• bitcoin 2020-09-21 11:30

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Given govt. green light, power plants embark on cryptocurrency mining

    TEHRAN – Following the Iranian government’s approval of cryptocurrency mining as an industrial activity last year, numerous companies started mining cryptocurrency across the country thanks to the extremely low-cost electricity, and now Iranian power plants started to see this industry as an opportunity to increase their revenues.

  • bitcoin 2019-07-22 17:35

    Govt. economic committee approves mechanism for mining cryptocurrencies

    TEHRAN - Iranian government’s economic committee on Sunday approved a mechanism for mining cryptocurrencies as Iran rushes to bring its growing mining farms in line with national laws, Mehr news agency reported.

  • cryptocurrency mining 2019-07-07 11:44

    Cryptocurrency mining is virtual electricity export: ICT minister

    TEHRAN – Talking about recent activities in the field of cryptocurrency mining in Iran in recent months, Information and Communication Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi told IRNA that mining cryptocurrency is a kind of virtual electricity export.

  • cryptocurrency 2019-06-25 21:01

    BY: Ebrahim Fallahi

    Iran’s cryptocurrency energy crisis: the issue and solutions

    These days with the summer heat arriving in Iran, once again the issue of electricity consumption and balancing the country’s power supply and demand has come under spotlight.

  • Cryptocurrency 2019-02-18 11:44

    Tehran center to host workshop on cryptocurrency

    TEHRAN – The Information Technology Cultural Center in Tehran hosts a workshop on cryptocurrency on Monday, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • cryptorial 2019-01-28 21:17

    ‘Talks with 8 countries over using cryptocurrency in monetary transactions going on’

    TEHRAN- “Starting a new chapter in its international monetary transactions to circumvent U.S.-led sanctions, Iran is in negotiating the use of cryptocurrency in its financial transactions with eight countries,” the acting head of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) told Tasnim news agency on Monday.

  • Crypto-rial 2019-01-16 19:05

    By Haniyeh Sadat Jafariyeh

    Getting around sanctions with crypto-rial

    In April 2018, the Central Bank of Iran banned domestic banks and people from dealing in foreign cryptocurrency because of money laundering and financing risks.

  • ‘Aiding Gram cryptocurrency constitutes criminal act’ 2018-12-31 07:11

    ‘Aiding Gram cryptocurrency constitutes criminal act’

    TEHRAN – Secretary of Criminal Content Definition Task Force has said any cooperation with Telegram messaging app to launch Gram, the messaging app’s cryptocurrency, in Iran constitutes an action against national security and will be dealt with as a disruption to national economy.