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U.S. Company to Establish 35+ MW Mining Farm in Sweden

U.S. Company to Establish 35+ MW Mining Center in SwedenMiami-based mining and high-performance computing company, The Future of Mining, is building a major data center in Sweden. The center will be located in the tech hub of Boden-Älvsbyn, following the establishment of a deal between The Future of Mining and the municipality of Älvsbyn. Also Read: Sweden Sees Record Trading Volume as MP Sundin Joins […]

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September 29, 2017 0

Another Fork? Bitcoin Gold Project Plans to Fork Bitcoin Next Month

After the hard fork on August 1 that produced Bitcoin Cash, many bitcoiners have been waiting for the possibility of a fork taking place this November with the Segwit2x plan. However, a lot of bitcoin proponents don’t know about another fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) that’s scheduled to take place on October 25th. Also read: Japan’s […]

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September 28, 2017 0

Bahrain May Adopt Bitcoin and Issue Bonds in Digital Currency

The Middle East island country of Bahrain is becoming interested in bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Their government hopes to be on the cutting edge of fintech innovations. Khalid Al Rumaihi, the chief executive of the Economic Development Board of Bahrain, mentioned the country has been eyeing the blockchain sector for some time. He hopes Bahrain can “issue […]

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September 28, 2017 0

President of European Central Bank: “Not Within Our Power to Prohibit or Regulate Bitcoin”

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, has stated that bitcoin does not fall under the regulatory powers of the ECB. The statement was made in response to a question from the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament. Also Read: European Central Bank Criticizes Estonian National Cryptocurrency Plans “It […]

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September 27, 2017 0

Bitcoin Software Wars: The Case Against Replay Attack Protection

The month of September is wrapping up, and the planned November Segwit2x (BTC1) hard fork is steadily approaching. According to the BTC1 roadmap, a block between 1MB and 2MB in size will be generated by miners raising the block size limit at block height 494,784. Over the past few months, Core developers and supporters have […]

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September 25, 2017 0

Russian Government Seeks Cryptocurrency Researchers, Will Pay 2.5 Million Rubles

Russian Government Seeks Cryptocurrency Researchers, Will Pay 2.5 Million RublesThe Russian State Duma is holding a tender for a detailed study on the subject of cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The government will pay the winner 2.5 million rubles out of the federal budget. The deadline for submissions is October 10. Also read: Bank of Russia Opposes Cryptocurrency Legalization, Worried About ‘Loss […]

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September 24, 2017 0

Apartments in Turkey Available for Purchase Using Bitcoin

Apartments in Turkey Available for Purchase Using BitcoinThe owner of the MiaVita Beytepe project in Ankara, Turkey, has announced that its luxury apartments are available for purchase using bitcoin. The apartments are expected to comprise the first real estate transactions to be made using cryptocurrency in Turkey. Also Read: Luxury Dubai High Rise Apartments Will Be Sold for Bitcoin Luxury Apartments in Turkey […]

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September 24, 2017 0

Free Society Foundation Plans to Establish Libertarian Country

The Free Society Foundation is in the process of realizing a libertarian and crypto-anarchist dream. Currently, the organization is taking steps to purchase a piece of land from governments hoping it will be the first truly sovereign country to exist.  Also read: Money Psychology: How Cryptocurrency Makes Us More Compassionate (Part 1) Free Society Foundation The project was […]

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September 21, 2017 0

Bitso Exchange Raises Cryptocurrencies for Mexican Earthquake Victims

The Mexican bitcoin exchange Bitso has announced they are soliciting donations for victims of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that took place on September 19. The trading platform was previously raising funds for the devastating quake that took place on September 7. Also read: Bitcoin Software Wars: Discussions Heat Up as November Hard Fork Approaches The Mexican […]

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September 21, 2017 0

McAfee at Shape The Future; “Pandora’s box has been opened”

“Pandora’s box has been opened.” John McAfees’ words echoed through the halls of the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong. The several hundreds of us that had gathered together on the 20th September were hanging on to his every word. Also read: Bitcoin Software Wars: Discussions Heat Up as November Hard Fork Approaches McAfee had perfectly captured […]

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September 21, 2017 0