Bitmain Releases Antminer S15: How it Stacks Up Against Competitors

Bitmain has released (and already sold out of) its Antminer S15 model traditional ASIC Bitcoin miner. At a price of $1,475 per unit and a per-customer limit of two, it is comparably one of the better bargains as mining hardware goes. It clocks up to 23 terahash per second, meaning that 3-4 units would be required to match the…
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10. november 2018 0

HSBC, ING Settle India’s First Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Transaction

© Reuters. HSBC, ING Settle India’s First Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Transaction Global financial services players HSBC and ING have processed a live trade finance transaction by using only blockchain technology, HSBC’s India branch said on Sunday. The move is the latest in a series of banking industry’s initiatives that target the lucrative international trading settlement market with…
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5. november 2018 0

Google CEO: Sundar Pichai
Says His Son is an Ethereum Miner

Advertisement Google co-founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai have a lot more in common than just their jobs. Both tech billionaires have crypto-savvy young sons who mine ethereum.Pichai said his 11-year-old son mines ethereum on a home computer that Pichai built himself, according to Business Insider. He made the amusing revelation at the New York Times DealBook conference…
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3. november 2018 0

Ex-Bitcoin Skeptic Ron Paul: Crypto Could Prevent Recession

Twitter Facebook Retired US Congressman Ron Paul, a one-time bitcoin skeptic, called for a tax exemption on all cryptocurrencies, saying the move could prevent an economic recession. Ron Paul, the father of current United States Senator Rand Paul, made the suggestion in a blog post entitled “Trump Is Right, the Fed Is Crazy,” where he blasted the Federal Reserve…
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1. november 2018 0

Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Confirms
Sale to Gaming Group NXC

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has been acquired by NXMH, an investment firm based in Belgium and owned by South Korean conglomerate NXC. In a deal signed last Thursday, the firm took a majority ownership stake in the exchange. Bitstamp CEO Nejc Kodrič will retain a minority ownership stake and continue running the startup’s operations. The terms of the deal, including the sale…
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29. oktober 2018 0

En kreditkortindløser har tilbageholdt WeMoveCoins’ likvider. Og så løb bitcoinbørsen tør for penge. ERHVERV 24.10.2018 KL. 11:01 Den danske bitcoinbørs WeMoveCoins er havnet i et slagsmål med en kreditkortindløser og er derfor nu gået konkurs. Foto: Jochen Eckel/AP Mick Kristensen  AA Iværksætteri WeMoveCoins, der på et tidspunkt blev kaldt Danmarks største bitcoinbørs, er taget under…
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25. oktober 2018 0

$571 Million:
Notorious North Korean Hacker Group
Has Stolen a Fortune in Cryptocurrency

Even though blockchain technology has all sorts of security applications, one thing is for sure: cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, and hackers have exploited these flaws for massive gains. However, no hacker crew has been quite as successful as the infamous North Korean group of hackers, dubbed “Lazarus,” which is responsible for the…
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20. oktober 2018 0

Biggest Bank in Nordic Region Bans Bitcoin
Gets Caught for Money Laundering

Nordea Bank, the largest financial group in the Nordic countries, which banned Bitcoin in January, has been caught in a major money laundering scandal for allegedly receiving dirty money from two banks in the Baltics. Yle, a state-owned publication in Finland with over 3,500 employees, reported that finance authorities in Sweden received a report with…
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19. oktober 2018 0

A Dirty War on Bitcoin… Interesting…

THE DAILY 1 hour ago | Kai Sedgwick |  1492 The Daily: A Dirty War on Bitcoin Today’s installment of The Daily is all about dirty tricks. The sort of tricks designed to convince the world that Bitcoin is bad. Spending bitcoin, mining it, or allowing the Chinese to mine it ahead of the U.S. —…
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17. oktober 2018 0

Maldives’ Central Bank Denies Issuing Permits
for Crypto Transactions

The central bank of the Maldives has warned citizens to be wary of advertisements appearing on social media platforms relating to the trading of cryptocurrencies. In a press release, the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) cautioned members of the public against transacting in cryptocurrencies pointing out that it was the only agency responsible for licensing money exchange business…
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17. oktober 2018 0