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  • GMO Will Hold an ICO to Fund Its Chip Development

    Back in September, news hit the press that a Japanese company was developing what are essentially the next generation of Bitcoin mining equipment. The company in question, called GMO, outlined its intentions to create mining boards that are equipped with 7nm ASIC chips – dramatically improved over the current 16nm used to
  • Jeff Garzik Is Launching A Cross Chain ICO Called Metronome

    Jeff Garzik has been something of a controversial figure in the Blockchain and Bitcoin space over the last twelve months. He was one of the first Bitcoin developers to take on an active paid role at a blockchain startup and he's since become an active proponent of the Segwit2X event and has become renowned for taking on any denouncers as pa
  • Coinbase Just Reported Its Naming Intentions Post-Fork

    The ongoing situation surrounding Bitcoin and the Segwit2x Fork is a hot topic in the space right now, with a large degree of uncertainty affecting sentiment in the sector. The bitcoin price has generally been a bellwether for the sector as a whole and, as an action has demonstrated over the past few weeks, sentiment has been adversely impacted to a large degree, but there rema
  • Executives at Major Russian Bank: Russia’s Interest in Bitcoin is Overblown

    Riccardo Orcel, the head of Russian bank VTB International, believes the Russian government’s interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are overestimated by the media. Throughout October, Russia was said to have planned regulatory frameworks for cryptocurrencies, provide an efficient ecosystem for Bitcoin mining, and even launch its own cryptocurre
  • Peter Tchir and the Giffen Good

    As we kick off a fresh week in the Bitcoin space, price is hovering just hit the mark of $6000 and it's looking like this major milestone is only a matter of hours away, as opposed to days. Virtual currency is getting more coverage than ever before and the impact that cryptocurrency and the Blockchain could have on a whole host of different industries has t
  • Tezos Takes A Hit As Founders Battle Over Fund Control

    ​Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been one of the most talked about, and potentially most controversial, aspects of the cryptocurrency world during 2017 to-date. The potential for fraud has long been touted as a major risk factor associated with taking part in an ICO but, even with these risks in place, many individuals have been quick to allocate capital to
  • Dutch Family Goes All In on Bitcoin: Sells Business and Property to Invest

    Didi Taihuttu and his family in the Netherlands have sold nearly all of their possessions including their businesses, properties, and assets to invest in Bitcoin.
  • Here's What Just Happened With Jameson Lopp

    ​The ongoing debate as to the future of bitcoin from a technological perspective is very much a hot topic right now but, to date, while heated, the debate has been somewhat civil. Of course, there are certain individuals (generally) online that like to make their feelings heard and, as is often the case, said feelings can be somewhat aggressive. However, as noted civility has d
  • Ripple SWELL Event to Take Front Stage

    Ripple enjoys a somewhat unique positioning in the cryptocurrency space and – against a backdrop of numerous failed and similar attempts at what Ripple is trying to achieve – it seems to be forging ahead successfully. This week, the company has put on what it calls the SWELL event, which is designed to bring together leaders in banking and p
  • Dutch Bank Worried About Electric Consumption of Bitcoin Mining

    ING, one of the largest commercial banks in the Netherlands, has released a report which addressed the sizable electric consumption of Bitcoin mining. ING senior economist Teunis Brosens wro