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Bitcoin Mining Program Bids to Abolish Caste Discrimination in India

A non-profit organization in India has announced a new cryptocurrency-mining program aimed at the rural youth. More specifically, the initiative is aiming to empower the country’s most impoverished, a demographic that mostly consists of a particular caste known as ‘Dalits’. Individuals belonging the Dalit community are often subjected to extreme discrimination from the moment they are born, leaving them with no choice but to lead a life of poverty. Continue reading Bitcoin Mining Program Bids to Abolish Caste Discrimination in India

Mailchimp Shuts Down Accounts Related To Crypto

Marketing automation platform Mailchimp will reportedly shut down all accounts related to cryptocurrencies, including initial coin offerings (ICOs), exchanges, news, books, events, and announcements. Continue reading Mailchimp Shuts Down Accounts Related To Crypto

Students Increasingly Using Financial Aid for Purchasing Cryptocurrencies

Major credit card issuers may have banned bitcoin purchases, but it’s not cramping the style of college students. According to a recent poll by US-based The Student Loan Report, more than one-fifth, or 21.2% of university students are directing financial aid funds to invest in the top cryptocurrencies. It’s a risky bet, one that could pay off in dividends or leave the students saddled with more debt than they initially inherited in a rising interest rate environment. Continue reading Students Increasingly Using Financial Aid for Purchasing Cryptocurrencies