Russia not ready to accept Bitcoin as legal tender, says Kremlin

Amid El Salvador officially accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender on Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Russian government has reiterated its negative stance to a scenario where BTC could be accepted as an official currency. Dmitry Peskov, the official representative of Russian President Vladimir Putin, claimed that Russia has no reason to recognize Bitcoin as legal… Continue reading Russia not ready to accept Bitcoin as legal tender, says Kremlin

Walmart says ready to administer millions of COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Fox Business Flash top headlines for August 31 Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Walmart Inc on Tuesday became the latest U.S. retailer to say that it is ready to administer millions of COVID-19 booster vaccine doses this fall if U.S. health officials endorse such a shot to improve fading immunity against the coronavirus. Rivals… Continue reading Walmart says ready to administer millions of COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Ready Player Earn: Where NFT gaming and the virtual economy coincide

Nonfungible tokens (NFT) have arguably transitioned from being an obscure part of the crypto and blockchain space to occupy greater significance within popular culture. Indeed, as cryptocurrencies and decentralization appear to permeate the conversation across social, political and economic lines, the apparent hype surrounding NFTs seems to be incentivizing greater adoption of digital currencies. Within… Continue reading Ready Player Earn: Where NFT gaming and the virtual economy coincide

One-tenth of Russians ready to get salaries in digital ruble, report says

Amid the Bank of Russia continuing progressing with its central bank digital currency (CBDC) development, one survey suggested that few Russians are ready to accept salary payments in the digital ruble. Almost half of the Russian respondents strongly objected to receiving salaries in the digital ruble in a new survey by local recruitment site HeadHunter.… Continue reading One-tenth of Russians ready to get salaries in digital ruble, report says

Half of home workers are ready to get back to the office on July 19 – but many are still worried about whether it's safe

MORE than half of people working from home are ready to return to the workplace – but a third are still worried, a poll has found. A survey of 5,000 staff who have been working from home during the pandemic found that two-fifths – 43 per cent – say they're suffering 'WFH fatigue'. With restrictions… Continue reading Half of home workers are ready to get back to the office on July 19 – but many are still worried about whether it's safe

HKMA Ready to Expand Cross-Border Digital Yuan Test After Successful Pilot

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Digital Currency Institute of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), are looking to expand the testing of China’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) for cross-border payments.  Hong Kong and China Preparing for More Digital Yuan Trials According to Bloomberg on Thursday (May 13, 2021), the HKMA decided… Continue reading HKMA Ready to Expand Cross-Border Digital Yuan Test After Successful Pilot

Get ready, America, Democrats think tax hikes are the answer to everything: Grover Norquist

Biden’s tax policies will slow economic growth: Grover Norquist Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist warns the White House is ‘heading in the wrong direction’ with tax increases to make up for economic losses during the coronavirus pandemic. If your only tool is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. For Democrats today, the… Continue reading Get ready, America, Democrats think tax hikes are the answer to everything: Grover Norquist

J-Lo is ready and Mall is set up with flags ahead of inauguration

The stage is set: J-Lo rehearses on the Capitol steps, the finishing touches are put on the Field of Flags and 25,000 National Guard troops take position in a locked-down DC with hours until Biden’s inauguration On Tuesday night the finishing touches were put in place before Wednesday’s historic inauguration President-elect Joe Biden and incoming… Continue reading J-Lo is ready and Mall is set up with flags ahead of inauguration

J-Lo is ready and Mall is set up with flags ahead of inauguration

The stage is set: J-Lo rehearses on the Capitol steps, the finishing touches are put on the Field of Flags and 25,000 National Guard troops take position in a locked-down DC with hours until Biden’s inauguration On Tuesday night the finishing touches were put in place before Wednesday’s historic inauguration President-elect Joe Biden and incoming… Continue reading J-Lo is ready and Mall is set up with flags ahead of inauguration

Get Ready for Brexit: Top 5 Tips for Financial Institutions

All passporting rights will be lost when the UK leaves the European single market on 31 December 2020, This could cause issues for: On 31 December, these firms need to either stop operating in the countries they passport into or gain separate authorisation there. The UK Government was kind enough to provide EEA-authorised firms with… Continue reading Get Ready for Brexit: Top 5 Tips for Financial Institutions

Singapore ready to launch wholesale CBDC, local exec says

Singapore is exploring wholesale central bank digital currency, or CBDC, said Sopnendu Mohanty, chief fintech officer at Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator, the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Speaking on the subject during an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph, Mohanty pointed out that in Singapore, there is not much demand for a retail CBDC given that… Continue reading Singapore ready to launch wholesale CBDC, local exec says

DoorDash Now Ready for Its Hot IPO, Maybe Even With Profitability

The United States has experienced a rapid change in the outsourcing and sharing economy over the past decade. Everyone used to take cabs, but now they hail a ride instead. Restaurants used to employ many of their own delivery drivers, and while some still do employ delivery staff, the trend has been moving that delivery… Continue reading DoorDash Now Ready for Its Hot IPO, Maybe Even With Profitability

Ethereum Is Ready for ETH Staking, Eth2 Rollout Starts from Dec 1

After months, the Ethereum Foundation has officially announced the deposit contract date for Eth2 Phase 0, specifying the genesis event of the Beacon Chain mainnet in an update on Nov 4.  Deposit Contract Date for Beacon Chain Mainnet Announced According to Danny Ryan, one of the lead developers, Phase 0 will be launched on Dec 1, 2020,… Continue reading Ethereum Is Ready for ETH Staking, Eth2 Rollout Starts from Dec 1

Get ready for US elections: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) starts a new week and month just dollars away from its highest monthly close in history — what’s in store next? Cointelegraph takes a look at five price factors which may influence BTC/USD as the U.S. goes to the polls and coronavirus sparks new Europe-wide lockdowns. Election day looms for Trump vs. Biden… Continue reading Get ready for US elections: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

“We’re Ready for Decentralized Finance,” Claim Traditional Financial Service Institutions

Confidence in DeFi rises but fears over security and lack of regulation could derail progress, according to new study by BCG Platinion and Crypto.com. London, 22 October 2020: Decentralised finance (DeFi) is now being taken seriously by traditional finance. In a European-wide survey of financial institutions spanning across insurance, banking, and trading, 86% are implementing… Continue reading “We’re Ready for Decentralized Finance,” Claim Traditional Financial Service Institutions

IOHK Gets Ready To Launch The First Public Catalyst Fund For Cardano

IOHK dropped an important announcement that’s been retweeted by the Cardano community. Check it out below. So, Project Catalyst will be introduced on September 16 and this will be an experiment in community innovation. The official notes reveal, “Ada holders will be able to submit their ideas, collaborate, vote and award funds to their favorite… Continue reading IOHK Gets Ready To Launch The First Public Catalyst Fund For Cardano

Russia ready to mediate in Eastern Mediterranean crisis: Lavrov

Amid tensions between Turkey and Greece over oil-and-gas exploration rights, Russian foreign minister promotes dialogue. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Cyprus that Moscow was ready to help mediate in any talks with Turkey as tensions simmer over energy exploration in the Mediterranean Sea. Decades-old tensions between Turkey and Cyprus, which is backed by Greece,… Continue reading Russia ready to mediate in Eastern Mediterranean crisis: Lavrov

Colorado National Guard ready to help with wildfire battles in Colorado.

The Colorado National Guard was activated Friday afternoon to help in the battle against wildfires in Colorado. Gov. Jared Polis “verbally authorized” the guard assist the State Emergency Operations Center  and incident commanders fighting wildfires, according to a news release. A Colorado Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircrew is on standby at the… Continue reading Colorado National Guard ready to help with wildfire battles in Colorado.

Bitcoin Ready to Move Up, Battles Declining Volatility

Bitcoin Bulls have taken the king coin to retest the $10,000 overhead resistance since May 30. Buyers pushed price to the $9,800 resistance zone and were repelled. BTC retraced to $9.400 and resumed consolidation above the current support. Bitcoin has been stable above $9,400 in the last 48 hours. It is anticipated that the pair… Continue reading Bitcoin Ready to Move Up, Battles Declining Volatility

Russia ready for substantial oil output cuts: sources

Fox Business Flash top headlines for April 6 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to reduce its production very substantially to prop up weak oil markets, two Russian sources told Reuters on Monday, without giving precise numbers. Continue Reading Below They spoke as the Organization of… Continue reading Russia ready for substantial oil output cuts: sources

Bitcoin Price Ready for Next Move Up After Rebound Above $8,000

On Friday Bitcoin (BTC) price reclaimed $8,000 as bulls appear to be setting their sights on a second go at the weekly high at $8,473. Earlier in the week, crypto-media speculated that the price run-up to $8,473 was fuelled by fear of a war breaking out between the United States and Iran. Then, as the… Continue reading Bitcoin Price Ready for Next Move Up After Rebound Above $8,000