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Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Announces Additional 1,000-Rig Purchase

December 13, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

Cryptocurrency mining firm Riot Blockchain announced the purchase of an additional 1,000 next-generation Bitmain S17-Pro Antminers on  Dec.12. This completes the upgrade of its Oklahoma City mining facility, following an initial purchase of 3,000 units […]

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Lisk’s Lightcurve Lays Off 40% of Workforce to Decrease Overheads

December 13, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

Blockchain development studio Lightcurve — a part of the Lisk open-source blockchain application platform — laid off 40% of its workforce earlier this week. Lightcurve and Lisk co-founder, Max Kordek, announced the decision earlier this […]

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‘New Risks’: Swiss Government Skeptical on Central Bank Digital Currency

December 13, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

A digital Swiss franc would do more harm than good, according to the nation’s government. Having been requested by the Swiss parliament to examine the potential of creating a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the […]

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Bitcoin’s Best Ally Is Just Time: Pompliano

December 13, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

This post is part of CoinDesk’s 2019 Year in Review, a collection of 100 op-eds, interviews and takes on the state of blockchain and the world. Anthony Pompliano is the co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital. […]

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Cryptocurrency Is Still the World’s Best Performing Asset Class This Year – CoinDesk

December 13, 2019 BitcoinPrice 0

As the year and decade come to an end, cryptocurrencies once again outperform other major asset classes. Despite trading significantly down from their record highs of late December 2017, large-cap cryptocurrencies had a phenomenal year […]