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A massive, 5,655-carat ‘Lion Emerald’ is going up for auction in Singapore next month

Ten per cent of the jewel's sale proceeds will go to two organisations protecting carnivores in Africa.
The moon as seen by astronauts in space.

The moon has ice on its surface in hundreds of places — and it could be the ‘first step in building a space economy’

The moon's cold, dark craters near its north and south poles contain water ice directly at the surface, a new study confirms. If the deposits are large enough, people or robots could harvest the water, split it into hydrogen and oxygen, fuel up rockets, and launch a new era of space exploration.

The world’s largest maker of bitcoin mining chips is reportedly hoping to raise $18 billion in what could be one of the largest IPOs in history

Cryptocurrency mining chip maker Bitmain hopes to raise $18 billion for an IPO in the coming months, according to documents obtained by CoinDesk.

When this ice tea company stuck the word ‘blockchain’ in its name, its stock skyrocketed by nearly 500%. Now, it’s being investigate...

In December, the New York-based beverage company announced plans to pivot to blockchain. But now, its being investigated by the SEC.
A man wears a Bitcoin logo t-shirt on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York City, New York, U.S., May 16, 2018.

Insiders say they think ethereum is a better investment than bitcoin

According to new data from New York-based law firm Foley and Lardner, a group of insiders say that among cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Dash, and Monero, they believe ethereum to be the best bet.

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he’s been mining ethereum with his son

At a blockchain summit hosted by Sir Richard Branson in Morocco, Sergey Brin said that he first became excited about blockchain technology when he began mining ethereum with his son.

The world’s largest producer of bitcoin mining chips, which is run by a 32-year-old billionaire, is reportedly considering an IPO

As Bitmain Technologies expands into developing chips for artificial-intelligence computing, it might be considering going public.

AMD will get crushed in the race to be the ultimate chip maker for Ethereum miners, tech analyst says

A Susquehanna analyst has downgraded AMD's shares over concerns that other competition will eat into its marketshare of GPU sales for Ethereum mining.
Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, shows the Drive Pegasus robotaxi AI computer at his keynote address at CES

RBC: Nvidia’s crypto boost is facing a ‘notable slowdown’ — but its stock could still surge

Still, the bank is raising its price target for the chipmaker citing tax reform and video games

Nvidia could get caught in a cryptocurrency ‘downdraft’

The crypto boom fueled demand for the company's graphics chips, but that could dry up, Wall Street is warning.