Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Google Home Hub review—Awesome hardware for Google’s nascent smart display software

Ron Amadeo The latest entry to the Google Home ecosystem is called the Google Home Hub. The Home Hub marries a screen with the Google Assistant-powered voice command system, allowing users to call up recipes, utilize smart home controls, or watch YouTube videos. We’ve seen this software before—there’s presently a whole device category out there known as “Google Smart Displays.” ...

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Bitmain Releases Overt AsicBoost Firmware for Antminer S9

n nn nn Bitmain has finally released its firmware for the popular Antminer S9 to enable what is called overt AsicBoost.In a recent blog post, Bitmain explains their rationale for the firmware release, citing that they originally decided against activating this mathematical function in mining hardware due to the uncertainty surrounding the use of AsicBoost. Bitmain previously released support for ...

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Money 20/20: Experts Debate Whether Blockchain Will Replace Current Payment Systems

At the Money 20/20 conference, experts debated about the future of blockchain technology, and whether it can replace current payment systems Cointelegraph.com News

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Genesis Global’s Bitcoin Loans Hit $553M in 6 Months

Genesis Global Trading has released a financial report for the third quarter that shows the U.S. cryptocurrency lender provided $ 553 million worth of digital asset loans. These were issued to corporate borrowers such as hedge funds and trading firms in the form of BTC, BCH, ETH and other cryptocurrencies.  Also read: World’s Biggest Banks Helped Clients Steal $ 63 Billion in ...

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Enter Ravencoin! Crypto Newbie Makes Unprecedented Gains after Binance Listing

Coinmarketcap.com has a new listing in its top 100. As of Sunday, Ravencoin has been occupying the 58th spot thanks to a Binance listing and has sustained a growth of 118% since that announcement. Within ten days, the coin has grown its market cap from $ 212,000 to $ 49 million! This is a rather unbelievable rise of 23,000%. In the ...

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President Trump says he's 'not satisfied' with Saudi response on journalist's death

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is “not satisfied” with the response from Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Civic Looks to Expand Adoption With App-to-App Developer Tool

n nn nn If blockchain-based identity platform Civic is to go mainstream, then making it simple for as many businesses and consumers as possible to start using its app will be key.Consumer adoption may take a while. Hopefully we have a hit that takes off, Vinny Lingham, CEO and founder at Civic, said on stage at Money 20/20, in a ...

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Australia: $50 Million ICO Shuts Down ‘in Accordance with’ Regulatory Requirements

Australian crypto startup that aimed to raise $ 50 million has applied to the country’s securities commission to deregister its ICO, reports already returning funds Cointelegraph.com News

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