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Proof-of-Work and Yield Farming: Binance and Poolin Launch Tokens Backed by Bitcoin Hashrate

Proof-of-Work and Yield Farming: Binance and Poolin Launch Tokens Backed by Bitcoin Hashrate

There’s a new type of token gaining popularity in the crypto space with the launch of coins that are backed by a specific amount of proof-of-work (PoW) hashrate. On January 6, 2021, Binance launched a new project called the bitcoin standard hashrate token (BTCST), a coin that represents 0.1 terahash (TH/s). Furthermore, the mining operation […]

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Nicehash Crypto Mining Pool ‘Fully’ Reimburses All Users Affected by 2017 Hack

Nicehash Crypto Mining Pool ‘Fully’ Reimburses All Users Affected by 2017 Hack

A Slovenian cryptocurrency mining pool and trading platform announced that they’ve managed to fully compensate their users affected by a hacking attack that took place in December 2017, which took over 4,600 bitcoins. Nicehash ‘Fully’ Reimburses Users Affected in 2017 Hack According to the letter published by Martin Škorjanc, CEO of Nicehash, the company “fully” […]

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Defi Yield Protocol Is a Massive Boost for Yield Farmers and the Defi Space

Defi Yield Protocol Is a Massive Boost for Yield Farmers and the Defi Space

Since February 2020, we have seen a steady growth of the blockchain space and, most significantly, decentralized finance. While DeFi isn’t entirely new, the network’s growth has been more aggressive this year than it has ever been. The distribution of COMP governance token and the introduction of yield farming protocols around June this year has […]

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Venezuelan State Electricity Company Reportedly Cuts Power To Crypto Miners

Venezuelan State Electricity Company Reportedly Cuts Power To Crypto Miners

Reports say the Venezuelan state electricity company Corpoelec is disconnecting bitcoin mining farms in Carabobo state on orders from authorities. The power disconnections come amid reports that government and Corpoelec officials are planning to meet mining farm operators. According to one report that quotes an anonymous source, the objective of this meeting is to discuss […]

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Ethereum User Spends $9,500 in Fees Sending Just $120 in an Error to Forget

Ethereum User Spends $9,500 in Fees Sending Just $120 in an Error to Forget

An Ethereum user mistakenly paid $9,500 in transaction fees to send just $120. The user, identified by their Reddit moniker ‘Proudbitcoiner’, says the transaction “destroyed my life” and is now desperately asking miners to return the money. According to a Nov. 4 post on Reddit, Proudbitcoiner said they accidentally typed in the wrong transaction fee, […]

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