Tag: Crypto

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.

Russian Economic Minister Says BTC Is ‘Soap Bubble’ But Lauds Crypto’s Influence on Tech

The Minister of Economic Development of Russia referred to Bitcoin (BTC) as a “soap bubble” that has led to investors’ losses, Russian informational agency RBK reported Nov. 28.

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.

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.

Amazon Gets Deeper into Blockchain, What Does it Mean For Crypto?

When huge tech or commerce companies get into blockchain it makes the headlines. They don’t come much bigger than retail giant Amazon which has just launched two new distributed ledger services.

Steemit Lays Off 70% of Its Staff, Citing Crypto Bear Market

Blockchain startup Steemit has laid off close to 70 percent of its staff, citing the prolonged bear market for cryptocurrency.

South Asia’s Crypto Foundations Continue to Grow Strong

While going through the internet, one is likely to find videos of young Asians displaying some extraordinary skills such as playing complex pieces of music or cracking complex computer codes. Even Hollywood, in movies featuring Asians, usually showcases Asians as skillful in various technologies and art forms.

Iran’s International Sanctions Causes Binance to Issue Warning to Crypto Traders to Move Assets

In Iran, there are many international sanctions that they must comply with to function. As such, Binance issued a piece of advice to users in the area – withdraw your assets.

Binance Hopes to Woo Institutional Investors with Professional Crypto Trading Products and Services

Cryptocurrencies need to enter the next stage of maturity. For many service providers, that means attracting additional institutional investors. Binance is the latest company to target this particular group. New services are being developed to ensure professional investors can enter the crypto market with confidence. Another Major Move by Binance It has been a very interesting ...

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Defends Exchange Against Secretive Crypto Trading Desk Criticisms

Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, has recently defended his firm against criticism of being too secretive in a new interview with Yahoo.

Huobi’s US-Based Strategic Partner HBUS Hires Former Exec of VC Firm Draper Athena

HBUS, the strategic partner of top crypto exchange Huobi, has hired a former executive of venture capital (VC) firm Draper Athena, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 13.

Japan’s GMO Internet Reports ‘Historical Q3 Performance’ for its Crypto-Related Businesses

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has published its third quarter report Monday, Nov. 12, revealing a “historical performance” of its crypto-related sectors despite “the harsh external environment.”