Altcoin News blockeq canada CoinSquare Stellar 

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Acquires Stellar Wallet BlockEQ

Coinsquare, the crypto exchange that has been nicknamed the “Coinbase of Canada,” has acquired Stellar wallet BlockEQ as it seeks to expand its offerings beyond cryptocurrency trading. The Toronto-based Coinsquare announced the deal on Thursday, revealing that it had paid $12 million CAD (~$9 million USD) to acquire BlockEQ, a non-custodial wallet that allows crypto users to store XLM and other tokens that run on the Stellar network. Coinsquare currently ranks as the second-largest crypto exchange that offers CAD trading pairs, trailing closely behind LakeBTC. Among all exchanges, Coinsquare ranks…

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Bitcoin Mining canada DMG Blockchain Solutions quebec 

What Bear Market? Major Bitcoin Mining Farm Goes Live in Canada

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The bitcoin mining facility that DMG Blockchain Solutions announced it was building in British Columbia, Canada in July is now operational. Though the full capacity of the facility is 85 megawatts, initially only 60 megawatts will be made available at the operation that occupies 27,000 sq. ft. The power that the Mining as a Service (MaaS) operation will be using if generated purely from hydroelectricity. Besides installing a power substation purely for its needs, DMG has also had to build a road to the facility. Unlike other…

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Bitcoin Law British Columbia canada Copytrack Ethereum News ICO News Supreme Court of British Columbia 

Court Authorizes Crypto Firm to Reclaim 530 ETH Sent to Wrong Address

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued a major ruling in a case stemming from a dispute over ethereum (ETH) tokens mistakenly sent to an initial coin offering (ICO) investor, and it could have implications for cryptocurrency users or exchanges outside of the litigants involved in the case. The ruling, which was issued by Justice Ronald A. Skolrood on Sept. 12, authorized Singapore-based blockchain startup Copytrack to track down and reclaim approximately 530 ETH that it had mistakenly sent to an investor who participated in its initial coin offering…

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bitaccess canada catena Ethereum News ipfs 

Canadian Government Launches Ethereum Block Explorer

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has launched a blockchain explorer built on Ethereum. According to a news release, the organization said the blockchain explorer application, dubbed Catena, was developed by Bitaccess and will be hosted by its Industrial Research Assistance Program on the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS). This makes the hosted data always accessible and immutable, as it’s not organized in one location, which could subject it to site failure or access issues. According to Bitaccess, the explorer application is similar to a search engine, and it allows…

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