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Peter Ivancic is a freelance journalist, serial entrepreneur, and sci-fi nut. Always on the move, his desire to be on the cutting edge has led to a broad schooling in BioTech, blockchain implementation and computer science.
GMO to Release World’s First 7nm Bitcoin Mining Card
Japan’s GMO Internet Group officially announced the June 7th release of its new Bitcoin mining card— “GMO Miner B2”, marking a new era of powerful, energy-efficient processing units as the world’s first 7nm consumer mining card.
IOTA Releases Updated Stratified Testnet Scheme
The development of the IOTA network has taken a significant step forward with the launch of several new testnets that will replace the current “Mainnet Lite” test Tangle.
Lost In Tokenization: 65% of EOS Users Still Haven’t Registered for Token Swap
EOS is set to launch its mainnet on June 2nd, but statistics from EOSAuthority, a block producer candidate in London, reveal that 65% of users have not registered their tokens for the upcoming migration.
Verge Victim to Yet Another 51% Attack, XVG Down 15% In Past 24 Hours
The privacy and security-focused coin Verge has been subject to yet another 51% attack, seeing a price of XVG drop 15% over the past 24 hours.
CNBC Host Brian Kelly Bullish on Bitcoin Cash Upon Announcement of BCH Development Fund
A development fund for Bitcoin Cash is seen by CNBC’s Brian Kelly as a possible catalyst for an upside breakout in price and the coin’s recent performance amongst a market-wide downtrend indicates strong support from the community.
0x V2 Update to Support Ethereum ERC-721 Token Swaps
The decentralized exchange protocol, 0x, announced a significant update in the form of V2.
ICON (ICX) Partners with LINE to Build Blockchain Services
ICON (ICX) has announced a new partnership with LINE Corporation, the Japanese-based app development company best known for its LINE social media platform.
Monero Community Calls for Changelly Boycott
Users of the popular privacy-focused coin Monero have taken to Reddit in outrage over Changelly implementation of Know Your Customer regulations, publicly announcing the exchange should be boycotted.
Wanchain News Roundup: WANLab Incubator, Testnet Alpha and 3333
Wanchain has continued to steadily develop its platform with the goal of providing a private cross-chain smart contract ecosystem that enabling a confidential distributed financial infrastructure.
Mastercard CFO: Lack of Crypto Wallet Funding Is Partly Why Cross-Border Transaction Growth Is In Decline
Quarterly cross-border transaction growth for Mastercard declined by 2% over the last year partly due to the lack of customers using the service to purchase cryptocurrencies, according to Mastercard’s CFO.
South Korea Moves to Legalize and Regulate ICOs
A legislative body within South Korea is moving to lift the government’s ban on initial coin offerings as a group of lawmakers led by Rep.
UNICEF Australia to Allow Donation Through Webmining
UNICEF Australia is helping to pioneer a new advertising and donation revenue stream by allowing users to donate their computational power and mine cryptocurrency through their browsers.
Cardano (ADA) Update: Latest Technical Release Reveals Solid Foundation Being Built
The Cardano Project begins to take shape with the announcement of two testnets alongside major advancements in providing a provably secure Proof of Stake protocol.
Request Network Partners With Wikimedia to Launch Blockchain-Powered Donations
Request Network announced that it has partnered with Wikimedia Foundation to provide a transparent donation mechanism for one of the internet’s most popular websites.
ICON News Roundup: ICX Maintains Steady Growth as Industry Adoption Increases
This Friday saw the first annual meeting of Korea’s Open Blockchain Industrial Association where ICON’s parent company, the Loop, attended talks alongside electronics industry giants such as SK Telecom, LG, and Hyundai as well as two of the countries largest banks, Sinhan and Hana.
COSS Platform to Expand Beyond Bitcoin and Ethereum Pairs
The COSS platform has taken one step closer to becoming a multifunctional crypto gateway, with this month’s latest roadmap release is expected to mark the start of first cross-border fiat to crypto pairing with the support of USD, EUR, and SGD currencies.
The Bitcoin ATM Black Market: Regulatory Blind Spot Allows Crypto Traders To Subvert KYC Requirements
Buying and selling Bitcoin in America’s capital city just became even easier with the recent rollout of 20 Bitcoin ATMs across Washington DC.