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A Chinese central government agency in charge of formulating macroeconomic policies is labeling bitcoin mining as an “undesirable” industry in a draft proposal, recommending local governments to eliminate the sector in the country. Reported to CoinDesk.
The open-source developers behind the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Grin are discussing potential changes to the project’s hard fork roadmap. Reported to CoinDesk.
Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings has established a new subsidiary to manufacture cryptocurrency mining chips and systems. Reported to CoinDesk.
Blockchain startup Electroneum has just launched a dirt-cheap Android smartphone that rewards users in cryptocurrency. Reported to CoinDesk.
Cryptocurrency mining pool Sparkpool has said it is temporarily freezing a mysterious 2,100 ether payment it received Tuesday and is waiting for the sender to reach out for a solution. Reported to CoinDesk.
More than two dozen Proof-of-Stake (PoS) cryptocurrency networks are vulnerable to what has been dubbed a “fake stake” attack. The vulnerability allows a node with a very small stake to overwhelm competing nodes with false data and essentially crash them. Once competing nodes are gone, the attacking node can have a majority of stake on the crypto network, enabling it to conduct a 51% attack as the only validating node. Reported to CCN.
New comments from the chief executive of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) may have dampened the hopes of several cryptocurrency mining giants that have filed for initial public offerings (IPOs). Reported to CoinDesk.
Monero (XMR) is by far the most popular cryptocurrency among criminals deploying mining malware, according to a new study. Reported to CoinDesk.
China-based Canaan, one of the biggest manufacturers of bitcoin mining chips and devices, is reportedly considering an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S. Reported to CoinDesk.
A Hong Kong-based entrepreneur has been accused of duping numerous investors in a cryptocurrency mining hardware investment scheme. A local English-language newspaper South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported the news Jan. 6.