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Bank of America does not plan to adopt Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies in the near future – DiarioBitcoin

Texas could raise funds through NFT and harness 'abundant' energy to mine Bitcoin

By Hannah Perez Bank of America is not rushing to adopt cryptocurrencies, but not so much because it does not see interest, but because regulation prevents it. *** The second largest US bank is not rushing into the crypto space. “We are not missing anything”said the BoFA CEO, when asked about crypto. Meanwhile, other Wall …

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Reversible hydroelectric plants: A sleeping giant in Latin America

Reversible hydroelectric plants: A sleeping giant in Latin America

The electrical systems in the world are changing. The so-called “alternative” energies have become the most installed source of electricity in the world, above thermal sources, and surpassing the rate of installation of hydroelectric plants, among renewable energies. Solar energy installation levels are defying even the most optimistic projections, and each new tender brings prices …

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Red Lightning: this is what the new face of Bitcoin looks like in Latin America

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Latin America is currently the protagonist worldwide in terms of the adoption of the Bitcoin Lightning Network (LN). Initiatives such as Bitcoin Beach in El Zonte, El Salvador, have made the region a benchmark for the use of LN for BTC micropayments in daily life. The main goal of the Lightning Network is to streamline …

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Latin America and Europe join in a campaign to alert about scams with cryptocurrencies – DiarioBitcoin

Texas could raise funds through NFT and harness 'abundant' energy to mine Bitcoin

By Hannah Perez The police and judicial forces of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Spain and other countries are leading the “FakeCoin” campaign to raise awareness of digital currency scams. *** A group of Latin American countries and the European Union have joined forces in a communication campaign to warn citizens about fraud with digital assets. denominated …

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Impact of regulation on the quality of electricity service in Latin America and the Caribbean

Impact of regulation on the quality of electricity service in Latin America and the Caribbean

The quality of electricity service is essential for human well-being and development. In addition, every day, a quality service becomes more important to guarantee the economic competitiveness of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), in the midst of the advancement of the new industry 4.0 that appears with digitalization. According to the …

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Bitcoin mining moves away from Asia and now points to Latin America

Bitmain launches new Bitcoin miner with liquid cooling system

Key facts: Mining farms have closed to abandon Kazakhstan, Iran and other Asian countries. Paraguayan miners trust that the industry will take a big boost when the regulation is approved. Bitcoin mining, which, in the middle of last year, generated more than 50% of its computing power (or hashrate) in China, begins to move away …

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Are we reducing energy emissions in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Emisiones de energía

Climate change is one of the great challenges of the 21st century and one of the priorities of the IDB’s 2025 vision. The Paris Agreement encourages all the signatory countries to have a common cause to undertake commitments (nationally determined contributions, NDC for its acronym in English) that mainly allow stabilizing and reducing greenhouse gas …

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Latin America, the region where Bitcoin mining will increase in 2022

Latin America, the region where Bitcoin mining will increase in 2022

Key facts: The United States leads, for now, the world ranking of hashrate. El Salvador, Argentina and Paraguay are ready to welcome new miners. The Bitcoin miner relocation that began this year will continue into 2022 and thus the hash rate will be even more geographically distributed as the industry establishes operations in new locations. …

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Are we reducing energy emissions in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Emisiones de energía

Climate change is one of the great challenges of the 21st century and one of the priorities of the IDB’s 2025 vision. The Paris Agreement encourages all the signatory countries to have a common cause to undertake commitments (nationally determined contributions, NDC for its acronym in English) that mainly allow stabilizing and reducing greenhouse gas …

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