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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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7 Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pass Government Security Inspection

Exchanges The South Korean government has released the results of its security inspection of cryptocurrency exchanges. Only seven of them passed all 85 of the inspection points. Fourteen previously-inspected exchanges still have not improved and 17 new crypto exchanges did not meet security standards. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive […]

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The Struggles and Successes of Introducing Crypto to the Unbanked: A Social Experiment in Colombia

News How cryptocurrency can help the unbanked has been a hot topic over the past 12 months. It is a laudable goal, but one that it is by no means easy to accomplish. One tech enthusiast and stablecoin startup employee, Steven Gilbert, experienced the struggles – and successes – of attempting to do so when […]

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Markets push higher as US-China trade talks wrap up – business live | Business

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Hopes of a trade agreement between the US and China are gripping the markets today. After three days of negotiations, talks between the two sides in Beijing have just concluded – and there’s real optimism of […]

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Bitcoin Goes on Sale in 2 French Tobacco Stores

News At least 24 tobacco shops have started selling bitcoin coupons in the French capital of Paris. Widely known as “tabacs”, the stores received regulatory approval for the cryptocurrency sales late last year. More than 6,500 tabacs – representing about a quarter of the registered tobacco stores in France – are expected to start offering […]

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$1000 in Bitcoin Hides in ‘Revolutionary’ Street Mural in Paris

Want to win a bitcoin? Or more precisely, 0.26 of a bitcoin ($1,000)? Get on over to Paris where you can commence a live treasure hunt in the streets searching for the Paris puzzle painted by street artist Pascal Boyart. Paris Bitcoin Mural Celebrates Genesis Block Anniversary Boyart posted on his Twitter that he had […]

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Bitcoin Cash Transaction Fees Were Less Than a Cent Throughout Most of 2018

Blockchain One of the great benefits of the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network is that miner fees have been consistently inexpensive for well over a year. A typical BCH network fee in 2018 has been lower than most blockchain networks and the median average each day has not surpassed a U.S. penny in 10 months. Also […]

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McKinsey: Despite Billions of Dollars, Corporate Blockchains Have Achieved Little

Blockchain During the last 18 months, companies have claimed to be able to use blockchain technology to improve the supply of everything from vegetables to automobiles. An increasing body of evidence, however, suggests that the reality has failed to match the hype. Also Read: Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5M […]

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