Wikileaks Shop accepts Bitcoin Cash

The official Twitter of Wikileaks made a statement of its intention to accept payments in Bitcoin Cash
01 November 2017   1955

Wikileaks, an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks and classified media provided by anonymous sources, made an announcement in a twitter account of Wikileaks Shop on November 1 stating that it starts accepting Bitcoin Cash.

Moreover, it was stated that the official Wikileaks shop now accepts multiple cryptocurrencies.

Nevertheless, Wikileaks itself does not accept Bitcoin Cash for donations, but it posted a tweet about accepting new cryptocurrency by its shop, notably raising awareness of Bitcoin Cash.

At the moment of writing, Bitcoin Cash has a price of $491,43 and a marekt cap of $8,232,640,865. Its trading volumes rose by 11.50% within past 24 hours, which may also be linked to Wikileaks announcement.

GMO Internet to Report on BTC Mining Increase

Additionally GMO completely stopped mining Bitcoin Cash; in November 2017, it mined 400 BCH coins
09 January 2019   299

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet Group has published a report, which reported an increase in the number of BTC companies.

The company also confirmed information about the termination of the production of its own equipment due to significant financial losses. In addition, GMO confirmed plans to transfer mining capacities to regions with cheap energy prices and the possibility of switching to alternative energy sources.

During last December GMO mined 960 BTC. This is almost a third more than in November 2018. Also, this indicator is 45 times higher than the volume of extracted bitcoins during December 2017, when the company was just starting the mining business.

On the other hand, GMO completely stopped mining Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Note that in November 2017, the company mined 400 coins of this fork of Bitcoin.

Last December, the GMO mining hashrate was 670 PH / s, which is 30 times more than a year ago.

The company also announced that it will now provide reports quarterly.