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Report: Miner Spends Only $1567 per Bitcoin

Electricity is the number one cost for cryptocurrency mining, giving an edge to whoever can secure it for the lowest price. Bitfarms, which has access to cheap renewable energy in Canada, reports that mining a single BTC cost the company just $1567 in the first half of the year. Also …

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Markets Update: BTC Consolidates Around $7K After Breaking Trendline

The cryptocurrency markets are consolidating today, following BTC’s recent break above the major descending trendline dating back to December’s all-time highs and subsequent rally to approximately $7,150 USD. Also Read: Reserve Bank of India Anticipates Shift to P2P Crypto Trading  BTC Consolidates Around $7,000 After Short Squeeze and Broken Trendline The …

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Bitcoin Cold Storage in DNA

Savvy Bitcoiners know: whoever controls keys and passphrases, controls the coins. As cryptocurrency becomes part of everyday life and investment, enthusiasts are increasingly searching for unique, secure ways to store access to their digital assets. Enter Carverr, the startup claiming to keep passwords and keys in a microtube of deoxyribonucleic …

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PR: Access Sold out ICO’s Through Vertex Aftermarket

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. With the growing interest by …

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Reserve Bank of India Anticipates Shift to P2P Crypto Trading

India’s central bank has released its latest annual report which includes a section dedicated to cryptocurrency. The Reserve Bank of India outlines the risks posed by crypto and emphasizes the need to monitor crypto development in anticipation that some trading may shift from exchanges to peer-to-peer (P2P) mode. Also read: Yahoo! Japan …

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Nchain Publishes Bitcoin SV Alpha Release

Over the course of the last two weeks, many Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents were waiting for the firm Nchain to publish its Bitcoin SV codebase. Then on Wednesday, August 29, the company published its alpha release in order to show the code to miners and pool operators. Moreover, a mining …

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Hong Kong Seeks Fintech Talent, DLT Experts

Authorities in Hong Kong have taken steps to attract fintech specialists who can support its economic development. The government of the Chinese region has prepared a list of needed professions from several related fields, including distributed ledger technologies and asset management. Also read: China Escalates Crackdown, Russia Chases Shadows, UK …

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Japanese Actress Helps Tokyo Police Raise Crypto Cybersecurity Awareness

A Japanese actress and singer has helped the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department raise awareness on cybersecurity issues, including cryptocurrencies. She reportedly took on the role of a cybersecurity manager in an event hosted by the department where participants learned about cybercrime countermeasures. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto …

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