Israeli University Sues Professor for Zero-Knowledge Proofs Technology

A leading Israeli university is suing one of its own senior staff members for allegedly creating a zero-knowledge proofs technology company based on the intellectual property the professor developed while working for the institution. Also Read: Will Belarus Be the

Will Belarus Be the First Country With Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining?

Cryptocurrency mining has lost some of its profitability during the prolonged bear market of the past year. However, not all investors are short-sighted. Belarus, for example, is not giving up on its intentions to develop the digital economy, of which

These Next-Generation Mining Rigs Pack a Ton of Hashpower

Last week, mining manufacturer Bitmain launched its latest Antminer 17 series. Now Canaan Creative has published its own device specifications and pricing for the new Avalonminer 10 series that process between 31-33 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). In addition to

Belarus Could Get a Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining Center

Aleksandr Lukashenko, the president of Belarus, met with the country’s IT community to discuss the growth of its native tech industry, according to the state-owned national news agency, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency. The meeting was reportedly set up at the

Volkswagen Group to Track its Mineral Supply Chains Using DLT

Volkswagen Group, a leading car manufacturing conglomerate has recently announced that it will employ blockchain technology for the tracking of its mineral supply chains. Volkswagen Set to Build Responsibly The car marker made it known that this move will aid

Bitcoin Mining Energy Usage: The Good, the Bad and the Future

Concerns over bitcoin mining’s energy usage continue to raise alarm bells globally. Within the last year a combination of factors, including better hardware, more miners, and larger mining farms, have pushed Bitcoin’s electricity consumption to new heights. Now, Bitcoin enthusiasts

Canadian Province Offers Low-Cost Energy Incentives to Bitcoin Miners

They’re doing it in British Columbia, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and Labrador — bitcoin miners in Canadian provinces are taking advantage of the country’s cool climate and abundant supplies of hydroelectric power. A number of provincial governments are offering lower rates

The Ledger: China’s Bitcoin Ban, Crypto Endowments, Arbitrage bots

China appears poised once again to clamp down on the cryptocurrency industry. But people should welcome, not fear, the proposal. The National Development Reform Commission, China’s top economic planner, last week recommended eliminating the digital “mining” business altogether, echoing similar