Bitfarms to invest $250M and create 250 jobs in Sherbrooke

With a $250 million investment, Bitfarms, a cryptocurrency company, will move to Sherbrooke in the coming months and is expected to create more than 250 jobs. The company will build a computing center in the industrial district where…

Second Concurrency Company To Open Shop In Sherbrooke

A second company specializing in cryptocurrency will settle in Sherbrooke in the coming months, confirmed the City of Sherbrooke Wednesday. The company, who have yet to be indedifed, will consume 20 megawatts per day from a datacenter established…

Sell ​​your house against bitcoins

Sellers posted real estate properties on Internet sites stating that they would accept a payment in virtual currency. A marginal phenomenon, so far, but for which real estate professionals are unprepared. Gary Gaul, owner of a construction and…

Hackers attack Atlanta and demand ransom in bitcoins

Hackers attacked computers in the state capital of Atlanta, Georgia, in the southern United States, and demanded payment of a bitcoin ransom, City Hall said. The cyber attack resulted in the closure of several applications, including those used…

Cryptocurrency banned from Google ads

Cryptocurrency advertising and related topics will be banned on Google’s advertising platforms starting in June, the company said on Wednesday. The web giant says it wants to remain extremely cautious towards this sector. Google’s decision echoes Facebook’s decision…

A “mine” of cryptocurrencies at L’Ange-Gardien

In a warehouse in L’Ange-Gardien, in the Outaouais, are three young entrepreneurs and super-powerful computers that are running at full speed, in search of cryptocurrencies. Lower rental costs, low-cost electricity and a cold climate: the regions of Quebec…