regulation on the continent.
11 Feb 2019
Andy Bromberg, CoinList co-founder and president, discusses the security of crypto assets with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, Lisa Abramowicz and Romaine Bostick on "Bloomberg Markets: What'd You Miss?"

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