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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Samsung’s new ‘upcycling’ initiative has seen the company repurpose outdated technology for novel and creative utilities, including the construction of a bitcoin mining rig from out of old smartphones.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 »

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 »

Research Shows Half a Billion People Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Knowing It

Mining The company behind the ad blocking program Adguard has analyzed the most popular 100,000 websites for cryptocurrency mining scripts. They found that over 500 million people have been mining cryptocurrencies and “they have no idea it is happening.” Each website running the script earns an estimated $43,000 within the… 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 »