Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Another major hardware producer may venture into the GPU market very soon. Motherboard manufacturer Asrock is reportedly going to offer new products for cryptocurrency mining in April. Currently, the company enjoys strong demand from crypto miners for its motherboards. Mining equipment shipments boosted its sales in 2017. Also read: GPU Producers Fear Drop in Demand […] The post New Player Asrock Said to Enter the GPU Mining Market appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
GMO Internet has released a monthly report on its mining business for February 2018, revealing that the company has mined over 200 bitcoins during this year so far. GMO has also mined over 300 Bitcoin Cash during 2018. Also Read: From ‘Attack’ to ‘Optimization’ — Slush Pool Reveals ASIC Boost Compatibility GMO Internet Mined $1.8 Million […] The post Japanese Conglomerate GMO Mined Over 200 Bitcoins In 2018 So Far appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
The price of cryptocurrencies across all markets has been dropping in value quite a bit over the past 48 hours. BTC/USD markets started tumbling on March 5, after the price reached a high of $11,650 during the evening trading sessions. Following the peak, the value dropped to $10,600 on March 6 losing $1,000 in value. […] The post Markets Update: Crypto Values Drop to Lower Vantage Points appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 9, 2018
Despite all its previous efforts to prevent the people it rules from engaging in the online trading of cryptocurrencies, the Chinese government is taking further action to deter the practice. According to reports, local internet users can still access the Chinese social media accounts of former-mainland exchanges abroad and regulators have now acted to prevent […] The post Chinese Internet Regulators Block Cryptocurrency Exchanges on Social Media appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 8, 2018
On Wednesday, March 7, the U.S. regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a letter concerning the potential of unlawful online platforms that trade digital assets. The SEC is concerned with platforms operating without permission and advises investors to use entities that are registered with the SEC as an alternative trading system (ATS). Also […] The post SEC Publishes Warning Against Unlawful Crypto Exchanges appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 8, 2018
This week the popular wallet provider Bread (BRD – formally Bread Wallet) announced the release of its new update  — fully integrated bitcoin cash (BCH) support. Now Bread users can claim, send, receive, and store BCH alone or alongside BTC holdings. Also Read: Japan’s SBI Holdings Claims 40% Stake in Hardware Wallet Company Bread Wallet Enables […] The post Wallet Provider Bread Adds Bitcoin Cash Support for Apple Devices appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 8, 2018
Mt. Gox Mark Karpeles’ release on bail has produced a new radio program examining the historic hack and heist, but is also raising questions about sister exchanges such as BTC-e and their role in laundering stolen bitcoin. If all that wasn’t enough, a Gox trustee decided to dump over 400 million USD in bitcoin core […] The post Mt. Gox Soap Opera Continues: Karpeles Released on Bail, Shadow Companies, and Whale Dumps appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 8, 2018
Auctus, the world’s first platform for smart contract-powered retirement plans, which allows you to create customized retirement focused portfolios, consisting of traditional assets and cryptocurrencies, just released their (alpha platform) on Ethereum’s Rinkeby testnet. The released platform allows you to choose between portfolio recommendations, created by the community, in the human advisory marketplace, or be assisted by a robo advisor which will recommend you a tailored portfolio, taking your targets and profile into consideration. The released platform gives you an idea of where the team behind Auctus is heading to. The post PR: Auctus Releases the First Blockchain Based Retirement Planning Platform appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 8, 2018
This month a law firm called Polsinelli LLP published a study called “Cryptocurrency Class Action Lawsuits: A New Frontier” which explains that initial coin offerings (ICO) will spark a large number of litigation proceedings against cryptocurrency projects and businesses. Also read: New Study Looks at the Cost to Mine BTC Across the Globe ‘ICOs May Be […] The post Research Paper Says Issuers of ICO Tokens Will Face Class Action Lawsuits appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: March 8, 2018
Binance has found itself at the center of an unusual trading bug that has created big winners and losers. In a matter of minutes, viacoin pumped by 70x. Just to compound the drama, bitcoin experienced a massive sell-off shortly afterwards following bearish news from the SEC. Binance suspended withdrawals while it investigated the matter, but […] The post Bots Blamed for Binance Bug That Leaves Traders Reeling appeared first on Bitcoin News.