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Mt. Gox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi released updated information on Wednesday regarding the rehabilitation plan for creditors of the long-defunct crypto exchange. According to the file, the restriction reference period starts on September 15, in which “the assignment, transfer or succession, provision as collateral, or disposition by other means of rehabilitation claims are prohibited.” Kobayashi confirmed
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Bitcoin miner Cleanspark says it experienced accelerated growth amid the crypto winter this year and the operation’s hashrate has surpassed 3 exahash per second (EH/s), tripling in less than twelve months’ time. The news follows a number of expansions bitcoin mining operations have embarked upon during 2022’s tumultuous crypto market. Cleanspark’s Hashrate Surpasses 3 EH/S,
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On Friday, Jerome Powell spoke at the annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium and the Federal Reserve chair explained that the U.S. central bank is focused on fighting the country’s red-hot inflation. Powell stressed at the event that strict monetary policy is necessary, and his commentary hinted that the Fed won’t hit the brakes on monetary
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Jamie Redman Jamie Redman is the News Lead at Bitcoin.com News and a financial tech journalist living in Florida. Redman has been an active member of the cryptocurrency community since 2011. He has a passion for Bitcoin, open-source code, and decentralized applications. Since September 2015, Redman has written more than 5,700 articles for Bitcoin.com News
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On August 18, 2022, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty increased again after the 1.74% rise two weeks ago on August 4. At block height 749,952 at 7:07 a.m. (EST) the network’s mining difficulty rose by 0.63% from 28.17 trillion to 28.35 trillion Thursday morning. Bitcoin Network Records Second Consecutive Difficulty Increase Since August 4 Finding a bitcoin
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While Bitcoin (BTC) has failed in countering this year’s rampant global inflation, it should still be considered as an inflation hedge, says Steven Lubka, the managing director of private consumers at Swan Bitcoin.  According to Lubka, Bitcoin works well as a hedge against rising prices when inflation is caused by monetary expansion. It is less
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sponsored .bit (did.id) has raised $13 million to build a cross-chain decentralized identity protocol. The Series A round, completed one year after the startup’s launch, was from CMB International, HashKey Capital, QingSong Fund, GSR Ventures, GGV Capital, and SNZ. .bit’s open-source blockchain protocol will provide permissionless decentralized identification for individual users and DAOs. Over the
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We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Tongtong Bee, co-founder of Panony — an incubator, investor and adviser for blockchain and Web3 business. I’m Tongtong Bee,
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Five days ago, the influential Chinese crypto miner, Chandler Guo, explained that a proof-of-work (PoW) version of Ethereum is “coming soon” as the community prepares for the network’s transition to proof-of-stake (PoS) next month. As usual, the idea of a forked token gets people excited and some individuals get upset, and even though the token
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