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The Zaif Hack Story Isn’t Over Yet: Further Investigations Lead to More Questions

The hack of Japan-licensed cryptocurrency exchange Zaif took the crypto community by surprise last week. It’s recently emerged that the perpetrators of the crime are trading the stolen wealth on Binance and other exchanges. Japan’s Financial Watchdog Slams Three Business Improvement Orders The event couldn’t pass unnoticed, especially because the exchange had reportedly warned about […]

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Nvidia Calls Off Cryptocurrency Mining Production Amid Low Earnings

Graphics chip manufacturing giant Nvidia saw huge growth in late 2017 and throughout most of 2018 as demand for its high-end Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), used for cryptocurrency mining, skyrocketed. The recent bear market has caused demand for GPUs to dwindle, leaving Nvidia to readjust its strategy. Nvidia In Its Heyday It seems Nvidia is […]

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Mining at University – Does It Make Sense?

Nick Chong · April 4, 2018 · 5:00 pm Post-secondary students have found ways to utilize and take advantage of benefits seen at universities to get into the cryptocurrency space via mining, but is it worth it? The Growth of Crypto Mining There has been no doubt that cryptocurrency mining has absolutely exploded over the […]

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Intel Releases Patent for New Cryptocurrency Mining Accelerator

Intel, one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies, has filed a patent for a new Bitcoin mining chip accelerator. Entitled “Bitcoin Mining Hardware Accelerator with Optimized Message Digest and Message Scheduler Datapath,” the patent was originally submitted in September of 2016, but is now being released for the first time. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining has […]

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Massachusetts Censures Five ICO Crypto Startups in a Single Day

Crowdfunding Crowdfunding in the United States is a most dangerous game. Massachusetts brought no fewer than five acts of censure on the same day this week. Censure is a formal legal settlement entered into, in this case, with crypto companies accused of financial law violations, and usually involve a Consent Order (to prevent further prosecution, […]

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This Tiny Altcoin Proves There’s Light at the End of the Crypto Tunnel!

Bitcoinist.net · March 18, 2018 · 3:00 am The bullish cryptocurrency year of 2017 has attracted a vast range of worldwide projects and attention. Now that this industry has a $300+ Billion market capitalization, there’s one question growing larger with economists and tech watchers: What is the real economic value of these Blockchain startups and […]

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Ukraine to Legalize Crypto Mining as Economic Activity

Economy & Regulation The government in Kiev has taken concrete steps to legalize cryptocurrency mining. Ukraine’s Minister of Economy has ordered several ministries, agencies, and the National Bank to prepare the documents necessary to include mining in the state register of economic activities. Also read: Ukraine’s Financial Watchdog Clarifies Stance on Cryptos Easing the Pressure […]

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Is GPU-Based Cryptocurrency Mining at Risk of Extinction?

Nick Chong · March 14, 2018 · 4:00 pm The arrival of newly created ASICs and a large decrease in mining profitability has had an impact on the GPU mining market. Nvidia expects the demand for graphics cards to decrease over the course of this year as a result. What could this mean for the […]

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What are ERC-20 Tokens? A Beginner’s Explanation

Last updated on March 13th, 2018 at 12:40 am Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become extremely popular ways to raise funds while avoiding the regulatory restrictions of fiat financing. In 2017, ICOs raised around $6.5 billion. And as of March 2018, they’d already raised $2 billion this year. The majority of ICOs are based on […]

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Meet the Rouge Project: a Game-Changer in the Coupon Market

Bitcoinist.net · February 23, 2018 · 1:00 am The coupon market came out in the early twentieth century, mostly in the US and Europe, and since then has grown exponentially. The internet boom allowed companies to provide their clients with all kinds of discounts and rebate on various goods. Today, we’re living in another technology […]

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