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China Plans to Adopt Blockchain for Social Security Funds

Sep 13, 2016

8BTCNews

China’s social security system will be adopting the blockchain for fund management, ChinaDaily writes. While countries around the world are in disagreement regarding digital currency and the blockchain, China takes a different approach. Some countries are recognizing Bitcoin as valid currenc...

BTC.com Launches New, Open Source Mining Pool

Aug 13, 2016

SCOTTFARGO

BTC.com has launched a new, open source bitcoin mining pool. Out of the gate, the pool seems to have some advantages in the pool sector of the mining industry. They have iOS and Android apps ready from launch, but the highlight is the efficient system underneath the platform. Also Read:...

Andreas Antonopoulos AMA with the 8BTC Community

Jul 31, 2016

Gautham

The Chinese Bitcoin community is one of the major stakeholders in the digital currency ecosystem. Thanks to their active participation in mining and trading related activities. One of the leading Chinese Bitcoin community, 8BTC.com had a chance to interact with Andreas Antonopoulos in ...

How China Took Center Stage in Bitcoin’s Civil War

Jul 29, 2016

8BTCNews

A delegation of American executives flew to Beijing in April for a secret meeting just blocks from Tiananmen Square. They had come to court the new kingmakers in one of the strangest experiments in money the world has seen: the virtual currency known as Bitcoin. Against long odds, and de...

Bitmain AntMiner S9 First 16nm ASIC to Market Miner

Jul 16, 2016

SCOTTFARGO

Bitmain has long led the industry not only in ASIC development but also in making sure they are available to more than just a few big customers. The other hallmark of Bitmain is they announce a new miner only when they are nearly ready to ship. No pre-ordering and long waits. The AntMiner...

Dispelling some myths about Bitcoin, from a Bitcoin fan

Jul 16, 2016

L.M. Goodman

Many people who don’t know much about Bitcoin, or who have a poor grasp on economics, have severe misconceptions about Bitcoin. I do not attempt to dispel those myths here because many others have already done so. Rather, I’d like to dispel a few myths that are pervasive in many people who a...