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Central Bank of Argentina bans banks from trading bitcoin

Central Bank of Argentina bans banks from trading bitcoin

The Central Bank of Argentina banned this Thursday night (5) the offer of crypto-assets, including Bitcoin, by financial institutions in the country. The Argentine BC published a statement entitled “BCRA discourages the offer of crypto-assets by the financial system”, but the body of the text

Bitcoin mining already consumes more energy than Argentina

Bitcoin mining already consumes more energy than Argentina

According to Cambridge University, global Bitcoin mining operations already consume more energy than the whole Argentina. Mining is the process of creating cryptocurrency. The method is energetically demanding, since it is done using computer components that consume a lot of electricity, as is the case

Argentine citizen bought google argentine domain for about $6

This week, an Argentine citizen bought the ownership of Google’s domain in the country for 540 Argentine pesos (approximately $6). Because of that, the google.com.ar website was down for some time. As he later explained, the citizen, Nicolas Kuroña, bought the domain on the same