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Square to build open-source Bitcoin mining system

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Oct 2021

US-based Square has announced that it will soon begin investigating technical requirements for building an open-source Bitcoin (BTC) mining system.

Square, cryptocurrency, mining, DeFi, digital wallet

Iran to allow crypto mining once again

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Aug 2021

Iran has announced it will once again allow Bitcoin and crypto miners to operate in the country from the last week of September 2021.

mining, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, regulation

Compass partners with Oklo for Bitcoin mining

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jul 2021

US-based nuclear power startup Oklo has announced a 20-year commercial partnership with Compass Mining, an online marketplace for Bitcoin mining hardware and hosting. 

partnership, cryptocurrency, mining, crypto asset

Square to invest USD 5 million to build solar-powered Bitcoin mining facility

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jun 2021

Square has announced plans to team up with blockchain technology provider Blockstream Mining to build an open-source, solar-powered Bitcoin mining facility.

Square, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, mining, blockchain

Iran bans cryptocurrency mining for four months

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2021

Iran has announced a four-month ban on the energy-consuming mining of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin after cities suffered unplanned blackouts.

cryptocurrency, mining, Bitcoin, banks

GitLab extends measures against crypto miners

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 May 2021

DevOps platform GitLab has announced requiring new free version users to provide card details in an effort to enforce stricter measures against crypto miners.

product upgrade, credit card, cryptocurrency, mining

Realio closes its second fund for the Liquid Mining Fund

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 May 2021

Realio has closed its second fund in collaboration with Valentus Digital for the Liquid Mining Fund, coupled with a conversion right for digital securities in LMX Token Issuer (LMX).

tokenization, funding, Bitcoin, mining

Bybit to launch cloud mining to democratise Ethereum mining

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 May 2021

Crypto currency exchange Bybit has announced it will launch Bybit Cloud Mining, a mining-as-a-service (MaaS) product that gives users access to ether (ETH) mining from USD 100.  

Ethereum, mining, cryptocurrency, investment

Riot Blockchain acquires Whinstone

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Apr 2021

The mining company Riot Blockchain has announced buying crypto mining data centre operator Whinstone.

acquisition, cryptocurrency, mining, Bitcoin

StormGain launches mobile-based cloud miner

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Apr 2021

StormGain has announced the launch of a mobile-based cloud miner, enabling integrated account trading. 

cryptocurrency, mining, cryptocurrency exchange, cloud, product launch

Bitcoin wealth more evenly spread with smaller accounts, report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Sep 2020

Coin Metrics has released a report regarding Bitcoin (BTC) and its decentralisation process, which ‘encompasses a large number of loosely-coupled characteristics.’

Bitcoin, BTC, accounts, report, Bitcoin block, mining, control, wealth distribution, Token, digital assets, decentralisation, crypto currency, hashpower, whales, digital currency network, Coin Metrics, crypto platforms, payments and savings

British Tax Authority releases crypto guidance for businesses and enterprises

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Nov 2019

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued guidance for businesses and enterprises for crypto asset exchange tokens following up a year-old promise, according to CoinDesk.

HMRC, crypto asset exchange, tokens, mining, Bitcoin, tax laws, cryptocurrency

North Korea denies it hacked USD 2 bln worth of fiat and cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Sep 2019

North Korea has denied a recent U.N. report suggesting it was behind major hacks of banks and cryptocurrency exchanges that reaped around USD 2 billion.

North Korea, hacks, Fiat, cryptocurrency, banks, exchanges, AML, fraud, financial institutions, mining

Varonis researchers discover Monero mining malware

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Aug 2019

Cybersecurity company Varonis has discovered ‘Norman’, a new cryptojacking virus that aims to mine the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR) and evade detection.

Monero, mining, malware, Cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, hackers, cybercriminals, fraud, dark web, digital assets, Varonisv

ABBYY acquires TimelinePI to establish role in digital transformation market

News | Payments General | 06 Aug 2019

ABBYY has completed the acquisition of TimelinePI, to establish ABBYY’s role in the digital transformation and mining market.

ABBYY, acquisition, TimelinePI, digital transformation, mining, digital intelligence, financial services, banking, onboarding, tax, IDs, compliance

Big corporates invested over USD 850 million in crypto startups

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Apr 2019

Venture capital investments in crypto and blockchain startups that included funds from corporates have raced to USD 850 million in 2019, data compiled by PitchBook for Reuters shows.

blockchain, cryptocurrency, tokenisation, investment, VC, startups, supply chain, mining

Gold investment plans to be launched by Google Pay in India

News | Payments General | 25 Mar 2019

Digital transactions company Google Pay has planned to introduce gold-backed investment plans for its users.

Google Pay, launch, Gold, India, digital transactions, New Delhi, mining, service provider, government, two-factor authentication, Registration, KYC

Change in Ethereums ProgPoW mining to be considered for Istanbul upgrade

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Mar 2019

A mining algorithm has been considered to be included in Istanbul, the code designed to enact Ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade.

Ethereum, cryptocurrency, ProgPoW, mining, Istanbul, proof of work, blockchain, miners

MinerGate, Lumi Wallet partner to supporting EOS

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Mar 2019

MinerGate has planned to become an EOS block producer, partnering with Lumi Wallet so that its users will be able to vote in the EOS ecosystem.

MinerGate, Lumi Wallet, EOS, partnership, EOS, cryptocurrencies, mining, wallet, tokens

Coinhive to shut down operations in March

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Feb 2019

Cryptocurrency mining service Coinhive has announced that it is shutting down its operations, as the project has reportedly become economically inviable.

cryptocurrency, mining, Coinhive, Cryptojacking, hard fork, digital currency, hackers, fraud