Category Archives: cryptocurrency news

Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market

Mining Russia has been suffering from a shortage of graphics cards that can be used to mine cryptocurrencies, causing their prices to almost double. However, it was not ordinary households that purchased most of these cards. State-owned Sberbank has come forward, admitted to buying them, and apologized for causing the… Read more »

Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market

Mining Russia has been suffering from a shortage of graphics cards that can be used to mine cryptocurrencies, causing their prices to almost double. However, it was not ordinary households that purchased most of these cards. State-owned Sberbank has come forward, admitted to buying them, and apologized for causing the… Read more »

Slushpool Overtakes AntPool to Become the Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool

Some interesting changes are happening in the world of Bitcoin mining pools. With the hashrate dropping in favor of BCH, rankings of pools are shaken up as well. Slushpool is now the biggest Bitcoin mining operation open to the public. They generate over 20% of all blocks, which puts them… Read more »

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

Interview The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino…. Read more »

Bitcoin Hovers at $6,300 as Bitcoin Cash Soars, and Bitcoin Classic Shuts Down

Defiantly, Bitcoin struggles to keep itself above $6,300 USD after the Segwix2x hard-fork flop. Indeed, after the cryptocurrency dropped below $6,273 USD on November 11, 2017, Bitcoin staggers and crouches, as if to gather the impulse to break the $6,500 USD psychological resistance level again. Still, at $6,300 USD, Bitcoin… Read more »

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12

News The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However,… Read more »

Bitcoin Gold Plans to Launch its Network on November 12

News The fork called “Bitcoin Gold” (BTG) has been quite the mystery since it announced its plans to fork the Bitcoin network and change the currency’s consensus algorithm. According to the team, the fork took place on October 25, and the network was supposed to start on November 1. However,… Read more »

5 Blockchain-Based Diversification Options for Cryptocurrency Portfolios

Cryptocurrencies are exploding. Bitcoin has recently reached the $7,000 mark and the global cryptocurrency market capitalization has reached $200 Bln. In such a bull market, it’s hard to think about financial security and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) may sometimes take the wheel and drive you towards rash decisions. Regardless… Read more »

5 Blockchain-Based Diversification Options for Cryptocurrency Portfolios

Antonio Madeira · November 9, 2017 · 3:45 pm<!– Excerpt Cryptocurrencies are exploding. Bitcoin has recently reached the $7,000 mark and the global cryptocurrency market capitalization has reached $200 Bln. In such a bull market, it’s hard to think about financial security and FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) may sometimes… Read more »

Coinsilium signs Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with UMT United Mobility Technology AG

Coinsilium Group Limited (NEX:COIN), the blockchain venture builder and investor that finances and manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with UMT United Mobility Technology AG (“UMT”), a German company listed on XETRA, a trading venue operated… Read more »