Japan’s GMO Gets Ready to Start Selling 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chips

Japanese internet giant GMO has updated its plans to manufacture and sell its 7nm bitcoin mining chips as well as for its own mining operations. Interested customers will soon be able to reserve some of these chips. Also read: Yahoo! Japan… Continue Reading

Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Wants to Borrow BCH, ETH, LTC, XRP From Customers

GMO Internet’s cryptocurrency exchange has added four more cryptocurrencies to its loan program which allows customers to lend their cryptocurrencies to the company. The program was originally launched last month for just bitcoin (BTC) but GMO has now added bitcoin cash… Continue Reading

Japan’s GMO Has Mined Over 900 Bitcoins – Hashrate Doubled Last Month

The mining operation of Japan’s internet giant GMO has resulted in over 900 bitcoins and 537 bitcoin cash so far, as the company roughly doubled its hashrate last month. Meanwhile, its crypto exchange reported a first-quarter loss after the country’s financial… Continue Reading

Japanese Forex Giant GMO to Launch New UK Crypto Trading App

Japanese brokers already dominate the global online retail FX and CFD market by trading volumes. And it now looks like they will try to leverage their country’s receptive regulatory environment to expand internationally with crypto too. The latest example is… Continue Reading

Japan’s GMO Wants to Borrow Bitcoins from Customers

Japanese internet giant GMO has launched a service to allow customers to lend their bitcoins to the company. Customers’ bitcoin balances will be debited from their GMO Coin trading accounts once loan agreements have been reached. This program is similar… Continue Reading

Cryptocurrency Mining Industry Sees Influx of New Hardware

On April 3, 2018, the Chinese based firm Bitmain Technologies had launched it’s latest miner the Antminer E3. The new pre-manufactured mining rig processes the hashing algorithm Ethhash, the PoW consensus protocol for the Ethereum network. Lately, Bitmain has been… Continue Reading

Japanese Crypto Exchange GMO Vows to Improve After Regulator Orders Upgrades

The cryptocurrency exchange subsidiary of the Japanese internet giant GMO has detailed its plans to improve its operations. GMO Coin has submitted a business improvement report to the country’s financial regulator. GMO Internet has also set up an information security… Continue Reading

Japanese Conglomerate GMO Mined Over 200 Bitcoins In 2018 So Far

GMO Internet has released a monthly report on its mining business for February 2018, revealing that the company has mined over 200 bitcoins during this year so far. GMO has also mined over 300 Bitcoin Cash during 2018. Also Read: From… Continue Reading

Japan’s DMM Launches Large-Scale Cryptocurrency Mining Farm and Showroom

Mining Japanese entertainment giant DMM has launched its “large-scale Japan-quality” mining farm, with a plan to deploy more farms overseas. DMM is also launching a showroom, allowing the public to tour its mining farm, as well as… Continue Reading

Cryptocurrencies Are Pushing Semiconductor Innovation and Profits

Mining Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining has become a growing industry, and mining operations continue to compete by making faster chips and purchasing large quantities of land to host data facilities all over the world. Data recorded from… Continue Reading