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Iran Offers Bounty for Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining Operations

News Iranian authorities are offering a bounty to anyone who exposes unauthorized mining operations in the country, Iranian news outlet PressTV reports on Nov. 13. A spokesman of the Energy Ministry announced the bounty program during an interview with local news outlet IRIB News, while illustrati..

Power Ledger Completes Peer-to-Peer Solar Energy Trading Trial in India

News Australian blockchain energy firm Power Ledger and Indian electricity distribution company BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) have completed a peer-to-peer (P2P) solar power trading trial in the country. Power Ledger announced the news in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Nov. 14, ..

Indian Government Programs Add New Crypto Courses

The Indian government has added new educational courses teaching cryptocurrency and blockchain technology to the public and law enforcement officers. Amid regulatory uncertainty and banking restrictions, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology remain important topics of study in India. Also read: ..

World’s Largest Army Could Be Rewarded in Crypto Soon

A few weeks after Chinese President Xi Jinping praised blockchain, a local military newspaper hinted that Chinese soldiers could be rewarded in crypto for their loyalty and good performance. Chinese Soldiers Might Get Rewards in Crypto The South China Morning Post cited PLA Daily, the official news..

Crypto Exchange OKEx Launches Bitcoin Futures Margined With Tether

News Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts that are margined with the Tether (USDT) stablecoin. OKEx announced the new offering in a press release on Nov. 14. OKEx first announced its intention to launch USDT-settled futures trading with up to 100x leverage at t..