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Venezuelan Programmer Who Created the Petro Token Regrets Participating in the Project — Works on an Alternative Token

Venezuelan Programmer Who Created Petro Regrets on Having Participated in the Project — Works on an Alternative TokenVenezuela’s government-backed cryptocurrency is not having the acceptance its cabinet expected, as the latest reports suggest. The petro’s creator, who now lives in exile, wants to build another crypto that gets the adoption its original creation did not in the nation. Jiménez Believed the Petro Could Have Given Venezuelans a ‘Measure of Freedom’ Per a […]


April 29, 2021 0

Ripple’s Chris Larsen Believes Bitcoin Dominance Could Fall Over Proof-of-Work’s Energy Consumption

Ripple's Chris Larsen Believes Bitcoin Dominance Could Fall Over Proof-of-Work's Energy ConsumptionRipple Labs cofounder Chris Larsen has a bone to pick with bitcoin and crypto networks that leverage proof-of-work (PoW). Larsen’s latest write-up explains that the crypto industry needs to reconsider PoW because of the effects on the environment. The Ripple executive believes that other types of consensus algorithms have been effective at being secure while […]


April 25, 2021 0

Venezuelan Guards Seize 76 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Due to ‘Inconsistencies’ in Transport Documents

Venezuelan Guards Seize 76 Bitcoin Mining Rigs Due to 'Inconsistencies' in Transport DocumentsThe Bolivarian National Guard of Venezuela (GNB) is known for having a tough stance against crypto mining rig counterfeits, as several operations have been assigned to combat the issues over the last few months. This time, the Venezuelan authorities seized 76 mining rigs after allegedly detecting inconsistencies in the transport documentation. Rigs Are Presumably ASIC […]


April 13, 2021 0

Major Venezuelan Satellite TV Provider Enables Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Payments

Major Venezuelan Satellite TV Provider Enables Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies PaymentsVenezuelan customers from the biggest satellite TV provider in the country are now able to pay their monthly bills via cryptocurrencies. Simple TV announced it had enabled the feature to its over four million users, whose company was the replacement of Directv. Company Expects to Cut Dependency on Fiat Dollar According to the announcement, the […]


March 30, 2021 0

Tesla Begins Accepting Bitcoin — Elon Musk Says BTC Payments Will Not Be Converted to Fiat Currency

Tesla Begins Accepting Bitcoin — Elon Musk Says BTC Payments Will Not Be Converted to Fiat CurrencyElon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, has started accepting bitcoin payments. Musk, whose title is now Technoking of Tesla, also confirmed that all “Bitcoin paid to Tesla will be retained as bitcoin, not converted to fiat currency.” Tesla Now Accepts Bitcoin Tesla has begun accepting bitcoin payments. Elon Musk, who recently changed his title from […]


March 24, 2021 0

The 3 Best Ethereum Mining Pool Options

In this article, I highlight three of the best Ethereum mining pool options so you can make an educated decision on which one is right for you.

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March 17, 2021 0

France to Auction 611 Bitcoins Seized From Hackers

France to Auction 611 Bitcoins Seized From HackersThe French government will auction 611 bitcoins that were seized from hackers next week. There will be two sales comprised of 478 lots altogether. Each lot consists of between 0.11 and 20 bitcoins. Paris-based auction house Kapandji Morhange will auction 611 bitcoins on March 17. The company says this is the first auction of seized […]


March 11, 2021 0

Portuguese Authorities Contemplate Launching an Investigation on Local Crypto Social Media Influencers

Portuguese Authorities Are 'Analyzing' the Possibility to Launch an Investigation on Local Crypto Social Media InfluencersPortuguese authorities are reportedly planning to take action against social media influencers who provide advice on crypto-related investments. The plans are being discussed in the wake of an online petition signed by thousands of Portuguese. A Crypto Youtuber Already in the Authorities Loop According to Expresso, Portugal’s judicial police, Policía Judiciária, is “analyzing” whether domestic […]


March 9, 2021 0

Elon Musk Says Holding Bitcoin Is Less Dumb Than Cash, Disputes Peter Schiff’s Claims About Money and BTC

Elon Musk Says Holding Bitcoin Is Less Dumb Than Cash, Disputes Peter Schiff's Claims About Money and BTCTesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has clarified his position on bitcoin. Emphasizing that he is an engineer, not an investor, Musk says that bitcoin “is simply a less dumb form of liquidity than cash.” Musk also disputed gold bug Peter Schiff’s claims about bitcoin and commented on the price of the cryptocurrency. What Elon […]


February 21, 2021 0

Elon Musk Shoots Down Crypto Wallet App Freewallet After It Tried to Ride His Dogecoin Fame

Elon Musk Shoots Down Crypto Wallet App Freewallet After It Tried to Ride His Dogecoin FameAn attempt to capitalize on the ongoing hype around Dogecoin has backfired for the crypto wallet app Freewallet after it was called out online in a tweet from Elon Musk. Musk Proclaims ‘Your app sucks,’ In Blunt Tweet Directed at Freewallet Freewallet, riding on the Elon-Doge rocket of publicity, released a tweet telling people to […]


February 11, 2021 0