MGT Capital Doubles Down on Bitcoin Mining (MGTI) – Investopedia

MGT Capital is bullish on bitcoin​. Internet security pioneer John McAfee, who took over as chief executive officer of the video-gaming company last year, is revamping MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (MGTI) into a cybersecurity firm that mines bitcoins. In a recent press release announcing new funding of $1.35 million from Bitmain, MGT Capital provided additional […]

BREAKING: Bitcoin Miners Reach Scaling Agreement for SegWit Upgrade + 2MB Blocksize Increase – CryptoCoinsNews

A total of 56 companies that represent 83.28% of bitcoin’s hashing power have reached a consensus to deploy the Segwit2Mb protocol upgrade for bitcoin. An announcement by the Digital Currency Group today reads: “We agree to immediately support the following parallel upgrades to the bitcoin protocol, which will be deployed simultaneously and based on […]

Bitcoin price hits fresh record high above $2,200 – CNBC.com – CNBC

On May 22, 2010, Hanyecz asked a fellow enthusiast on a bitcoin forum to accept 10,000 bitcoin for two Papa John’s Pizzas. At the time, Hanyecz believed that the coins he had “mined” on his computer were worth around 0.003 cents each. Bitcoin mining involves solving a complex mathematical solution with the miner being rewarded […]

RSK Raises $3.5 Million, Launches Bitcoin Smart Contract Testnet – CoinDesk

RSK Raises $3.5 Million, Launches Bitcoin Smart Contract Testnet – CoinDesk

Bitcoin, long recognized for its stability and security, tends to falls short when it comes to newer innovations. Meanwhile, smart contracts platform ethereum is drawing increasingly more attention. But what if you could combine those two networks and come up with the best of both worlds? That is what blockchain startup RSK Labs has long sought […]

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