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Core Scientific to Build 300MW Blockchain Data Center in Texas

Core Scientific to Build 300MW Blockchain Data Center in Texas

Core Scientific, the blockchain hosting and digital asset mining company, is building a new 300- megawatt (MW) blockchain data center in Denton, Texas. The company is building the data center using “emissions-free power supplemented by renewable energy credits.” “When completed, the new Denton data center will increase the company’s total power capacity to more than …

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Decentralized Storage for AI Data Brought to Life by Epik Protocol — CoinDesk

Decentralized Storage for AI Data Brought to Life by Epik Protocol — CoinDesk

Through the integration of IPFS storage technology, a token incentive mechanism and DAO governance model, EpiK Protocol creates a global, open, autonomous community with four core capabilities of trusted storage, trusted incentives, trusted governance and trusted finance. It allows global community users to work together at an extremely low management cost, continuously producing high-quality AI …

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Bitcoin miners post $1.4 billion in revenue for August, data shows

Bitcoin miners post $1.4 billion in revenue for August, data shows

Bitcoin miners brought in approximately $1.41 billion in revenue during the month of August, according to data compiled by The Block Research.  The monthly figure is below the all-time peak of $1.75 billion posted in March but represents a month-over-month increase — roughly 45% — from July’s $971.83 million.  The vast majority of the August …

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Market data in the crypto market is going to continue to be free

Market data in the crypto market is going to continue to be free

Market data is the lifeblood of Wall Street.  Any market structure wonk can tell you that the topic of market data is an issue which frequently divides financial services firms (despite how boring that conversation can be). On one side, there are brokers who want to pay less for access to proprietary exchange data. On …

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EU data protection body says digital euro designs must prioritize privacy

EU data protection body says digital euro designs must prioritize privacy

As Europe inches toward the creation of a digitized euro, a data-focused body within the EU is calling for any design proposal to prioritize privacy and protection. The European Data Protection Board, created to implement Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), said that it “stresses that a very high standard of privacy and data protection …

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Dapp data tracker DappRadar raises $5 million in Series A funding

Dapp data tracker DappRadar raises $5 million in Series A funding

DappRadar, a Lithuanian data tracking company for decentralized applications (Dapps), announced Friday that it raised $5 million in Series A funding. Lead investors in this Series A round were Prosus Ventures, Blockchain.com Ventures, and NordicNinja VC. According to the release, the startup will use the funding to boost its brand awareness and launch new products …

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Coinbase settles with CFTC for $6.5 million over data reporting, employee wash trading allegation

Coinbase settles with CFTC for $6.5 million over data reporting, employee wash trading allegation

Coinbase has settled with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, according to a Friday announcement, and will pay a $6.5 million penalty. The settlement focused on two areas: information about trade activity on Coinbase’s GDAX trading platform and allegations of wash trading by a Coinbase employee during a six-week period in 2016. The U.S. regulator said …

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Kraken to run its own Chainlink node to provide price data to DeFi apps

Kraken to run its own Chainlink node to provide price data to DeFi apps

Crypto exchange Kraken announced Monday that it will run its own Chainlink node to provide spot price data to decentralized finance (DeFi) applications and others. “Running our own Chainlink node will not only provide us with a mechanism to broadcast our Oracle Rates on any blockchain, but we can leverage Chainlink’s built-in cryptographic signing capabilities …

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