Iran

Iranian Official Says US Congress is Working to Block Iran’s Crypto Mining

Saeed Zarandi, Iranian Assistant Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply, said that US Congress is working to stop Iran’s acces...

Iranian Authorities Confiscate 1,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines

Authorities in Iran have confiscated about 1,000 units of bitcoin (BTC) mining machines from two now-defunct factories, BBC rep...

Iran Bitcoin Miners Set Up Shop in Mosques Amid Gov’t Crackdown

Iranian bitcoin (BTC) miners are moving into mosques as the government launches an energy crackdown, social media users reveale...
June 28, 2019
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Iranian Government to Cut Off Power to Crypto Mining Until Approval of New Energy Prices

The Iranian government will be cutting off power to crypto mining until new energy prices are approved, according to a report b...

New Report Reveals Details of Telegram’s TON Blockchain

A new report on the Telegram Open Network (TON) by Russian research agency Aton — published today, June 14, on Cointelegraph — ...

Binance DEX Will Geoblock Users From 29 Countries, Including the US

The decentralized exchange (DEX) developed by major cryptocurrency exchange Binance will block access to users based in 29 coun...

Iran Developing National Blockchain Platform on IBM Hyperledger Fabric

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI), via its Informatics and Services Corporation (ISC) and in conjunction with Areatak — a Tehran-b...

LocalBitcoins Imposes Restrictions on Iranian Accounts

Major peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange LocalBitcoins.com has banned users living in Iran, according to their website as of ...

Bitcoin Ransomware Hackers Laundered Money via WEX Exchange

Big Four consulting and auditing company PwC has linked Iranian nationals behind Bitcoin (BTC) ransomware scheme SamSam to the ...

Ongoing Economic Crises in Venezuela and Beyond Show That the Idea of Bitcoin as a Store of Value Is Increasingly Catching On

Just when it seemed like the economic and political situation in Venezuela couldn’t get much worse, it has. Back in Decem...