Sue Gordon: Silicon Valley Should Work With the Government

In an expansive on-the-record interview with WIRED, the principal deputy director of national intelligence made her pitch for public-private...

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‘Asia’s Amazon’ Starts Using Bithumb’s Payment Service for Cryptocurrency Users
Nov10

‘Asia’s Amazon’ Starts Using Bithumb’s Payment Service for Cryptocurrency Users

One of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, has begun providing a cryptocurrency payment service to a major online marketplace it refers to as “Asia’s Amazon.” Korean users can use their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange to pay for purchases on Qoo10 using this service. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Qoo10 Partners With Bithumb South Korean...

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Nigerian Startups Call for Cryptocurrency Regulation to Stem Investment Outflows
Nov10

Nigerian Startups Call for Cryptocurrency Regulation to Stem Investment Outflows

Nigeria’s financial technology startups have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to provide legal guidelines for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. A lack of regulation is driving investment out of Africa’s biggest economy to areas like Rwanda and Europe while fomenting uncertainty, according to the Electronic Payment Practitioners Association of Nigeria (E-ppan). Also Read: Canadian Bitcoin Miner Hut...

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Canadian Bitcoin Miner Hut 8 Reports Q3 Loss of $8.7 Million
Nov10

Canadian Bitcoin Miner Hut 8 Reports Q3 Loss of $8.7 Million

Hut 8 Mining Corp., a Canadian bitcoin mining company, has released its third quarter earnings report, which shows a net loss of US $8.7 million on higher depreciation costs. Depreciation spiked to $13.3 million, wiping out mining profit which came to $6.7 million. Also Read: Trade.io Acquires Primus Capital Markets to Offer BTC-Backed Forex Trading  Revenue Soars but Profits Fall During the third quarter of 2018, the...

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Fork Watch: List of BCH Services Providing Fork Support
Nov10

Fork Watch: List of BCH Services Providing Fork Support

The Bitcoin Cash community have been heavily discussing and preparing for a possible network split due to two development teams competing on which featured consensus changes will be added to the next upgrade. Additionally, over the last two weeks, Bitcoin Cash infrastructure providers such as exchanges and wallet services have been revealing their contingency plans for the upcoming hard fork scheduled for Nov. 15. *** Update: This...

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