Bitmain, which runs China’s two largest bitcoin-mining collectives, is setting up regional headquarters in Singapore and now has mining operations in the U.S. and Canada, Wu Jihan, the company’s co-founder, said in an interview. BTC.Top, the third-biggest mining pool, is opening a facility in Canada and ViaBTC, ranked No. 4, has operations in Iceland and America, their founders said.
After banning initial coin offerings and calling on local exchanges to halt virtual currency trading last year, Chinese authorities outlined proposals this week to discourage bitcoin mining
The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms (Free electricity for mining cryptocurrency!)
mining doge (the dogecoin unit of currency) on his Macbook Pro. In January 2014, the subreddit pooled together $30,000, or 26.5 million doge, to send the Jamaican bobsled team to the Sochi Winter Olympics. Two months later, it pooled together $55,000, over 100 million doge, to sponsor a driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Both stunts made Abouzeid realize the power of crypto.
On December 26th 2017, Tron announced a partnership with oBike, a multi-national bike sharing company that operates in 20 countries across Europe, Asia and Australia, 10 million total users. oBike will have it’s own form of currency “oCoin” that will be used on the Tron protocol platform, and transferred into TRX before/after transactions.
ACES Completes ARK Authentication Listeners for ARK, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin
Bittrex Users can no Longer Generate new Ethereum and ERC20 Token Deposit Addresses
Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain
WARNING: Brutal scam. Guy buys a Ledger Nano wallet on Ebay, and it steals all his cryptocurrency ($34,000, which is his life's savings
#TenX advisory: Following an urgent communication from our card issuer WaveCrest, payments on the TenX card will be unavailable. We are working on a solution and will let you know further details as soon as we have them. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Former PayPal Executives Investe Millions in Cryptocurrency Index Fund
Charlie Lee is proposing a soft fork upgrade for Litecoin (Satoshi Lite)
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety” - Benjamin Franklin
In an unexpected turn of events, yesterday, Jan. 5, Visa required WaveCrest, a Europe-based debit card issuer to “to immediately close all [its] Visa cards." As a result, a number of cryptocurrency card providers that relied on WaveCrest for transaction processing have been forced to suspend their services as well, including BitPay, Bitwala, TenX and Wirex.