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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Waves To Launch Blockchain-Agnostic Interoperability Protocol

Russian blockchain platform Waves is launching Gravity Hub, a blockchain-agnostic protocol resolving the interoperability issue. Russian open-source blockchain platform Waves is launching Gravity Hub, a blockchain-agnostic protocol resolving the interoperability issue. It will also operate as a data oracle, feeding data from the outside world to the blockchain. Sasha Ivanov, founder of Waves platform and […]

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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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