Randall Lord to face up to 4 years in prison for selling bitcoin on LocalBitcoins.com. Charged with not having a license to trade in a state that does not require licenses to exchange bitcoin.
Concerns over Bitcoin’s environmental impact triggered the formation of “greener” coins as far back as 2012. Here’s a list of eight coins that claim to be environmentally friendly and an explanation of what they’re doing to help.
The post Eco-crypto: 8 coins focused primarily on the environment appeared first on Crypto Insider – Bitcoin and Blockchain News.
Bitcoin mining takes up a great deal of electricity and energy, contributing substantially to environmental damage as the network grows at an exponential rate. A sustainable approach to mining benefits both miners and the environment. This is what OgNasty, founder of Nasty Mining, has set out to do.
The post Sustainable bitcoin mining: an interview with OgNasty appeared first on Crypto Insider – Bitcoin and Blockchain News.
As the bolivar plunges to unimaginable lows, Venezuelans are turning to cryptocurrencies to keep their heads above the water
With significant discrepancy between The DAO and virtual good-esque ICOs, we can expect the latter to be safe from the vice grip of US regulators for the foreseeable future. Entrepreneurs can still look towards ICOs as potential opportunities post the investigative report – but keep an eye out for further developments.
Is all the confusion around the new Bitcoin fork hurting your head? Looking for some guidance on how this whole saga is going to pan out? Is bitcoin cash going to go “to the moon”? Well, this piece might just make you more confused, because there’s a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to Bitcoin cash’s price spike.
In 2016, North Korea made cybersecurity news again with an $81-million heist from the Bangladesh central bank. On May 17th, North Korea’s bitcoin mining operation saw a huge spike in activity. This piece discusses North Korean ventures into crypto, and its links to ransomware outbreaks and cyberheists.
Dubbed “the digital silver,” Litecoin is a digital currency that can be described as Bitcoin’s younger sibling. But everyone dropped the “younger” part for a while on July 5 when the trade volume of LTC surpassed US$1 billion, leaving BTC in the rearview mirror for a moment. According to our forecast, the foreseeable future may find “the digital silver” trading at $65 per 1 Litecoin.
It’s been a long and windy road since Bitcoin was first challenged by Kazakhstan, but the Central Asian nation finally seems to have had a change of heart