Category: COVID-19

Users See ‘Buying Opportunity’ in Coronavirus Market Downturn, Says Crypto.com

Even as markets were shaken by the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, exchange and payment provider Crypto.com says interest in cryptocurrencies reached an all-time high. CEO and co-founder Kris Marszalek told CoinDesk that transaction volumes on Crypto.com more...

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Workplace Harassment Suit Against TRON Going to Arbitration

A court has moved two fired Tron Foundation employees’ claims of wrongful termination and workplace harassment to arbitration. On March 12, the San Francisco Superior Court upheld an arbitration agreement the employees signed when they were hired. The defendants...

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8 US States Follow DHS in Naming ‘Blockchain Managers’ as Essential Employees in Coronavirus Crisis

A growing chorus of U.S. states have directed “blockchain managers” in food and agriculture to keep working through their states’ respective COVID-19 shutdowns. The governors of Michigan, Massachusetts, Delaware, Ohio, Louisiana, California, Indiana and Washington state had all issued...

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‘Digital Dollar’ Stripped From Latest US Coronavirus Relief Bill

Mentions of a “digital dollar” in a coronavirus-related relief bill before the U.S. House of Representatives – one of the two chambers of Congress – have been scrubbed. The lawmakers introduced the bill last week, envisioning a digital payment...

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House Stimulus Bills Envision ‘Digital Dollar’ to Ease Coronavirus Recession (Updated)

UPDATE (March 24, 14:20 UTC): A new version of the “Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act,” shared late Monday, does not include the “digital dollar” section. Proposed legislation meant to shore up the U.S. economy during the coronavirus...

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