Chinese E-commerce Giant JD.com Reveals NFTs

JD.com’s tech arm revealed its non-fungible token technology and plans, following in the heels of its rival Alibaba. JD Technology is offering seven free limited edition NFTs built on its own NFT chain, commemorating its annual conference, JD Discovery, according to a WeChat post on its official account. The NFTs, JD’s first, are minted and … Read moreChinese E-commerce Giant JD.com Reveals NFTs

US Bitcoin Mining Lead Over China Confirmed as Major Pools Shut Door on Chinese Users

New data from the latest update to the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has confirmed that the leading share of global Bitcoin network hashrate now sits in the US. The geographic shift happened barely two months after China banned crypto mining activities within its borders in May … Read moreUS Bitcoin Mining Lead Over China Confirmed as Major Pools Shut Door on Chinese Users

Bitmain Confirms Halting Its Shipment of Antminers to Chinese Customers

Bitmain, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of bitcoin mining machines, confirmed it will halt shipping Antminer to mainland China. “From October 11, 2021, Antminer will stop shipping to mainland China (excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan),” according to a statement from Bitmain’s official WeChat account. The move doesn’t affect Bitmain’s overseas customers and the company … Read moreBitmain Confirms Halting Its Shipment of Antminers to Chinese Customers