Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Announces Additional 1,000-Rig Purchase

Riot Blockchain announces additional 1,000 new Antminer S17-Pro mining rig purchase, bringing recent order totals to 4,000 in December. Cryptocurrency mining firm Riot Blockchain announced the purchase of an additional 1,000 next-generation Bitmain S17-Pro Antminers on  Dec.12. This completes the upgrade of its Oklahoma City mining facility, following an initial purchase of 3,000 units announced […]

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Max Keiser: Bitcoin’s first function is to clean up the mess left by fiat

Max Keiser calls Bitcoin “resistance money” while promoting cryptocurrency’s role in Latin America during a talk in Uruguay. International journalist and media defender of Bitcoin Max Keiser gave a presentation at Labitconf in Montevideo, Uruguay, in which he explained the impact that cryptocurrencies generate in the global scenario and particularly in the Latin American region. […]

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Russia’s National Energy Grid Operator Tests Blockchain for Retail Payments

Russia’s national energy grid operator Rosetti is testing a blockchain solution for payments in the retail electricity sector. Russia’s national energy grid operator Rosetti is testing a blockchain solution for payments in the retail electricity sector. The system — initiated by Rosseti and developed by the Russian distributed ledger technology (DLT) startup Waves — aims […]

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Japan’s 2nd-Largest Utility Trials Blockchain for Renewable Energy Credits

The second-largest power utility in Japan is extending its trial of a blockchain-powered system for transacting renewable energy credits. The second-largest power utility in Japan is extending its trial of a blockchain-powered system for transacting renewable energy credits. According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 9, the Kansai Electric Power Co Inc […]

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