Amid the shortage of workers in America, especially skilled technicians, the state of Arkansas has begun to attract tech employees to live in the state through a program that offers free Bitcoins, equivalent to $ 10,000 in change of their transfer to the state.
This is a start on the road to establishing the state as a hub for cryptocurrency, This program was adopted by a non-profit organization in the state’s northwest this month, after offering the same amount last year in cash.
The Northwest Arkansas City Council is looking to boost research into blockchain technologies, having previously launched a Blockchain Research Center at the University of Arkansas.
The Bitcoin cryptocurrency has continued its dips over the past weekend, approaching the $ 40,000 level for the first time since late September.
These losses have prompted Bitcoin to decline from its peak three months ago, reaching 42% of its value.
Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency, also fell amid signs that the Federal Reserve is preparing to fight persistent inflation by withdrawing the stimulus.
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