UK Money Management App Emma Makes Crypto Push

Millennial-focused money management startup Emma Technologies is expanding into crypto. The startup is behind the Emma app for iOS and Android, which is an artificial intelligence-fueled tool that until now has only supported financial institutions like HSBC, Bank of Scotland, Barclays and others, helping users to avoid overdraft fees, manage debt and save money. Now […]

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Australian Startup to Enable Users Invest in Crypto with Spare Change

An Australian fintech startup based in Perth is giving users the opportunity to invest in crypto without going out of their way, using spare change from their electronic transactions to carry out micro-investments in crypto portfolios. Through its app, Bamboo says that it will improve access to investment opportunities and enhance user understanding of the […]

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Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitfury Trims Cooling Demands by 95% with ‘Magic’ Liquid

With cryptocurrency markets struggling, Bitfury Group has immersed its mining equipment in a non-conducive liquid to reduce costs at its 40-megawatt mining plant in Tbilisi, Georgia, as it races to mine the remaining 21 million mineable bitcoins. The company’s investment in cooling technology signals the extent cryptocurrency miners are going to chill their energy-intensive computers, […]

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Blockchain Music Startup Raises $5.5 Million in Series A Funding

Audius, a decentralised, community-owned music sharing platform billed as the blockchain’s answer to Soundcloud has announced the successful completion of a $5.5 million Series A funding round as it launches the world’s first ever blockchain-based music sharing protocol. Made on August 8, 2018, the announcement revealed that the funding round was led by General Catalyst and […]

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Australia Could See First Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Farm in Coal Town

An Australian data center operator and its cryptocurrency subsidiary are developing what they describe as the country’s first “behind-the-grid data center” powered by renewable energy. Situated in the coal-mining town of Collie, some 200km south of Perth, the new facility is being developed by data center operator DC Two and subsidiary D Coin and will […]

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Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Eyes $1 Billion Pre-IPO Financing: Report

Already the world’s most valuable cryptocurrency company, Chinese bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain is reportedly enticing investors toward a new $1 billion financing round ahead of its anticipated public listing in Hong Kong. According to regional news resource Toutiao, Bitmain is looking at a new round of financing – its biggest yet – near the […]

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Mastercard Wins a Patent to Link Cryptocurrency With Fiat Accounts

Mastercard has been granted a patent that grants it rights for a method for “managing fractional reserves of blockchain currency.” With Mastercard’s latest patent, we’re getting closer to using our cryptocurrency credit cards to purchase goods. According to the filing, the method addresses the storing of both fiat and cryptocurrencies under one profile. This means, […]

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BTCC to Sell 49% Equity Stake of its Bitcoin Mining Pool for $18.7 Million

Former Chinese ‘big three’ crypto exchange BTCC has agreed to sell 49 percent of its mining pool, BTCC Pool Limited, in equity in a non-legally binding agreement. In an announcement [PDF] published on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, prospective buyer Value Convergence Holdings Limited – a Hong Kong-based asset management and financial services company – […]

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Company Sues CryptoKitties Creator for Allegedly Stealing Trade Secrets

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Axiom Zen, the company behind popular Ethereum DApp CryptoKitties, has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly violating a non-disclosure agreement and stealing trade secrets. The suit, filed last week in US District Court for the Southern District of California by San […]

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