Monthly Archives: July 2018

New Mining Pool Vows to Enhance Profitability While Reducing Power Consumption

sponsored A blockchain company is starting a mining pool and introducing an immersion cooling method which reduces levels of heat generation. A startup blockchain company, with a team featuring former executives from Samsung Electronics, have unveiled plans to invigorate the way cryptocurrency mining is performed – creating an infrastructure designed to enhance profit and help blockchain technology become more prolific in everyday life. 12SHIPS says it wants to tackle some of the issues that miners currently face as they use air cooling systems. The company claims many […]

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Largest Association of Investment Professionals Adds Crypto to Curriculum

CFA Institute, with over 150,000 members, is adding cryptocurrency topics to its curriculum for the first time. The course material will be released in August. A record 227,031 people in 91 countries and territories reportedly registered to take CFA exams this year. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Crypto Added to CFA Curriculum The world’s largest association of investment professionals, CFA Institute, “is adding topics on cryptocurrencies and blockchain to its Level I and II curriculums for the first time next year,” Bloomberg reported. […]

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Hive OS – A New Linux GPU Mining Platform Gaining Popularity

There are a number of Linux-based mining distributions available out there, but most of them do have some limitation or a drawback or maybe are not very user friendly for non-advanced users. Hive OS is a relatively new Linux based mining platform that is trying to change that and offer a single package for all your GPU and even Bitmain ASIC miners for easy deployment, monitoring and control. The installation of the OS on any AMD or Nvidia GPU mining rig is quick and easy and then […]

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PR: Monfils Sponsorship with eToro

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Gaël Monfils, the 31-year-old French tennis star, is known as “Sliderman” for his on-court showmanship. He may take chances when trying to win Grand Slam matches, but when it comes to personal finance Monfils – who reached a career high of No6 […]

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Updated EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner v0.4 With More Solvers

The new EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner is turning out to be the go to miner for Nvidia GPUs when talking about Equihash solvers other than the “original” 200,9 one used by Zcash (ZEC) now that there are ASIC miners available for it. The latest version 0.4 adds support for a new solver for Equihash 210,9 used by AION along with the other already supported Equihash solvers 192,7, 144,5 and 96,5. The latest version also includes some improvements and fixes as well, so if you are using previous […]

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The Daily: Blackrock Probes Market, Coinbase to List Securities, Bitpay Gets a Bitlicense

In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover the news that the world’s largest asset manager Blackrock is examining the crypto market, Coinbase is approved to list security tokens, and Bitpay got a New York Bitlicense. Additionally, the BCH exchange rate is now displayed directly on Google. Also Read: UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than Fiat Blackrock Examining Crypto Market Blackrock, considered to be the world’s largest asset manager with over $6 trillion in assets under management, is probing the crypto market. […]

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Robinhood Adds Support for Dogecoin on Its Crypto Platform

Crypto trading platform Robinhood has added support for Dogecoin, following its recent extension to Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. U.S.-based trading company Robinhood has added support for Dogecoin (DOGE) on its Robinhood Crypto platform, according to a blog post published July 16. DOGE is a peer-to-peer digital currency started as a parody on a dog meme based on a real Japanese Shiba Inu named Kabosu. DOGE was introduced in December 2013, and currently has a market capitalization of $331 million according to Coinmarketcap. With today’s announcement, DOGE has […]

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China Sees Sixfold Increase in Companies With ‘Blockchain’ in Their Title

In China, the number of companies with the word blockchain in their name increased almost sixfold this year. In China, the number of companies registered with the word “blockchain” in their names surged from January to July 16, 2018, surpassing last year’s number by nearly sixfold, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported July 16. Citing figures from business and civil data aggregator Qixin.com, SCMP reported that the country currently hosts more than 4,000 blockchain-related companies. In the past six-and-a-half months, there were 3,078 firms with the […]

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Iran Considers Using Cryptocurrencies to Evade US Sanctions

Iran may employ cryptocurrencies as part of its efforts to circumvent the upcoming US sanctions, according to a high-ranking Iranian lawmaker who said the matter will be discussed in parliament soon. The Iranian MP also believes that digital money can help with overcoming the hegemony of the US dollar.    Also read: PBoC: Bitcoin Trading in Chinese Currency Drops Below 1% of World Total Teheran Mulls Evading US Sanctions with Crypto Mohammad Reza Pour-Ebrahimi Cryptocurrencies are one of the major mechanisms Iran can use to evade the […]

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Study: 38 Percent of South Africans ‘Wish They Had Invested in Crypto Before’

A recent study has revealed that South Africans demonstrate a generally positive stance toward cryptocurrencies, with 38 percent of respondents wishing they had invested in it. Pan-African financial services company Old Mutual Limited has released an annual Savings and Investment Monitor survey for South Africa, which polled respondents on awareness of and attitude toward cryptocurrencies in the country. The recent study revealed that respondents generally have a positive regard of digital currencies, with 38 percent of respondents agreeing with the statement “I wish I had invested in […]

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