Russia to regulate digital assets as currency, McDonald’s eyes the metaverse, YouTube to adopt NFTs and XRP pumps 30%: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 6-12

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Russian government and central bank agree to treat Bitcoin as […]

MCD Stock Down 0.68%, Mcdonald’s to Hire 260K Workers in U.S.

Amidst backlash from workers, McDonald’s plans to hire 260,000 new workers with an emphatic promise of adequate measures to protect workers. MCD stock was down yesterday. As the government is striving hard to create policies and strategies that will create jobs for Americans who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, private firms are consolidating […]

Starbucks, McDonald’s Among 19 Firms to Test China’s Digital Yuan: Report

Starbucks and McDonald’s are reportedly among 19 restaurants and retail shops that will be involved in testing China’s central bank digital currency in the country’s Xiong’An new district. The Reformation and Development Commission of the Xiong’An district in Hebei province reportedly convened a meeting on Wednesday regarding the rollout of a pilot for China’s digital […]