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Quebec Pushes Hydropower Utility to Halt New Bitcoin Mines

Quebec is temporarily suspending new cryptomining operations from setting up facilities in its low-cost power region.

South Korean Financial Watchdog Touts Blockchain in Fintech Plans

South Korea’s Financial Services Commission plans to encoureage businesses to use blockchain tech in new payment systems and more.

Tough Tokens: Theranos Fraud Holds Harsh Lessons for Crypto

While cryptocurrencies aren’t companies, the Elizabeth Holmes case serves as a reminder you should ignore the charisma of founders.

8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong

From tech flaws to regulatory interventions, a document sent to prospective investors in Telegram’s $2.5 billion token sale spells out the risks.

UK Bank HSBC Might Soon Pilot Live Blockchain Payments

Executives from HSBC Bank revealed in a conference call this week they intend to pilot projects for blockchain-based transactions.

‘Hundreds’ of Crypto Miners Said to Be Descending on Quebec

Hydro-Quebec may charge an industry-specific rate to crypto mining farms to deal with overwhelming demand for Quebec’s cheap energy resources.

Crypto Jobs? Where We’re Going We Won’t Need Jobs

Yes, blockchain entrepreneurs should try to make work more rewarding for employees. But that’s just a baby step on the road we’re on.

Why Crypto Is Spreading Up the Dublin Coast

The crypto landscape in Dublin has changed rapidly, and with an enthusiasm perhaps disproportionate to the city’s scale.

Overstock Gets $100 Million from Soros Fund for Blockchain and More just got a fat chunk of change from a big-name investor, and CEO Patrick Byrne says much of it will fund the company’s blockchain work.

VR Penny Stock Up 200% on Crypto Pivot Claims

A VR penny stock saw 200 percent surge in stock price after announcing a shift in corporate focus to cryptocurrencies.