Livepeer Prepares to Unlock New Way for GPU Miners to Earn Crypto

By the end of this year, GPU miners could have a fresh new way to earn crypto without any opportunity cost. Decentralized video-streaming startup Livepeer debuted its Streamflow testnet on Tuesday, and miners and developers are working with the company to test video transcoding using idle chips already built into graphics processing units (GPUs). “The […]

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WATCH: Athena’s Bitcoin ATM Business Blooms in Argentina

In this edition of CoinDesk On Location reporter Diana Aguilar talks to Dante Galeazzi, country manager for Athena Bitcoin in Argentina. Athena is one of the first and biggest crypto ATM networks in the country. Athena has become a lifeline for many refugees and the ability to buy and sell bitcoin – and send it to […]

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WATCH: Inside the LatAm Crypto Market With the Founder of SatoshiTango

SatoshiTango was one of the first crypto exchanges in Latin America and is still a major player in the ecosystem. In this video CoinDesk’s Diana Aguilar sat down with founder Marias Bari in Argentina about the future of crypto in the region. We visited Argentina on the eve of its financial crisis last month and founders […]

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WATCH: Inside a Siberian Crypto Mining Complex

  In Siberia, cheap hydropower, cold climate, and abandoned Soviet industrial infrastructure has made the region of Irkutsk an attractive spot for urban explorers and, more importantly, crypto miners. In the city of Bratsk lies one of the largest hydropower plants in Russia. The massive dam and generator feeds the region’s growing mining farms. Cheap electricity […]

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WATCH: Invest: Asia Keynotes and Panels Explore the Rise of Blockchain in Asia

Investors, builders, and HODLers all came together in Singapore last week for a two-day celebration of all things crypto… and CoinDesk was there. Our exclusive and extensive coverage of Invest: Asia 2019 features a myriad of major players including Ballet’s Bobby Lee and Su Zhu of Three Arrows Capital, alongside countless updates from global blockchain projects. […]

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