The post Hydro-Quebec Mulls Higher Rates as Bitcoin Miners’ Demands Surge appeared first on CCN Rising demand for Montreal’s low-cost hydroelectric power among bitcoin miners could spur higher electricity rates. Hydro-Quebec revealed it may consider hiking the cost for bitcoin miners given a flood of pent-up demand in the region, which would thwart the plans of
The BJP Is Killing Our InstitutionsThe battle in 2019 is not just to remove the BJP – it is to detox our democracy. Credit: PTI Recent statements by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionaries mocking and undermining the Indian Army come in a context. They symbolise the willingness of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government and
The Ramaphosa Moment: Another Messiah for South Africa?Cyril Ramaphosa is no messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal. Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a rally to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s centenary year in Cape Town. Credit: Reuters/Mike HutchingsMatamela Cyril Ramaphosa – forgive me, President Ramaphosa –
The US Dollar Index held near to a 3-year trough during Asian trading on Friday and is set to record the largest 1-week loss since May.
On Thursday, cryptocurrency trader Joseph Kim was charged with one count of wire fraud after allegedly stealing millions of dollars of bitcoin and Litecoin from his employer.
On Thursday, the FCC sent a letter to Victor Rosario regarding his usage of a bitcoin mining device. The agency had received a complaint from T-Mobile about interference to its 700 MHz LTE network. In November 2017, the FCC determined that the interference stemmed from Rosario’s Antminer s5 bitcoin miner.
Switzerland’s FINMA has issued guidelines stating that some ICOs will be subject to securities regulation and others to anti-money laundering standards.
The SEC is investigating three companies after delinquent filings and uncertainty regarding business relationships.
On Thursday, the CFTC issued a warning about virtual currency “pump-and-dump” schemes.
To Strengthen Bilateral Relations, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to Begin 7-Day India Tour TomorrowTrudeau will hold talks in key areas of mutual interest, including trade and investment, energy, science and innovation. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Credit: Reuters/Guadalupe Pardo Ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s seven-day visit to India from Saturday which is aimed