Category: pandemic

US Pharmacy Chain Pharmcorx Accepts Cryptocurrency for Fast Covid Testing

US Pharmacy Chain Pharmcorx Accepts Cryptocurrency for Fast Covid Testing

Progressive Care, a company that operates a chain of pharmacies in the United States, has announced it’s now accepting cryptocurrency for its Covid-19 rapid testing services. Customers are welcome to pay with bitcoin for the quick tests offered at its Pharmcorx locations using a dedicated QR code. Pharmacies Offer Quick Covid Tests for Bitcoin Florida-based […]

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Brazilians Who Held $1,000 in Crypto Last Year Must Report It on Tax Returns by End of May

Brazilians Who Held $1,000 in Crypto Last Year Must Report It on Tax Returns by End of May

Taxpayers in Brazil have only a couple of days left to file their annual tax returns. Investors who had more than 5,000 reals worth of cryptocurrency in 2020, a little less than $1,000, are obliged to report the funds on their income tax declarations this year. Brazilians who fail to do that on time face […]

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Hungary to Cut Tax on Crypto Profits in Half, Down to 15%

Hungary to Cut Tax on Crypto Profits in Half, Down to 15%

The government in Budapest has put forward measures aimed at streamlining taxation and reducing the tax burden on businesses and citizens. As part of the package, Hungary plans to cut the tax levied on capital gains from cryptocurrency transactions, expecting to increase budget revenue with the move. Tax Cut to Attract Cryptocurrency Traders to Hungary […]

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ECB Deepens Analysis of Digital Euro, Decision Expected by Mid-Year, VP Confirms

Faced with challenges on many fronts, the European Central Bank is now deepening the analysis of how to digitalize its currency. A decision on whether to issue a digital euro, which has the potential to become a major CBDC, is expected around mid-2021, a high-ranking official of the central bank has confirmed. Eurozone’s Central Bank […]

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Hip-Hop Star Snoop Dogg Says Bitcoin ‘Here to Stay’— Lauds NFTs for Creating Direct Connection Between Artists and Fans

Pioneering hip-hop artist and businessman, Snoop Dogg has said he believes in bitcoin, the (blockchain) technology behind the crypto asset and the global connection it creates. The celebrity adds that while he’s not “too caught up in the value of the coin,” he has been around long enough to “know it’s here to stay.” Not […]

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Employment Search Websites Show a Vast Amount of Jobs in the Bitcoin and Blockchain Industry

As the crypto economy has swelled to close to $2 trillion in value globally, the businesses and operations behind it continue to expand. This means that a great number of companies are hiring and a quick look at popular online directories shows there’s a slew of jobs available. Bitcoin and Blockchain Employment Opportunities The aftermath […]

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Opioid Premiums, Jobseekers and Vaccines: Covid-19 Fuels Darknet Markets in a Different Way

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has found its way onto the deep web and during the last few months, researchers have found a great number of individuals turning to darknet markets (DNMs) for employment. The organization Check Point Research has recorded a rising trend of people looking for jobs on hacking forums and DNMs. […]

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Morgan Stanley: Cryptocurrencies Here to Stay as Serious Asset Class, Bitcoin Making Progress to Replace Dollar

Morgan Stanley’s chief global strategist says that “regardless of where the price of bitcoin goes next, cryptocurrencies are here to stay as a serious asset class.” He added that bitcoin is making progress towards replacing the dollar as a medium of exchange. Morgan Stanley Bullish on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Morgan Stanley’s head of emerging markets […]

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Andreessen Horowitz Publishes ‘Crypto Startup School’ Documentary

Andreessen Horowitz Publishes ‘Crypto Startup School’ Documentary

The California-based private American venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has published a documentary called “Crypto Startup School.” The documentary is different from other blockchain films, as the 30-minute video shows some of the procedures leveraged while invoking a crypto-focused startup.On October 9, 2020, the company Andreessen Horowitz published a new documentary on Youtube called “Crypto […]

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