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Childhood Friends Battle Over Ownership of North America’s Largest Bitcoin Mine

Just four years ago, two lifelong friends from New Orleans turned a small initial investment into the largest crypto miner in North America. When their company, Coinmint, bought a former Alcoa plant in upstate New York, they brought hope the new economics of cryptocurrencies would revive a region that suffered

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Largest Japanese Consulting Firm to Launch New Cryptocurrency Index

Leading Japanese consulting firm Nomura Research Institute (NRI) partnered with cryptocurrency investment solution provider Intelligence Unit (IU) to launch a tradable cryptocurrency index.According to a press release published on Jan. 29, the new index’s name is NRI/IO Crypto-Asset Index and it is meant for use by financial institutions. The

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Largest South Korean Telecom Company Issues Blockchain-Based Local Currency in Busan

South Korea’s biggest telecom company, KT, just announced the launch of a local blockchain-based currency for one of the country’s largest cities, which will reportedly go live on Dec. 30. Local news outlet dongA reported on Dec. 19:“Dongbaekjeon is a blockchain-based card-type local currency issued by Busan City to revitalize

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Report: Coinbase the Largest Bitcoin Holder Among Exchanges with Over $7B

On December 2nd, the Reddit user webb32503 posted a screenshot from a research by the blockchain security firm PeckShield and the software company BitUniverse on a Bitcoin subreddit of Bitcoin(BTC)trade holdings that various crypto exchanges possess.At the top of the list is Coinbase with a total of 966,230 BTC, which

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Largest Indian State to Pilot Blockchain-Based Solar Energy Trading

The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) will pilot a peer-to-peer (P2P) solar power trading project in partnership with Australian blockchain energy company Power Ledger.The state power utility UP Power Corporation Limited and UP New and Renewable Energy Development Agency have partnered with Power Ledger to launch a trial

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