Articles by Ranjitha Shastry

Tether, Bitfinex Being Investigated By DOJ

The Department of Justice started an investigation into whether Tether and Bitfinex engaged in market manipulation for illegally moving bitcoin prices during December 2017, when they peaked.
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North Korea To Host Blockchain Conference

To be held in April 2019, the blockchain and cryptocurrency conference in North Korea won't allow citizens from South Korea, Japan, Israel, as well as any foreign journalists.
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Bitcoin Cash Miners Are Losing Millions

The dispute started by the two groups behind bitcoin cash's two forks, bitcoin cash ABC and bitcoin cash SV, has cost miners losses of as much as $6.1 million in gross revenue, according to research.
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Coming Soon: More Blockchain Gaming

Game developer Arcade Distillery is set to launch a game for the PS4, built on ethereum blockchain. Startup Mythical Games received $16 million funding to develop console games on EOSIO blockchain.
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Does Mining Bitcoin Worsen Climate Change?

A recent United Nations report said we have about 12 years to contain the climate change catastrophe. Cryptocurrency mining is being flagged as a large contributor to the crisis.