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  • Robinhood App Encroaches on Banking Turf with High-Yield Money Tool - Libra isn’t the only payment system that stands to threaten the banks. Popular stock market and crypto trading app Robinhood is going after legacy banks with the relaunch of a cash management feature. Robinhood COO Gretchen Howard is cited in Fortune as saying: “We’re going to come out with a...
  • Blockchain Project Aims to Apportion and Tokenize the Moon - A new blockchain project has launched a registry that would divvy up and tokenize portions of the lunar surface. A new blockchain project has launched a registry that would divvy up and tokenize portions of the lunar surface.  Dubbed Diana — after the Roman goddess of the hunt and the...
  • Is the Farming Simulator League Taking eSports Too Far? - When we think of eSports, games like Overwatch, League of Legends, and Fortnite spring to mind – not Farming Simulator 19. If we were to suggest the agricultural sim as an eSport, we’d expect a more muted response, if not one defined by utter confusion. eSports hint at ever-larger stadiums...
  • Bitcoin Bears Ramp Up Selling Pressure as Weekly Close Looms; Factors & Trends - Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto markets have been facing increased volatility as of late, and following a sharp move towards $11,000 yesterday, BTC has been unable to garner any significant buying pressure and has been drifting lower. Analysts are now noting that Bitcoin’s bears are ramping up the selling pressure,...
  • Iran Finalizes Electricity Pricing Scheme for Cryptocurrency Miners - The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a power pricing scheme for cryptocurrency miners. The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a tariff scheme for cryptocurrency miners, according to a July 21 report from Iranian economic daily Financial Tribune.  Per the report, Energy Minister Homayoon Ha’eri announced that, while the...

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Bitcoin Bears Ramp Up Selling Pressure as Weekly Close Looms;...

Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto markets have been facing increased volatility as of late, and following a sharp move towards $11,000 yesterday, BTC has been unable to garner any significant buying pressure and has been...

Don’t Hold Your Breath, Bitcoin to Outperform Altcoins For Now

Despite the fact that Bitcoin is the leading crypto, altcoins — the blanket term given to cryptocurrencies that aren’t BTC — were all the rage in late-2017 and early-2018. In fact, over the course of the bull run f...

Silver’s Rally May Be Fueled by Concerns About Bitcoin’s Status...

Bitcoin and the entire cryptocurrency markets have incurred a severe bout of volatility over the past several weeks and months, which has primarily been in favor of the cryptocurrency’s bulls. Lately, Silver has also b...

Fiat Money Outpaces Bitcoin 800:1 for Money Laundering: Report

  Recent research published by Messari revealed that bitcoin (BTC) is not at all the financial threat that some critics claim. Messari said that they performed the research in response to recent remarks by U.S. Treasury...
Token Startup Founder Took Steps to Sue Lubin, ConsenSys for $13 Million

Token Startup Founder Took Steps to Sue Lubin,...

The former head of a ConsenSys-incubated startup filed paperwork to sue the venture studio and its founder, Joe Lubin. The former head of...
5 Notable ICO Exit Scams of 2018

5 Notable ICO Exit Scams of 2018

During the peak, ICO season, projects large and small appeared and some disappeared overnight, or failed to develop. But five projects attracted significant...
Gladius ICO Scams Investors for Millions? Reneging on Agreements Despite SEC Ruling

Gladius ICO Scams Investors for Millions? Reneging on...

Gladius ICO has repeatedly failed to honor investor agreements and has cut off communication, even within their community, prompting many to term it...

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Iran Finalizes Electricity Pricing Scheme for Cryptocurrency Miners

The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a power pricing scheme for cryptocurrency miners. The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a tariff scheme for cryptocurrency miners, acc...

Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining...

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install XMR mining malware. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that at...

Russian Parliament Considers Imposing Fines on Crypto Mining by End...

The Russian State Duma is considering imposing administrative responsibility for mining cryptocurrencies. Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, is considering imposing administrative responsibility for the min...

Iran’s Energy Minister Wants Crypto Miners Charged Real Electricity Prices

Iran’s deputy energy minister said that electricity bills for digital currency miners should be calculated in accordance to real prices. The deputy energy minister of Iran has said that electricity bills for ...

Crypto Miners’ Electricity Shouldn’t Be Subsidized: Iranian Energy Minister

Low electricity costs make Iran a popular mining destination. That could change. Low electricity costs make Iran a popular mining destination. That could change.

Iran Unveils a Crypto-Mining, Water-Sliding, Sanction-Busting Skyscraper

This article was originally posted on Bitcoinist – one of the leading sources for information about Bitcoin, digital currency and blockchain technology. With one of […] This article was originally p...

Robinhood App Encroaches on Banking Turf with High-Yield Money Tool

Libra isn’t the only payment system that stands to threaten the banks. Popular stock market and crypto trading app Robinhood is going after legacy banks with the relaunch of a cash management feature. Rob...

Blockchain Project Aims to Apportion and Tokenize the Moon

A new blockchain project has launched a registry that would divvy up and tokenize portions of the lunar surface. A new blockchain project has launched a registry that would divvy up and tokenize portions of the...

Is the Farming Simulator League Taking eSports Too Far?

When we think of eSports, games like Overwatch, League of Legends, and Fortnite spring to mind – not Farming Simulator 19. If we were to suggest the agricultural sim as an eSport, we’d expect a more mut...

Bitcoin Bears Ramp Up Selling Pressure as Weekly Close Looms;...

Bitcoin and the aggregated crypto markets have been facing increased volatility as of late, and following a sharp move towards $11,000 yesterday, BTC has been unable to garner any significant buying pressure an...

Iran Finalizes Electricity Pricing Scheme for Cryptocurrency Miners

The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a power pricing scheme for cryptocurrency miners. The Iranian Economic Commission has reportedly finalized a tariff scheme for cryptocurrency miners, acc...

Don’t Hold Your Breath, Bitcoin to Outperform Altcoins For Now

Despite the fact that Bitcoin is the leading crypto, altcoins — the blanket term given to cryptocurrencies that aren’t BTC — were all the rage in late-2017 and early-2018. In fact, over the course of the ...