Japanese Crypto Center Launches Investment Course for Seniors

In Japan, seniors and middle-aged adults are increasingly interested in investing in cryptocurrencies. The Japanese Cryptocurrency Support Center has launched an intensive course for seniors to help them learn and invest in cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Intensive Crypto Course for Seniors Japan’s Cryptocurrency Support Center has launched an intensive … Read more

Mining Round-Up: Venezuelan Authorities Raid Miners, Taiwanese Miner Shot for Debt to Investors

In recent mining news, Venezuelan authorities are cracking down on mining operations – with one Venezuelan telling reporters that he was forced to leave his home country after becoming the victim of extortion. In other news, a Taiwanese miner was shot by gangsters after failing to deliver on returns on the gang’s investment into his … Read more

Meet Bestmixer, the Bitcoin Tumbler Trying to Outwit Chainalysis

Bitcoin tumbling service Bestmixer has added a slew of new features designed to enhance anonymity. A triple-tier service provides varying levels of privacy, all geared around outsmarting the blockchain forensic tools deployed by companies such as Chainalysis. Also read: Bitcoin’s Chance at the $20 Trillion Offshore Tax Haven Market Bestmixer Ups Its Privacy Game Bitcoin tumbler … Read more

Huobi Creates Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)

Why wait for Wall Street to launch exchange traded funds following the crypto markets? Huobi, the Singapore-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange, has decided to create its own ETF style instrument based on its recently launched index of ten digital assets.  Also Read: This Week in Bitcoin: Digital Money Makes the World Go Round Huobi Index Tracker Fund The … Read more

Japanese Corporation Begins Offering Loans Secured by Cryptocurrency

An established Japanese corporation has begun offering loans secured by cryptocurrency. The company says this is the first service in Japan where loans in Japanese yen can be obtained with cryptocurrency as collateral. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Loan Program Abic Corporation announced Friday the launch of its bitcoin loan … Read more

AEON Completes Anti-ASIC Fork. But What’s This Path Fraught With?

The latest case study in fighting ASIC hash rate centralization with a Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm change is here, as the AeonCoin (AEON) community is celebrating their fresh fork to a new CryptoNight-based algorithm. The security of the project has acutely plummeted, though, and now there’s the specter of GPU hash rate centralization to contend with. … Read more