When Moon(ero): The Mystery of Monero's Declining Price
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North Korea Could be Using Monero to Combat Money Woes

A security firm has found evidence that North Korea may be using mining software to obtain Monero and transfer it to a Pyongyang university. Running a regime while sidestepping pesky...

Nikita Blows | Jan 10, 2018 | 08:00
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Kodak Stock Jumps 60% After Announcing Plans to Launch Own...

130-year old Eastman Kodak saw stocks jump 60% following the announcement that it is creating its own cryptocurrency, called KodakCoin. Kodak Joins the Crypto Revolution with KodakCoin...

Patrick Smith | Jan 10, 2018 | 02:00
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Cryptocurrency Price Surge Could Lead to Hacked Smart Homes

A security expert says that rising cryptocurrency prices can lead to a surge in cryptojacking of people’s smart homes. If there’s one thing that movies have educated us on...

Jeff Francis | Jan 09, 2018 | 10:30
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China’s Bitcoin Miners Moving to Avoid Clampdown

There are growing concerns in the People’s Republic about the effect Bitcoin mining has on power consumption. So much so that the government has outlined proposals this week to...

Martin Young | Jan 07, 2018 | 01:45
In July, Bitcoinist reported on Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro's efforts to see the Petro become his avowed 'Great Hope.'
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Venezuela Petro Cryptocurrency ‘Will be Worth $5.9B’ Says...

Crisis-hit Venezuela will issue its own oil-backed cryptocurrency, Petro, with an implied value of $5.9 billion as its economy continues to decay. 100 Million Petros...

Wilma Woo | Jan 06, 2018 | 11:45
Canada's Sustainable Bitcoin Mining Used To Farm Fish And Crops
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Canada’s Sustainable Bitcoin Mining Used To Farm Fish And Crops

A Canadian greenhouse and fish farm is utilizing the waste heat generated by Bitcoin mining to complement its operations providing evidence of a sustainable way to mine Bitcoin in the...

Matthew Tompkins | Jan 04, 2018 | 22:30
4NEW To Implement Ocular KYC solution before completing Crowdfunding Sale
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Kwatt Coin – Tokenized Electricity a Revolutionary Solution

2017 has been a record-breaking, awe-inspiring rollercoaster ride for cryptocurrency valuations increasing by more than 2000% in some cases. With all the hype and global attention on...

Bitcoinist | Jan 04, 2018 | 07:45
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Over 860,000 Have Signed Up to Mine the Venezuelan Petro

President Nicolas Maduro announces that 860,811 young people have registered to mine the Petro, the new national cryptocurrency of Venezuela. Paper Virtually Worthless Economically...

Jeff Francis | Jan 04, 2018 | 06:30
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Israeli Company Sued for Misleading Crypto Mining Statements

An Israeli shell company, Apollo Power, had its stocks soar after revealing that they had harnessed solar power for crypto mining. However, such claims turned out to be exaggerated...

Jeff Francis | Jan 02, 2018 | 07:45
NiceHash CEO Steps Down After $63 Million in Bitcoin Stolen in Cyber Attack
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NiceHash CEO Steps Down After $63 Million in Bitcoin Stolen in Cyber...

Marko Kobal, co-founder of NiceHash, the Slovenian startup that serves as a marketplace for matching spare computing power to miners, stepped down from his role as CEO last week. This...

Jinia Shawdagor | Jan 01, 2018 | 03:00
Shell Crude Oil to Support Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency
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Crude Oil to Support Venezuela’s Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela’s first state-run cryptocurrency will be backed by three of the country’s major natural resources. Venezuela previously announced their intention to step into the crypto...

Nikita Blows | Dec 28, 2017 | 14:00
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Slow Phone a Sign of Crypto Mining Malware

As cryptocurrencies rise in popularity and price, they become more of a lucrative target for hackers and cybercriminals. Many of those getting into crypto now are novices to trading...

Martin Young | Dec 27, 2017 | 08:30

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