Category: Litecoin

The Energy Spent Mining $1 of Bitcoin Could Earn You $3.40 in Gold

Dolla Bills, Y’all Mining bitcoin might be good for your digital wallet, but study after study has shown that the energy it requires is terrible for the environment. Now, a new report out of the Oak Ridge Institute is the first to compare the energy expenditu…

BTCC Mining Pool to Shut Down Indefinitely “Due to Business Adjustments”

BTCC, China’s oldest Bitcoin exchange, is shutting down its mining pool, which has been operating for more than four years, the company announced. The firm claims the decision to cease operations indefinitely from November 30 is due to business adjustments. B…

eToro Launches Cryptocurrency Management Mobile App

Multi-asset brokerage eToro has launched an application for their users to store their Bitcoin and other cryptos on their mobile phones. The software sounds a lot like a cryptocurrency wallet – only its entirely permissioned, isn’t open-source, and doesn’t al…

Venezuela’s Supreme Court Orders Indemnity Payments in State Crypto Petro

Venezuela’s Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) has recently ordered a national institute to pay indemnities to one of its employees after she suffered a workplace injury in its oil-backed cryptocurrency petro. According to Sputnik, the Supreme Court’s ruling was …

EToro rolls out crypto wallet

eToro, the global investment platform with over 10 million registered users, today confirms the roll out of its crypto wallet.

Hong Kong exchange shuts down cryptocurrency mining pool after 4 years

What was once the second largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by volume, BTCC, is shutting down its mining pool later this month. The Hong Kong-based exchange issued a notice today (spotted by CoinDesk) stating that it will shutdown its mining pool on…