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2 Swiss Banks Launch Cryptocurrency Trading and Custody After Gaining Regulatory Approval

Switzerland’s financial regulator, FINMA, has approved two Zurich-based banks to offer a range of cryptocurrency services, including trading and custody. Maerki Baumann Bank subsequently announced the launch of its trading platform for major cryptocurrencies while Incore Bank is offering a range of crypto services. Maerki Baumann Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Desk and Custody Service The Swiss […] The post 2 Swiss Banks Launch Cryptocurrency Trading and Custody After Gaining Regulatory Approval appeared f[..]

Bitmain Unveils Cheaper T19 Bitcoin Miner to Regain Lost Market Share

Bitmain on Monday released the Antminer T19, a cheaper bitcoin mining machine, in an effort to regain lost market share. The Beijing-based company said the Antminer T19 has computing power or hashrate of 84 terahash per second (TH/s) and power efficiency of 37.5 joules per terahash (J/TH). The latest hardware is modeled after Bitmain’s more […] The post Bitmain Unveils Cheaper T19 Bitcoin Miner to Regain Lost Market Share appeared first on Bitcoin News.

US Turmoil and Negative Interest Rates – Billionaire Michael Novogratz Says ‘Watch Gold and Bitcoin’

For the first time since October 2019, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell admitted to leveraging quantitative easing (QE) tactics. Powell explained on Friday, the central bank is now comfortable with leveraging QE on a regular basis. Furthermore, the Fed is planning on utilizing negative interest rates in the near future, according to a number of […] The post US Turmoil and Negative Interest Rates – Billionaire Michael Novogratz Says ‘Watch Gold and Bitcoin’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Crypto Firm Uquid Launches Marketplace- 30,000 Digital Products, Bitcoin Cash Support

On May 28, 2020, the digital currency and blockchain company Uquid has announced that the Uquid Shop is now live and accepting cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash for payments. The team at Uquid has dubbed the market the “world’s biggest digital shop for crypto users is ready to launch with 30,000 digital products.” Crypto Firm Launches […] The post Crypto Firm Uquid Launches Marketplace- 30,000 Digital Products, Bitcoin Cash Support appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Market Update: Bullish Bitcoin S2F Chart, 6-Digit Prices, Liquidations Prime Crypto Values

The price of bitcoin and a number of cryptocurrencies have been sliding downward in value during the last 72 hours, after bitcoin touched a high of $9,700 on May 30, 2020. On Monday, June 1, the price is up 0.06% and trading for $9,578 per coin during the morning trading sessions. The market capitalization of […] The post Market Update: Bullish Bitcoin S2F Chart, 6-Digit Prices, Liquidations Prime Crypto Values appeared first on Bitcoin News.

India to Significantly Increase Crypto Market Share This Year: Report

India’s cryptocurrency market is set to gain significant market share this year, according to an industry report. The regulatory environment, the instability of the rupee, and remittances are key drivers that will send the Indian crypto industry soaring. Indian Crypto Sector Flourishing The Indian cryptocurrency market is poised to gain considerable global market share starting […] The post India to Significantly Increase Crypto Market Share This Year: Report appeared first on Bitcoin News.

UK Government Seizes $185 Million From Dormant Bank Accounts for Crisis Relief

The UK government is seizing funds in dormant bank accounts worth approximately $185 million to fund its coronavirus relief efforts. So far, 30 banks have been voluntarily transferring money from dormant accounts to the government, including HSBC, Barclays, Clydesdale, Credit Agricole, Danske, Santander, Lloyds, and Bank of Scotland. The government has also proposed adding other […] The post UK Government Seizes $185 Million From Dormant Bank Accounts for Crisis Relief appeared first on Bitcoin News.

With Riots Erupting in US Cities, Using Tools of Peaceful Protest Can be More Meaningful

During the last six days, America has been feeling the wrath of a myriad of protests and riots in nearly every major city across the nation. The U.S. is experiencing an uprising like never before, but some of the protests and demonstrations could be more peaceful. Acts like not voting for the political class, and […] The post With Riots Erupting in US Cities, Using Tools of Peaceful Protest Can be More Meaningful appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Amid Youtube Censorship, Individuals Flock to Decentralized Video Sharing Apps Like Lbry.tv

In mid-May, news.Bitcoin.com reported on one of our mining pool videos being censored and banned from the video-sharing platform Youtube. The report had shown how Youtube has been censoring videos for a long time now, and the CEO specifically told the public certain coronavirus films would be removed. Youtube’s censorship has caused a number of […] The post Amid Youtube Censorship, Individuals Flock to Decentralized Video Sharing Apps Like Lbry.tv appeared first on Bitcoin News.

The Most Reliable Bitcoin Mixer BitMix.Biz – Your Fast Crypto Security in 2020

The one who called himself Satoshi Nakomoto, created cryptocurrency so that anyone can keep their financial life untouchable and protected from the interference of others. However, requirements of customer disclosure put these principles at risk and ordinary users under threat of theft, extortion, and even kidnapping by bandits. Find out how you can protect yourself […] The post The Most Reliable Bitcoin Mixer BitMix.Biz – Your Fast Crypto Security in 2020 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

American Panic Led to the Creation and Expansion of the Corrupt Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve System was created after the “Panic of 1907” and ever since its inception in 1913, the Fed is one of the most powerful modern central banks in the world. Moreover, the Fed has always been either celebrated or criticized for stepping in whenever the U.S. is stricken with some kind of fear. […] The post American Panic Led to the Creation and Expansion of the Corrupt Federal Reserve System appeared first on Bitcoin News.

China Passes Law Protecting Cryptocurrency Inheritance

China has passed the country’s long-awaited civil code which expands the scope of inheritance rights to include cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin. Inherited cryptocurrencies will be protected under the new law. Meanwhile, several Chinese courts have recently ruled that bitcoin and ethereum are properties protected by law. Inherited Cryptocurrencies Protected by Law The third session of […] The post China Passes Law Protecting Cryptocurrency Inheritance appeared first on Bitcoin News.

ViaBTC Group Announces Strategic Upgrade to Advance Innovation and Improve Customer Experience

Hong Kong, 30 May, 2020 – ViaBTC Group, an innovative technology company specialized in blockchain and dedicated to providing users with comprehensive digital asset management services, today announced a strategic upgrade, which included a new organizational structure, product innovations and service improvements. As part of the change, the Group has established three dedicated business units […] The post ViaBTC Group Announces Strategic Upgrade to Advance Innovation and Improve Customer Experience appeared[..]

Bitcoin Fees Fall 60% While Transaction Count Declines

Bitcoin (BTC) average transaction fees dropped by nearly 60% in the last week, as the number of transactions queuing up to be processed on the network eased. According to data from Bitinfocharts, the cost of making a transaction over the Bitcoin blockchain fell to around $2.61 on May 28, down from just over $6.28 six […] The post Bitcoin Fees Fall 60% While Transaction Count Declines appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitcoin Hashrate Bounces Back- 2x the Mining Pools, Farm Diversification, 100 Exahash

Around 18 days ago, the Bitcoin protocol experienced it’s third block reward halving and the network saw a 33% hashrate loss. Since then, however, bitcoin miners have increased in both number and hashpower, as the network has seen a 15-20 exahash per second (EH/s) increase. Moreover, on May 22, there were 17 mining pools hashing […] The post Bitcoin Hashrate Bounces Back- 2x the Mining Pools, Farm Diversification, 100 Exahash appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitpay Has ‘No Current Plans’ to Support Liquid or the Lightning Network

According to Bitpay’s Chief Marketing Officer, Bill Zielke, onchain bitcoin payments still rule the roost as far as payments are concerned. Zielke detailed that at least in the near future, Bitpay won’t be supporting the Lightning Network or Blockstream’s Liquid project. Liquid or the Lightning Network Not on the Roadmap The top cryptocurrency payment processor […] The post Bitpay Has ‘No Current Plans’ to Support Liquid or the Lightning Network appeared first on Bitcoin News.

South Korea to Start Taxing Bitcoin Profits in 2021

South Korea will start taxing profits from bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies next year, according to local media reports. The taxation will also apply to bitcoin mining operations and income from initial coin offerings, should it be approved by Parliament. South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance proposed the amendments to the existing tax law […] The post South Korea to Start Taxing Bitcoin Profits in 2021 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Reddcoin (RDD) Nears PoSV v2 Activation, Clearing Way for Explosive Developments

Albuquerque, NM – May 29, 2020 – Feisty underdog and first generation cryptocurrency Reddcoin (RDD) launched the PoSV v2 consensus algorithm activation process on Christmas Eve 2019 enhancing all facets of support of the native lightning-quick blockchain to a self-funding independent model. That work has culminated in recent days and will be activating shortly, marking […] The post Reddcoin (RDD) Nears PoSV v2 Activation, Clearing Way for Explosive Developments appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Buys Over 1.5 Times Total BTC Mined Since Halving

Grayscale Investments has purchased more than 1.5 times the number of bitcoins mined since the third Bitcoin halving for its bitcoin trust. This indicates that there is a strong institutional demand for the cryptocurrency, which is expected to grow significantly post the coronavirus crisis. GBTC Buys 1.5 Times the Amount of Bitcoin Mined After Halving […] The post Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Buys Over 1.5 Times Total BTC Mined Since Halving appeared first on Bitcoin News.

JPMorgan to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit for Overcharging Crypto Fees

JPMorgan Chase has reportedly agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a crypto class-action lawsuit. Originally filed in 2018, the suit alleges that the bank overcharged customers for buying cryptocurrencies using Chase credit cards, classifying the purchases as cash advances. JPMorgan Settles a Crypto Class Action Lawsuit JPMorgan Chase allegedly overcharged its customers who bought […] The post JPMorgan to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Lawsuit for Overcharging Crypto Fees appeared first on Bitcoin News.

The Many Facts Pointing to Adam Back Being Satoshi

During the last year, news.Bitcoin.com created a series that shows the many facts that point to certain individuals who might just be Satoshi Nakamoto and it’s been a popular run so far. Our series has covered nearly everyone, but there are still a few individuals that haven’t been covered. On May 11, 2020, the popular […] The post The Many Facts Pointing to Adam Back Being Satoshi appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Grayscale: Central Bank Digital Currencies Will ‘Neither Replace nor Harm Scarce, Uncompromising Bitcoin’

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) pose no threat to Bitcoin’s value proposition, instead, they will spur its growth toward mass adoption. In a new report, Grayscale Investments said CBDCs will never replace BTC because unlike the top cryptocurrency, they can be inflationary and are open to manipulation by central banks CBDCs are merely digital versions […] The post Grayscale: Central Bank Digital Currencies Will ‘Neither Replace nor Harm Scarce, Uncompromising Bitcoin’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Cryptocurrencies Spread 4X Faster in Undeveloped Countries: Blockchain Analysis Report

During the month of April, the blockchain project Onfo initiated an experiment to see how fast crypto assets can gain popularity in four different countries. The team’s findings discovered that cryptocurrencies spread four times faster in developing nations as opposed to developed countries. Crypto Asset Network Effect Grows Stronger in Undeveloped Countries Last month, the […] The post Cryptocurrencies Spread 4X Faster in Undeveloped Countries: Blockchain Analysis Report appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Leading Australian Regulated Micro-Investing App Adds Bitcoin Option for Investors

Popular demand for cryptocurrency has prompted Australia’s leading micro-investing platform Raiz (formerly Acorns) to add a bitcoin investment option. Individual investors can round up their spare change and regularly invest in a bitcoin investment portfolio. Leading Australian Micro-Investing App Now Offers Bitcoin Exposure Australia’s leading micro-investing platform Raiz announced on Tuesday that it has launched […] The post Leading Australian Regulated Micro-Investing App Adds Bitcoin Option for Investo[..]

Bitcoin Suisse: Users Can Now Trade Gold Against Bitcoin and Ethereum

Swiss crypto financial firm Bitcoin Suisse has added gold, silver, and platinum to its platform, allowing users to trade the precious metals against both bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH), as well as five other major fiat currencies. The precious metal trades are available for 24/7 trading with immediate cash settlement, the company announced on May […] The post Bitcoin Suisse: Users Can Now Trade Gold Against Bitcoin and Ethereum appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Trump Threatens to Close Down Social Media Platforms After Twitter Tampers With His Tweets

A row with Twitter has provoked U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten to close down social media platforms. This follows Twitter tampering with Trump’s tweets to alert people to fact check his claims. Trump is further outraged by Twitter’s use of “fake news” sources to fact check his tweets. Meanwhile, some people are happy with […] The post Trump Threatens to Close Down Social Media Platforms After Twitter Tampers With His Tweets appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitmain Cofounder Allegedly Expelled – Could Face Litigation for Operation Interference

One of the largest ASIC mining manufacturers worldwide, Bitmain, has allegedly ousted cofounder Micree Zhan. Regional reports note that he’s been threatened with litigation if he interferes with company operations. According to two local announcements written in Chinese, Bitmain has warned Zhan two times not to intervene with employees. Last October, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the […] The post Bitmain Cofounder Allegedly Expelled – Could Face Litigation for Operation Interference appeared first on Bitcoin[..]

Bitwage and Gemini Partner to Launch Bitcoin-Based Retirement Plan for Employees

Cryptocurrency payroll service Bitwage has announced the launch of a Bitcoin 401 (k) plan, allowing companies to give their employees a BTC-based retirement plan. In a press statement, Bitwage, which claims to have tested the product on its own employees for 10 months, said workers now have the ability to invest their pre-tax and post-tax […] The post Bitwage and Gemini Partner to Launch Bitcoin-Based Retirement Plan for Employees appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bull Run Imminent? Hodl Waves Chart Shows 60% of Bitcoin Hasn’t Moved in a Year

According to the creator of the analytical bitcoin data web portal, Look Into Bitcoin, a chart often referred to as ‘Hodl Waves’ shows a bull run could be imminent. The web portal’s analyst Phillip Swift recently tweeted that 60% of all the bitcoin in circulation hasn’t moved in twelve months. The last time this trend […] The post Bull Run Imminent? Hodl Waves Chart Shows 60% of Bitcoin Hasn’t Moved in a Year appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitcoin Risks Turning Bearish Due to Declining Market Health, Says Glassnode

Bitcoin (BTC) risks sliding back into bearish territory should onchain activity and overall market health continue to decline, warns analytics firm Glassnode. The latest market update from Glassnode shows that the GNI index, which measures the overall state of the Bitcoin network, dropped 18% or 13 points week-on-week, to a value of 60 points. Simultaneously, […] The post Bitcoin Risks Turning Bearish Due to Declining Market Health, Says Glassnode appeared first on Bitcoin News.

$9M and Over 4,500 Fusions – Bitcoin Cash Supporters Anticipate the Cashfusion Audit

Since November 28, 2019, the Cashfusion protocol has helped facilitate 4,583 fusions to-date with roughly 40,564 bitcoin cash ($9.1M). Cashfusion is an extension of the Cashshuffle platform and the protocol has been deemed “far more practical than other coinjoin protocols.” Bitcoin Cash proponents are now waiting for the completion of the codebase audit, as the […] The post $9M and Over 4,500 Fusions – Bitcoin Cash Supporters Anticipate the Cashfusion Audit appeared first on Bitcoin News.

IMF Predicts Banks Will Struggle at Least 5 More Years After Global Economy Recovers

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that banks will struggle to generate profits at least five years after the global economy recovers from the coronavirus-led economic crisis. The IMF explained that banks were struggling even before the covid-19 pandemic so their troubles “will extend to at least 2025, well beyond the immediate effects of […] The post IMF Predicts Banks Will Struggle at Least 5 More Years After Global Economy Recovers appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Swiss Government Rejects $103 Million Bailout for Crypto Companies Battered by Coronavirus

Switzerland’s government has rejected a 100 million franc ($103 million) bailout for local cryptocurrency companies battered by the coronavirus economy, local media reported. Zug finance director Heinz Taennler requested the special funding package in April. He planned to issue out loans to startups, which could be converted into shares. The central government had already unveiled […] The post Swiss Government Rejects $103 Million Bailout for Crypto Companies Battered by Coronavirus appeared first on Bitcoi[..]

Despite Trust Model Debates, Ethereum Is Bitcoin’s Largest Sidechain by Total Value Locked

The Ethereum network now has more bitcoin held in reserves than the Lightning Network, according to onchain statistics. At the time of publication, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) has close to 4,000 BTC ($34.7M) held in reserves, while the Lightning Network has only 925 BTC ($8.3M). Wrapped Bitcoin Project’s Total Value Locked Climbs to 3.9k Bitcoin Just […] The post Despite Trust Model Debates, Ethereum Is Bitcoin’s Largest Sidechain by Total Value Locked appeared first on Bitcoin News.

BitAmp – The Next New Open Source Wallet

With the recent rise of Bitcoin prices and the Bitcoin halvening, new entrants into the cryptocurrency field may wonder where they can self-custody their Bitcoin in the most secure way. BitAmp’s Emphasis on Privacy and Security The developers behind new entrant Bitamp’s Bitcoin wallet have created an easy-to-use client-side open-source Bitcoin wallet to fill this […] The post BitAmp – The Next New Open Source Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin News.

RBI Confirms No Ban on Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Businesses or Traders in India

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has confirmed that there is no longer any banking ban on crypto exchanges, companies, or traders. This follows the supreme court decision to quash the RBI circular prohibiting banks from providing services to any customers dealing in cryptocurrencies. The ban lasted for almost two years. RBI […] The post RBI Confirms No Ban on Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Businesses or Traders in India appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Goldman Sachs Hosting Bitcoin Call as Institutional Interest in Cryptocurrency Surges

As interest in cryptocurrency grows among institutional investors, global investment banks, like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, are reexamining their views about bitcoin. Goldman Sachs is hosting a call for its clients to learn about the implications of current policies for bitcoin, gold, and inflation. Goldman Sachs’ Bitcoin Call for Clients New York City-headquartered investment […] The post Goldman Sachs Hosting Bitcoin Call as Institutional Interest in Cryptocurrency Surges appeared first on Bitcoin [..]

Eight Countries That Don’t Tax Your Bitcoin Gains

As world governments push through legislation to levy taxes on capital gains from bitcoin (BTC) transactions, seeking to earn more from an asset class that frowns on regulatory oversight, there are still a few countries that remain pro-crypto, allowing investors to buy, sell or hold digital assets at zero taxes. Circumstances vary, but the real […] The post Eight Countries That Don’t Tax Your Bitcoin Gains appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Over a Hundred 10-Year-Old Bitcoin Addresses Signed: Message Calls ‘Craig Wright a Fraud’ 

Not too long ago, news.Bitcoin.com reported on Craig Wright’s recently submitted bitcoin address list that contained at least three spent blocks. Following the court filing, on May 24 a pastezone dump of 144 addresses, some of which are also represented in Wright’s list, contained a verified message that notes “Craig Steven Wright is a liar […] The post Over a Hundred 10-Year-Old Bitcoin Addresses Signed: Message Calls ‘Craig Wright a Fraud’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

BigONE Exchange Unveils Star Program

BigONE, one of the world’s safest cryptocurrency trading platforms, is excited to launch its new Star Program, a referral system that comes with a advanced backend platform that allows BigONE Star members to track the detail of every user they referred to BigONE, not to mention a decent trading fee rebate along with high commission […] The post BigONE Exchange Unveils Star Program appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Bitcoin Cash Tokenization Bolstered by the Creation of an SLP Foundation

On Monday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters were introduced to a Simple Ledger Protocol alliance called the SLP Foundation. According to the initial members, the SLP Foundation has been in the works since December 2019, and the primary goal is to foster SLP innovation and standards. Meet the SLP Foundation: A Nonprofit Aimed at Fostering a […] The post Bitcoin Cash Tokenization Bolstered by the Creation of an SLP Foundation appeared first on Bitcoin News.

John McAfee Announces Privacy Coin – Airdrop Today

2020 has been a turbulent year for the cryptocurrency market, but it has established the resilience of blockchain technology. Despite a single-day market plunge that battered the entire market valuation with a 50% drop, the following rapid uptick in Bitcoin price has led it to outperform the S&P500 index by a large margin. To Receive […] The post John McAfee Announces Privacy Coin – Airdrop Today appeared first on Bitcoin News.

This Is Not Capitalism: How Covid-19 Shined a Light on America’s Fascist System

In the last few months, giant American corporations and financial incumbents that are subsidized by the U.S. government, have profited immensely during the coronavirus outbreak. This has caused certain groups of people and those who despise wealth to claim that “capitalism is broken.” However, today’s system, that’s currently practiced in the U.S. and many other […] The post This Is Not Capitalism: How Covid-19 Shined a Light on America’s Fascist System appeared first on Bitcoin News.

US Real Estate Crisis: Home Sales Plunge to 9-Year Low, Mortgage Delinquencies to Soar Past Great Recession Level

The US real estate market is facing a crisis as unemployment soars amid the coronavirus pandemic. Home sales have plunged to a nine-year low and a record-high number of homeowners are defaulting on their mortgage payments. The impact of the real estate crisis is also seen in rental and commercial real estate markets. Massive Declines […] The post US Real Estate Crisis: Home Sales Plunge to 9-Year Low, Mortgage Delinquencies to Soar Past Great Recession Level appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Hacker Attempts to Sell Data Allegedly Tied to Ledger, Trezor, Bnktothefuture Customers

According to an online monitoring web portal called, Under the Breach, a hacker is purportedly trying to sell customer information that stems from companies like Keepkey, Trezor, Ledger, and even the investment platform Bnktothefuture. The hacker doesn’t seem to have any passwords, but is offering detailed information that was stolen from a Shopify breach like […] The post Hacker Attempts to Sell Data Allegedly Tied to Ledger, Trezor, Bnktothefuture Customers appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Market Outlook: Golden Cross Invalidated, Andreessen Horowitz Predicts ‘Fourth Crypto Cycle’

The price of bitcoin and a number of other popular cryptocurrencies have been collectively holding a market valuation of around $255 billion. The fiat value of these cryptocurrencies has slipped downwards during the last four days. Despite the weekly losses of around 3-6%, many digital currency proponents are still very optimistic. Mainly because of how […] The post Market Outlook: Golden Cross Invalidated, Andreessen Horowitz Predicts ‘Fourth Crypto Cycle’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Russia Proposes Law That Criminalizes Buying Bitcoin With Cash, Offenders Face 7 Years in Jail

Russian lawmakers have proposed new laws that seek to ban the use of bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies in the country, local media reported. According to draft bills submitted by a group of deputies to the Russian parliament recently, individuals may face up to seven years in prison and fines of up to $7,000 for […] The post Russia Proposes Law That Criminalizes Buying Bitcoin With Cash, Offenders Face 7 Years in Jail appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of Money

In the early stages of trade, when economizing individuals are only slowly awakening to knowledge of the economic gains that can be derived from exploitation of existing exchange opportunities, their attention is, in keeping with the simplicity of all cultural beginnings, directed only to the most obvious of these opportunities. In considering the goods he […] The post Carl Menger: The Nature and Origin of Money appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Iranian President Calls for Launching a Cryptocurrency Mining Strategy

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for a mining strategy throughout the oil-rich nation. The latest statements from the Iranian President follows Iran’s moves to restrict specific crypto trading platforms over “currency smuggling” mandates. On May 20, 2020, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani told the press that the country needs to spur a cryptocurrency mining strategy, […] The post Iranian President Calls for Launching a Cryptocurrency Mining Strategy appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Canaan Narrows Q1 Loss to $5.6 Million Amid Weakening Demand for Mining Hardware

Bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Canaan Creative reported a net loss of $5.6 million for the first quarter of 2020, down from $9.5 million a year earlier. The Chinese company cut prices of its ASIC-based machines by over 50% in an effort to improve sales, but that wasn’t enough to prevent the heavy loss. Demand slumped […] The post Canaan Narrows Q1 Loss to $5.6 Million Amid Weakening Demand for Mining Hardware appeared first on Bitcoin News.