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After ‘Negligible’ Mining-Related Sales, AMD Launches 8 New ‘Blockchain Compute Solutions’

U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturer AMD has produced eight new crypto mining rigs, marketed as “blockchain compute solutions.” AMD, a California-based semiconductor manufacturer, has evidently partnered with seven major tech companies to produce eight new cryptocurrency mining rigs, according to AMD’s official website as of today, Nov. 5. As per the list of newly-released miners on AMD’s site under the title “AMD and Blockchain Technology,” the firm has partnered with Sapphire, ASROCK, ASUS, MSI, Biostar, TUL and Rajintek to issue eight different rigs boasting “Ultimate stability,” “24/7 performance” and […]

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Japan: Cybersecurity Experts Claim to Have Made Progress in Tracking Zaif Exchange Hackers

Cybersecurity experts from a subsidiary of bank holding giant Mitsubishi UFJ say they have found potentially incriminating evidence against Zaif exchange hackers.   Cybersecurity experts say they have found potentially incriminating evidence against the hackers of Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, according to an official statement today, Nov. 5. The experts are from Japan Digital Design Co. (JDD), a subsidiary of bank holding giant Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). As previously reported, as a result of a security breach on the Zaif exchange in mid-September, hackers succeeded in […]

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Ex-Fed. Prosecutor Turned Crypto VC Katie Haun: Crypto Is in the ‘Dial-up Days’

Nobel-winning economist and notorious Bitcoin critic Paul Krugman debates ex-U.S. federal prosecutor and crypto bull Kathryn Haun. Former U.S. federal prosecutor and current cryptocurrency VC executive Kathryn Haun recently took part in a debate on crypto with Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman, posted on YouTube by crypto venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) Nov. 2. The debate, hosted by Mexican tech company KIO Networks and moderated by local business journalist Rodrigo Pacheco, was reportedly held in Mexico in September 2018. A former federal prosecutor for the U.S. […]

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Crypto Markets See Widespread Wave of Green, Bitcoin Pushes $6,500

Crypto markets are seeing a wave of decent growth, with all of the top twenty cryptocurrencies by market cap in the green. Monday, Nov. 5: crypto markets are seeing a wave of decent growth, with all of the top twenty cryptocurrencies by market cap in the green, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is today up close to two percent, trading around $6,400 at press time. Since sustaining mild losses Oct. 29-31, the top coin has in early November been edging close […]

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Bitcoin Cash Up By Over 20%

The cryptocurrency market has witnessed so much improvement in the past weekend, with most of the leading 20 coins by market capitalization recording tremendous growth. Bitcoin Cash has spiked nearly 21% over the weekend. A Sharp Growth At the moment, Bitcoin Cash is ranked as the fourth virtual coin in terms of market capitalization. It has demonstrated a sharp growth from $473 at the start of the day’s business to a high of $547.83, which it currently sits at. At some point on Sunday 4th November 2018, […]

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Bancor Begins Cross-Blockchain Token Trading Between Ethereum and EOS

BancorX DApp lets users convert between different blockchain tokens without an exchange or order matching. Decentralized liquidity network Bancor announced it had completed its partnership with EOS to provide cross-blockchain token swaps in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 5. Originally announced in September, Bancor has now expanded to the EOS blockchain, using its decentralized application (DApp) BancorX to allow users to convert between Ethereum and EOS-based tokens, without exchanges. The move is the first of its kind, Bancor says in its press release, and paves the […]

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‘Creating DApps Can Be Simple’: Platform to Bring Decentralized Economy to Mass Adoption

sponsored A project is intended to make blockchain more easy-to-use and flexible for regular users and developers. A new project from Dubai, HetaChain, is developing a universal blockchain platform with “industrial scale computational capabilities.” The project is intended to make blockchain more easy-to-use and flexible for regular users and developers. HetaChain aims to help governmental services, businesses, and organizations create decentralized applications (DApps) and integrate them into different industries, such as banking, e-commerce, robotics, and healthcare. Solving blockchain issues The new Heta Blockchain 3.0 Platform, launched in […]

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CryptoDredge 0.9.6 Nvidia Miner With Support for the X22i Algorithm

The latest CryptoDredge Nvidia GPU miner version 0.9.6 for both Linux and Windows has introduced support for the new X22i algorithm used by the SUQA project that we’ve been following recently and CryptoDredge takes the top spot performance wise as it is a bit faster than what the T-Rex 0.7.2 miner offers. So if you are mining SUQA using the X22i algorithm on Nvidia GPUS, then definitely switch from T-Rex to CryptoDredge to get the best hashrate currently available. If you have missed the previous update 0.9.5 […]

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BitMEX Releases Fork Monitoring Tool in Run-Up to Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash’s upcoming hard fork will form an initial focus for BitMEX’s new ForkMonitor, with the “focus” thereafter shifting to Bitcoin. The research arm of major Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency derivatives platform BitMEX announced it had launched a network monitoring tool for Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) in a blog post Nov. 5. BitMEX described the new resource, ForkMonitor.info, as “useful for monitoring the situation during network upgrades (softforks or hardforks), as well as being potentially useful in helping to detect unintentional consensus bugs.” ForkMonitor is connected […]

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China’s Central Bank Extends Its Regulatory Scrutiny to Crypto ‘Airdrops’

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, has widened its scrutiny to include token airdrops, which it characterizes as “disguised” ICOs. China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has widened its scrutiny to include token airdrops, which it characterized as “disguised” Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in its 2018 financial stability report, published Nov. 2. Using by now familiar rhetoric, the report reiterates the bank’s stringently anti-ICO and crypto trading stance, defining the former as “illegal” fundraising, and pointing to the widespread risks of financial […]

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