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Times Square Billboard Calls for Release of Silk Road Founder

The ‘Free Ross’ movement has hired a billboard in New York’s Times Square as part of its campaign for the release of the Silk R...

Bitcoin Miner Braves Pandemic Amid Partial Relocation to New York

Bitcoin (BTC) mining firm Riot Blockchain has entered into a deal to relocate a portion of its mining operations to a facility ...

New York Power Plant Sells Bitcoin Hashpower to Institutional Investors

A Bitcoin-mining power plant in upstate New York has sold 106 petahash of its computing power to an undisclosed buyer using a “...

Consensus 2020 Crypto Event Goes Virtual Due to Coronavirus

Consensus, a major global cryptocurrency and blockchain-focused event, is another industry conference that had to change its pl...

New York Regulators Require Crypto Firms to Submit Coronavirus Plans

New York City’s mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus outbreak yesterday. “The only...

Proving That Tether Manipulated Bitcoin 2017 Bull Run Won’t Be Easy

The iFinex–Tether market manipulation lawsuit continues. Last week, Judge Katherine Failla of the Southern District of New York...

New York Power Plant Mines $50,000 of Bitcoin a Day

A New York power plant turns to Bitcoin mining in a successful bid to increase profitability. Bloomberg reported on Mar. 5 that...

Lawyers Duke it Out Over Who Gets To Lead the Class Action Suit Against Tether

In a U.S. courthouse for the Southern District of New York, Judge Katherine Failla heard this afternoon from three plaintiff te...

‘Full Transparency Not Ideal for Cryptocurrency’ Says Chainalysis Exec

A major global company that helps fight illicit cryptocurrency-related activity does not think that privacy in crypto markets i...

BitFlyer Now Offers US Users 0% Fees When Buying Bitcoin With USD

People in the United States now have another zero-fee option to buy Bitcoin (BTC) with the U.S. dollar. On Jan. 30, Tokyo-based...