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    South Korea’s Biggest Cryptocurrency Exchange to Expand Into Europe, New Market

    Bithumb, South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange alongside UPbit, will launch a cryptocurrency trading platform in the UK to target Europe-based investors. Europe is Still a Market up for Grabs Some of the oldest and most widely utilized cryptocurrency exchanges are headquartered in Europe, including Bitstamp. However, the majority of investors still rely on US-based cryptocurrency […]

    Bitcoin Cash Community Sees OP_Code Innovation After Upgrade

    It’s been well over a day since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgraded its protocol, and the consensus rules now come with a 32MB block size. Although the block size increase is quite a feat, BCH developers have also expanded the network’s default data-carrier-size to 220 Bytes and re-enabled some old Satoshi OP_Codes that were […]

    32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass Adoption

    On May 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgraded the chain’s base block size from 8MB to 32MB. The software advancement makes blocks big enough to process lots of transactions over time — which gives developers plenty of breathing room to adjust the size if it starts getting closer to its limit. Unfortunately, many misdirected individuals […]

    Xiong’an’s Afforestation Project is Well Underway by Using Blockchain Technology

    Xiong’an New Area, a state-level new area in Baoding area of Hebei which located about 100 km southwest of Beijing, has launched a tree-planting plan on last November. The 6,667-hectare afforestation project is well underway  at present. The work team has also build a smart platform based on blockchain, big data and other high-tech to trace […]

    Japan’s GMO Gets Ready to Start Selling 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chips

    Japanese internet giant GMO has updated its plans to manufacture and sell its 7nm bitcoin mining chips as well as for its own mining operations. Interested customers will soon be able to reserve some of these chips. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space GMO Readies 7nm Mining Chips Japanese conglomerate GMO Internet […]

    Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Milestone Complete: 32MB and New Features

    The Bitcoin Cash network has officially upgraded the blockchain protocol at approximately 1:54 EDT by extending the current block size fourfold from 8MB to 32MB. The consensus change is one of the largest block size increases in blockchain history, and the upgrade also adds the great knowledge of understanding Satoshi’s OP_Codes – which could add the […]

    Grappling with Crypto Miners’ Existential Question: ASICs or GPUs?

    Cryptocurrencies use proof-of-work to maximize security. Or was it decentralization? Both of these goals are close to the hearts of the cryptocurrency community at large, but they’re especially important to the miners whose hardware rigs perform that proof-of-work: the power-hungry computations used to update the blockchains of bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies. Unfortunately, decentralization and […]

    First Bitcoin Smart Contracts Sidechain Now Secured By 1 in 10 Miners

    The first bitcoin smart contracts sidechain just reached an early milestone. To be revealed Monday at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference, RSK, the startup that built the long-anticipated technology, touted as a way to bring ethereum-style smart contracts to the world’s largest cryptocurrency, is issuing new details on the number of bitcoin users dedicating computing power […]

    Siacoin Developer: ASICS Are “Money Printing Machines” for Manufacturers

    ASIC miners are hugely profitable machines – provided you’re the manufacturer. That’s the view of Siacoin lead developer David Vorick, who’s published his thoughts on the monopoly enjoyed by manufacturers such as Bitmain and Halong Mining. In “The State of Cryptocurrency Mining”, Vorick also accuses manufacturers of using the machines themselves, before passing them on […]

    Nvidia Reports $289 Million Revenue from the Crypto Sector in Q1

    Graphics card manufacturer Nvidia has announced its revenues for the first quarter, mentioning separately the amount generated from sales to the crypto market. The total includes $289 million related to GPUs for cryptocurrency mining, according to a corporate report. Demand from crypto miners was stronger than expected, the company noted.   Crypto Miners Bought a […]