Washington’s Mason County Rejects New Bitcoin Miners, Temporarily

Mason County joins Chelan County in the U.S. state of Washington to place a moratorium on new applications for cryptocurrency mining operations. In a move to take time and evaluate the effect of energy-intensive crypto mining operations on local power resources, Mason County’s Public Utility District (PUD) has announced a moratorium on new cryptocurrency mining operations. […]

Americans Are Ducking Their Bitcoin Tax Bill, Research Shows

While US tax selling is said to have fueled much of the pressure in the bitcoin price till the most recent turnaround, Uncle Sam may find he has come up short when tax day rolls around on April 17. That’s because only a fraction of filers are actually reporting their crypto-fueled profits from 2017, when the […]

Best Monero Mining Hardware for 2018

The post Best Monero Mining Hardware for 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Why Mine Monero? Monero is one of the top privacy coins on the market. It currently resides in 10th place on the market cap list, and it has one of the most engaged communities of developers and users around. Mining Monero is […]

Telegram Copycat Company Exposed as Fraud

Someone has registered a company in the UK that has plagiarised the global instant messaging app Telegram’s ICO project name. According to reports in Quartz, the Telegram Open Network Limited was incorporated in late February. UK Company Listing an Obvious Fraud According to documents from Companies House, the UK company register, Telegram Open Network Limited […]

22 European Nations Come Together with Blockchain Partnership

On April 10, 2018, 22 European countries joined forces to cooperate on blockchain regulation and education. The European Blockchain Partnership “will be a vehicle for cooperation amongst Member States to exchange experience and expertise in technical and regulatory fields and prepare for the launch of EU-wide blockchain applications across the Digital Single Market for the […]

Taking Ether Public: An Interview with Ether Capital CEO Michael Conn

Ether Capital is positioning itself to be the first Ethereum-focused publicly traded company. Having already raised $45 million through a private placement, the Toronto-based firm is now close to finalizing the reverse takeover (RTO) of a Vancouver shell company by mid-April. “Ether Capital is a technology company focused on building the central business and investment […]

EOS Price Soars 30% as Airdrop Nears amid Wider Market Rally

The EOS price leaped by more than 30 percent on Wednesday, headlining a rally that saw the cryptocurrency market cap swell by more than $6 billion. EOS Price Headlines Market Rally with 30 Percent Surge On Wednesday, the EOS price exploded by an eye-popping 33 percent, outpacing every other top 100-cryptocurrency. At present, EOS is […]

Irony Alert: JPMorgan Gets Sued for Bitcoin Fraud

If Jamie Dimon didn’t believe in karma before, he may be a believer now. JPMorgan has been hit with a class-action lawsuit on allegations of tacking on unannounced layers of fees plus interest after pulling the rug out from under the feet of cryptocurrency investors, according to a Reuters report. No wonder the decentralized revolution […]