In the latest cryptocurrency news, there are at least two companies based in the United States state of Ohio that have decided to pay taxes using digital currencies. The interesting move was revealed by none other than the state’s very own Treasurer named Robert Sprague, who gave further details about it in a forum.
A postdoctoral researcher hailing from the University of Luxembourg wrote in his study something about the existence of a central bank digital currency. Basically, the idea of issuing the latter is quite attractive to ignore. The research, in particular, was reportedly shared by the Oxford Business Law blog recently.
The government of Thailand has made a significant move in the blockchain space. According to the official report, the country has decided to allow blockchain-based securities to be both issued and traded.
The FBI is reportedly facing difficulties in its investigation involving the former cryptocurrency exchange called BitConnect. Apparently, the domestic intelligence and security service of the U.S. is looking for victims to help them in the investigation, especially those who have been directly involved with the now-defunct digital currency company.
The telecom multinational based in Spain named Telefonica has announced its interest on the blockchain technology. According to the official report, the company is looking to trial a blockchain-powered platform that is designed to enable users sell their very own personal information.
In the latest cryptocurrency news, a Brazilian bank is believed to be raising millions of dollars in funds. The process is currently being done through the offering of a security token.
Ohio is among the states in the U.S. looking to capitalize on the benefits of using blockchain. Interestingly, a group of auditors from the state has decided to launch a study of the technology and its advantages. In particular, the latter refers to how it could cover property transactions.
A U.S.-based cryptocurrency surveillance company was successful in raising around $3 million in seed funding. The startup, in particular, is being led by former Goldman Sachs fintech engineers.