Please share if you find this article interesting. BlockShow 2018: New European Event is Announced, Larger Than Ever Just a short time ago, Cointelegraph was releasing last materials dedicated to the recent BlockShow Asia 2017. However, today the conference team came back to announce BlockShow Europe 2018, its third big conference dedicated to discovering the hottest innovations, trends and sensations currently happening in both European and Global Blockchain scenes. BlockShow Europe will be held from May 28-29 in Berlin. Why exactly so? According to the organizing team, Berlin was chosen as one of the main European centres for fintech and Blockchain development; apart from that, the large concentration of investments, startups, and innovative businesses makes the city an importa...
Please share if you find this article interesting. GPU Shortage Hinders Scientific Research – Cryptocurrency Miners Blamed - Bitcoin News Featured After gamers, scientists have now raised the alarm about the deficit of video cards caused by excessive demand in the crypto mining industry. Researchers trying to pick up radio signals from stars and extraterrestrials say they need more of the latest GPU chips for their data processing equipment. According to media reports, a leading manufacturer may soon offer a graphics card dedicated for mining to mitigate shortages. Also read: AMD Increases GPU Production to Match Crypto Mining Demand Efforts to Eavesdrop on ETs Impeded Radio-astronomers working on SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) projects said they need more G
Please share if you find this article interesting. Happy Chinese New Year, and How Crypto Will Remember the Last One Since the inception of Bitcoin less than 10 years ago, there has undoubtedly not been a busier year than 2017, the Year of the Rooster, for the whole cryptocurrency market. Now, as Chinese New Year dawns, the Year of the Dog, it is worth looking back at all that happened. It all began relatively inconspicuously back in January 2017 with Bitcoin breaking the $1,000 mark, but from there the cryptocurrency market would make its mark, both in the mainstream and in the global markets. A gradual climb 2017 welcomed Bitcoin well at the top of the table, sitting just above the $1,000 mark. The year started slowly for cryptocurrency as the likes of Bitcoin, Litecoin and Eth...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Berkshire Hathaway: Bitcoin Is Disgusting, Detestable, Noxious Poison - Bitcoin News Featured Daily Journal’s annual shareholder meeting usually involves Berkshire Hathaway’s vice chairman, Charlie Munger, giving his overview of things economic. This Valentine’s Day, the 94-year-old right-hand man of Warren Buffett took the opportunity to savage the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. Also read: Citibank India Bans Bitcoin Berkshire Hathaway Wants Cops Unleashed on Bitcoin If it’s not a religious affair, it sure has that feel. The grand cardinal of retail finance, Charlie Munger, was plopped into a chair, and assembled hordes gathered to hear investment wisdom from the Oracle of Omaha’s saintly priest. To say Mr.
Please share if you find this article interesting. Five Siberian Power Plants Attracting Crypto Miners With Surplus Electricity - Bitcoin News Mining Cryptocurrency miners will soon be able to benefit from surplus electricity and the cold climate at five power plants located in Siberia. Russian energy company En+, which owns those power plants, is already in talks with investors to build crypto mining farms near them. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Five Power Plant Sites Russian energy company En+ Group is actively preparing to offer electricity to cryptocurrency miners at some of its power plants, Vedomosti reported on Wednesday. En+ CEO Maxim Sokov was quoted saying, “We are talking about five sites.” They are in the Irku
Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Markets Continue Experiencing Slight Growth, Bitcoin Passes $10k The crypto markets continue to experience a mood of slight growth this week, with Bitcoin (BTC)’s price today climbing above the $10,000 mark and the top ten altcoins on CoinMarketCap following by being uniformly in the green. Since the market dip in late January and another dip in early February, the overall crypto market cap is showing a slow rise, with total market cap is around $470 bln by press time. BTC hit $10,000 today for the first time since it dropped below $7000 at the beginning of February. Bitcoin is currently trading at $10,200.00, up 9.65 percent over a 24-hour period by press time. Altcoin Ethereum (ETH) has also been steadily growing, brea
Please share if you find this article interesting. Japan’s GMO to Launch BTC, BCH Cloud Mining Service in August - Bitcoin News Mining Japanese technology conglomerate GMO Internet is about to launch a new cloud offering for mining BTC and BCH. If you have at least $5 million that you want to invest in such a venture, and don’t want the hassle of opening your own mining farm, applications start next month. Also Read: Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor Supporting BTC, BCH, ETH and LTC GMO Internet Group (TYO:9449) has announced the expansion of its recently launched cryptocurrency business with a new cloud mining service, which will be launched in August 2018 if everything goes as planned. The Z.com Cloud Mining service will focus only on two cryptocurrencies based on the SH
Please share if you find this article interesting. Spanish People’s Party Contemplates Tax Breaks For Blockchain-Based Companies The People’s Party of Spain is considering legislation that would give tax breaks to companies that use Blockchain technology, Bloomberg reports Feb. 15. Teodoro García Egea, the lawmaker preparing the bill, told Bloomberg that the legislation should be ready this year. García Egea added that bringing Blockchain-based companies into Spain will promote business across all industries, from finance to health. García Egea’s Twitter leads with a Dec. 2 2017 pinned tweet of an article he wrote on positive benefits of Blockchain, which he calls the “notary of the Internet.” Further legislation on “attractive” regulations for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) is als
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin Price Tops $10K Across Major Exchanges Bitcoin's price is back above $10,000 for the first time since December of last year, shortly after it had charted a course to record highs near $20,000. Since the Feb. 6 low around $6,116 (as per CoinMarketCap) – a correction that saw bitcoin lose 69.5 percent of its value from the all-time high – the cryptocurrency has slowly gained altitude despite media headlines and prominent figures in finance calling the correction a bubble in collapse. As of press time, the price of bitcoin is trading at $10,037.51, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI). Overall, the price of bitcoin has risen more than $500 since the day's open. According to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index, bitcoi
Please share if you find this article interesting. Ethereum Code Editor Resigns Over Legal Concerns For Ledger Amendment Proposal Ethereum code editor Yoichi Hirai has resigned from his position following personal concerns that an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) over a standardized format for lost fund recovery would potentially violate Japanese law. Hirai both tweeted his resignation as well as posted a more dramatic explanation of his reasons for resigning on Github: “My blood pressure is higher since I found this draft. I don't sleep well. My family accuses me of mental absence. I believe these are signs that my abilities are not ready for the task of the EIP editorship. I resign from the post of an EIP editor.” Musiconomi developer Dan Phifer and two developers from sta