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Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit

Mining A combination of cheap electricity and cold weather has started to draw a growing number of Japanese bitcoin miners to Mongolia, a country sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Amid falling mining revenues in other regions of the world due to the current crypto bear market, companies that have […]

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Deploying Censorship-Resistance to Uphold Decentralization

Op-Ed This piece on censorship resistance was written by Jonas Sevel Karlberg. Karlberg advises several prominent projects and is a co-founder of the Nordic Blockchain Association. He is also the founder and CEO of Amazix. *** Governments have attempted to control ideas and information for nearly as long as the internet has existed, but the old […]

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Four Cryptocurrency Hotspots That Saw Tremendous Growth in 2018

Economy & Regulation In the last few years, the cryptocurrency environment has changed drastically and there is a bunch of new cryptocurrency hotspots popping up across the globe. Gone are the days when certain territories such as Zug, Prague, and other blockchain hub cities dominated the headlines. Now a variety of different regions like Malta, […]

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Number of Chinese Crypto Lawsuits Doubles in 2018?

Regulation According to China Judgements Online, a database of Chinese court documents, half of all lawsuits pertaining to cryptocurrencies were filed last year, highlighting an increase in fraudulent activity despite China’s regulatory crackdown. The database indicates that at least 202 cryptocurrency scams were promoted via more than 3,000 different platforms. Also Read: Indian Central Bank’s Report […]

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Russian Bitcoin Mining Granny Bullish on Industry Future as Commercial Producers are Doubtful

Mining A residential block of red bricks stretches unambitiously under the freezing sky of Irkutsk, in the Russian province of Siberia. Inside, a series of small bitcoin mining machines are running on cheap electricity, as grandmother Valeriya’s family of domestic miners, a bullish bunch, stack up a potential fortune for the future. Also read: Skeptical Payoneer […]

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China Now Ranks 34 Crypto Projects

Finance China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. The center evaluated one more crypto project this month, bringing the total number of ranked projects to 34. Bitcoin has been downgraded while the top two positions remain unchanged. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive […]

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Chinese Government-Backed Company to Launch Stablecoin by February

Finance Grandshores Technology Group is a public company affiliated with a 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) fund backed by the government of Hangzhou, the capital of China’s Zhejiang Province. It is known to be developing a new stablecoin, which is now expected to hit the market by February 2019. Also Read: Paxful Completes Second School […]

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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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Ironx Private Sale, IDCM to Target STOs

Exchanges In this edition of Exchanges Roundup, we focus on Ironx, which has just wrapped up a $22.3 million private sale. We also look at International Digital Currency Markets’ plans to provide solutions for security token offerings, as well as some of the new exchanges opening in Estonia. Also Read: The Daily: Outcry Over Censoring of […]

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The Daily: Around the World on 1 BTC and the Plausibly Deniable Brainwallet

The Daily In today’s edition of The Daily, we’re focusing on human interest stories. Tales involving people rather than products, as a reminder of the many ways in which cryptocurrency affects people’s lives, transforming them for the better. From Australia to China, Thursday’s roundup is as borderless as bitcoin itself. Also read: Developer Paul Sztorc Launches […]

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