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Blockchain: 7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com looks to mine Bitcoin SV

Blockchain: 7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com looks to mine Bitcoin SV

BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain once again – a likely controversial move. According to multiple blockchain explorers, BTC.com has mined roughly one percent of BSV blocks over the past 24 hours, and is currently contributing a relatively small hash rate…

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Blockchain: US tip-off outcomes in arrest after man buys youngster abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia

Blockchain: US tip-off outcomes in arrest after man buys youngster abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia

An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in December last year, traced the account back to a 27-year-old man from Sydney.  On Friday, the NSW Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team searched the man’s house and found…

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Blockchain: Fb publicizes Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital pockets

Blockchain: Fb publicizes Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital pockets

Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android. The move, which has been expected for a while, represents a big endorsement for…

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