Uber’s Largest Shareholder SoftBank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain

By | August 18, 2018

Uber’s Largest Shareholder SoftBank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain An official from SoftBank has denied their involvement in the investment deal with Bitcoin (BTC) mining behemoth Bitmain that was reported last week by both crypto and mainstream media sources. As previously reported, Bitmain had allegedly sealed a pre-Initial Public Offering (IPO) financing deal which had brought its valuation to $15 billion. Both Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent and Japan’s… Read More »

New NebuTech BTMiner 8.0 for Bytom (BTM) With Better Performance

By | August 18, 2018

New NebuTech BTMiner 8.0 for Bytom (BTM) With Better Performance 18 Aug2018 The latest release of the NebuTech BTMiner Nvidia GPU miner version 8.0 for mining Bytom (BTM) claims once more the top spot in terms of performance with the ongoing competition with Bminer. The latest NebuTech miner comes with higher hashrate by 10-15% over the previous release… Read More »

Crypto Markets See Slight Slump, Ethereum Fails to Hold $300 Support

By | August 18, 2018

Crypto Markets See Slight Slump, Ethereum Fails to Hold $300 Support Saturday, August 18: crypto markets have seen another slump today, with some coins wavering following weekly gains, according to data from Coinmarketcap. Total market cap has dipped as low as $210 billion at press time. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is down 1.79 percent over the… Read More »

Uber’s Largest Shareholder SoftBank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain

By | August 18, 2018

Uber’s Largest Shareholder SoftBank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain An official from SoftBank has denied their involvement in the investment deal with Bitcoin (BTC) mining behemoth Bitmain that was reported last week by both crypto and mainstream media sources. As previously reported, Bitmain had allegedly sealed a pre-Initial Public Offering (IPO) financing deal which had brought its valuation to $15 billion. Both Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent and Japan’s… Read More »

Crypto Markets See Slight Slump, Ethereum Fails to Hold $300 Support

By | August 18, 2018

Crypto Markets See Slight Slump, Ethereum Fails to Hold $300 Support Saturday, August 18: crypto markets have seen another slump today, with some coins wavering following weekly gains, according to data from Coinmarketcap. Total market cap has dipped as low as $210 billion at press time. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is down 1.79 percent over the… Read More »

Porn Website Tube8 to Launch Blockchain Platform, Reward Views With Crypto Tokens

By | August 18, 2018

Porn Website Tube8 to Launch Blockchain Platform, Reward Views With Crypto Tokens Porn website Tube8 has revealed plans to create a blockchain-based platform for users to earn crypto tokens as they watch and interact with Tube8 videos, according to Hard Fork, August 17. The adult entertainment streaming site and subsidiary of Pornhub announced a partnership with Vice Industry… Read More »

Playboy Lawsuit: How Blockchain Developer Failed The Vice Industry Token

By | August 18, 2018

Playboy Lawsuit: How Blockchain Developer Failed The Vice Industry Token As the Los Angeles Times reported on Aug. 14, Playboy — one of the pioneers in global erotica — is suing the Canadian firm Global Blockchain Technologies (BLOC), claiming that it failed to integrate blockchain technology into Playboy’s online media channels. Playboy Enterprises has filed a lawsuit in… Read More »

SIM Swapping: How Hackers Stole Millions Worth of Crypto Via Victim’s Telecoms Operator

By | August 18, 2018

SIM Swapping: How Hackers Stole Millions Worth of Crypto Via Victim’s Telecoms Operator On Aug. 15, American investor Michael Terpin filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T. He believes that the telecoms giant had provided hackers with access to his phone number, which led to a major crypto heist. Michael Terpin is a Puerto Rico-based entrepreneur and CEO… Read More »

eSports Betting Platform Unikrn Being Sued Over Its ICO

By | August 18, 2018

eSports Betting Platform Unikrn Being Sued Over Its ICO A Las Vegas man is suing Unikrn, claiming the company failed to register the tokens as securities during its ongoing ICO. John Hastings claims that he and possibly many others lost money in the ICO for eSports startup Unikrn. The Las Vegas man is hoping to have his case… Read More »

Capital One Seeks Blockchain Patent for ‘Collaborative’ Authentication Tool

By | August 18, 2018

Capital One Seeks Blockchain Patent for ‘Collaborative’ Authentication Tool U.S. banking giant Capital One is working on using blockchain technology to usher in more convenient and secure user authentication methods for instances such as banking security. In a continuation of a patent application submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) back in June 2017, Capital One… Read More »