Foundry Academy Launches Training Program to Produce Top Technicians for BTC Mining Industry

Foundry Digital, a digital asset mining and a staking-focused subsidiary of Digital Asset Group, has announced the launch of a new bitcoin mining hardware training program. The training course, which is expected to commence on Nov. 7, is expected to help professionals and enthusiasts learn how to set up a miner as well as to …

Microsoft Backs Wemade’s Blockchain Push in $46 Million Investment Round

Software giant Microsoft has made a $14.8 million investment in Wemade, a Korea-based blockchain gaming services company that has recently launched its own stablecoin, named Wemix. The company was part of a $46 million investment round, that also saw the participation of two more companies: Shinhan Asset Management and Kiwoom Securities. Microsoft Backs Korea-Based Gaming …

Nigerian Currency Redesign Controversy: Naira Slips by Almost 20%, Experts See Exchange Rate Reaching 1,000:1 USD Before Year End

The Nigerian currency appeared to accelerate its decline versus the U.S. dollar after it slipped to a new low of 900 naira for every dollar. The currency has continued to depreciate even after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s raid on suspected illegal foreign exchange dealers. Continuing U.S. Dollar Shortages Following the Oct. 27 announcement …

Displaying US Dollar Prices Still Prohibited, Ghanaian Central Bank Tells Actress Lydia Forson

The Bank of Ghana recently warned businesses quoting U.S. dollar prices that the practice is still prohibited and that the cedi remains Ghana’s sole legal tender. The bank said it is working with law enforcement to “clamp down on illegal foreign exchange operations.” In addition to naming and shaming businesses violating the law, a Ghanaian …

Dogecoin Jumps 116% Higher in 2 Weeks, King of Meme Coins Outperforms Leading Crypto Assets

Dogecoin, the king of meme coins, has been one of the best performing crypto assets during the last 30 days and ever since Elon Musk took over Twitter. Statistics show that dogecoin has risen 116.3% against the U.S. dollar during the last two weeks, and the token has situated itself in the eighth largest crypto …

Silver Rallies 7% Rising Past $20 per Ounce, US Mint Says Fabricators Are ‘Struggling to Keep up With Demand’

On Friday, as the global cryptocurrency market cap jumped 5.4% higher against the greenback, U.S. stocks rallied toward the end of the day with the top four major stock indexes gathering gains. Precious metals also soared as the New York spot price of gold per troy ounce increased by 3.20%, and silver’s price value skyrocketed …

While Official Figures Claim Turkey’s Inflation Rate Is 85%, Third-Party Stats Say It’s Closer to 200%

Inflation has skyrocketed in Turkey as official figures from the Turkish Statistical Institute (Tüik) show the country’s inflation rate topped 85.5% year-on-year. The inflation rate in Turkey has risen for 17 consecutive months and last month it reached a 24-year high. Turkey’s Interest Rate Remains Low, While Inflation Runs Rampant Turkey, the transcontinental country located …

New Digital Collectible Collections Art Gobblers and Keepers Propel NFT Sales 56% Higher This Week

Non-fungible token (NFT) sales increased a great deal during the last seven days as NFT sales jumped 56.73% higher than sales recorded the week prior. Over the last seven days, out of 889,499 NFT transactions, NFT sales volume reached a total of $170.48 million this past week. Art Gobblers and Keepers Collections Give NFT Sales …