Arkon Energy Strikes Deal With Bitmain for 27,700 Bitcoin Mining Rigs

On Tuesday, the Ohio-based bitcoin mining and colocation company Arkon Energy announced its procurement of 27,700 bitcoin mining rigs from Bitmain, equaling a hashpower of 6 exahash per second (EH/s). Ohio’s Arkon Expands Mining Fleet With 6 EH/S Boost From Bitmain Arkon Energy has revealed its acquisition of 27,700 bitcoin application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining […]

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Hokkoku Bank Launches Tochika, Japan’s First Deposit-Backed Stablecoin

Hokkoku Bank, a regional financial institution in the Ishikawa prefecture, launched Tochika, Japan’s first deposit-backed stablecoin. Customers of the bank will be able to purchase the currency using Tochitsuka, an app developed by Digital Platformer, that previously allowed users to earn points from city services. Hokkoku Bank Reaches Milestone With Deposit-Backed Stablecoin Tochika Hokkoku Bank […]

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Singapore Imposes New Rules for Digital Payment Token Services

Singapore’s central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has announced amendments to the Payment Services Act to impose additional requirements on digital payment token service providers and broaden the scope of regulated services. The central bank warned that entities that do not fulfill the requirements must cease the activities when the amendments come into […]

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B2Prime’s Q1 Fiscal 2024 Results Highlight Strong Growth and Regulatory Compliance

PRESS RELEASE. B2Prime, a renowned multi-asset Prime of Prime liquidity provider, disclosed financial results of its Parent Company B2B Prime Services EU for January and February 2024. The report aims to highlight the company’s dedication to transparency, regulatory compliance, and market leadership. Regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) and the Financial Services […]

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US Government Preparing to Sell 30,000 Silk Road Bitcoin, On-Chain Data Shows

Today, the US government sent a transaction that appears to indicate it may be on the verge of liquidating the remaining Bitcoin it confiscated from the online marketplace Silk Road. According to on-chain data, a 0.001 BTC test transaction, part of a larger stash of approximately 30,174 BTC worth $2 billion linked to the infamous Silk Road marketplace, were moved by the US government. Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the United States, received the transaction from these Silk Road-related funds. Arkham Intelligence first identified the origins of where the BTC…

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Crypto Organizations Rally for Bitcoin Emoji, Seek 50,000 Signatures to Convince Unicode 

Over 35 cryptocurrency entities, spearheaded by Nexo, have initiated a campaign to introduce a bitcoin emoji, uniting more than 170 million community members in the process. Campaign for Official Bitcoin Emoji Gains Momentum In a push for digital culture recognition, Nexo, alongside more than 35 cryptocurrency organizations, has launched a campaign aimed at securing a […]

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US Government Transfers Nearly $2B in Bitcoin to Coinbase, Arkham Data Reveals

On April 2, 2024, the U.S. government executed a transaction involving nearly $2 billion in bitcoin (BTC), channeling the assets to Coinbase Prime, as Arkham Intelligence’s data reveals. The transfer comprised 30,174.70 BTC, successfully processed at block height 837,413, incurring a fee of $1.57. In recent years, the U.S. has accumulated a noteworthy collection of […]

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