Alex Rathod

ASUS Hardware Will Start Letting Gamers Use Idle GPU Power to Mine Crypto
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ASUS Hardware Will Start Letting Gamers Use Idle GPU Power to Mine Crypto
Taiwanese tech giant ASUS is opening up ways to allow gamers to use excess power on their graphics cards to mine crypto whilst they play. ASUS is one of the largest producer of computer hardware in the world, and the world’s 5th largest vendor of PCs by sales. The firm has now announced a partnership with Quantumcloud, a mining app provider which is planning to allow gamers the option of…
Oil Giants BP and Shell Launch Oil-Trading Blockchain Platform
Bitcoin
Oil Giants BP and Shell Launch Oil-Trading Blockchain Platform
British Petroleum (BP) and Shell have launched a blockchain-based oil trading platform which is hoped will revolutionise the market. Cryptocurrency may need a few more years to enter mainstream usage but blockchain tech is already seeing huge uptake in the private sector amongst some of the world’s biggest companies. Now, Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell and British Petroleum have launched their own oil trading platform which a Reuters article described as…
Goldman Sachs Still Not Holding Crypto on Behalf of its Clients
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Goldman Sachs Still Not Holding Crypto on Behalf of its Clients
Goldman Sachs is still unable to hold bitcoin on behalf of its clients, despite announcing three months ago that they would begin offering services to their clients due to pressure from demand. Back in August, ToshiTimes announced Goldman Sachs’ plans to begin offering cryptocurrency custody services to its clients, citing significant “client interest”. However, to date the firm is still yet to offer the services to its clients. “One of…
Venezuelan Citizens Receive $1m Subsidy Backed by Zcash
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Venezuelan Citizens Receive $1m Subsidy Backed by Zcash
As part of #GivingTuesday, Mexico-based wallet service AirTM and Zcash have partnered together in order to donate $1 million to citizens in Venezuela whose assets have disappeared in the midst of the hyperinflation which is gripping the country. Venezuela. The country’s name has become synonymous with all things done badly when running a country. Endowed with the world’s largest oil reserve by volume, the country should be, by all accounts,…