Bitmain Announces Next-Generation Antminer Equipped With 7nm Chip

Bitmain Announces Next-Generation Antminer Equipped With 7nm ChipAt the World Digital Mining Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia the blockchain firm and mining manufacturer, Bitmain Technologies, announced a new Antminer will be launched soon equipped with 7nm semiconductor technology. The firm’s CEO Jihan Wu reported that Bitmain’s next-generation ASIC BM1391 Finfet chip integrates more than a billion transistors for optimal SHA256 mining performance. Also Read: Japanese […]

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The Daily: Poloniex Drops 8 Coins, New Exchange Licensed in Estonia

The Daily: Poloniex Drops 8 Coins, New Exchange Licensed in EstoniaCryptocurrency trading platform Poloniex has delisted eight coins with low liquidity, while another US-based exchange, Gemini, is adding litecoin to its offerings. Also in The Daily, Ironx has been licensed to offer exchange services from Estonia, and Bitmain’s Antpool will sponsor NBA team Houston Rockets with bitcoin cash. Also read: Coinbase Denies Self-Trading, Kraken Gets […]

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Review: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Decentralized Exchanges

Review: A Side-by-Side Comparison of Decentralized ExchangesDecentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are getting better. They’ve still some way to go before they match the UX of the best centralized exchanges, or facilitate cross-chain trades for that matter, but they’ve come a long way since the Etherdelta days at least. In a week where Ethfinex Trustless debuted, we review four of the top ERC20 […]

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PR: Coinsbit Launches Reliable and Safe Trading Platform

Coinsbit Launches Reliable and Safe Trading PlatformThe blockchain technology has recently gained a great popularity and there are unlikely people who haven’t heard about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. The more coins enter the market, the more trading opportunities should be provided. In this case, crypto exchanges come into play. CoinMarketCap has over 200 trading platforms in its rating list. In fact, there are over 500 exchanges to choose from. Coinsbit has looked at the existing trading platforms and marked out key features that reliable and safe crypto exchange should have.

Key features of a perfect exchange

The rules for any exchange in the market are simple: registered legal entity, high level of security for transactions and users’ personal data, customer support, low transactions fees, high speed of transactions and more.

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Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif’s Hack

Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif's HackFollowing the hack of Zaif, one of Japan’s regulated crypto exchanges, the country’s financial regulator immediately responded, launching an emergency inspection of the exchange and a survey of all other crypto exchanges. Finance Minister Taro Aso has also commented on the situation. In addition, the recently established self-regulatory body has asked all exchanges to inspect […]

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Robinhood Responds to Accusations of Favoring Wall Street over Its Users

Robinhood Responds to Accusations of Favoring Wall Street Over its UsersSeeking Alpha has published an exposé by Logan Kane regarding free stock and crypto trading smartphone application Robinhood. Mr. Kane alleges the company “takes from the millennial and gives to the high-frequency trader” by accepting payment for order flow and selling order data for “over ten times as much as other brokers who engage in the […]

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US Representatives ‘Urge’ the IRS to Clarify Cryptocurrency Tax Guidance

US Representatives 'Urge' the IRS to Clarify Cryptocurrency Tax GuidanceOn Wednesday September 19, a committee of US bureaucrats sent an open letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in regard to the way cryptocurrencies are taxed. The representatives’ letter directed towards IRS commissioner David Kautter wants the taxation office to publish provisional guidelines on how digital currency transactions and investments should be handled when US […]

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A Censorship-Free Version of Bitcointalk? Developer Launches Bitcoincashtalk.org

A Censorship-Free Version of Bitcointalk? Developer Launches Bitcoincashtalk.orgOver the past few years, there’s been a big problem with cryptocurrency related forums and censorship. This week an independent and uncensored version of Bitcointalk has launched called Bitcoincashtalk.org. Also read: Critical Bug Found in Bitcoin Core Invokes the Multiple Client Argument Bitcoincashtalk.org: Another Uncensored Forum for Bitcoin Proponents to Freely Discuss and Debate This Innovative […]

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Ex-Liberia Central Bank Chief Under Probe for Missing $104M, State Seeks FBI Help

Ex-Liberia Central Bank Chief Under Probe for Missing $104M, State Seeks FBI HelpMore than a dozen government officials, including former central bank governor and his deputy, have come under investigation in Liberia after $104 million of newly printed banknotes vanished from the state purse. Liberia has issued a travel ban to Milton Weeks, the ex-Central Bank of Liberia chief, his deputy Charles Sirleaf, son of former president Ellen […]

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Mining Round-Up: New Bitfury Chip, Anti-Cryptojacking Botnet Discovered

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency mining, Bitfury has announced a “suite” of products powered by the company’s new mining chip, a botnet that hunts and destroys XMR mining malware has been discovered by security researchers, and Soluna has announced that it will commence the construction of its Moroccan wind farm in January. Also Read: Weiss […]

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