Report: Bitmain Plans to Set Up 200,000 Crypto Mining Machines in China

Leading crypto mining hardware producer Bitmain is reportedly planning to install 200,000 units of mining equipment in China to benefit from cheap hydroelectric power. Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is reportedly planning to set up 200,000 units of mining equipment in China to benefit from low-cost hydroelectric power in the country, crypto media outlet CoinDesk reported […]

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Vitalik Buterin: High Ethereum Price Good for Security, Ecosystem Development

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin says that strong ether prices are important both for network security and the wider ecosystem’s development. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin says that high ether prices are important both for network security and the wider ecosystem’s development. Buterin made his remarks during an interview for Laura Shin’s crypto-focused “Unchained,” hosted at […]

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China’s Alibaba Partners With Chinese Software Giant to Promote Blockchain Development

Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba will promote blockchain tech development with Aerospace Information Co. Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba and Aerospace Information Co., a major software developer and provider, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for cloud computing, blockchain and other technological services development. Chinese finance publication Securities Daily reported on the deal on March 21. The […]

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US Missoula County Considers Requiring Crypto Miners to Use Renewable Energy

Proposed regulation in the United States Missoula County would require mining operations to produce or purchase renewable energy. The official website of the United States Missoula County in Montana reports that the country commissioners have discussed regulation of cryptocurrency mining on March 14. The county website contains two drafts, one being the Cryptocurrency Mining Resolution […]

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Cryptocurrency Price Correlations in Bitcoin, Dollar Flipped in 2018, Binance Finds

Binance research found correlations among crypto assets in BTC terms have waned, while they have strengthened in USD since 2017. Price correlations among major cryptocurrencies increased against the U.S. dollar (USD) but fell in Bitcoin (BTC) terms, a new report from cryptocurrency exchange Binance revealed on March 20. Part of an investigation into price trends […]

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Mt. Gox Trustee: Creditors Will Soon Receive Decisions Over Rehabilitation Claims

The trustee of Mt.Gox has announced that he has concluded the processing of creditors’ rehabilitation claims. Nobuaki Kobayashi, trustee of the now-defunct Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Mt. Gox, has announced he has concluded the processing of creditors’ rehabilitation claims and that they will be notified of the results within days. The announcement was published in an […]

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