High-Powered Mining Rigs Drive Bitcoin’s Accelerating Hashrate

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 […]

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5 Insane Conspiracy Theories About That Bitcoin Twitter Scandal

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, […]

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Crypto Exchange Rokkex Incorporates Ledger Vault to Improve Security

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, […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Japan’s Largest Gift Card Marketplace Launching Blockchain Gift Cards

Blockchain network provider Aelf has partnered with Japan’s largest gift card platform Amaten to issue tokenized gift cards. Japan’s largest gift card platform Amaten will issue tokenized gift cards in partnership with blockchain network provider Aelf. United Kingdom news outlet Verdict reported on Aug. 20 that Amaten partnered with Aelf — one of the 30 […]

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Beefy Leaked Specs Hint at PlayStation 5’s Price Tag

By CCN Markets: Sony’s PlayStation 5 is expected to be showcased early next year, but the price at which the next-generation console will be launched is turning out to be a hot topic of discussion. Gaming enthusiasts had a heart-in-the-mouth moment after a Swedish retailer started taking pre-orders of the PS5 for an insane price […]

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RBI Defends Its Power Over Crypto in Indian Supreme Court

The Indian supreme court heard the case against the crypto banking restriction by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in detail Tuesday. After many arguments challenging the RBI’s power over crypto were presented, the counsel for the central bank began making the case against cryptocurrency. Also read: RBI’s Power Over Crypto Challenged at Length in […]

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