Authorities in the city of Karaganda in Kazakhstan have discovered and liquidated a shadow mining farm that was illegally consuming electricity. The increasing activity of shadow miners could lead the country to ban the industry, following China's example.
Ukrainian police have uncovered an illegal mining farm in the city of Kryvyi Rih. The farm was operated by a 32-year-old citizen in an ordinary flat. The operator is currently under arrest while the amount of damage is being investigated.
Akoin (AKN), the long-awaited cryptocurrency from Akon, was launched late last year, but since then the American public has had limited or no access to it. However, Akoin's management has announced that the token will be available in the US on September 17.
Within weeks, the 20-year war in Afghanistan ended and the Taliban took power again. However, the cryptocurrency community wonders if the Taliban government will embrace cryptocurrencies as it rebuilds the economy.
Akoin (AKN), Akon's cryptocurrency, has been piloted at the Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) for almost a year. Now, the coin is set to be fully launched by September 2021. Is Akon one step away from his Akon City dream?
Miami has been supportive of the fintech industry and cryptocurrencies and blockchain in particular. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has just launched the city's own cryptocurrency called MiamiCoin ($MIA). How does Miami compare to other crypto cities?