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Iceland’s Industry to Shift From Crypto Mining to ‘Pure Blockchain Business,’ Insiders Say

Chairman of an Icelandic data center provider claims that the local crypto industry is going to shift from crypto mining to “pure blockchain business.” Iceland’s crypto industry is expected to move away from crypto mining and shift to “pure blockchain businesses.” This is according to forecasts made by a number of local industry insiders who talked to the news site Red Herring September 23. Halldór Jörgensson, chairman of Reykjavik-based Borealis Data Center, told Red Herring that demand from local crypto and blockchain facilities is “shifting more towards […]

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A Snapshot of Cryptocurrency Forks Shows the Biggest Winners and Losers

Forking cryptocurrencies, usually Bitcoin or one of its offshoots, was all the rage 12 months ago. Today, the spate of new forks has dwindled to a trickle. With the benefit of hindsight, and armed with over a year’s worth of data, it’s possible to determine which forks succeeded and why. Also read: Six New and Improved Cryptocurrency Analysis Tools Fork-o-mania Is Over Forking mania has come and gone. Nine months ago, all manner of dead and dying coins were being artificially revived and their prices pumped under the […]

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Hodler’s Digest, September 16-23: Elon Musk Wants Advice on Twitter Crypto Scammers, the US SEC Wants Comments on BTC ETFs

A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange is hacked of almost 6,000 bitcoins, and Elon Musk turns to Dogecoin creator to get rid of Twitter crypto scammers Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif Hacked Of Reported 5,966 Bitcoins As a result of a security breach […]

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The Daily: New Crypto Bills on Capitol Hill, Russian Banks Face Demand for Cryptocurrencies

From Washington to Moscow, cryptocurrencies have entered the agenda of those who share a vocation to rule and regulate. Following the congressional summer vacation, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will enable the Treasury to investigate crypto transactions, while a Congressman plans to introduce three drafts supporting the crypto industry. Also in The Daily on Sunday, UK lawmakers push for fintech rules, Russian bankers admit strong demand for crypto services, and the Financial Action Task Force is preparing to present global crypto standards in October. […]

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China During Crypto Ban: One Woman Tries to Live on Bitcoin

Close to being yet another annoyingly false media piece on how ‘hard’ it is to live on cryptocurrency, the Netflix of China, Iqiyi, followed a woman attempting just that for 21 days. Bitcoiners have been doing so for years through various service providers, exchanges, and, yes, even peer-to-peer, yet the clearly untrue ‘hard’ narrative is often repeated. Thankfully, the new Chinese documentary Bitcoin Girl is somewhat different; instead of focusing upon tech hurdles exclusively, it also highlights how bitcoin lives on during a severe Communist Party crackdown. […]

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SEC Co-Director Of Enforcement To Deal With Illegal ICOs

Stephanie Avakian, who is the co-director for enforcement at the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) in US has mentioned in her latest speech that the commission will be recommending more stringent enforcement for those who will not adhere to the registration requirements drafted for ICOs (initial coin offerings). Valid Methods Of Raising Funds Going by a draft of the speech that was published on the commission’s website Avakian put down the principles which the agency uses when it comes to making decisions relating to regulation and then […]

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UNICEF France Accepts Donations in 9 Cryptocurrencies

The French office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has started accepting donations in 9 of the most popular cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). The announcement comes after earlier this year the UN agency launched several other crypto-related initiatives. Also read: Taiwanese Candidate Accepts Crypto Donations, California Bans Them UNICEF Accepts Crypto Donations in France UNICEF France has announced it’s now accepting donations in 9 cryptocurrencies, according to a press release published by French media. The local office of the organization collects […]

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Chechnya to Create Mining Pool for Eurasian Economic Union Countries

Chechnya will create a Eurasian crypto mining pool, the press secretary of the head of the Chechen Republic has reportedly confirmed. The project aims to combine the resources of crypto miners from the Eurasian Economic Union countries. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Chechen Mining Pool Alvi Karimov, the press secretary for the head of Chechnya, confirmed to RBC news outlet on Sept. 21 that a Eurasian crypto mining pool will be established in the Chechen Republic. “The head of Chechnya, Ramzan […]

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Six New and Improved Cryptocurrency Analysis Tools

Blockchain explorers and cryptocurrency analysis sites just keep getting better. While Coinmarketcap (CMC) still dominates, these days it’s got stiff competition to contend with. Moreover, many of these platforms aren’t simply aspiring to be CMC knock-offs: they’re providing fresh tools for grasping the complexities of the ever-evolving cryptoconomy. Also read: 8 Alternatives to Coinmarketcap Cryptocurrency Tracker Sites Are Proliferating It’s not just cryptocurrencies that are multiplying: so is the number of sites striving to keep track of them. We’ve previously profiled analytical sites that offer an alternative to […]

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End of The Year Bull Run? Warships And Drunken Sailor Stories (Live Dual Twitch / Youtube Stream)

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