California Bans Bitcoin Donations in Political Campaigns

Candidates running for public offices in the U.S. state of California may not receive donations in cryptocurrencies, according to a new ruling from the state’s political watchdog. The Associated Press reported Thursday that the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) for the…

Bitfury Reveals New Generation of Bitcoin ASIC Chips

Bitfury Group has developed a new, more efficient bitcoin mining chip, the firm announced Wednesday. The Bitfury Clarke application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chip “offers the strongest performance among bitcoin mining chips and is unparalleled in efficiency,” the company claims in…