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Argo’s Mining Revenue Dips After Bitcoin’s Halving

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:09
London-based bitcoin miner Argo reported that a dip in revenue last month may have occurred due to the bitcoin halving.

Market Wrap: A Bitcoin Lull as Stocks Signal Economic Optimism

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:42
The bitcoin rollercoaster has turned into a bumper car as equities take the stage in hopes of a global economic rebound.

Nonprofit Energy Consortium Trials Blockchain Management for Wastewater Tracking

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 16:06
A U.S. oil and gas consortium says a blockchain-based automated platform tracking wastewater reduced transportation costs.

5 Numbers That Tell the Story of Markets Right Now

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:00
From the largest 50-day rally in history to the highest unemployment since the Great Depression, the story of markets in 5 key numbers

Yours

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:56
Founded by Ryan X. Charles in 2015, Yours is a social media website where users can earn cryptocurrency for producing content. The website initially utilized litecoin payments to reward content creators. It now utilizes bitcoin SV (BSV), a fork of bitcoin cash, for its micropayments. There are multiple ways to earn BSV through the Yours […]

Gavin Andresen

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:54
Gavin Andresen is an American computer scientist and software developer best known for his early contributions to bitcoin. Andresen took up the role of lead developer of bitcoin core after Satoshi Nakamoto disappeared in 2010. Andresen also acted as the chief scientist for the Bitcoin Foundation after it was formed in 2012. Andresen graduated from […]

Miners Are Selling More of Their Bitcoin. That May Actually Be Bullish

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:39
The conventional wisdom could be challenged because miners mainly operate on cash, meaning they need to liquidate their holdings almost daily to fund the cost of mining.

Blockchain Bites: Avanti’s Angel Round, Civil’s Closure and a Data Breach

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:14
Ethereum Classic hardforked to become more compatible with Ethereum while a French energy firm is cleared to issue a new ICO.

Bitcoin News Roundup for June 3, 2020

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:00
Not so good news for fans of $10K BTC. It's CoinDesk's Markets Daily Podcast.

Numerai Raises $3M in Another NMR Token Sale With Union Square Ventures, Placeholder

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:01
Numerai has sold an additional $3 million in NMR tokens to a slate of investors led by Union Square Ventures on the strength of its latest product, Erasure.

Binance Korea Deploys Anti-Money Laundering Tool from Regtech Company Coinfirm

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:49
Blockchain analytics provider Coinfirm will help Binance Korea better comply with anti-money laundering rules.

Coincheck Customers Fall Victim to Data Breach After Domain Account Error

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 09:09
Coincheck's .com domain had been "in a state where it could be acquired." No funds have been lost, the firm said.

Matic Launches Mainnet Aiming to Bring More ‘Firepower’ to Ethereum

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 08:16
Matic, a sidechain scaling solution for Ethereum, has deployed the first 10 nodes of its mainnet after several years in development.

First Mover: ECB Stimulus May Offer Market Hope After Bitcoin Fails (Again) to Break $10K

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 07:33
After another failure above the $10,000 mark, some bitcoin traders are now looking ahead to this week's European Central Bank meeting, where authorities could commit to an extra €500 billion in money injections – er, asset purchases.

XRP

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 07:21
Created in 2014, XRP is the native asset of the XRP ledger, developed by Ripple Labs, that uses blockchain technology to improve cross-border payments.  XRP is used on xRapid to provide liquidity in cross-border payments that involve illiquid trading pairs. 100 billion tokens were created at the project’s launch in 2012. 80 billion was held […]

Ripple Labs

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 06:20
Originally OpenCoin Inc, Ripple Labs is the San Francisco company behind the XRP ledger and Ripple payments network. Founded in 2012 by Chris Larsen, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto, it is currently led by CEO Brad Garlinghouse. Ripple Labs can trace its origins back to Ripplepay, a peer-to-peer payment network created in 2004 by Ryan […]

Hard Fork Sets Stage for Ethereum Classic’s Second Major Departure From Ethereum

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 06:07
Ethereum Classic has largely followed Ethereum in lockstep. But as the larger chain goes toward Proof-of-Stake, ETC is sticking with Proof-of-Work.

French Renewable Energy Provider Wins Regulator’s Approval for €10M Token Sale

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 05:44
Renewables provider WPO has been granted an "ICO visa" from the French financial markets regulator.

Kraken

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 05:41
Kraken is an American cryptocurrency trading platform founded in 2011 by Jesse Powell. Kraken supports crypto-to-crypto and fiat-to-crypto trades.   Powell started Kraken in the aftermath of the hack of the Mt. Gox exchange, after having helped the now-defunct exchange with its early problems. These shortcomings are what motivated Powell to build a more robust exchange. […]

Justin Sun

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 05:26
Born in 1990, Justin Sun is the founder and CEO of the Tron Foundation, the company behind the Tron blockchain. He is also the CEO of BitTorrent Inc. which he acquired in 2018. Sun was previously a representative and advisor for payments protocol company Ripple Labs in China, and also founded Callme, or Peiwo, a […]

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