Monthly Archives: November 2018

Litecoin (LTC), TRON (TRX), and ZCash (ZEC) Lead the Crypto Comeback

Cryptocurrencies made a strong comeback in the middle of the week, after posting 2018 lows a few days prior. Investors began dumping digital currencies after Bitcoin Cash miners decided to split the chain in two. After the hard fork, an all-out hash war began, and investors weren’t pleased. Investors began buying back digital currencies when various crypto-positive news announcements were ...

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Giant 7.0 earthquake rocks Anchorage, Alaska; damage reported even at Sarah Palin's house

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 has struck near Anchorage, Alaska, causing widespread damage, triggering rock slides and alarming office workers who plunged under their desks.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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New ASUS Partnership Allows Users to Mine Crypto With Idle GPU Power

Taiwanese tech giant ASUS to allow its graphics cards owners to mine crypto and cash out via PayPal and WeChat through a new partnership Cointelegraph.com News

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New Bitcoin Cash Opcode Shows an Onchain Game of Chess is Possible

Since the recent Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upgrade, the protocol now has some newly added features like the re-enabled opcode OP_Checkdatasig. After the implementation, a few developers have been experimenting with the opcode and have developed concepts such as “spending constraints.” Moreover, in another instance, a programmer recently used the opcode to create an onchain chess game on the BCH blockchain. Also ...

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SEC Charges DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather with Crypto Touting Violations

Nobody gets away with fraud in the SEC’s eyes. The latest pair to be hit with SEC charges include pro-boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled. SEC Charges Mayweather and Khaled The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the pair with the improper promotion of initial coin offerings or ICOs for cryptocurrencies. Neither party revealed to investors that they were, in ...

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SEC Chairman: Investors Should Consider Lack of ‘Safeguards’ Before Investing in Crypto

U.S. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton reiterated his wary view of crypto trading, warning investors to think before entering a market that lacks “safeguards” Cointelegraph.com News

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Bitcoin Mining Startup Envion Ordered to Close by Swiss Court

A court in Switzerland has ordered the closure of bitcoin mining startup Envion AG over concerns of poor corporate governance. The company raised $ 100 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) in January, but a succession of boardroom wrangles have led to a breakdown in its corporate structure, bringing operations to a halt. Also read: Canadian Bitcoin Miner Fortress Blockchain ...

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Scientists, ethicists slam decisions behind gene-edited twins

Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after the Chinese geneticist claimed to have altered the genes of the embryo of a pair of twin girls before birth, prompting outcry from scientists of the field. (credit: S.C. Leung/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) As more ...

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