Argo’s Mining Revenue Dips After Bitcoin’s Halving
London-based bitcoin miner Argo reported that a dip in revenue last month may have occurred due to the bitcoin halving.
The conventional wisdom could be challenged because miners mainly operate on cash, meaning they need to liquidate their holdings almost daily to fund the cost of mining.
Ethereum Classic has largely followed Ethereum in lockstep. But as the larger chain goes toward Proof-of-Stake, ETC is sticking with Proof-of-Work.
Bitcoin developers are exploring Point Timelock Contracts (PTLCs) to improve the privacy of payments on the Lightning Network.
Vodafone and Energy Web are using SIM cards and blockchain to build more nimble renewable power grids.
Coincheck's .com domain had been "in a state where it could be acquired." No funds have been lost, the firm said.
Matic, a sidechain scaling solution for Ethereum, has deployed the first 10 nodes of its mainnet after several years in development.
After another failure above the $10,000 mark, some bitcoin traders are now looking ahead to this week's European Central Bank meeting, where authorities could commit to an extra €500 billion in money injections – er, asset purchases.
Donald Trump's recent spat with Twitter over the limits of free speech poses a question: Could decentralized media do better? It hasn't yet, as Civil and TruStory show, but Jack Dorsey wants to test some ideas.