Bitcoin

HIVE Increasing Hashpower By 585 PH/s By Buying 6,500 High Performance Bitcoin Miners

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00am

This news release constitutes a "designated news release" for the purposes of the Company's prospectus supplement dated February 2, 2021 to its short form base shelf prospectus dated January 27, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - October 21, 2021) - HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (TSXV: HIVE) (Nasdaq: HIVE) (FSE: HBF) (the "Company" or "HIVE") is excited to announce the purchase of 6,500 next generation Bitcoin miners.
  • The integration of these miners into HIVE's systems will be made in tranches over the next 130 days.
  • Bitcoin continues to have a daily volatility of plus or minus 6% and investors should be aware of this volatility.
  • This new production along with our monthly deliveries of previously announced miners will quickly accelerate building up our Bitcoin reserves.

Exodus Announces Date of Third Quarter 2021 Results

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:01pm

Founded in 2015, Exodus is a multi-asset software wallet that removes the geek requirement and keeps design a priority to make cryptocurrency and digital assets easy for everyone.

Key Points: 
  • Founded in 2015, Exodus is a multi-asset software wallet that removes the geek requirement and keeps design a priority to make cryptocurrency and digital assets easy for everyone.
  • Available for desktop and mobile, Exodus allows users to secure, manage and exchange cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more across an industry-leading 10,000+ asset pairs from a beautiful, easy-to-use wallet.
  • The non-custodial functionality is encrypted locally on users' own devices, ensuring privacy, security and complete control over their wealth.
  • These statements involve risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause actual results or performance to be materially different.

New Book, DEEP CRYPTO, Demystifies The New Frontier of Finance

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:18pm

Sarson Funds cofounders Jahon Jamali and John Sarson author new book, DEEP CRYPTO.

Key Points: 
  • Sarson Funds cofounders Jahon Jamali and John Sarson author new book, DEEP CRYPTO.
  • DEEP CRYPTO demystifies the concept of money and examines how cryptocurrencies, and its peer-to-peer connectivity, serve as the completion piece to the internet.
  • DEEP CRYPTO is available for pre-order now at www.DiscoverDeepCrypto.com and scheduled to hit bookshelves after Thanksgiving.
  • To pre-order your copy of DEEP CRYPTO, visit www.DiscoverDeepCrypto.com .

Ankr Launches Support for Nervos Layer 1 and Layer 2 Nodes

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:34pm

Users can now easily host and run Nervos nodes on Layer 1 and Layer 2 via Ankr's platform and Developer API.

Key Points: 
  • Users can now easily host and run Nervos nodes on Layer 1 and Layer 2 via Ankr's platform and Developer API.
  • To address this problem, Ankr and Nervos have partnered to make it easier than ever for clients to run a Nervos node via the Ankr platform.
  • Additionally, Nervos developers can use Ankr's Developer API to create a private HTTPS or websocket endpoint to run their own nodes on Layer 2.
  • The Nervos Common Knowledge Base (CKB) is the layer 1, proof of work, public permissionless blockchain protocol of the Nervos Network.

Bitwise Launches Polygon (MATIC) Fund, Offering Exposure to Leading Ethereum-Scaling Solution

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:21pm

The strategy seeks to give investors exposure to MATIC, the native cryptoasset of the fast-growing Polygon platform, through a professionally managed investment vehicle.

Key Points: 
  • The strategy seeks to give investors exposure to MATIC, the native cryptoasset of the fast-growing Polygon platform, through a professionally managed investment vehicle.
  • Many are working on Ethereum competitors to solve this, but Polygon has seen breakthrough traction with a uniquely complementary solution that boosts Ethereums speed and efficiency.
  • With the new Bitwise Polygon Fund launching today, were excited to continue helping investors gain access to the expanding set of opportunities emerging in crypto.
  • The custodian of the Bitwise Polygon Fund is Coinbase Custody Trust Company, LLC, the worlds largest crypto custodian.6
    The launch of the Polygon fund follows several other launches by Bitwise earlier this year, including the Bitwise Uniswap (UNI) Fund, the Bitwise Aave (AAVE) Fund, the Bitwise 10 ex Bitcoin Crypto Index Fund, the Bitwise Crypto Industry Innovators ETF (BITQ), and the Bitwise DeFi Crypto Index Fund.

Enigma Securities and Makor retained as Execution Partners for Melanion Capital

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

PARIS, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Securities Ltd. ("Enigma") and Makor Group ("Makor"), fully regulated broker dealers offering crypto services for institutional investors, executed an agreement with Melanion Capital SAS ("Melanion Capital") as Execution Partner for the newly created Melanion ETF Business.

Key Points: 
  • PARIS, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Securities Ltd. ("Enigma") and Makor Group ("Makor"), fully regulated broker dealers offering crypto services for institutional investors, executed an agreement with Melanion Capital SAS ("Melanion Capital") as Execution Partner for the newly created Melanion ETF Business.
  • Enigma and Makor will facilitate investors' Bitcoin transition cycle by providing research, analysis as well as facilitating the creation and redemption process, leveraging their existing operational and regulatory infrastructure in traditional securities and in cryptocurrencies.
  • "Melanion, Enigma and Makor are like-mined pioneers in creating valuable access products, allowing compliant and cost-effective access to Bitcoin exposure."
  • Makor has also recently expanded into investment banking, advising on origination and execution of M&A and capital markets transactions.

Pacaso To Accept Cryptocurrency Payments For Purchases Of Second Homes

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Pacaso makes a second home a reality," said Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay.

Key Points: 
  • Pacaso makes a second home a reality," said Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay.
  • "The market potential for crypto is huge, with $55 Billion as the estimated value of purchases consumers will make using cryptocurrency in the next 12 months."
  • Pacaso's BitPay payment integration makes paying for a second home with cryptocurrency as seamless as paying with fiat currency.
  • Its business solutions eliminate fraud chargebacks, reduce the cost of payment processing, and enable borderless payments in cryptocurrency, among other services.

Enigma Securities and Makor retained as Execution Partners for Melanion Capital

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

PARIS, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Securities Ltd. ("Enigma") and Makor Group ("Makor"), fully regulated broker dealers offering crypto services for institutional investors, executed an agreement with Melanion Capital SAS ("Melanion Capital") as Execution Partner for the newly created Melanion ETF Business.

Key Points: 
  • PARIS, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Securities Ltd. ("Enigma") and Makor Group ("Makor"), fully regulated broker dealers offering crypto services for institutional investors, executed an agreement with Melanion Capital SAS ("Melanion Capital") as Execution Partner for the newly created Melanion ETF Business.
  • Enigma and Makor will facilitate investors' Bitcoin transition cycle by providing research, analysis as well as facilitating the creation and redemption process, leveraging their existing operational and regulatory infrastructure in traditional securities and in cryptocurrencies.
  • "Melanion, Enigma and Makor are like-mined pioneers in creating valuable access products, allowing compliant and cost-effective access to Bitcoin exposure."
  • Makor has also recently expanded into investment banking, advising on origination and execution of M&A and capital markets transactions.

Digital Currency Group Announces Plan to Increase Purchase of Shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC)

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:30pm

Digital Currency Group, Inc. (DCG), the parent company of Grayscale Investments, LLC, has authorized the purchase by DCG of up to a total of $1 billion worth of shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC).

Key Points: 
  • Digital Currency Group, Inc. (DCG), the parent company of Grayscale Investments, LLC, has authorized the purchase by DCG of up to a total of $1 billion worth of shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC).
  • This increases DCGs prior authorization to purchase up to $750 million worth of shares of GBTC by $250 million.
  • The share purchase authorization does not obligate DCG to acquire any specific number of shares in any period, and may be expanded, extended, modified, or discontinued at any time.
  • Founded in 2013, Grayscale Investments is the worlds largest digital currency asset manager, with more than $53.5B in assets under management as of October 19, 2021.

Enterprise Security Magazine Names AccuKnox a Top 10 Zero Trust Cloud Security Platform

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:36pm

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuKnox , the Zero Trust runtime security platform for Kubernetes today announced that it has received the Top Zero Trust Cloud Security Platform award by Enterprise Security Magazine.

Key Points: 
  • CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuKnox , the Zero Trust runtime security platform for Kubernetes today announced that it has received the Top Zero Trust Cloud Security Platform award by Enterprise Security Magazine.
  • "Zero Trust run-time Cloud Security has become an organizational imperative for Companies and Governments.
  • AccuKnox' highly differentiated approach, their eBPF foundations and their seminal innovations developed in partnership with Stanford Research Institute [SRI] positions them very well to deliver a highly differentiated and efficient Zero Trust Cloud Security platform", Frank Dickson, Vice President, Security and Trust, IDC.
  • AccuKnox 'sZero Trust Run-time Cloud Security platform is built in partnership with SRI (Stanford Research Institute) and is anchored on seminal inventions in the areas of: Container Security, Anomaly Detection and Data Provenance.