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Twitter has the opportunity to send bitcoin, Bitmain releases an energy-efficient 7Nm chip. Billionaire Tim Draper is confident that cryptocurrency will force out fiat.
The Tippin browser extension will allow Twitter users to share bitcoins. It is enough to install it in Mozila or Google Chrome. Another button will appear inside each tweet. With its help, it will be possible to transfer a certain amount in cryptocurrency.
Now social network users can not only like the posts they like, but also express financial gratitude for the information. According to the developers, in the near future it will become very popular among users. It is important that the transfer is instant and almost free.
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Despite the decrease in sales volumes and disappointing results in 2018, Bitmain continues to grow. This time it announced the production of a new chip on the 7 nm technology. The product has already received the designation BM1397. It allows you to mine cryptocurrency based on the SHA256 algorithm, and “with tremendous efficiency”.
It is expected that the energy efficiency of the new chip will be 28.6% better than that of the previous generation product. Miners have already received the name Antminer S17 and T17 for it, but their technical characteristics will be presented a little later.
Billionaire Tim Draper is sure that in 5 years cryptocurrency will almost completely replace fiat money and withdraw significant out of circulation. The businessman was among those who were among the first to start investing in bitcoins, and only during 2014 earned more than $ 110 million on this asset. According to expert forecasts, the price of the coin will reach $ 250,000 per coin.
The advantages of the blockchain have already been appreciated by financial corporations, and now it remains to find convenient methods for effecting settlements. After that, citizens will have no incentive to keep their savings in fiat money. However, the problem is in the position of the states. Now they get huge profits from the issue of dollars, pounds, rubles and other monetary units.