Category : Bitcoinmag

Mag / Bitcoinmag - 1 week ago

Slush Pool Operator Braiins Set to Rollout Upgrades

Braiins, a cryptocurrency mining pool operator based in Prague, is rebranding its company’s operation and bringing all of its products under a single umbrella. Updates Are Coming Braiins is the company behind Slush Pool, the original cryptocurrency...

Mag / Bitcoinmag - 1 week ago

Watchtowers Are Coming to Lightning

“The Eye of Sauron casts its gaze upon the Lightning Network.” This is how Lightning Labs CTO Olaoluwa Osuntokun (aka, roasbeef) has heralded the coming of Watchtowers to the Lightning Network. Though comparing the technical feature to the demonic g...

Mag / Bitcoinmag - 2 weeks ago

North Korean Hackers Attack Upbit Users in South Korea

North Korean hackers have made a phishing attempt on users of the South Korean crypto exchange Upbit. News correspondents in Korea broke this development on May 29, 2019, detailing the ploy to steal Upbit users’ information. The hackers sent out an...

Mag / Bitcoinmag - 2 weeks ago

Exploring Illegal Mining Camps in Western China

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Vincent He. Although China has shut down bitcoin trading platforms and deemed them illegal, its attitude toward bitcoin mining is still ambiguous. Now, 70 percent of the world’s bitcoins a...

Mag / Bitcoinmag - 2 weeks ago

BlockFi Adds Gemini Dollar Stablecoin Support

Crypto lender BlockFi is rolling out support for the gemini dollar (GUSD) stablecoin, claiming an expected initial annual percentage yield (APY) of 6.2 percent for non-U.S. customers. Founded in late 2017, BlockFi is a U.S.-based startup company tha...