Despite the rise in mainstream media adopting a more positive stance on cryptocurrencies, at least in terms of reporting on the actual news relating to the subject, the regulatory environment remains as murky and as uncertain as ever. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are banned in around a half-dozen countries around the world and it remains […]
Instead, we may have something that does what a blockchain does, only faster, cheaper and scalable. It’ll look more like a graph than a linear chain.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken action against a Brooklyn resident who was using a Bitcoin miner because the machine was interfering with T-Mobile’s 700 MHz LTE network in the city. FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel commented on the incident in a Tweet: Okay, this @FCC letter has it all: #bitcoin mining, computing power needed […]
The Federal Communications Commission says a crypto mining rig has caused interference with T-Mobile’s LTE network in Brooklyn, New York.
Hydro-Quebec may charge an industry-specific rate to crypto mining farms to deal with overwhelming demand for Quebec’s cheap energy resources.
Litecoin’s hard fork, Litecoin Cash, is being called a scam in a situation being likened to the Bitcoin-Bitcoin Cash saga. #FORK
Deal with ads and pop-ups or become a corporate crypto-mining minion. These will be your choices from now on when you go to Salon’s website. Add free for miners In a bid to replace revenue lost from the number of browsers who have enabled ad-blocking programs Salon will now give you a choice, turn off your […]
Salon announced this week that it would allow users to run a cryptominer instead of viewing ads as part of its revenue-generating efforts.
Seeing ads vs. mining crypto? News site salon now gives visitors the option of disabling ad blockers or letting Salon use their excess computing power for “solving calculations”, aka mining crypto, to support the company #NEWS …
Are miners — the nodes on a blockchain that process transactions — partners in a company? And, if they are deemed partners, and a cryptocurrency project collapses leaving coin holders holding the bag, what legal construct is in place to protect mine…
Iceland attracts crypto mining companies with its cold weather and cheaper renewable energy. #NEWS
A compromised plugin for browsing aid BrowseAloud has infected thousands of websites with crypto mining malware. #NEWS
More than 4,000 websites, including some owned by the U.K. government, have been affected by malware that exploits visitors’ computers to mine monero.
Mining malware is spreading like wildfire, every week now we run another story on some platform or other falling victim to it. As cryptocurrencies become far more lucrative than ransomware or identity theft incidents of exploits will only increase. Various governmental departments in Australia and the UK were found frantically calling the tech guys over […]
In a parody of the mid-1800’s gold boom techno miners are following their predecessors to the banks of the Columbia River to Mine Bitcoin. Go west Young Man The small town of Wenatchee in rural North, Western Washington State is being tagged in tech blogs and major network coverage as a hub of Bitcoin mining. We may […]