Monthly Archives: May 2019

Bitcoin Mining With Solar: Less Risky and More Profitable Than Selling to the Grid

The energy used to mine bitcoin has long caused debate over whether it’s a wasteful process. As the arguments have rumbled on, some people have been focused on mining coins with renewable energy. On May 29, Christian Ander, the founder of Stockholm’s Btcx exchange, explained how instead of selling surplus solar energy, he’s been using it to mine bitcoin and making 10X the money he would selling the electricity to the grid. Also read: Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash Choosing to Mine Bitcoin […]

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SBI Ripple Asia to Trial Store Settlement Service for XRP-Powered Payments App MoneyTap

SBI Ripple Asia is launching a store settlement service affiliated with SBI Holdings and MoneyTap. SBI Ripple Asia — a subsidiary of Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings — is launching a store settlement service affiliated with SBI Holdings and Ripple’s jointly developed consumer-focused XRP-powered payments app MoneyTap. The news was reported by Cointelegraph Japan on May 30. As previously reported, MoneyTap — which launched in the fall of last year — implements Ripple’s blockchain solution xCurrent to enable near-instant domestic bank-to-bank remittance services. The new store […]

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Liquidators of Hacked Cryptopia Exchange Release Report, Note $4.2M Owed to Creditors

Cryptopia’s liquidator Grant Thornton released an estimation on the financial state of the firm, reporting a total of $4.22 million owed to creditors. The liquidators of now-defunct New Zealand crypto exchange Cryptopia have released the first report on the state of affairs of the firm, according to the documents published on May 31. Cryptopia’s recently assigned liquidator, Grant Thornton, has released an estimation statement of the financial state of the firm, reporting that the hacked exchange owes a total of $4.22 million to its creditors. According to […]

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Chainalysis Research: Speculation Remains Bitcoin’s Primary Use Case

Research from Chainalysis indicates that only 1.3% of economic transactions for bitcoin came from merchants in the first four months of 2019. Research from United States-based blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis indicates that only 1.3% of economic transactions for bitcoin (BTC) came from merchants in the first four months of 2019. The news was reported by Bloomberg on May 31. The low figure is ostensibly symptomatic of a speculative trend that Bloomberg suggests is preventing the cryptocurrency from being adopted for payments: as bitcoin continues to see significant […]

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Coinbase May Add Margin Trading

coinbase teases margin trading, second copyright on bitcoin whitepaper, and much more! Social Media: Follow me on Dlive: https://dlive.tv/MrSotko Follow me on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/mrsotko Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrSotkoGaming Follow Me On Steem: https://steemit.com/@mrsotko Support Me On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mrsotkogaming Discord: https://discord.gg/r2Yf8Ae Want to donate to the channel? Donate Litecoin and send me an email saying how much you sent and I’ll try to thank you at the end of the next video! Litecoin donation address: LZaQgPhBvQT6PC2gAnLsQGPPaYDPm5dyNx Ethereum only donation address: 0x125DE6B8FAb078701e0b11ECb1A6bDF3aF9E73dc Bitcoin donation address: 144vfND4SGhYxyjAWKHBETGncuwdYKmoyG BAT Donation […]

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😔Bitcoin Broke My Heart Today | Billionaire Wants 25% Of All BTC | Cryptocurrency News In 4k!

😀 Thank You For Watching! 😀 HELPFUL LINKS / SOURCES ► IOTA Announces Coordicide Solution – https://blog.iota.org/coordicide-e039fd43a871 ► Samsung Pay Integrating Cryptocurrency – https://cryptoticker.io/en/samsung-cryptocurrency-smart-pay/ ► Coinstar Expands To 2,200 Locations After “Overwhelming Demand” – https://bitcoinist.com/bitcoin-demand-coinstar-expands-locations/ ► Client Requests To Buy 25% Of ALL Bitcoin From The Dadiani Syndicate – https://www.forbes.com/sites/billybambrough/2019/05/30/how-billionaires-are-buying-up-bitcoin/ ► Chainlink: Connected Consensus on Ethereum – https://blog.chain.link/chainlink-live-ethereum-mainnet-connected-consensus/ ► Bitcoin Mining Hash Rate Approaches Old Highs – https://coinrivet.com/bitcoin-mining-hash-rate-approaches-old-highs/ ► Binance Margin Trading Is Now Live – https://beincrypto.com/binance-margin-trading-is-now-live/ “Freedom is the right to tell people what they do […]

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Galaxy Digital Founder Michael Novogratz: BTC Will Consolidate in $7,000-$10,000 Range

Michael Novogratz said that he expects bitcoin to consolidate in the $7,000-$10,000 range. Michael Novogratz, founder and CEO of cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital, has said that he expects bitcoin (BTC) to consolidate in the $7,000-$10,000 range, Bloomberg reports on May 30. Per the report, during a conference call discussing his company’s quarterly earnings, he noted that “on a go-forward basis, bitcoin probably consolidates somewhere between $7,000 and $10,000.” Novogratz also added: “If I’m wrong on that, I think I’m wrong to the upside, that there’s enough […]

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SUQA’s hardfork is Right Around the Corner, Get Ready for SINOVATE (SIN)

The former SUQA project, now SINOVATE (SIN), is about to hardfork in a couple of hours with numerous changes going into effect at block 170,000 that should be reached in a couple of hours time. With the hardfork there will be a new algorithm going into effect, switching from the old X22i to the new X25x algorithm for mining. The new algorithm is heavier and more memory intensive, so the hashrate you will be getting after the fork is gong to be lower with X25x compared to […]

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Global Securities Regulator Seeks Public Feedback on Regulating Crypto Trading Platforms

The International Organization of Securities Commissions has published a consultation paper on regulating crypto asset trading platforms. Global securities regulation standard setter, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), has published a consultation paper on regulating crypto asset trading platforms (CTPs). IOSCO publicized the paper in an official news release on May 28. According to the news release, IOSCO’s membership regulates over 95% of the world’s securities markets in more than 115 jurisdictions. The activities of the organization aim to develop and promote adherence to an internationally […]

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UpBit Exchange Phishing Email Scam Came From North Korea, Source Claims

A security firm analyzing the content of the emails believes a Pyongyang hacker group masterminded the scheme. Hackers from North Korea were behind a phishing scam targeting users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit, Korean-language cryptocurrency news outlet CoinDesk Korea reported on May 29. According to findings by local cybersecurity firm East Security, the scam came in the form of an email sent to UpBit users requesting account information. The pretence was a fake giveaway, with the emails also containing a file called “Event Winner Personal Information […]

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