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Asus Allows Gamers to Mine Crypto With Their Idle Graphics Cards

Taiwan-based tech giant Asus is now letting gamers use the number crunching power of their graphics cards to earn a share of profits from cryptocurrency mining.

Ontology Joins Binance Info’s Gold Label Project

Binance Info has launched the Gold Label Project and chosen Ontology to join this initiative. With the Gold Label Project, Binance Info aims to provide users with the most trusted information on crypto projects.

The Sharing Economy on the Blockchain: the Next Step for Function X’s Decentralized Web

When we unveiled the Function X blockchain to the world, we applied it first to telephony and messaging. The XPhone, and the first blockchain phone call showed that we had a new protocol for communication that could take blockchain beyond the world of financial transfers. But our aims have been broader than using blockchain for ...

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

Global tech giant Intel, known for its widely-used computer processors, has won a patent connected to its work in the area of cryptocurrency mining.

Russian Economic Minister Says BTC Is ‚ÄėSoap Bubble‚Äô But Lauds Crypto‚Äôs Influence on Tech

The Minister of Economic Development of¬†Russia¬†referred to¬†Bitcoin¬†(BTC) as a ‚Äúsoap bubble‚ÄĚ that has led to investors‚Äô losses, Russian informational agency¬†RBK¬†reported Nov. 28.

Microsoft Japan Partners With Startup to Increase Domestic Blockchain Uptake

The¬†Japanese¬†arm of computer giant¬†Microsoft¬†has partnered with nascent¬†blockchain¬†startup LayerX to ‚Äúaccelerate‚ÄĚ uptake of the technology,¬†Cointelegraph Japan¬†reported Nov. 30.

Mining Giant Bitmain Launches Crypto Index for Investors

Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has launched a new cryptocurrency index as a benchmark for investors.

Chinese Crypto Miner to Launch Remittance-Friendly Digital Peso in Philippines in H1 2019

Huaren Capital had entered the Philippines’ business territory to expand its crypto mining business. But the Chinese firm has found another purpose on the sideways.

TRON Announces $100 Million Blockchain Gaming Fund

Decentralized internet protocol TRON announced its plans to launch a blockchain gaming fund dubbed TRON Arcade in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 29.

Manila Residents Paid in Ethereum For Cleaning Up Philippines’ Polluted Beaches

A decentralized application (dApp) based on the Ethereum (ETH) network will begin rewarding residents of Manila, the Philippines, with ETH for cleaning up a heavily polluted beach in the capital city of the nation.

Malaysia’s Finance Minister: Crypto Regulation to be Enforced in Q1 2019

Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has revealed that a new set of comprehensive regulations guiding the activities of crypto exchanges and ICOs will come into effect in Q1 2019.

South Korea to Test Blockchain-based Voting Prior to Integration with Online Voting

Blockchain voting could soon be a reality in South Korea if the trial on a system based on distributed ledger technology turns out successfully.