AuthorJose Antonio Lanz

Lawyer, specialist on strategic planning, professor and Bitcoin enthusiast.

Google Searches Show that America Has a Robust Economy, Research Says

According to a recent study, Google searches show that America is not going into a recession any time soon.

A study by DataTrek Research compared the evolution of specific searches on Google associated with periods of stagnation and economic recession, concluding that North Americans manifest behaviors typical of a robust economy. Google searches associated with negative terms have been declining during the last years. DataTrek explains that they only used data from 2004 to 2019 for the research...

Flying Soldiers & Nano Satellites: Are France & Macron Going Nuts?

Emmanuel Macron, France flying soldiers

Eager to shed its "dropped once, never fired" reputation, France is assiduously gearing up for World War III. And the latest additions to President Macron's armed forces will leave even the best military strategist speechless. A "Space Command" with laser-shooting Nano-satellites, an army of science fiction writers, and a Green Goblin-inspired flying soldier are just a few of Macron's latest...

Venezuela's Largest Department Store Begins Accepting Crypto Petro

Petro

The Venezuelan Petro could be on its way to becoming a cryptocurrency with real use cases. Today, with no big advertisements or fanfare, reports and pictures appeared that Traki, one of the largest department stores in the country, started the day with posters announcing the acceptance of Petros as a means of payment. CCN confirmed that Traki did not place such "Petro Accepted Here" banners in...

Peru Targets Crypto Regulation with Aim of Thwarting Money Laundering

peru, bitcoin

Peru's race to evolve its legal system and adapt to the challenges of a "crypto society" has only just begun. In an interview granted to JusticiaTV, the official channel of the Peruvian judicial system, the Superior Judge of that country, Bonifacio Meneses Gonzales, asked Congress to regulate crypto to combat money laundering. Legal Gaps Need to be Filled With Proper Regulation The well-known...

Iran Legalizes Crypto Mining Within Days of a Chinese Plea for 'Better Conditions'

Iran, Crypto Mining

Iran is legalizing crypto-mining, giving a boost to this activity which was already booming despite the unfavorable position of the authorities. According to the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, the government decided to give the green light to this activity, promoting a series of legal reforms that put an end to a period of uncertainty, misunderstandings, persecutions...

eToro CEO, Binance Exec Join Justin Sun's $4.5 Million Buffett Lunch

eToro, Justin Sun, Warren Buffett

The highly anticipated crypto power lunch between Warren Buffett and Justin Sun is growing and will now include two new members who promise to enrich the conversation between the two businessmen. eToro CEO Yoni Assia is one of them, having already pushed for an invitation initially. Would love to join as well ! I believe there is huge potential for social impact that can be done via #Crypto and...

Australian Couple Loses $900K to Crypto Scam Despite Regulator's Efforts

An Australian couple lost AUD $900,000 after "investing" in an elaborate cryptocurrency scam. Mike Taylor, 70, and his wife Karen told local station 7News that the losses represented the couple's lifetime savings: "That was the whole of our superannuation - that's now gone." They did not explain in detail how the scheme worked; however, Taylor commented that it was a cryptocurrency trading...

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