Intel unveils 2nd-gen Bonanza Mine chip for efficient Bitcoin mining

[ad_1] Computer chip manufacturing giant Intel Corporation shared details of a new mining chip that will be coupled with a high-performance 3,600 Watt miner with the ultimate goal of improving Bitcoin (BTC) mining efficiency.  Intel revealed its second-generation BTC mining setup during the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) 2022, a conference dedicated to the electronics and chip manufacturing industry. According to the company, Bonanza mine (BMZ2) is an ultra-low-voltage energy-efficient Bitcoin mining ASIC that can deliver 40 Terahashes per second (40 TH/s) performance. Intel’s Bonanza setup. Source: 2022 IEEE As…

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JPMorgan unveils research on quantum resistant blockchain network

[ad_1] U.S. banking giant JPMorgan Chase has unveiled research on a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) blockchain network that is resistant to quantum computing attacks. QKD utilizes quantum mechanics and cryptography to enable two parties to exchange secure data and detect and defend against third parties that are attempting to eavesdrop on the exchange. The technology is seen as a viable defense against potential blockchain hacks that could be conducted by quantum computers in the future. According to a Feb.17 announcement, JPMorgan collaborated with Toshiba and Ciena to deploy and test…

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Chainlink hackathon, OKExChain nets $2B TVL, and Tencent unveils ‘magic’ NFT platform – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   Much like last week, China’s minor COVID flareups dominated the headlines as the country seeks to avoid more serious lockdowns. Cryptocurrency managed to stay out of the news, which considering the regulation recently, can only be viewed as a good thing.  Much love for the layer-twos On August 3, IOSG Ventures and Chainlink hosted the Demo Day…

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India’s Central Bank RBI Unveils Plan to Launch Digital Currency in Phases – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revealed that the central bank is planning to launch a state-backed digital currency in phases so that it would have “little or no disruption to India’s banking or monetary systems.” RBI Plans ‘Phased Implementation’ for Digital Rupee RBI Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar talked about India’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy on Thursday, local media reported. He explained that the “RBI has been exploring the pros and cons of introduction of…

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Hong Kong Unveils ‘Fintech 2025’ Strategy – Fintech Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) plans to guide local banks towards full adoption of fintech technologies, a new strategy reveals. The region’s central banking institution also stressed that it’s going to “walk the talk” by digitalizing its own supervision of financial institutions. Hong Kong Central Bank to Support Fintech Development Hong Kong’s monetary policy regulator has presented its new strategy to stimulate the fintech development of China’s special administrative region. With the strategy, HKMA aims for a comprehensive adoption of new financial technologies in the next four years.…

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Akon Unveils Plan to Build Second Futuristic Cryptocurrency City in Africa – News Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Another futuristic cryptocurrency city will be built in Africa, Senegalese-American star Akon has announced. The government of Uganda will make land available to him for the construction of the new crypto city. The akoin cryptocurrency will be used in the city, similar to how it will be in Akon City, the $6 billion “real-life Wakanda” that is currently being constructed in Akon’s home country. Second Akon City to Launch in Uganda Senegalese-American star and philanthropist Akon, whose real name is Alioune Badara Thiam, announced last week his plan to…

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Tron’s Justin Sun Unveils NFT Fund Aimed at Art Acquisition – Blockchain Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Hot on the heels of a recent winning auction bid for Beeple’s “Ocean Front” NFT, Justin Sun is making another splash in the NFT market following his decision to seed an investment fund that collects high-profile works of art. Fund Just One Leg of Sun’s Ambitions in The NFT Ecosystem Ongoing efforts to digitize art and collectibles have put the spotlight on the blockchain industry once more as dizzying NFT auction results draw high-profile artists and entertainers along with industry insiders competing for market share in the ever-expanding space.…

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