Public Mint's MINT Rewards Program Sees Over $1 Million Of Tokens Migrated from Ethereum in The First 24 Hours

Public Mint — which links the traditional finance world with the innovative world of crypto– saw over $1 million worth of MINT moved from Ethereum in the first 24 hours following the launch of the MINT Rewards Program on August 16. Migration of MINT Tokens from Ethereum Into the Public Mint Network According to Public… Continue reading Public Mint's MINT Rewards Program Sees Over $1 Million Of Tokens Migrated from Ethereum in The First 24 Hours

UK public services face cuts of up to £17bn, says IFS

Government on track to spend billions less than planned before pandemic, warns thinktank Rishi Sunak is poised to usher in cuts to public services of up to £17bn compared with the government’s pre-pandemic plans unless he takes action this summer to increase funding, a leading thinktank has warned. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the… Continue reading UK public services face cuts of up to £17bn, says IFS

Public Mint Partners with Abra to Tap Additional Source of Yield for EARN Platform

Public Mint has joined forces with Abra. Public Mint and Abra Launch Partnership Public Mint, the fiat-based blockchain and payments infrastructure, has partnered with Abra, a leading wealth management platform with functionality for buying, selling, trading, and earning interest on cryptocurrencies, to offer lucrative yield opportunities on the EARN program. Public Mint will deploy a… Continue reading Public Mint Partners with Abra to Tap Additional Source of Yield for EARN Platform

Public Mint Partners with Abra to Tap Additional Source of Yield for EARN Platform

Public Mint has joined forces with Abra. Public Mint and Abra Launch Partnership Public Mint, the fiat-based blockchain and payments infrastructure, has partnered with Abra, a leading wealth management platform with functionality for buying, selling, trading, and earning interest on cryptocurrencies, to offer lucrative yield opportunities on the EARN program. Public Mint will deploy a… Continue reading Public Mint Partners with Abra to Tap Additional Source of Yield for EARN Platform

Public Mint Creates Bridge to Ethereum – Integrates With USDC Stablecoin

Public Mint is known for offering a simple yet powerful payment system for investors to access the best of DeFi opportunities without any bank account. On the other hand, Circle, a noted payment and treasury infrastructure provider, is the principal developer of the leading stablecoin USDC. It is no surprise that the coming together of… Continue reading Public Mint Creates Bridge to Ethereum – Integrates With USDC Stablecoin

Public blast Baftas politically correct ceremony

‘Baftas was so woke it should be renamed the Waftas!’ Public blast politically correct ceremony – where Diversity’s controversial BLM-themed dance won ‘Must-see’ gong The Bafta TV awards saw the ceremony’s most diverse list of winners ever But viewers switched off – complaining of ‘woke views’ during the TV event Diversity’s much derided Britain’s Got… Continue reading Public blast Baftas politically correct ceremony

Colorado agency urges public to respect the “wild” in wildlife and give animals their space

There’s a reason they’re called wildlife. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking people to respect the wild animals they love to watch in the great outdoors can be unpredictable, especially this time of year when they have young ones. The alert issued Friday was prompted by recent injuries to men, one in Steamboat Springs and… Continue reading Colorado agency urges public to respect the “wild” in wildlife and give animals their space

Pay freeze: Redistribution of public sector CEO salaries better, finance expert suggests

By RNZ A “Robin Hood”-style policy, redistributing the big salaries of public service chief executives to lower-paid workers, would be more effective than the Government-ordered pay freeze, according to a leading business academic. The directive, which essentially means those in the public sector earning more than $60,000 will only get a pay rise in exceptional… Continue reading Pay freeze: Redistribution of public sector CEO salaries better, finance expert suggests

Kazakhstan opens public consultation for central bank digital currency

Kazakhstan’s central bank is planning to examine the potential benefits and risks of adopting a state-backed digital currency. The National Bank of Kazakhstan, or NBRK, published Wednesday a report on a digital tenge pilot project and opened a public consultation on the potential central bank digital currency, or CBDC. According to the report, the digital… Continue reading Kazakhstan opens public consultation for central bank digital currency

Public Mint to Launch Earn App With Risk Coverage From Bridge Mutual

Tokenized fiat DeFi project Public Mint has partnered with risk coverage provider Bridge Mutual to increase risk insurance on its upcoming fiat-crypto platform.  Public Mint Earn is a decentralized fiat liquidity app where users can claim returns in U.S dollars in return for their staking participation. Users who stake the blockchain’s native MINT token accumulate… Continue reading Public Mint to Launch Earn App With Risk Coverage From Bridge Mutual

Council plans to BAN public barbecues claiming they cause global warming as Brits gear up for summer

A COUNCIL is set to ban beach BBQs claiming they cause global warming. Brighton and Hove City Council has come under fire over the controversial proposal to stop holidaymakers and residents enjoying using the grilling stations in all beaches, parks and open spaces. The Green Party-run authority says disposable barbecues are partly to blame for the world’s rising CO2… Continue reading Council plans to BAN public barbecues claiming they cause global warming as Brits gear up for summer

Thai SEC Begins Public Hearing On Proposed Cryptocurrency Regulations

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand has requested a public dialogue on new cryptocurrency regulations. This, according to the regulatory body, is part of its plans to have an inclusive digital-asset framework.  Public Discourse part of Proposed Regulatory Framework The Thai SEC revealed this proposal in a press release on February 25 on its… Continue reading Thai SEC Begins Public Hearing On Proposed Cryptocurrency Regulations

Thai SEC consults public on crypto investor income rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand has launched a public consultation on proposed cryptocurrency investor qualification rules. According to an official announcement Thursday, the Thai SEC is now seeking public comments on proposed qualifications for crypto investors including certain income and trading experience requirements. As part of the initiative, the Thai SEC is planning… Continue reading Thai SEC consults public on crypto investor income rules

U.S. trade groups urge Biden to cap natural gas prices after Texas freeze last week

Slideshow ( 2 images )(Reuters) – Trade groups representing U.S. public power and natural gas companies urged President Joe Biden to declare a gas emergency for last week’s extreme weather and authorize the secretary of energy to cap the price of gas. In a Feb. 19 letter to Biden, the American Public Power Association (APPA)… Continue reading U.S. trade groups urge Biden to cap natural gas prices after Texas freeze last week

Crypto Companies Eye Public Debut As IPO Frenzy Heats Up

Crypto companies seem to be eager to make their public debut this year as the crypto market crossed the trillion-dollar market cap this bull run. Coinbase was among the first crypto companies to announce their decision to go public with an IPO in the first quarter of 2021. Bakkt became the second prominent crypto firm… Continue reading Crypto Companies Eye Public Debut As IPO Frenzy Heats Up

UK Treasury Opens Public Consultation on Crypto and Stablecoin Regulations

The U.K. government is moving forward with its plan to harness the expanding crypto and digital asset market by organizing a public consultation on planned stablecoin and cryptocurrency regulations. The move is part of the U.K.’s economic transformation post-Brexit with an emphasis on leveraging the developing fintech landscape. UK Ponders Regulation for Bitcoin, Utility Cryptos,… Continue reading UK Treasury Opens Public Consultation on Crypto and Stablecoin Regulations

Bakkt may go public through rumored $2B merger

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency trading platform majority-owned by Intercontinental Exchange, is rumored to be deep in discussions to go public through a merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings. On Jan. 7, Bloomberg published a story citing anonymous sources “with knowledge of the matter” who claimed Bakkt is already in advanced talks regarding the merger, predicting that… Continue reading Bakkt may go public through rumored $2B merger

U.K. to Spend Up to $57 Billion on ‘Moonshot’ Mass Virus Testing

The U.K. government is set to hand more than 40 billion pounds to companies that can help in its drive to ramp up mass coronavirus testing. Public Health England put out a 22 billion-pound ($29 billion) contract to tender last week for a new “national microbiology framework agreement,” which includes the manufacture and development of… Continue reading U.K. to Spend Up to $57 Billion on ‘Moonshot’ Mass Virus Testing

Public health expert blasted for 'fat shaming' Santa on ITV show

Public health expert is blasted by GMB viewers for ‘fat shaming’ Santa and saying he’s a Covid risk by visiting homes… while Britons are worried about spending Christmas apart Professor Emer Shelley, of Public Health Medicine Ireland, appeared on GMB She explained Santa is a ‘risk of transmitting virus’ and he was ‘not exactly thin’  Professor… Continue reading Public health expert blasted for 'fat shaming' Santa on ITV show

Japan: BOJ Says Public Support Required for CBDC Issuance

With plans to conduct tests on an experimental digital yen in 2021, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is saying the public’s input is a required component of any actual central bank digital currency (CBDC) launch. As China continues to make significant progress with its digital currency electronic project (DCEP), other nations in the Asia Pacific… Continue reading Japan: BOJ Says Public Support Required for CBDC Issuance

Canada’s first public Bitcoin fund hits $100M mark

Canadian digital asset manager 3iQ has recorded a major milestone fo its public Bitcoin (BTC) fund. The Bitcoin Fund — Canada’s first Bitcoin fund listed on a major stock exchange — has crossed the $100 million market cap threshold, 3iQ announced in an Oct. 20 tweet. Tyler Winklevoss, a major cryptocurrency investor and a co-founder… Continue reading Canada’s first public Bitcoin fund hits $100M mark

U.K. Paves Way for First Tests to Expose People to Virus

The first trials to deliberately infect people with the coronavirus to accelerate the development of vaccines could occur in the U.K. next year as part of an agreement reached by the government. Britain signed a contract with Open Orphan Plc and its London-based unit, hVivo, that paves the way for human challenge trials, the company… Continue reading U.K. Paves Way for First Tests to Expose People to Virus