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North America To Get Its First Bitcoin Mining Pool to Rival China’s Crypto Mining Dominance

North America To Get Its First Bitcoin Mining Pool to Rival China’s Crypto Mining Dominance

US-based Titan crypto mining software company sets to launch the first Enterprise-Grade Bitcoin Mining Pool in North America.

Ethereum Mining Difficulty Has Reached an ATH

Ethereum Mining Difficulty Has Reached an ATH

Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has attained a new mining difficulty all-time high of 4,745,167,085,193,270.

Iran Government Offers Up To 20% Reward To Anyone Who Exposes Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining In The Country

Iran Government Offers Up To 20% Reward To Anyone Who Exposes Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining In The Country

Iran just offered a reward to anyone who exposes illicit cryptocurrency mining in the country.

Argo Mining Crypto Production Rose to 219 BTCs in July

Argo Mining Crypto Production Rose to 219 BTCs in July

Argo not only mined more Bitcoins in July, but also generated higher revenues than the previous month. The crypto mining firm faced challenges of electricity costs and its 17 series machines during the month of July.

Bitfarms (BITF) Reports Significant Hashrate Increase and Operational Expansion

Bitfarms (BITF) Reports Significant Hashrate Increase and Operational Expansion

Bitfarms earned 156 BTC in May 2024, increased hashrate to 9.5 EH/s, and secured additional hydropower.

Marathon Digital Holdings Reports 22% Increase in Bitcoin Mining Hash Rate for May 2024

Marathon Digital Holdings Reports 22% Increase in Bitcoin Mining Hash Rate for May 2024

Marathon Digital Holdings boosts Bitcoin mining hash rate by 22% in May 2024.

Malware Botnets Hijacked Microsoft SQL Databases to Mine Cryptocurrency Causing Concern

Malware Botnets Hijacked Microsoft SQL Databases to Mine Cryptocurrency Causing Concern

Guardicore, a cloud security and data center firm, has issued a report showing how a malware botnet, tracked as Vollgar botnet, has been hijacking Microsoft SQL Server (MS-SQL) databases around the world and forcing them to mine the cryptocurrencies Vollar and Monero.

Hive Digital Technologies Bolsters Global Reach with Swedish Data Center Acquisition

Hive Digital Technologies Bolsters Global Reach with Swedish Data Center Acquisition

Hive Digital Technologies acquires a data center in Boden, Sweden, enhancing its Bitcoin production and affirming its commitment to green energy and AI.

Marathon Digital Initiates Bitcoin Mining Powered by Renewable Landfill Energy

Marathon Digital Initiates Bitcoin Mining Powered by Renewable Landfill Energy

Marathon Digital Holdings and Nodal Power are launching a 280 kW Bitcoin mining pilot project in Utah, converting harmful methane emissions into electricity for sustainable mining.

Kyrgyzstan's Rising Tide in Crypto Mining Tax Revenue

Kyrgyzstan's Rising Tide in Crypto Mining Tax Revenue

Kyrgyzstan's rapidly growing crypto mining industry, leveraging abundant hydropower resources, is emerging as a key player in the global market, contributing significantly to national revenue and promoting sustainable practices.

Marathon Digital Holdings Reports Strong Bitcoin Production and Mining Updates for April 2024

Marathon Digital Holdings Reports Strong Bitcoin Production and Mining Updates for April 2024

Marathon Digital Holdings, a leading cryptocurrency mining company, has announced significant updates for April 2024. The company experienced a 15% increase in average operational hash rate, produced 850 bitcoins, and increased its bitcoin holdings. Marathon also revised its year-end total installed hash rate guidance to 50 EH/s, showcasing its growth plans and commitment to the industry.

Paraguay Senate Passes Bill to Regulate Crypto Mining and Trading

Paraguay Senate Passes Bill to Regulate Crypto Mining and Trading

Paraguay is advancing its crypto bill. Though it appears taking clues from its counterpart, El Salvador.

WEF Promotes Eco-Friendly Crypto Mining Firm Crusoe Energy

WEF Promotes Eco-Friendly Crypto Mining Firm Crusoe Energy

The World Economic Forum (WEF) featured a video showcasing Crusoe Energy Systems, a cryptocurrency mining firm that uses waste energy sources to power their modular data centers. Although the video never directly mentions cryptocurrency mining, several crypto industry figures praised Crusoe's efforts in reducing flaring and utilizing stranded energy sources to generate ultra-low-cost computing infrastructure.

Crypto Miner HIVE Blockchain Rebrands to Drive AI Expansion

Crypto Miner HIVE Blockchain Rebrands to Drive AI Expansion

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. has declared its plan to strategically rebrand, including a transition to the new name "HIVE Digital Technologies Ltd." This rebranding initiative is designed to mirror the company's progression into the realm of high-performance computing (HPC) data centres, utilizing Nvidia's superior Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) chips to tap into the burgeoning trend of widespread adoption in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

British Columbia Court Upholds Government's Temporary Ban on Cryptocurrency Mining Electricity Supply

British Columbia Court Upholds Government's Temporary Ban on Cryptocurrency Mining Electricity Supply

British Columbia's Supreme Court upheld a temporary suspension of electricity supply to new cryptocurrency mining operations, emphasizing the government's role in balancing energy demands with sustainability goals.

China's Inner Mongolia to Shut Down Bitcoin Mining Operations Due to Energy Efficiency Concerns

China's Inner Mongolia to Shut Down Bitcoin Mining Operations Due to Energy Efficiency Concerns

A major Bitcoin mining hub in China, Inner Mongolia will be shutting down its extensive mining operations by April of this year.

117 Smuggled Crypto Mining Machines Seized by Iranian Police

117 Smuggled Crypto Mining Machines Seized by Iranian Police

The Iranian provincial police had apprehended an individual who was said to be smuggling in cryptocurrency mining machines. This was reported by the local news agency Fars News, on July 31.

Australian Federal Agency Ex-Employee Evades Prison Despite Illegally Mining Ether and Monero on Supercomputers

Australian Federal Agency Ex-Employee Evades Prison Despite Illegally Mining Ether and Monero on Supercomputers

A former employee of an Australian federal agency avoided prison despite mining cryptocurrency on government supercomputers.

UK’s Argo Crypto Mining Firm Begins Paying CEO in Bitcoin

UK’s Argo Crypto Mining Firm Begins Paying CEO in Bitcoin

Argo blockchain crypto mining firm has become the first publicly listed company to pay its CEO in Bitcoin.

Iranian Power Plants to Supply Surplus Power to Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Farms

Iranian Power Plants to Supply Surplus Power to Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Farms

Power plants in Iran are considering supplying surplus electricity to Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining farms in the nation.

Bitcoin on Showtime: Winklevoss Biographer Writes BTC Mining Plot for Billions

Bitcoin on Showtime: Winklevoss Biographer Writes BTC Mining Plot for Billions

Sunday’s episode of the Showtime series Billions featured a cryptocurrency mining scheme being executed in a prep school.

Microsoft Patents Cutting Edge Human-Powered Crypto Mining System

Microsoft Patents Cutting Edge Human-Powered Crypto Mining System

Microsoft has filed for a patent for a cryptocurrency mining system that will leverage the data collected from people as they interact with advertising or exercise.

Italian Authorities Bust Illegal Ethereum Mining Activities Using Airport Computers

Italian Authorities Bust Illegal Ethereum Mining Activities Using Airport Computers

Airport officials working at Italy’s Lamezia Terme International airport have nabbed a 41-year-old technician for unlawfully mining Ethereum using the airport computers.

Grayscale Investments Parent Company DCG Invests $100 Million Into Bitcoin Mining

Grayscale Investments Parent Company DCG Invests $100 Million Into Bitcoin Mining

Grayscale parent company DCG has announced its entry into Bitcoin mining.

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