Stolen Icelandic Bitcoin Miners Found in China?

Stolen Icelandic Bitcoin Miners Found in China?

Police in Tianjin, China have seized 600 Bitcoin mining rigs, exactly the same amount of machines that were stolen in Iceland during a series of heists in December and January. The Bitcoin mining farm caused a short circuit on its electricity meter and was stealing power; electricity authorities noted a 28% increase of power loss on […]

New South Korean Regulator Positive on Crypto

New South Korean Regulator Positive on Crypto

President Moon Jae-in has sworn in a new governor to head South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) after he was nominated by the country’s Financial Sevices Commission last week, reports Cointelegraph. The new governor, Yoon Suk-heun, has already made encouraging comments regarding the regulation of cryptocurrencies in the Asian country. At a press conference on 6 […]

Indonesia Gets Data Savvy with Blockchain Plans

Indonesia Gets Data Savvy with Blockchain Plans

South East Asia‘s largest economy, Indonesia, is seeing both public and private sectors investing in applying blockchain technology to address issues surrounding the storage and application of data within the country in a number of sectors, reports Reuters. The problems have arisen due to the sheer volume of data, which is now generated by a […]

CoinMarketCap Removes Bitcoin.com Amid Bitcoin Cash Controversy

CoinMarketCap Removes Bitcoin.com Amid Bitcoin Cash Controversy

Bitcoin.com has been deleted from CoinMarketCap‘s Bitcoin page after being listed as the secondary Bitcoin website for many years. CoinMarketCap is an extremely popular tool that lists important information about almost every cryptocurrency in existence, which includes over a thousand different coins, and is ranked by Alexa as the 181st most popular website in the […]

Ethereum Co-Founder Launches Blockchain Coffee Project in Ethiopia

Ethereum Co-Founder Launches Blockchain Coffee Project in Ethiopia

Ethereum co-founder and Cardano chief Charles Hoskinson has launched a new project working with Ethiopia’s ministry of science and technology, according to CCN. The project, according to the memorandum of understanding, is to study how blockchain technology can be applied to solving the problems attached to the coffee industry, such as land registry and supply […]

Regulation and Innovation, a Crypto Future in France

Regulation and Innovation, a Crypto Future in France

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire recently described cryptocurrency as a “revolution”; income tax on crypto has been axed  by the French government, and former French finance minister Christine Lagarde, now IMF head, described future international digital currency regulation as “inevitable”. Lagarde even expressed interest in the creation of an IMF cryptocurrency last year, after comments […]