Emilio Janus

Bitcoin Exchange

Crypto Exchanges Turn to Dubious Tactics to Offset 80% Volume Plunge

With trading volumes a whopping 80% lower than their January peak, some of the biggest trading exchanges are implementing controversial practices to stay profitable.  Exchange...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Old computer
Op-Ed

How Self-Proclaimed Tech Know-Nothing Paul Krugman Got it...

For a man who, 20 years ago, claimed, that the internet would impact the economy no more than the fax machine, you’d think that Paul Krugman would know when to say nothing. But...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Hydroelectric dam
News

Washington Mining Enclave to Be Hit with Increased Power Costs

Low energy prices from the local hydroelectric plant attracted many cryptocurrency miners to Grant County, Washington. But it seems like the gravy train may soon hit the buffers as...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Asicboost
ASIC miners

Bitmain Activates Controversial ‘AsicBoost’ for Antpool

New evidence suggests that Bitmain controlled AntPool has activated a controversial hack on its mining operations. The AsicBoost hack supposedly gives a 20% efficiency boost when...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
CoinGate Lightning Network Support to Boost Bitcoin Adoption
News

CoinGate Lightning Network Support to Boost Bitcoin Adoption

Expect a major boost to bitcoin adoption as payment processing gateway CoinGate announces Lightning Network support across its entire merchant base. ‘Spending’ Time All...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Marx
Bitcoin

On Marxism and the Value of Bitcoin

What is bitcoin worth? That would seem like a fairly easy question, answerable by simply checking the top banner of this very page. But what gives it this value? That would seem to...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
News

Fool Regrets Taking $100,000 Loan to Invest in Cryptocurrency

An airline cabin-crew member living in Abu Dhabi has been warning of the risks of cryptocurrency investing. The French expat took a 367,000 dirham loan (around $100,000) towards the...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Spotted At This Year’s Burning Man

So it’s Burning Man time again, and this year one of the ‘art’ installations featured some prominent bitcoin logos. Well, you weren’t expecting physical...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Russia to Issue First State-Backed Cryptocurrency 'CryptoRuble'
News

Russia Developing Cryptocurrency Tracker

The Federal Financial Monitoring Service of Russia (Rosfinmonitoring) has commissioned an analytical tool for monitoring cryptocurrency transactions. The system will particularly focus...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Bitcoin

Forgetful Crypto-Enthusiasts Are Storing Private Keys in DNA

For those worried about memory loss, hard-drive failure, and over-efficient house-maids, help is now at hand. A startup by the name of Carverr is now offering a service to store your...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Wall street wolf
Bitcoin

‘It’s a Dark Market,’ Howls the Real ‘Wolf of...

Jordan Belfort, the penny-shares scammer portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s film, has been weighing in on bitcoin recently. After featuring in the CNBC...

Emilio Janus | 12 months ago
Changpeng Zhao Binance
Bitcoin

‘We Don’t Want to Compete with Coinbase’ – Says...

Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, shared some of his big ideas on the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency with Fortune magazine this week. And it’s probably worth listening...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago

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