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The Curious Case of the New ‘Dragonmint Bitcoin Miner’

According to reports from a few news outlets, social media platforms and online forums a new bitcoin mining rig called the “Dragonmint” is joining the bitcoin mining environment in 2018. The machine’s creators claim the device is 30 percent more efficient than current ASIC models on the market. Also read: New Virtual Reality Tool Lets You

The Fundening? Quarter Billion Dollar Gold Fund is Buying Bitcoin

A Bloomberg interview has revealed Old Mutual Gold & Silver Fund has set aside roughly 11 million USD from its holdings since spring of this year to purchase the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. It’s another feather in the decentralized currency’s cap, even as debate rages as to whether it will ever supplant gold’s tradition of being

New Virtual Reality Tool Lets You Explore the Bitcoin Blockchain in 3D

As an intangible asset, bitcoin can be hard to picture. Yes, you know what it is, you’re familiar with how the blockchain works, and you’ve probably tried (and failed) explaining it to an elderly relative. Every conceivable facet of bitcoin’s underlying technology can be monitored, analyzed, and charted – that’s the beauty of a public

This is what Asia’s middle class is buying

Asia’s middle class is booming. As we’ve written before, people all across emerging Asia are earning more money. Think tank Brookings Institute forecasts that by 2030, two-thirds of the global middle class will be living in Asia. And these people are going to spend – a lot. Chinese consumption alone is set to rise by

Markets Update: Bitcoin Bull-Run Primes Altcoin Markets for New USD Highs

With bitcoin currently consolidating above $8000 USD after establishing an all-time high of nearly $8400 USD, some liquidity has shifted towards the altcoin markets. This has resulted in several major altcoins setting record dollar-value highs despite holding relatively modest prices when paired with bitcoin. Today, Ethereum set a new all-time high of approximately $420 USD,

Developers Invoke the Idea of Bitcoin Cash-Based Colored Coins

This week the Openbazaar developer, Chris Pacia, got the bitcoin cash (BCH) community excited about the possibility of using ‘Colored Coin’ technology with the BCH protocol. The idea initially came from the Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) developer, Andrew Stone, this past October, but Pacia delves a bit further into the idea of a layer of digital assets

PR: Alphaex.net Partners with Xinfin.Org to Provide Digital Exchange Backbone for It’s Pilot Projects

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Paradise Papers Reveal Bitfinex’s Devasini and Potter Established Tether Already Back in 2014

Bitfinex’s Giancarlo Devasini and Philip Potter has been named in the Paradise Papers – an enormous data leak identifying over 120,000 companies and individuals who have employed the services of offshore service providers operating in ‘tax havens’. The leaked documents contain evidence that Giancarlo Devasini and Philip Potter established Tether in the British Virgin Islands