News > Economy

Telegram CEO assesses impact of Russia's proposal to ban crypto

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

Russian tech billionaire Pavel Durov warns of major risks for high-tech economy
Pavel Durov, the executive director and founder of Telegram, one of the world's most popular messaging apps, has said a proposal to ban cryptocurrency mining and crypto-related transactions via Russian financial services would lead to an inevitable outflow of IT specialists.
The ban, which has been touted by Russia's central bank, would also destroy a number of sectors in the high-tech economy, the billionaire said, noting that no developed country has prohibited cryptocurrencies.
“Such a ban will inevitably...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Economy      World      Tech      Technology  


White Sox SS Anderson says Josh Donaldson made racist remark, MLB investigates

White Sox SS Anderson says Josh Donaldson made racist remark, MLB investigates

NEW YORK - Chicago White Sox star shortstop Tim Anderson accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a racist remark by calling him Jackie Robinson during Saturday's game... Read more ...

Man City clinches 6th Premier League title in 11 seasons

Man City clinches 6th Premier League title in 11 seasons

MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City clinched a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons on Sunday by scoring three times in five minutes to come from behind to beat Aston... Read more ...

Skier rescued on Mount Washington amid record heat

Skier rescued on Mount Washington amid record heat

The summit of Mount Washington experienced record breaking heat Saturday, but it was still ski season for some elsewhere on the mountain, including a woman who was rescued... Read more ...

Ivanka Trump met Ukrainian refugees during a visit to Poland

Ivanka Trump met Ukrainian refugees during a visit to Poland

Ivanka Trump recently traveled to Poland to meet with Ukrainian refugees and deliver food to families, according to her social media posts Sunday. Read more ...

David Reichman, runner who died in Brooklyn Half Marathon, was NYC therapist

David Reichman, runner who died in Brooklyn Half Marathon, was NYC therapist

The 32-year-old runner who collapsed and died after finishing the Brooklyn Half Marathon was a New York University master's graduate and a behavioral therapist, Read more ...

Manchester City wins Premier League title after wild comeback

Manchester City wins Premier League title after wild comeback

Manchester City clinched a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons on Sunday by scoring three times in five minutes to come from behind to beat Aston Villa 3-2 in the finale. Read more ...

Man shot in chest while on balcony of River Oaks-area apartment complex, HPD...

The first time officers were called, they found three rounds had been fired into a bedroom. Less than an hour later, they returned and found a man had been shot. Read more ...

Diocese of Allentown announces new priest assignments

The Diocese of Allentown announces new assignments for diocesan priests. Read more ...

Rural Texas official arrested, charged with stealing cattle

MENTONE, Texas - The top elected official in a rural and sparsely populated West Texas county has been arrested after being accused of stealing cattle. Loving County Judge... Read more ...

Cooler weather ahead for New York City after scorcher of a weekend

After two days of scorchers, cooler weather is ahead for New York City. Read more ...