Day: December 2, 2018

The Daily: Bitmain Launches Crypto Index, Xolaris Sets up Bitcoin Mining Fund

The Daily: Bitmain Launches Crypto Index, Xolaris Sets up Bitcoin Mining Fund In this edition of the Daily, we cover Bitmain’s new cryptocurrency index and the establishment of a fund that will invest in bitcoin mining. We also look at a recently active online account that was previously associated with […]

Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process

Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process On Nov. 27, the world’s second-largest semiconductor chip maker, Intel, was granted a patent for a processing system that mines Bitcoin but utilizes more “energy-efficient hardware accelerators.” According to the patent called the “Optimized SHA256 Datapath,” the newly invented […]

G20 Leaders Declare Commitment to Regulate Crypto Assets

G20 Leaders Declare Commitment to Regulate Crypto Assets While some countries have taken the lead to regulate various aspects of using cryptocurrencies, many have left the matter completely up in the air. This might soon change as pressure is mounting on governments to develop standards for crypto regulations, as evident […]

An Alternative Client Has Mined Bitcoin Cash Block 558847

An Alternative Client Has Mined Bitcoin Cash Block 558847 On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Copernicus project announced the launch of its full node implementation pre-release written in the programming language Golang (Go). Following the release, the client was used to generate the first Golang version of a Bitcoin Cash block […]

Sirin Labs Blockchain Phone ‘Finney’ Will Ship in December

Sirin Labs Blockchain Phone ‘Finney’ Will Ship in December Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience […]

Wendy McElroy: Don’t Smash the State, Bypass the State

Wendy McElroy: Don’t Smash the State, Bypass the State The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 5: Saving the World Through Anarchism Chapter 11, Part 7 Crypto Justice: Don’t Smash the State, Bypass the State. The 19th century individualist-anarchist Benjamin Tucker referred to anarchism as “society by contract.” The […]

Four Ways to Commemorate Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary

Four Ways to Commemorate Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary On Jan. 3, 2019, cryptocurrency proponents the world over will commemorate Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary. While some will raise a glass to Satoshi’s decade-old accomplishment, others may choose to mark the occasion by acquiring a piece of memorabilia. Predictably, there is no shortage of […]