Four North American Bitcoin miners that could benefit from the East-West shift

Four North American Bitcoin miners that could benefit from the East-West shift

Even before China finally wielded the ban hammer on crypto mining, Bitcoin (BTC) miners in North America had been building up their capacity amid efforts to gain a larger share of the global hash rate distribution. From building bigger data centers to acquiring hardware inventories, these establishments have been making concert efforts to balance the hash-power dichotomy between the Eastern and Western hemispheres.North American Bitcoin miners often have to contend with energy usage concerns as

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BNY Mellon to provide ETF services for Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust

BNY Mellon to provide ETF services for Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust

The bank of New York Mellon, America’s oldest bank, has signed an agreement with cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments to provide a set of services to its flagship Bitcoin (BTC) investment product.Grayscale officially announced Tuesday that it selected BNY Mellon as an asset servicing provider for Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), a major digital currency investment product providing indirect exposure to Bitcoin.BNY Mellon is also expected to provide transfer agency and exchange traded fund-related services for

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Silk Road Marketplace Senior Adviser Pleads Guilty in US Federal Court

Silk Road Marketplace Senior Adviser Pleads Guilty in US Federal Court

The senior adviser to Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht had pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics in a Manhattan Federal Court. A senior adviser to the operator of the Silk Road dark web marketplace has pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute narcotics in a Manhattan federal court. According to a United States Department of Justice press release dated Jan. 30, Roger Thomas Clark was a key figure…

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