High-Powered Mining Rigs Drive Bitcoin’s Accelerating Hashrate

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On August 19, the combined SHA-256 hashrate between the BCH and BTC networks touched a massive high of over 91 exahash per second (EH/s). One notable contribution to today’s network hashrates is the manufacturing of next-generation mining rigs that produce a significant number of terahash. Currently, the top machine released this summer is Pangolin’s Microbt […]

2,000 Fintech License Applications Being Fast Tracked In Israel

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The fintech regulator in Israel is moving its licensing regime in order to encourage further competition in the field. According to an announcement made on Monday, the Capital Market Authority in Israel is looking to alter how fintech licenses are distributed in the nation. The state regulator is currently sifting through some 2000 fintech and […]

5 Insane Conspiracy Theories About That Bitcoin Twitter Scandal

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By CCN Markets: Bitcoin maximalists feuding with altcoiners is not headline-worthy material. However, when a Twitter handle that boasts 1 million followers and previously pumped Bitcoin Cash suddenly deletes old anti-Bitcoin tweets and even links to Bitcoin.org in its profile, everyone takes notice. But due to the fact that no clear explanation has been given, […]

EOS (EOS) Fails To Break Past $3.8 Resistance, 30% Decline Expected Ahead

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Bitcoin (BTC) is primed for a massive decline from current levels but that does not even come close to what coins like Eos (EOS) might experience during their next downtrend. The altcoin market as a whole has been under fire not only from investors but also from regulators and media networks. Eos (EOS) has its […]

Crypto Exchange Rokkex Incorporates Ledger Vault to Improve Security

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Ledger will provide its asset management system to Estonian cybersecurity-focused crypto exchange Rokkex. French hardware wallet producer Ledger will provide its asset management system to Estonia-based crypto exchange Rokkex.Cybersecurity-focused exchangeBuilt by Lithuanian cybersecurity and fintech professionals, Rokkex will integrate its trading platform with Ledger’s enterprise wallet management solution Ledger Vault to secure its crypto assets, […]

Apple Arcade, the 'Netflix for App Store Games' Is a No-Brainer for $4.99

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By CCN Markets: Apple, the Cupertino-based tech company that’s infamous of its extremely high price tags, is likely to release its ‘Netflix for App Store games’ Apple Arcade subscription at the consumer-friendly $4.99 monthly fee. Apple Arcade is a great deal for iOS gamers A promotional message inside Apple Arcade – the subscription service allowing […]

India's Biggest Bank Plots Scary Debit Card Kill-Switch Similar to Crypto Ban

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By CCN Markets: India’s largest bank, the State Bank of India (SBI), has announced an initiative yesterday in which the state-owned financial institution seeks to eliminate debit cards to promote digital transactions. In light of the SBI’s ambitious project, it has now become clearer that India’s last month plans to ban all crypto assets is […]

New Booking CEO: Crypto Will Continue to Grow Mainly Outside the US

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CEO of online travel giant Booking said that blockchain-based currencies will gain more popularity especially outside the U.S. CEO of online travel giant Booking Holdings believes that blockchain-based currencies will continue to grow and gain more popularity.Glenn Fogel, recently appointed CEO of Booking, expressed his support of cryptocurrencies in an interview with New York-based travel […]

Circle CEO: “Bitcoin Is For People Who Move Capital So They Can Control It Themselves”

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The CEO of the Circle financial services firm based in Boston, Jeremy Allaire has just expressed his optimism in regards to Bitcoin being a safe haven for investors despite the lack of stability in the market over the past few weeks. Yesterday, 19th August, Allaire voiced his thoughts during the Squawk Box segment on CNBC.  […]