Category Archives: altcoin news

How to Secure Your Cryptocurrency Wallet: 16 Simple Tips for Beginners

Literally millions of people have joined the world of cryptocurrencies recently. For example, Coinbase, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has added around 2 million new clients within two months. Blockchain.com, the major electronic wallet, found its client base increase by 1.8 million during the same time frame. Most of… Read more »

First Ever Cross Chain Atomic Swap Between Bitcoin and Litecoin a Success

The Lightning Network brought to Bitcoin with Segwit enables users to instantly exchange Bitcoin for Litecoin and vice versa. The first ever transaction between the two coins has now happened. Segwit (short for Segregated Witness) brought with it many new exciting features for Bitcoin when it was implemented in August… Read more »

Central Bank of Lebanon Hints at State-Backed Cryptocurrency

H.E. Mr. Riad Salamé, the governor of Lebanon’s central bank, Banque Du Liban (BDL), told a gathering in Beirut the country’s government is examining a possible state-backed cryptocurrency. Mr. Salamé also commented about bitcoin and the future of digital currencies in Lebanon.  Also read: Saudi Central Bank Says Cryptocurrency Industry is “Not… Read more »

Samsung Builds Bitcoin Mining Rig Using Old Phones

Samsung’s new ‘upcycling’ initiative has seen the company repurpose outdated technology for novel and creative utilities, including the construction of a bitcoin mining rig from out of old smartphones. Also Read: Arras Lives on Bitcoin for a Week and Proves Bitcoin Is Gaining Acceptance The ‘Upcycling’ Program Has Seen the Company… Read more »

Bitcoin Gold – All that Glitters isn’t Gold

So we’ve all been allotted some more free coin, albeit this time ‘experimental’ coin… just for a laugh… a bit of fun… to see what happens. Planning on HODLing? Dumping? Mining for more? Whoa there Charley-boy, hold on to your horses. Before you get all excited, there are a few things you… Read more »

Japan’s GMO Plans to Sell 7nm Bitcoin Mining Boards Using Token Sale

Japanese internet giant GMO has announced a plan to sell its “next-generation mining boards,” equipped with 7nm ASIC chips through an initial coin offering (ICO) next year. Also read: GMO to Invest 10 Billion Yen in Its Own 7nm, 5nm, and 3.5nm Dedicated Bitcoin Chips GMO Planning ICO Japanese conglomerate GMO… Read more »

PR: Tothemoon Project: the Merits of Cryptocurrency Mining on the Tothemoon Farm

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Mining is one of the… Read more »

Japan’s Finance Industry Embraces Bitcoin Mining

Japan’s major players in the financial industry are eyeing bitcoin mining with a goal of generating new revenue. They also hope to help set the ground rules for using bitcoin. In early September Japan’s GMO and DMM.com said they were moving into the mining space. Both companies have started crypto… Read more »

Criminals Pocket $63,000 by Mining Monero Using Hijacked Windows Servers

Monero mining has gotten somewhat of a bad reputation over the past few months. Although the currency itself is perfectly […] The post Criminals Pocket $63,000 by Mining Monero Using Hijacked Windows Servers appeared first on Bitcoin Network, News, Charts, Guides & Analysis. Source: Coinsmith feed