Klima-Aktivisten fordern Änderungen im Bitcoin-Code
Das Betreiben von Rechenparks zum Mining bleibt lukrativ. Schätzungen zufolge wurden alleine im letzten Jahr Bitcoins im Wert von rund 15 Milliarden Euro geschürft. Ebenso gigantisch wie der Gewinn der Miner sind jedoch die Kosten für das Klima. Deshalb haben sich Klimaaktivisten zusammengeschlossen um gemeinsam für einen Wechsel auf „Proof-of-Stake“ zu werben. Unter dem Titel “Change the Code, Not the Climate” werden momentan Zeitungsanzeigen...Read More »
Could BTC Switching to a PoS Module Solve Its Mining Issues?
Experts are saying that a simple switch in the bitcoin code would be enough to make the crypto mining process a lot safer for the planet. Mining Arguments Continue to Permeate the Space The arguments surrounding crypto mining have raged for years. While many say that crypto mining really doesn’t use as much energy as environmentalists think, others say the process is very damaging and will ultimately cause the planet to turn an irreversible corner. Men like Elon Musk,...Read More »
Jesse Sullivan, a Conservative with a Crypto Background, Is Running for Governor of Illinois
37-year-old Jesse Sullivan is a Republican businessman that’s entering the race for the governorship of Illinois. Right now, the governor’s position is held by J.B. Pritzker, a billionaire and heir to the Hilton hotel fortune. Sullivan Is Making a Run for Governor What makes Sullivan so unique? He established a nonprofit organization that survived primarily thanks to cryptocurrency donations. Sullivan has worked primarily as a venture capitalist prior to entering...Read More »
Chris Larsen: BTC Mining Needs to Be More Environmentally Friendly
Ripple co-creator Chris Larsen believes that unless bitcoin changes itself to be more environmentally friendly, all hope for the world’s largest and most popular digital currency is lost. Chris Larsen: BTC Needs to Change Modules Bitcoin has been taking a lot of guff in recent weeks given that its constant price increases have led to boosts in energy usage for crypto miners. The higher the price of bitcoin goes, the more expensive it becomes to mine and extract. Right...Read More »
Is China Beating the U.S. When It Comes to Crypto Mining?
According to a new op-ed by Chris Larsen – the co-founder and executive chair of Ripple – the United States is losing the tech war against China and other nations.Chris Larsen: China Holds a Strong PositionRipple is presently the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap after bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether. According to Larsen, nations such as China are way ahead when it comes to cryptocurrencies and are potentially putting lots of money into ensuring miners have everything they need to stay...Read More »
Ripple Spends $170,000 on Trump’s Staff to Shape Crypto Regulation in the U.S. in 2019
Ripple, the company widely associated with XRP cryptocurrency, spent $170,000 in the first nine months of 2019 on the American government to shape crypto regulation in the world’s economic powerhouse. This is known from the information published by the Center for Responsive Politics.Data sourced by the Washington D.C.-based non-profit organization from the Senate Office of Public Records reveal that the cryptocurrency firm used the money to lobby the Executive Office of President Donald...Read More »
Ripple’s Technological Advantage Forms Positive Outlook for XRP: Here’s What to Expect
Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen said he thought digital assets such as XRP would play a major role in the movement of money around the world. Recently, Larsen discussed the role of digital assets in the economy and the regulatory environment that must exist to advance blockchain and crypto.Ripple is the blockchain that has the highest number of transactions recorded on its blockchain in recent days. Having 1,151,101 more transfers which were almost 54% higher than the transactions executed on...Read More »