California-based mining company Plouton Mining will build North America’s largest solar-powered bitcoin mining farm, the company confirmed in a press release on June 25. Plouton, which is a subsidiary of Plouton Group Holding, says the site in Western Mojave will feature around 49 acres of solar panels generating 10-13 megawatts of electricity daily. The location
Peer-to-peer cryptocurrency solutions project Liquality has launched its interface for cross-chain atomic swaps between bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH) and stablecoin dai (DAi) on the mainnet. The news was revealed in an official company blog post on June 24. Atomic swaps are a solution that enables the exchange of one cryptocurrency for another without the need
View Bitcoin jumped to fresh 15-month highs near $11,430 on Bitstamp earlier today, invalidating a bearish divergence on the 4-hour chart. With a key indicator reporting the strongest buying pressure in over two months, prices appear on track to test resistances lined up at $11,688 (March 2018 high) and $11,780 (February 2018 high). Repeated failure to
ThinkMarkets chief market analyst Naeem Aslam predicts that bitcoin (BTC) will hit somewhere between $60,000 and $100,000 during its next bull run, according to a Fox Business interview on June 24. Aslam had previously predicted on June 17 that BTC would hit $10,000 in “a couple of weeks,” citing institutional involvement as a major driver.
The Ethereum-based synthetic asset issuance platform Synthetix has lost over 37 million synthetic ETH (sETH) in an oracle attack, according to a report by The Block on June 24. While the amount of sETH in question is known to be over 37 million, the price of this loss in U.S. dollars is reportedly unknown due
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(FRA:C0B)(OTC:LLNKF), a key player in logistics platforms and payment solutions, is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary uBUCK Technologies SEZC (“uBUCK”) has signed a strategic alliance with Spare CS, Inc. (“SPARE”) to bring virtual ATM capabilities to uBUCK customers. SPARE is
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Stablecoins have become rather frequently discussed in the news and social media over the past few weeks, especially with the news of the release of the Facebook-backed Libra coin. The current wave of stablecoin issuance could be attributed to the lack of liquidity in the cryptocurrency world. But even though the crypto market is now
Co-founder and CEO of major U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Brian Armstrong attracted criticism after praising private crypto transactions in a tweet published on June 22. In the aforementioned tweet, Armstrong notes that “a scalable, sufficiently decentralized, chain that supported private transactions by default (privacy coins) would be a game changer.” He then compares anonymous cryptocurrency
Since the beginning of 2019, Bitcoin price has been on the rise, gaining over 170%. On Monday, BTC price surged past the $11,000 mark, a new high since March 5, 2018. Demand for the coin has been reinvigorated by Facebook’s move to have its own digital currency. Bitcoin Price Up 13% from Friday to Over
Last week, the world received highly anticipated news. After the story circulated through the media ranks for months, Facebook finally confirmed it. Yes, the social media giant has moved into the crypto market, rolling out a cryptocurrency called the Libra coin. While a new venture for the company, Facebook is wasting no time jumping in. Here’s
On June 18, Brazil’s National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) announced the election of Finance Director José Flavio Ferreira Ramos as its interim president. Ramos will serve as the BNDES head until the inauguration of 38-year-old Gustavo Henrique Moreira Montezano, a former economist and the current deputy secretary of privatization and disinvestment. Montezano’s
Malta has welcomed cryptocurrency with open arms for the last two years—so much so, that several major crypto-related operations have set up shop there. In a bid to become the world’s greatest blockchain island, the company has brought major Asian exchanges Binance and OKEx, as well as Indian exchange Zebpay to its shores. Now, the
Cybersecurity firm ESET has detected what it describes as an unusual and persistent cryocurrency miner distributed for macOS and Windows since August 2018. The news was revealed in a report from ESET Research published on June 20. According to ESET, the new malware, dubbed “LoudMiner,” uses virtualization software — VirtualBox on Windows and QEMU on
Data from Google Trends’ search analytics resource indicates that internet googling of ‘bitcoin’ (BTC) is approaching a monthly high as of today, June 24. According to the data, searches for bitcoin are continuing their ascent in the week after the unveiling of Facebook’s new cryptocurrency and blockchain-powered financial infrastructure project, Libra, even as searches for
Bitcoin (BTC) was holding steady around $10,850 on June 24 after a fresh surge took it above $11,000 for the first time in over a year. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Data from Coin360 showed a slight correction kicking in for bitcoin on Monday, markets consolidating gains after a dramatic weekend. BTC/USD had climbed as