New York Governor Signs Law Partially Banning Bitcoin Mining on Fossil Fuels – Mining Bitcoin News

A moratorium on some crypto mining operations relying on carbon-based energy has been signed into law in New York. Businesses engaged in proof-of-work mining in the state will not be able to expand or renew their permits for the next two years as a result of the ban, which is likely to have consequences for … Read more

Law Decoded, June 7–13: Lummis-Gillibrand bill is finally here

One can hardly name a document more long-hoped-for as the crypto bill, co-sponsored by United States Senators Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, was for the crypto community. And, it’s finally here. Last week, Lummis and Gillibrand introduced a 69-page bill in the U.S. Senate. What’s inside? The projects of study … Read more

Alleged Hydra Administrator Refuses to Provide Access to His Crypto Wallet, Report Claims – Bitcoin News

A Moscow court has ordered the seizure of the crypto wallet of one of the alleged administrators of darknet market Hydra. Media reports reveal, however, that the man — who was arrested in Russia in mid-April — is refusing to share access to his presumed crypto stash with Russian law enforcement. Investigators Fail to Obtain … Read more

Swiss Watchmaker TAG Heuer Now Accepts Cryptocurrency in US – Bitcoin News

Luxury watch manufacturer TAG Heuer announced it’s introducing online cryptocurrency payments for customers in the United States. The Swiss company provides the new payment option through a partnership with crypto payment processor Bitpay. Tag Heuer Partners With Bitpay to Offer US Clients Bitcoin Payments Designer and maker of luxury timepieces TAG Heuer is now accepting … Read more

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Slows Hiring Amid Market Downturn – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Leading U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase is slowing hiring, citing the current down cycle in the market as a reason to rethink its staffing strategy. The company’s management believes the move will allow the trading platform to match its hiring needs with its business goals. Coinbase to Reassess Headcount Needs, Focus on Integrating Recent Hires Cryptocurrency … Read more