Crypto Winter Survivor: Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining

U.S. hardware manufacturer Nvidia reported full-year revenue gains in 2018. On Feb. 14, California-headquartered gaming and computer hardware manufacturer Nvidia reported full-year revenue gains in 2018, despite being one of the companies worst hit by the cryptocurrency market dip and subsequent lack of demand for mining components. The firm’s main products include graphics processing units […]

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Mt. Gox Trustee May Have Crashed Bitcoin in 2018 by Dumping It on an Exchange, but There is Still Hope

Mt. Gox may have crashed the Bitcoin price in 2018 by dumping $321 million on an exchange. The now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox reportedly liquidated around $312 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC) throughout February and June of 2018 through a Japanese exchange called BitPoint. GoxDox, an organization that was established to assist Mt. Gox creditors, […]

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Hodler’s Digest, February 4–10: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The mystery around embattled crypto exchange QuadrigaCX deepens, and Facebook acquires a blockchain startup. Top Stories This Week Facebook Reportedly Acquires Blockchain Startup in First Blockchain-Related Acquisition Social media network Facebook has reportedly acquired blockchain startup Chainspace in its first apparent blockchain-related acquisition. According to news outlet Cheddar, the acquisition is considered an “acquihire,” or […]

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Lawyers for Israeli Crypto Entrepreneur Say White Paper Confers No Legal Responsibility

Moshe Hageg’s lawyers claim that the white paper is a descriptive, non-binding document. Moshe Hogeg, the Israeli entrepreneur behind blockchain firm Stox (STX), has denied misappropriating investors’ funds in a response to the lawsuit filed against him. Online newspaper The Times of Israel reported the development on Saturday, Feb. 9. As Cointelegraph wrote earlier in […]

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Smart Contracts Are No Problem for the World’s Legal Systems, so Long as They Behave Like Legal Contracts

Smart contracts are no problem for international law, but only when they behave like legal contracts. Cryptocurrencies have been a headache (if not a nightmare) for the law. Ever since Ross Ulbricht launched the Silk Road online marketplace in February 2011, Bitcoin and its ilk have been disrupting the ability of authorities to police the […]

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Report: Analyst Finds Nvidia Earned $1.35 Billion More in Total Crypto Revenue Than Stated

RBC analyst Mitch Steves found through calculations that Nvidia reportedly earned $1.35 bln more in crypto, blockchain revenue than reported. Taiwan-based computer hardware producer Nvidia reportedly earned nearly $1.35 billion more due to crypto and blockchain than it had stated. The numbers were calculated by RBC Capital Markets analyst Mitch Steves, financial news website Market […]

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