Monthly Archives: November 2018

New Report Finds 80% of Bitcoin Mining Running on Renewable Energy

A new report from CoinShares into Bitcoin mining suggests the practice is likely loss-making for the majority of miners at current prices. Average Miner ‘Running At A Loss’ In a ‘whitepaper’ which received high praise from cryptocurrency figures, CoinShares examined various facets of mining, which has seen increased prominence in recent weeks as Bitcoin price […]

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SEC Settles Charges Against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather Jr for unlawful ICO promotion. Both celebrities have agreed to pay the financial penalties without admitting or denying the findings. Failure to Disclose In an official release dated November 29, the SEC has announced the settlement of charges against […]

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If history repeats itself, this chart will awaken bitcoin bulls

The 2018 bitcoin selloff that culminated in the mid-November crash is drawing parallels to that of previous years, which has one chart watcher wondering if the disastrous year has been put to bed. Much like the 2014-2015 bear market, losses for bitcoin BTCUSD, -0.52% have surpassed 80%, but of more interest is how the 2014-2015 […]

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Court Drops Charges Against Alleged Btc-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

News The lawsuit against alleged Btc-e operator Alexander Vinnik for “fraud, money laundering, and other grave crimes” filed in Cyprus has reportedly been dropped. His lawyer says the case “fell apart at the very early stage” at the initiative of the plaintiffs themselves. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]

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AWS CEO Andy Jassy on Competition, Blockchain, and A.I. Chips, Cars

Amazon’s cloud chief Andy Jassy spent nearly three hours on Wednesday talking everything from competitors like Oracle to the company’s new artificial intelligence-powered toy race cars for developers. As what’s become typical in recent years, the Amazon Web Services CEO used his keynote session at the company’s annual AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas to […]

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Sweden Expects to Attract Norwegian Miners Amid Concession Cuts

Mining With Norway set to revoke electricity subsidies for cryptocurrency miners from January 2019 onward, Swedish data centers are anticipating a wave of inquiries from mining companies seeking to domicile in Sweden. Also Read: Silk Road Fake Murder Mystery May Be Solved Data Centers See Demand from Miners Leaving Norway Local media outlets have reported that […]

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Cyber Monday set to be the biggest U.S. online shopping day in history and how to make $2,000 a month in passive income

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers! Here are the top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance How to make $2,000 a month in passive income? One person asked the internet and the (good and bad) ideas poured in… How to make money while you sleep, from real estate to vending machines A tax-smart move for 70-somethings […]

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Ohio Becomes 2nd U.S State to Accept Bitcoin for Tax Payments

In what could be a further critical sign of cryptocurrency adoption in the U.S, businesses in Ohio will shortly be able to pay their taxes online using Bitcoin. The progression will be rolled out to personal taxpayers at some point in the future. ‘Planting a Flag’ for Bitcoin Adoption in Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel […]

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