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  • Swiss to vote on allowing same-sex marriage in referendum By Reuters

    © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Posters are pictured before a vote on same sex marriage in Geneva, Switzerland, September 23, 2021. Poster reads : “Love without privilege, yes to marriage for all”. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse ZURICH (Reuters) – Voters in Switzerland, one of the last Western European countries that still bans gay marriage, will decide in a referendum on Sunday whether to…

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  • Altcoin roundup: There’s more to DeFi than just providing liquidity By Cointelegraph

    Altcoin roundup: There’s more to DeFi than just providing liquidity The growth of the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector has been a recurrent headline throughout 2021 and to date, hundreds of billions of dollars in crypto assets are locked on protocols across numerous blockchain networks and earning a yield for their holders. What started off as a simple Ethereum-based swap interface…

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  • A third of Salvadorans ‘actively’ using Chivo wallet, President Bukele claims By Cointelegraph

    A third of Salvadorans ‘actively’ using Chivo wallet, President Bukele claims Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele claims that 2.1 million of his fellow citizens are using the government-backed Chivo cryptocurrency wallet, offering a glimpse into the apparent success of the country’s (BTC) gambit. The controversial president updated his 2.9 million Twitter (NYSE:) followers Saturday afternoon, claiming that Chivo “now has more…

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  • Crypto has recovered from China’s FUD over a dozen times in the last 12 years By Cointelegraph

    Crypto has recovered from China’s FUD over a dozen times in the last 12 years The price of fell 5% today following “breaking” (read: weeks old) news that the People’s Bank of China, or PBoC, had declared all cryptocurrency transactions illegal. With that in mind, let’s take a nostalgic look at the last 12 years of FUD out of China,…

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  • Germans vote in close election to decide Merkel successor By Reuters

    5/5 © Reuters. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and North Rhine-Westphalia State Premier, Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader and candidate for chancellor, Armin Laschet, attend a rally ahead of the September 26 general election, in Aachen, Germany, September 2 2/5 By Joseph Nasr and Paul Carrel BERLIN (Reuters) – Germans vote in a national election on Sunday that looks too…

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  • Price analysis 9/24: BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, XRP, SOL, DOT, DOGE, AVAX, LUNA By Cointelegraph

    Price analysis 9/24: BTC, ETH, ADA, BNB, XRP, SOL, DOT, DOGE, AVAX, LUNA The crypto market’s recovery was rocked on Sept. 24 after news that China’s government is adopting a new set of measures that includes stronger inter-departmental coordination to “cut off payment channels, dispose of relevant websites and mobile applications” to crack down on illegal cryptocurrency transactions efficiently. Although…

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  • UK warned visa plan to fix truck driver shortage will not solve crunch By Reuters

    © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Lorries are seen at an HGV parking, at Cobham services on the M25 motorway, Cobham, Britain, August 31, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra/File Photo By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s decision to issue temporary visas for 5,000 foreign truck drivers is a short-term fix that will not solve an acute labour shortage that risks major disruption for…

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  • U.S. border agents briefly detain 14 Mexican soldiers in El Paso By Reuters

    2/2 © Reuters. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents escort Mexican soldiers detained after crossing the boundary and entering the U.S., at the Cordova of the Americas international border bridge, in El Paso, Texas, U.S., September 25, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer 2/2 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Fourteen Mexican soldiers were detained early Saturday morning for several hours by U.S. border agents after…

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  • Yemen national uses crypto donations to fight starvation amid civil war By Cointelegraph

    Yemen national uses crypto donations to fight starvation amid civil war A Redditor living in Yemen’s capital city of Sana’a claims to be using cryptocurrencies to buy food packages for families unable to access supplies during an ongoing civil war. According to a Thursday Reddit post from user yemenvoice, the Yemen national has raised roughly $12,000 in crypto donations to…

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  • Finance Redefined: Layer-two growth and the SEC’s scrutiny, Sept. 19–23 By Cointelegraph

    Finance Redefined: Layer-two growth and the SEC’s scrutiny, Sept. 19–23 Welcome to the latest edition of Cointelegraph’s decentralized finance, or DeFi, newsletter. In a week where DeFi’s parabolic growth continued elsewhere, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler threatened to tackle stablecoins. Layer two’s defining the future Reported by Jordan Finneseth U.S. against the SEC Reported by…

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