Bitcoin 

Bitmain Launches Two New S17 Bitcoin ASIC Miners Today

Leading mining Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) producer Bitmain announced two new S17 miners in a press release shared with Cointelegraph. The two new mining ASICs, namely the S17e and the T17e, will both be launched on Sept. 9. The company claims that both the new models feature improvements, which should translate to higher efficiency, more stable operation and more longevity. ASIC specifications released Bitmain also released the specifications of both the newly announced mining machines. The S17e has a hash rate of 64 TH/s and operates with a power…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Price Struggles to Recover After Slump Earlier Today

Wednesday, Aug. 28 — Top cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and XRP are in the red following a sudden price crash at 5:45 p.m. UTC. The market as a whole is also red across the board. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 The Bitcoin price is trading at $9,691 at press time, marking a 4.42% price decrease on the day. BTC, ETH and XRP all sharply dropped in price from 5:45 p.m. to 6:20 p.m. UTC today — just over 35 minutes’ time. Bitcoin dropped by approximately 6% in this period, falling…

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Blockchain 

Top Staking Projects of the Crypto World Today: Report

INDX, the Tokenized Masternode Investment Fund, has calculated the top-10 proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains based on the expected yield of their tokens. The company did this by quantifying the volatility, volume, liquidity, risk and integrity. The tokens appear in order, from one to 10, based on the expected yield, as predicted by INDX’s proprietary algorithm.  Related: Crypto Dividends: Staking Coins for Gains Potentially a Good Strategy in a Bear Market But is Not Without Risk Proof-of-stake is a consensus method that states a person can mine or validate block transactions in…

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Bitcoin 

IRS Brazil Requires Reporting All Bitcoin Transactions Starting Today

Beginning today, Aug. 1, Brazil citizens are obligated to report on their crypto transactions with the country’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Entities in Brazil must report on all kinds of crypto transactions As Cointelegraph Brazil reports today, transactions involving cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) must be reported to the IRS in accordance with rules established by Normative Instruction 1,888 introduced in May 2019. As reported by national public news agency Agência Brasil, the new measure applies to individuals, companies and brokerages, and includes all kinds of crypto-related activities, including buying…

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Cryptocurrency 

Crypto News Today | Poloniex Now Accepts Cards, Will Gemini Join Libra?

The cryptocurrency sphere is bustling today. Crypto news regarding Poloniex is causing a stir. The exchange will now accepts credit cards and bank accounts. Elsewhere, prominent crypto-advocates the Winklevoss twins, along with their Gemini exchange, might be buddying up with Facebook’s Libra. Let’s check this out. Crypto News Making Moves Major cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced that customers can now use credit cards and bank accounts on the platform. It announced the move in a Medium post published yesterday. The release states that users from over 80 countries can now…

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Ethereum 

Top Cryptos See Modest Gains After Wavering Earlier Today

Jan. 1 — the top 20 coins are seeing moderate gains over the 24-hour period. Bitcoin has scaled back above $3,800 after falling below the mark earlier today. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin (BTC) is up 3.1 percent and is trading at $3,863.18. On its weekly chart, the major cryptocurrency is still down by over five percent, and is lower than the Dec. 29 high of $3,961. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: CoinMarketCap The second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Ripple (XRP), is up over three percent…

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Blockchain 

96 Percent of Companies That Exist Today Will Fail in 10 Years

Anyone involved in marketing knows the adage as old as advertising itself: “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” The reality may be worse though – not just a half, but an absolute majority of marketing budgets is wasted on customers that don’t generate enough profitability, says Peter Fader of the Wharton school of economics at the University of Pennsylvania. The rise of big data and analytics technology promises to change that situation. Today, decision-makers are increasingly able to tell…

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Cryptocurrency 

Top Coins Today | Tezos and DigixDAO Lead the Pack

According to coinmarketcap.com, there are two top coins today. In the top 100, leading the pack and standing out for their double-digit gains are Tezos and DigixDAO. In 24 hours, both coins have increased almost 17%. So what’s going on with these two? Top Coins: Tezos and DigixDAO This morning, Tezos began listing on European exchange Kraken. The news has seen the coin increase nearly 17% in the 24-hour period. That is some gain. The 18th largest coin by market cap, Tezos (XTZ), began trading at 11:00 ET. To allay…

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