Bitmain, the Beijing-based bitcoin mining giant, has officially filed an application in its bid to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). Published this week, Bitmain's long-awaited initial public offering (IPO) prospectus follows various news reports that the mining giant has been mulling a Hong Kong listing...
“Is this really what Satoshi expected 10 years ago?” That was the question asked by activist Pavol Luptak, at the opening of a new centre for crypto-anarchy – the Paralelni Polis – in Bratislava, Slovakia in October. Citing...
U.S.-based bitcoin mining firm Giga Watt has declared bankruptcy with millions still owed to creditors. The firm filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy at a court in the Eastern District of Washington on Monday, revealing that it still owes its...
Crypto exchange Coinbase is shutting down its institutional-investor focused index fund product, a spokesperson told CoinDesk. A Coinbase spokesperson told CoinDesk that the Coinbase Index Fund – first launched earlier this year – will be formally closed by the end of the month, with customers instead directed to the recently-announced Coinbase...
Bitcoin's price remains in a tight range below $6,500 despite the breach of key price hurdle. Stepping back, the leading cryptocurrency cleared the resistance of the trendline drawn between the July 25 high and Sept. 4 high on Oct. 10. So far, however, the bullish breakout has failed to put...
Japanese IT giant Fujitsu has developed a blockchain-based system for electricity exchange between enterprise consumers that aims to facilitate a more stable energy supply at peak periods. Announcing the news on Wednesday, Fujitsu said it had tested the “patent-pending”...
A day after Turkey plunged into a full-blown currency crisis, Recep Tayyip Erdogan stood before thousands of flag-waving supporters, cracking jokes and vigorously defending his economic record. The president reminded rallies of party faithful that under his 15-year watch Turkey had cleared billions of dollars in IMF loans and...
Preface:In this paper I will explain many different routing protocols and give some basic details and features about them. This paper in no way should be considered a source of full detail about any of the listed protocols. For detailed information about routing protocols I would suggest looking into...
After a night of drama, EU leaders have agreed to set a new date for Brexit of April 12 — or, if the UK approves Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, May 22. The move is intended to remove the risk that the UK leaves the bloc without a deal...
Deutsche Bank is set to lose as much as €200m in revenue a year unless chief executive Christian Sewing can reverse a recent surge in funding costs.Executives have made reducing the cost of issuing debt a top priority after a chastening summer for the German lender, people familiar...