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Miner Goes Bankrupt, Manufacturers Stuck With Inventory, Rigs ‘Sold By Kilo’ as Scrap

Miner Goes Bankrupt, Manufacturers Stuck With Inventory, Old Rigs Sold for ScrapsIn our latest roundup of mining-related news, we look at a few examples of the knock-on effect that the current cryptocurrency bear market is having on the global mining industry and its main hardware suppliers. Also Read: US Bank That Serves 483 Cryptocurrency Companies Is Seeking an IPO American Mining Operation Goes Bankrupt Giga Watt, a […]

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November 22, 2018 0

Chinese Mining Farms Undergo Tax Inspection, Michigan Bans Campaign Donations in Cryptocurrency

Regulations Roundup: Chinese Mining Farms Undergo Tax Inspection, Michigan Bans Campaign Donations in CryptocurrencyIn recent regulatory news, we report on an authorized mining company in China that has had its operations temporarily halted for tax inspection and implementation of real-name registration processes. We also look at the Michigan Secretary of State’s ban on crypto-based political donations, as well as the recent certification of X8’s stablecoin for Shariah compliance. In addition, […]

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November 13, 2018 0

Bitcoin Miners Flock to Paraguay as Country Weighs Its Social Development Options

Bitcoin Miners Flock to Paraguay as Country Weighs Its Social Development OptionsParaguay’s Itaipú Dam, one of the largest hydroelectric facilities in the world, is supporting bitcoin and ethereum mining in a city on the country’s border with Brazil and Argentina. These efforts have already spawned a number of new cryptocurrency businesses, creating multiple millionaires, but an ongoing reassessment of the dam’s developmental potential could spell boom or bye […]

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November 6, 2018 0

Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers

Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware ManufacturersThe escalating U.S. – China trade war threatens to have an adverse impact on the operations of Chinese mining equipment manufacturers, with imports of mining hardware now facing stateside tariffs of more than 25 percent. Also Read: Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Tech Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations  Harsh Hardware Duties In June, the Office of the United […]

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October 19, 2018 0

Study Argues Chinese Mining Centralization Poses Threat to Bitcoin Network

Study Argues Chinese Mining Centralization Poses Threat to Bitcoin NetworkA joint study conducted by Princeton University and Florida International University has found three-quarters of Bitcoin mining is based in China and warned of the potential risks that could result from the significant geographical centralization of the mining network. Also Read: Worst Cryptocurrencies of 2018 Have Left Some Heavy Bagholders  Researchers Argue China is the “Most […]

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October 14, 2018 0

Singapore Hosts New Fiat-Crypto Exchange, Welcomes Crypto Bank Accounts

Singapore Cautiously Welcomes Crypto Bank Accounts, Fiat-Crypto ExchangeIt has been a busy week for Singapore as it relates to cryptocurrency. The city-state is set open the first fiat-crypto exchange in Southeast Asia, while the financial regulator has vowed to help crypto companies set up local bank accounts, according to media reports.  Also read: Salt to Offer Crypto-Backed Loans in 7 Global Markets, […]

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October 11, 2018 0

Hong Kong-Based Crypto Exchange Coinex Pays Interest in BCH

China-Based Crypto Exchange Coinex Pays Interest in BCHCrypto exchange Coinex will pay out long-term dividends, interest, in bitcoin cash (BCH) for coinex token (CET) holders, according to its website announcement. “If your CET holdings are on Coinex, we’ll calculate the dividends into BCH and allocate directly to your accounts,” the company explained. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Speaker Series II Brings Leading Bitcoiners […]

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October 5, 2018 0

China’s Oldest Science and Tech Publication Accepts BTC for Subscriptions

China's Oldest Science and Tech Publication Accepts BTC for SubscriptionsOn Sunday China’s oldest tech media publication, Beijing Sci-Tech Report (BSTR) also known as ‘Technology life,’ has announced the business is accepting bitcoin core (BTC) for the magazine’s 2019 subscriptions. Also read: Launching a Website on the Bitcoin Cash Network Is Now a Reality  The Publication Beijing Sci-Tech Report Now Accepts BTC for 2019 Subscriptions   […]

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September 30, 2018 0

China During Crypto Ban: One Woman Tries to Live on Bitcoin

China During Crypto Ban: One Woman Tries to Live on BitcoinClose to being yet another annoyingly false media piece on how ‘hard’ it is to live on cryptocurrency, the Netflix of China, Iqiyi, followed a woman attempting just that for 21 days. Bitcoiners have been doing so for years through various service providers, exchanges, and, yes, even peer-to-peer, yet the clearly untrue ‘hard’ narrative is […]

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September 23, 2018 0

Three Hackers Held in China Over $87 million Crypto Theft

Three Hackers Held in China Over $87 million Crypto TheftThree suspects have been detained by Chinese police in connection with an alleged cryptocurrency theft. The supposed hackers stole bitcoin and other digital assets worth an estimated $87 million USD. Authorities say this is the biggest heist of this type in the People’s Republic so far. Also read: South African Tax Authority Going After Crypto […]

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August 19, 2018 0