Bitcoin Mining Takes Heat From High Power Usage

Bitcoin's (BTC) tremendous rally last year prompted many cryptocurrrency miners to set up their kits and get to work. But concerns about the huge...

Brave Software Wants to Upset the Online Advertising Apple Cart

Online advertising is a huge market, with spending on track to exceed $230 billion this year, but some key constituents aren’t happy. More and more...

If EOS Can Survive the Bugs It Might Challenge Ethereum

The EOS blockchain network went live on June 14, raising hopes that a powerful challenger to the long-established Ethereum platform had arrived. But the...

Smartphone Companies Battle to Put Blockchain in Your Pocket

On the surface, two new smartphones in the works from a cellphone giant and a feisty startup don’t seem that different from others on the...

ThirtyK Roundup: Philadelphia and Singapore Host Crypto Conferences

This week brings the Coinvention conference in Philadelphia, Blockchain Summit Singapore and the initial coin offering of consumer-incentive platform Centive. Crypto Fans Unite in Philly Coinvention...

Deloitte: These Are the Obstacles to Broader Blockchain Use

Blockchain technology may one day solve many of the world's problems. But there are still obstacles to surmount before more companies will use it. That's...

Goldman Sachs, Novogratz Put $15M in Digital Wallet Firm BitGo

Looks like Goldman Sachs has found a back door into cryptocurrency trading, at least for now. The bank was going to offer crypto trading directly...

CFTC’s Giancarlo: Blockchain Can Spur ‘Agile Regulation’

Blockchain technology could help the Commodity Futures Trading Commission do a better job in regulating derivatives markets, according to its chairman. "The ability to digitize...

Crypto Exchange ErisX Completes $27.5M Funding Round

Cryptocurrency exchange ErisX said Tuesday it completed its latest funding round. The list of investors spanned traditional capital and digital asset groups including Bitmain,...

Wyoming Upholds Tradition as a Crypto-Business Pioneer

Long known as a business-friendly frontier, Wyoming, the state that pioneered limited liability corporation (LLC) registrations some 40 years ago, is again disrupting regulatory...