Day: August 19, 2020

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Was Paid $35k to Discuss Bitcoin

2020-08-19 By admin

The notorious NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, was paid to discuss bitcoin and other digital assets at virtual conferences, according to a new court filing called “Edward Snowden Speaking Engagements 2015-2020.” Snowden has always been a supporter of digital currencies and during the mid-March crypto market carnage, the infamous whistleblower said he “felt like buying bitcoin.” […]

South African Regulator Pressures Bitcoin Investment Company, Urges Clients to Request Refunds

2020-08-19 By admin

An embattled bitcoin investment company, Mirror Trading International (MTI)’s troubles took another twist August 18 after the South African regulator, Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) said that it is investigating the investment company. MTI’s latest conflict with the regulator follows the cease and desist order issued against it by the Texas States Securities Board (TSSB) […]

Razer Blade 15 – A Long Term User Review | Hardware Canucks

2020-08-19 By admin

[embedded content] I have been thinking about doing this video for a really long time, but given the number of notebooks that are coming into the studio I just never got the chance to compile my thoughts and share my experience of using the Razer Blade 15 Advanced for more than a year. Now I […]

Bitmain Retains Only a ‘Minuscule Lead’ Over Competitor Microbt Amid Ongoing Power Tussle, Says Report

2020-08-19 By admin

Bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain still has a “minuscule lead” over competitor Microbt despite the former’s ongoing power struggle and supply chain issues, according to Bitmex. Researchers at the derivatives exchange tested flagship products from the two companies, Bitmain’s Antminer S19 Pro and Microbt’s Whatsminer M30S+. Over a three-day period, the team measured various performance […]

Report: Bitcoin Untied from the Economic Cycle, ‘Largely Uncorrelated to Other Asset Classes’

2020-08-19 By admin

On Tuesday, Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a report which shows that bitcoin is a unique asset, but is “largely uncorrelated to other asset classes” like commodities and traditional stocks. Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a new report on August 18 that shows bitcoin (BTC) is establishing itself as an investment store of […]

Hot Chips 2020 Live Blog: Silicon Photonics for AI (6:00pm PT)

2020-08-19 By admin

AnandTech Live Blog: The newest updates are at the top. This page will auto-update, there’s no need to manually refresh your browser. 08:56PM EDT – Q: How robust are the inteferometers? A: MEMS have a yield – you can enhance based on scales on feature sizes. Reliability – these things have to live in a […]