Last Tuesday saw Binance settle its long-running legal disputes with several U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Justice (DoJ), the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). However, they failed to reach an agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding their pending charges. As part of the settlement, Binance has agreed to pay an eye-popping fine of $4.3 billion. Furthermore, Changpeng Zhao (CZ), the CEO of Binance, will step down
Nov 21, 2023. Tortola, British Virgin Islands. With great excitement, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Skale, a zero-gas fee EVM blockchain. As a pioneering free-to-play-and-earn game that embodies the spirit of a new era in gaming, this alliance is set to transform the gaming landscape by empowering players to combine fun and earning opportunities without the constraints of excessive fees or financial barriers. We are living in exciting times. Gradually, we are entering an era where games are not only for fun but also offer a seamless
Utah County is the first government entity in the world to adopt the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) to assess their blockchain-based solution and use it to continually improve the reliability and trustworthiness of their blockchain-based government services. From the mid 1800’s Utah County has drawn pioneers to its territory. That indominable spirit of overcoming challenges and finding new paths forward has not waned. When Covid shut down government offices, Utah County had already begun the transition to online platforms. Clerk/Auditor Amelia Gardner, had led the charge into that territory in
As we stand on the verge of a new era in crypto, it’s crucial to reaffirm the importance of decentralization. Beyond being a mere aspiration, decentralization serves as the lifeblood of the crypto world, standing as the pivotal force that draws the line between freedom and control. Amidst the hype surrounding the impending approval of a spot Bitcoin ETF in the United States, accompanied by the influx of capital from behemoths like BlackRock, the immediate market surge raises a serious question for the future of crypto. Are people here for
Today when I Google "how long can a person live with my GFR 5% / kidney function the answer was "a few hours to a few weeks without dialysis." In a study with 8000+ patients 65+ with similar numbers; a month was the survival time. @68 (Stage 5 kidney failure is less than 15% /GFR; I'm not even anywhere on/near the chart) As I enter my Fourteenth/14th month; I am Defiantly hopeful. positive and optimistic that My Miracle will continue. #notmytimetodie #superoutlier While I challenge this death sentence I feel better and clearer
Hosted by the New York - The United Nations (UN) Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Blockchain Assurance & Standardization Dynamic Coalition has distributed a suite of blockchain standards authored by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) including standards for the use of blockchain technology in elections. The GBA Voting Working Group that developed the election standard is comprised of election officials, election systems vendors, and blockchain experts from around the world. They are driven by a desire to make elections trustworthy and accessible to all voters. According to Utah County Commissioner, Amelia
As the grasp of regulators tightens on the global cryptocurrency market, exchanges such as KuCoin are being compelled to implement mandatory pre-purchase checks. In tandem, several prominent banks are limiting funds transferred to cryptocurrency exchanges under the guise of protecting customers from fraudulent activities. In the background, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is looming over these rapidly evolving regulations. The FATF underscores the significance of Know Your Customer (KYC), Know Your Business (KYB), Know Your Transaction (KYT), and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations applicable to all financial transactions, cryptocurrencies included.
Even in the Age of Social Media, Press Releases are still an important tool for businesses of all sizes to grow their brand awareness, improve media relations, and to build consumer confidence, and should continued to be used to announce new products or services, promote events, or share other newsworthy information about the company. Key benefits of using press releases to grow your business: Increase brand awareness: Press releases help you reach outside your Social Media subscriber base to a wider audience and introduce your brand to new potential customers.
Amidst the market’s recovery from the recent onslaught of SEC crackdowns, rumors swirl over the potential targeting of stablecoins in their crosshairs. Such a move could have profound implications for cryptocurrency prices, making it crucial to gauge the likelihood of this scenario and the approach regulators might adopt. The largest stablecoins by market cap are Tether’s USDT and Circle’s USDC. Both are pegged to the US dollar and backed by various assets, typically highly liquid instruments like US Treasury bills. In theory, when someone wants to buy stablecoins from an
One of the NFT Giveaways Will be a Photography Portrait of Kim Kardashian Los Angeles, June 8th, 2023 - Celebrity photographer David Christopher Lee announced giveaways of several iconic photos turned NFTs over the month of June - including one of Kim Kardashian. This NFT giveaway is part of the launch of Illuminate Art, an executive talent management service for experienced artists who understand the significance of having a digital presence and virtual community. “Increasing access to art and finding innovative ways to engage with a virtual community were driving