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

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

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

Authorities Uncover Illegal Bitcoin Mining Farm In Kyrgyzstan
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Authorities Uncover Illegal Bitcoin Mining Farm In Kyrgyzstan

Federal authorities have uncovered a large illegal Bitcoin mining site in Kyrgyzstan in the territory of the Bishkek Free Economic Zone.

Bitmain Partners With Digital Currency Group's Foundry to Fuel Crypto Mining Business in North America
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Bitmain Partners With Digital Currency Group's Foundry to Fuel Crypto Mining Business in North America

Crypto mining giant Bitmain has announced that it will be partnering with crypto mining firm Foundry to extend its services to North America.

Italian Authorities Bust Illegal Ethereum Mining Activities Using Airport Computers
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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
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Grayscale Investments Parent Company DCG Invests $100 Million Into Bitcoin Mining

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

How to Mine Without Buying A Mining Machine
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How to Mine Without Buying A Mining Machine

Bitcoin’s price has been rising incredibly and continues to trend upward. Many people may think that if they cannot buy a Bitcoin mining machine, they are missing out on a huge opportunity to generate profit.

UK’s Argo Blockchain Buys 320 Acres in Texas to Build Bitcoin Mining Facility
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UK’s Argo Blockchain Buys 320 Acres in Texas to Build Bitcoin Mining Facility

London-based Argo Blockchain has joined an increasing number of firms seeking to construct crypto mining facilities in Texas, US.

World's Second Largest Bitcoin Mining Company Raises $90M in US IPO
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World's Second Largest Bitcoin Mining Company Raises $90M in US IPO

The world’s second-largest bitcoin mining equipment producer, Canaan Inc. raised $90 million during its initial public offering (IPO).

Kazakhstan to Secure $700 Million Funds to Boost its Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Projects
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Kazakhstan to Secure $700 Million Funds to Boost its Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Projects

Kazakhstan's government is trying to secure a $700 million investment and reports that it is on track with its crypto mining farm project.

Bitcoin Pizza Guy and the Tenth Anniversary of the Most Regrettable Purchase in Human History
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Bitcoin Pizza Guy and the Tenth Anniversary of the Most Regrettable Purchase in Human History

On May 22, 2020, the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day will be marked. It is because ten years ago, on this day Laszlo Hanyecz, aka ‘Bitcoin Pizza Guy,’ traded his 10,000 BTC for two Papa John’s Pizzas with eighteen-year-old Jeremy Sturdivant, aka jercos.

Amun AG, on 7 Unique Metrics of Bitcoin Valuation
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Amun AG, on 7 Unique Metrics of Bitcoin Valuation

We have exclusively spoken with Lanre Jonathan Ige, Researcher of Amun AG on the limitations of traditional valuation approach and some unique metrics for Bitcoin valuation.

BlockFi to Sell $160 Million in Bitcoin Mining Machine
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BlockFi to Sell $160 Million in Bitcoin Mining Machine

BlockFi aims to offer $160 million in loans secured by 68,000 Bitcoin mining equipment. November saw the crypto lender declare Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Defaulted loans may be undercollateralized.

Former facilities worker who allegedly set up a secret cryptocurrency mining operation
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Former facilities worker who allegedly set up a secret cryptocurrency mining operation

After skipping a court arraignment session, Nadeam Nahas faces arrest for using a school's energy for bitcoin mining.

Digihost Plans to Move Mining Rigs from NY to Alabama, Expand Energy to 55 MW in 2023
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Digihost Plans to Move Mining Rigs from NY to Alabama, Expand Energy to 55 MW in 2023

U.S.-based crypto miner Digihost Technology Inc. plans to move drilling rigs from New York to Alabama, expanding energy capacity to 55 MW in the second quarter of 2023.

Grayscale Launches Bitcoin Mining-Centered Investment Entity
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Grayscale Launches Bitcoin Mining-Centered Investment Entity

Crypto asset management firm Grayscale plans to launch a new private co-investment opportunity in mining hardware that enriches the bitcoin ecosystem.

Hut 8 Achieves Record High Annual Revenue of $173.8m
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Hut 8 Achieves Record High Annual Revenue of $173.8m

A prominent Canadian cryptocurrency mining company, Hut 8, achieves a record high annual revenue of $173.8 million. Bitcoin holdings will increase by 100% to 5,518 by the end of 2021, with a market cap of $323.9 million.

Decentralized Exchange dYdX Proposes $20M Incentive Program for v4 Launch
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Decentralized Exchange dYdX Proposes $20M Incentive Program for v4 Launch

Chaos Labs proposes a $20M, 6-month Launch Incentives Program for the transition to dYdX v4. The initiative aims to facilitate user and volume migration to the new dYdX Chain, with a robust pre-launch and post-launch strategy. Governance proposals will guide the distribution of DYDX rewards, maintaining transparency and community oversight throughout the program.

Compass Mining to Sold $30m Worth of Assets in Russia to Fend Off Sanctions
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Compass Mining to Sold $30m Worth of Assets in Russia to Fend Off Sanctions

Compass Mining, an American cryptocurrency mining firm, is looking for buyers for its gears stranded in Russia in a bid to avoid being sanctioned by the United States Department of Treasury.

Argo Mining Crypto Production Rose to 219 BTCs in July
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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.

Iranian Crypto Miners get Cut Off as Country Activates Energy Saving Mode
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Iranian Crypto Miners get Cut Off as Country Activates Energy Saving Mode

The Iran Grid Management Company, also known as the Tavanir, has cut off the power supply to the country’s licensed cryptocurrency miners, a significant step against its backing for the controversial adventure.

Argo Bitcoin Miner Sells 637 BTC to Offset Costs & Outstanding Loans
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Argo Bitcoin Miner Sells 637 BTC to Offset Costs & Outstanding Loans

Despite the market plunge, Argo Blockchain recorded increased Bitcoin mining revenues in June. Argo said the success has been attributed to the increased Bitcoin mining produced by S19J Pro machines.

Marathon Digital Holdings Sells Some of Its Bitcoin for the First Time
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Marathon Digital Holdings Sells Some of Its Bitcoin for the First Time

In January, Marathon Digital, the second-largest Bitcoin holder after Michael Saylor's Microstrategy, sold 1,500 BTC.

Argo Blockchain Increases Daily Bitcoin Production Despite Network Difficulty Spike
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Argo Blockchain Increases Daily Bitcoin Production Despite Network Difficulty Spike

Argo Blockchain increased its daily Bitcoin production to 5.7 BTC per day in February, up from 5.4 BTC per day in January, despite a 10% increase in network difficulty.

UK to Accept Stablecoins as Form of Payment, Plans to Mint NFT by this Summer
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UK to Accept Stablecoins as Form of Payment, Plans to Mint NFT by this Summer

The UK announced to accept stablecoins as a valid form of payment and has set plans to make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment.

Stronghold Digital Mining Collects Coal Waste to Power Cryptocurrency Mining
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Stronghold Digital Mining Collects Coal Waste to Power Cryptocurrency Mining

Stronghold Digital Mining, based in western Pennsylvania, has found a new, environmentally friendly way to mine cryptocurrency, Reuters reports.

Chinese Authorities Pressure Bitcoin Miners to Scale Down Operations
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Chinese Authorities Pressure Bitcoin Miners to Scale Down Operations

Authorities in Sichuan, China has been reportedly pressuring Bitcoin miners to scale down their operations due to electricity shortages. During the dry season, extending from October to April, the electricity supply drops in the province.

Russia's Apex Bank Grants DFA License to Atomyze, the Nation's First
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Russia's Apex Bank Grants DFA License to Atomyze, the Nation's First

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has granted the Digital Financial Assets (DFA) services license to Atomyze LLC, the first startup in the country to become an asset manager.

Greenidge Generation’s Bitcoin Mining Production Rose 18% in June
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Greenidge Generation’s Bitcoin Mining Production Rose 18% in June

Greenidge produced 230 Bitcoins in June, an increase of 18% compared to production seen in May. The company also has ordered additional 200 mining machines to be on delivery to increase its mining ability.

Helium Farm's New Mining Plans Promise Lucrative HNT Returns in 2024
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Helium Farm's New Mining Plans Promise Lucrative HNT Returns in 2024

Helium Farm unveils three innovative mining plans in 2024, promising attractive returns on HNT. Offering robust services and global reach, the plans are a blend of profitability and security for investors

New York Governor Cuomo signs PoW mining ban
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New York Governor Cuomo signs PoW mining ban

New York governor Kathy Hochul signed the proof-of-work (PoW) mining moratorium into law on Nov. 22. PoW mining consensus is predominantly used by Bitcoin miners and a few other altcoins. The practice has been marred by controversies over its high amount of energy consumption.

Chinese Police Put MicroBT CEO Under Microscope Over Alleged Dispute With Bitmain
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Chinese Police Put MicroBT CEO Under Microscope Over Alleged Dispute With Bitmain

Chinese Police have just resumed its investigation of intellectual property infringement involving Yang Zuoxing, CEO of Shenzhen Bit Microelectronics Technology and Bitmain.

Bitcoin Halving: Everything You Need to Know in 5 Minutes
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Bitcoin Halving: Everything You Need to Know in 5 Minutes

In May 2020, Bitcoin is expected to experience its third halving in history. Bitcoin halving refers to the halving of Bitcoin block rewards, which occurs once every 210,000 blocks created (approximately every 4 years).

Tether's Bitcoin Mining Site in Latin America Plans to Start Operations in a Few Weeks
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Tether's Bitcoin Mining Site in Latin America Plans to Start Operations in a Few Weeks

Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Tether and Bitfinex, confirmed the authenticity of a photo of a container bearing the "Tether Energy" logo, confirming it was a depiction of a control room at a Latin American site nearing completion. Ardoino also shared a 3D design of the site.

Bitdeer Reports Robust Operational Performance for October 2023
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Bitdeer Reports Robust Operational Performance for October 2023

Bitdeer Technologies Group, a leading Bitcoin mining company, has seen steady operational performance in October 2023, with strategic developments like Tydal Datacenter construction highlighting its long-term success.

Bitcoin’s 30-Day MVRV Shows BTC UnderBought
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Bitcoin’s 30-Day MVRV Shows BTC UnderBought

Bitcoin’s 30-day MVRV, measuring the returns of 30-day trading addresses, shows BTC is underbought.

Russian Tech and Political Oligarchs Opposes Blanket Crypto Ban
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Russian Tech and Political Oligarchs Opposes Blanket Crypto Ban

Tech and political oligarchs in Russia are expressing their full displeasure over the proposed blanket ban on crypto.

Bitcoin Transaction Fees as a Percentage of Total Miner Revenues Hit Lowest Point Since June 2020
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Bitcoin Transaction Fees as a Percentage of Total Miner Revenues Hit Lowest Point Since June 2020

BTC transaction fees have plunged based on the ongoing Chinese crackdown on Bitcoin mining facilities.

Crypto Mining Demands Ramps Up in Vietnam Amid Bitcoin’s Price Surge
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Crypto Mining Demands Ramps Up in Vietnam Amid Bitcoin’s Price Surge

Surging Bitcoin’s price is currently creating greater demand for cryptocurrency mining in Vietnam. Increased interest in mining activities are also being seen in several regions across the world.

PEGA Pool Announces the Official Launch of Its Eco-friendly Bitcoin Mining Pool
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PEGA Pool Announces the Official Launch of Its Eco-friendly Bitcoin Mining Pool

UK-based PEGA Pool announces the official launch of its eco-friendly Bitcoin mining pool that enables clients to offset their carbon footprint and incentivizes them to use renewable energy. By allowing clients to connect their ASIC miners to its platform and mine together, it provides them with a more consistent and attractive income than mining alone.

Ethereum Whales Continue Ramping up, Despite Price Slip Below $4,000
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Ethereum Whales Continue Ramping up, Despite Price Slip Below $4,000

Active whales in Ethereum (ETH) have taken advantage of the retracement happening in the market by accumulating more coins.

Musk Abandons Twitter Board, Tesla Builds Partnership to Make BTC Mining Eco-Friendly
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Musk Abandons Twitter Board, Tesla Builds Partnership to Make BTC Mining Eco-Friendly

Tesla's boss Elon Musk decides not to join the board, who recently become the biggest shareholder in Twitter. Meanwhile, Tesla, Blockstream, and Jack Dorsey-owned Block have teamed up to power a bitcoin mining facility with solar energy.

Hut 8 Mining Corp. Responds to Short-Seller Accusations Amid Stock Tumble
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Hut 8 Mining Corp. Responds to Short-Seller Accusations Amid Stock Tumble

Hut 8 Corp faces serious accusations from JCapital Research, claiming mismanagement and legal issues post-merger, leading to a significant stock price drop. The company is now working to address these allegations and reassure investors.

Core Scientific to Present at 19th Annual Needham Tech & Media Conference
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Core Scientific to Present at 19th Annual Needham Tech & Media Conference

Core Scientific's CEO, Adam Sullivan, is set to present at the 19th Annual Needham Technology, Media, & Consumer Conference.

Binance Pool Announces New Promotion for BTC and CKB Miners
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Binance Pool Announces New Promotion for BTC and CKB Miners

Binance Pool launches a new promotion with an extra bonus of 30,000 CKB for BTC and CKB miners.

Binance Pool Expands USDC and FDUSD Payment Options for Cloud Mining
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Binance Pool Expands USDC and FDUSD Payment Options for Cloud Mining

Binance Pool now accepts USDC and FDUSD for cloud mining purchases.

Riot Proposes to Acquire Bitfarms for $2.30 Per Share
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Riot Proposes to Acquire Bitfarms for $2.30 Per Share

Riot Platforms proposes acquisition of Bitfarms to create the largest publicly listed Bitcoin miner.

Bitfarms (BITF) Announces Results of Annual Shareholders' Meeting
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Bitfarms (BITF) Announces Results of Annual Shareholders' Meeting

Bitfarms reveals the outcomes of its annual shareholders' meeting, including board elections and auditor reappointments.

Bitfinex: Bitaxe Ultra is Pioneering Open-Source Bitcoin Mining Hardware
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Bitfinex: Bitaxe Ultra is Pioneering Open-Source Bitcoin Mining Hardware

Discover the Bitaxe Ultra, an open-source Bitcoin ASIC miner leveraging Bitmain's BM1366 chip for efficient home mining.

Bitfarms (BITF) Reports Significant Hashrate Increase and Operational Expansion
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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.

Riot Platforms Reports Decline in May Bitcoin (BTC) Production, Expands Hash Rate
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Riot Platforms Reports Decline in May Bitcoin (BTC) Production, Expands Hash Rate

Riot Platforms announces a decrease in May 2024 Bitcoin production but boosts hash rate to 14.7 EH/s.

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

Riot Platforms Acquires 12% Stake in Bitfarms Ltd., Intends to Propose New Directors
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Riot Platforms Acquires 12% Stake in Bitfarms Ltd., Intends to Propose New Directors

Riot Platforms now holds a 12% stake in Bitfarms Ltd. and plans to nominate new directors to the board.

Canaan Inc. Secures Major Order for Avalon Miner A1566 from Cipher Mining
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Canaan Inc. Secures Major Order for Avalon Miner A1566 from Cipher Mining

Canaan Inc. announces significant purchase order from Cipher Mining for Avalon Miner A1566 units.

Bitfarms Responds to Riot Platforms' Alleged Disruption of Strategic Review
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Bitfarms Responds to Riot Platforms' Alleged Disruption of Strategic Review

Bitfarms addresses Riot Platforms' actions amid its strategic alternatives review.

Bitfarms to Develop 120 MW Bitcoin Mining Facility in Pennsylvania, Projects Over 35 EH/s by 2025
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Bitfarms to Develop 120 MW Bitcoin Mining Facility in Pennsylvania, Projects Over 35 EH/s by 2025

Bitfarms plans 120 MW facility in Pennsylvania, targeting 35 EH/s by 2025.

CleanSpark (CLSK) Acquires Five Bitcoin Mining Facilities in Georgia, Expanding Capacity by 60 MW
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CleanSpark (CLSK) Acquires Five Bitcoin Mining Facilities in Georgia, Expanding Capacity by 60 MW

CleanSpark Inc. announces the acquisition of five new Bitcoin mining facilities in Georgia, adding 60 MW of infrastructure and boosting its operating hashrate.

Greenidge Generation Recruits New Executive Leaders, Forecasts Losses in Q3
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Greenidge Generation Recruits New Executive Leaders, Forecasts Losses in Q3

Bitcoin mining company and zero carbon power plant supplier Greenidge Generation has announced a transition of leadership and a possible loss in Q3

Marathon Digital Holdings Reports Lower Bitcoin Production in February Due to Maintenance Issues
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Marathon Digital Holdings Reports Lower Bitcoin Production in February Due to Maintenance Issues

Marathon Digital Holdings announced a 23% decrease in bitcoin production for February 2024 due to unplanned maintenance issues at its mining facilities, despite a 9% increase in hash rate.

BTC Mining Firm Griid to be Listed on NYSE, valued at $3.3B
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BTC Mining Firm Griid to be Listed on NYSE, valued at $3.3B

Bitcoin mining company Griid announced that it will merge with Adit EdTech Acquisition Corp through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the stock code "GRDI".

Sparks Fly: Bitcoin and Ethereum Debate on ETH’s Total Supply Goes Viral
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Sparks Fly: Bitcoin and Ethereum Debate on ETH’s Total Supply Goes Viral

Over the past few days, a central debate has been ongoing on crypto Twitter, fueled by Bitcoin and Ethereum advocates. Both Bitcoiners and Ethereans disagree on which cryptocurrency is better for use.

Maple Finance Loans $300m to help Struggling Bitcoin Miners
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Maple Finance Loans $300m to help Struggling Bitcoin Miners

The lending fund is designed to support crypto mining firms impacted by the market downturn.

Genesis Mining Survey Finds Bitcoin Investors Believe in Safe Haven Value, Not $50,000 BTC Price by 2030
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Genesis Mining Survey Finds Bitcoin Investors Believe in Safe Haven Value, Not $50,000 BTC Price by 2030

A survey by Genesis Mining reveals that while the majority of Bitcoin investors are sold on the crypto’s ability to replace gold, few are as confident of $50,000 per BTC by 2030.

Bitcoin Mining Transforming Global Energy Crisis, Says Arcane Research
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Bitcoin Mining Transforming Global Energy Crisis, Says Arcane Research

Arcane Research suggests crypto mining would help to resolve the energy crisis triggered by fossil fuels.

SEC Freezes Assets of DEBT Box in $50 Million Crypto Fraud Case
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SEC Freezes Assets of DEBT Box in $50 Million Crypto Fraud Case

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has obtained a temporary asset freeze, restraining order, and other emergency relief against Digital Licensing Inc., a Utah-based entity operating as "DEBT Box," along with its four principals and 13 other defendants.

Bitcoin Ordinals Create Stir Within Crypto Community
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Bitcoin Ordinals Create Stir Within Crypto Community

Luxor CEO Nick Hansen stated Bitcoin Ordinals might produce "synergies" between the mining pool and OridinalHub.

Riot Mined 6,626 Bitcoin, Clinching Record $281M Revenues in 2023
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Riot Mined 6,626 Bitcoin, Clinching Record $281M Revenues in 2023

Riot Platforms saw a $280.7 million revenue boost in 2023, attributed to increased Bitcoin production, higher average prices, a strong balance sheet, and enhanced hash rate capacity.

117 Smuggled Crypto Mining Machines Seized by Iranian Police
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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.

Marathon Digital and Zero Two Partner for Abu Dhabi Bitcoin-Mining Facility
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Marathon Digital and Zero Two Partner for Abu Dhabi Bitcoin-Mining Facility

Marathon Digital Holdings and Zero Two have partnered to create a large-scale immersion Bitcoin-mining facility in Abu Dhabi. The joint venture, based in Mina Zayed and Masdar City, will comprise two mining sites with a combined 250-megawatt capacity. Marathon and Zero Two plan to power the facilities with excess energy from Abu Dhabi’s grid.

Bitcoin Hashrate Resumes More Than Doubles Amid BTC Being up by More Than 441% since the Halving
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Bitcoin Hashrate Resumes More Than Doubles Amid BTC Being up by More Than 441% since the Halving

Bitcoin’s hashrate has been on the right footing because it has resumed more than doubled after falling by 50% amid intensified crypto mining crackdowns by Chinese authorities.

Coinbase Executives Visit UAE to Explore Potential for Crypto Operations
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Coinbase Executives Visit UAE to Explore Potential for Crypto Operations

Coinbase executives, including CEO Brian Armstrong, visited the UAE to explore the potential of the region as a strategic hub for its international operations. The visit coincides with a partnership between Marathon Digital Holdings and Zero Two to create a large-scale immersion Bitcoin-mining facility in Abu Dhabi.

Bitcoin Miner Bitfarms Mines 411 BTC in September 2023
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Bitcoin Miner Bitfarms Mines 411 BTC in September 2023

Bitfarms, a Canadian Bitcoin mining firm, mined 411 BTC in September 2023, marking a 7.3% increase from the previous month. The company sold 362 BTC, generating $9.5 million in revenue. Bitfarms has been expanding its operations, including fully energizing its Argentina facility at Rio Cuarto to 51 MW, and increasing its total operating capacity to 233 MW.

Paolo Ardoino: Tether Tests New Bitcoin Mining Platform, Moria, with Enhanced Software Control
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Paolo Ardoino: Tether Tests New Bitcoin Mining Platform, Moria, with Enhanced Software Control

Tether is testing its new Bitcoin mining platform, Moria, which has undergone significant software enhancements, including software-driven PDU management and multisig approval. Moria is designed to integrate with IoT devices, potentially revolutionizing mining operations. Tether's diversification into Bitcoin mining is still in its testing phase.

Texas City Fort Worth Becomes First Government to Mine Bitcoin in the US
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Texas City Fort Worth Becomes First Government to Mine Bitcoin in the US

Fort Worth, a City in Texas State, announced Tuesday to become the first city government to mine Bitcoin in the United States.

Malware Botnets Hijacked Microsoft SQL Databases to Mine Cryptocurrency Causing Concern
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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.

China’s Crypto Mining Clampdown Sparked by Illegal Coal Extraction
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China’s Crypto Mining Clampdown Sparked by Illegal Coal Extraction

China’s latest crackdown on cryptocurrency mining was prompted by an increase in the illegal coal extraction.

Melanion Capital Advocates for Bitcoin Mining Against Swedish Government's Banning Call
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Melanion Capital Advocates for Bitcoin Mining Against Swedish Government's Banning Call

Swedish authorities' call to ban Bitcoin mining across the EU has been faulted by Melanion Capital who says the position is "completely misinformed."

Bitcoin Hashrate Has Almost Completely Recovered after Dropped by 93%
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Bitcoin Hashrate Has Almost Completely Recovered after Dropped by 93%

Bitcoin miners have been on the right footing after relocating other areas like the United States, Kazakhstan, and Iraq because the hashrate has nearly fully recovered based on a 93% surge.

Bitcoin Accelerates the Development of Renewable Energy for Bitcoin Mining
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Bitcoin Accelerates the Development of Renewable Energy for Bitcoin Mining

The use of volcano power to mine Bitcoin (BTC) in El Salvador was propelling the leading cryptocurrency’s quest to accelerate renewable energy development.

Marathon Digital CEO Urges to Incentivize Bitcoin Miners for Embracing Renewable Energy
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Marathon Digital CEO Urges to Incentivize Bitcoin Miners for Embracing Renewable Energy

Fred Thiel, the CEO of Bitcoin mining firm Marathon Digital, has called on the Federal Government to incentivize miners for embracing renewable energy options to mine their cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin Mining is a 'Net Plus' for the Environment: US Senator Ted Cruz
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Bitcoin Mining is a 'Net Plus' for the Environment: US Senator Ted Cruz

United States Senator, Ted Cruz has showered accolades on Bitcoin mining as a venture, taking a very divergent view from major critics who believe Bitcoin mining is damaging to the environment.

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Edges Closer to the 30-Day Moving Average, Suggesting a Bullish Crossover
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Bitcoin’s Hashrate Edges Closer to the 30-Day Moving Average, Suggesting a Bullish Crossover

Bitcoin miners seem to be on the right footing as the hashrate is on an upward trajectory after nosediving by more than 50%.

COVID-19 Hits Canadian Crypto Mining Firm Bitfarms, Forced to Lay Off Staff to Maintain Cost Efficiency
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COVID-19 Hits Canadian Crypto Mining Firm Bitfarms, Forced to Lay Off Staff to Maintain Cost Efficiency

Publicly-listed Canadian crypto mining form Bitfarms has temporarily reduced employees because of the social and economic challenges caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Arkansas passes Bitcoin mining regulation bill
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Arkansas passes Bitcoin mining regulation bill

Arkansas has passed a bill to regulate Bitcoin mining activity in the state, protecting miners from discriminatory regulations and taxes. Digital asset miners must pay applicable taxes and operate without causing stress to public utility generation capabilities. The move follows a similar initiative in Montana and New York's proof-of-work mining moratorium.

14,000 BTC Transferred as Record High since 2021 due to 'Miner Capitulation'
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14,000 BTC Transferred as Record High since 2021 due to 'Miner Capitulation'

According to data from blockchain analytics firm CryptoQuant, bitcoin miners have transferred 14,000 bitcoins over the past few weeks, the highest number of bitcoins sold since January 2021.

Bitcoin Hash Rate Spikes to All-Time Highs
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Bitcoin Hash Rate Spikes to All-Time Highs

Bitcoin's hash rate has hit all-time highs of 398 terahashes per second (TH/s) on March 23, with analysts suggesting miners are turning on their rigs as BTC's price rises. The increase in hash rate is attributed to unused mining inventory coming online and entrepreneurs finding cheap sources of mining. While some have speculated that lower prices forced miners to shut down their rigs, others believe that attractively priced hardware is being bought up by well-capitalized miners.

City of Niagara Falls Forces Blockfusion Bitcoin Miner to Shut Down Operations
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City of Niagara Falls Forces Blockfusion Bitcoin Miner to Shut Down Operations

In Canada, the city of Niagara Falls claims that Blockfusion Bitcoin miner violates local laws and produces environmental disturbances.

Bitcoin Experiences the Second-Largest Drop in Mining Difficulty in History
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Bitcoin Experiences the Second-Largest Drop in Mining Difficulty in History

The latest Bitcoin mining difficulty adjustment has experienced a major decline of 16%, representing the largest drop since late 2012.

Bitcoin Miner Integrated Ventures Sees Decline in Annual Revenue Despite Higher BTC Production
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Bitcoin Miner Integrated Ventures Sees Decline in Annual Revenue Despite Higher BTC Production

Integrated Ventures Inc. reported a yearly mining revenue of $3,862,849, despite an increase in Bitcoin production to 162.71 BTC in 2023 from 108.29 BTC in 2022. The dip in revenue is attributed to the declining cryptocurrency market with the average dollar value of mined Bitcoin dropping significantly.

US Bitcoin Corp-Hut 8 Merger Progresses Amid Celsius Plan Approval
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US Bitcoin Corp-Hut 8 Merger Progresses Amid Celsius Plan Approval

US Bitcoin Corp has secured court approval for its merger with Hut 8 Mining Corp, marking a significant step towards managing its assets and listing on Nasdaq and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

DoJ Charges BitClub Promoter for Role in $722 Million Crypto Fraud Scheme
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DoJ Charges BitClub Promoter for Role in $722 Million Crypto Fraud Scheme

A Californian man pleaded guilty for his involvement in perpetrating BitClub Network, a cryptocurrency mining scheme that generated at least $722 million.

South Carolina to Play Home for Greenidge's 175 Acre Crypto Mining Farm
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South Carolina to Play Home for Greenidge's 175 Acre Crypto Mining Farm

Nasdaq-listed Greenidge Holdings has announced its plans to establish a new data center for mining cryptocurrencies in Spartanburg County, South Carolina State.

What is Bitcoin Ordinals?
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What is Bitcoin Ordinals?

Bitcoin Ordinals, introduced in January 2023 by Casey Rodarmor, are a way to inscribe digital content on the Bitcoin blockchain.

Huobi & BTC.Top Reportedly Suspends Business Operation in China
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Huobi & BTC.Top Reportedly Suspends Business Operation in China

Cryptocurrency mining operators, including Huobi and BTC.TOP, are reportedly halting their business in mainland China, sources said.

Venezuela Shuts Down Crypto Mining Operations
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Venezuela Shuts Down Crypto Mining Operations

Venezuela has closed down crypto mining facilities as part of a national crypto department reorganization and corruption investigation into the country's oil company, PDVSA.

Bhutan Embraces Bitcoin Mining with Green Energy
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Bhutan Embraces Bitcoin Mining with Green Energy

Bhutan, known for its focus on "Gross National Happiness," has been quietly accumulating and mining Bitcoin with the help of its abundant hydroelectric power. The country is negotiating with Bitdeer to expand its mining operations further.

Bitcoin Mining Experiences 8th Consecutive Difficulty Since China’s Ban
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Bitcoin Mining Experiences 8th Consecutive Difficulty Since China’s Ban

Even though miners have found the right footing by relocating to other areas like the United States, the eighth consecutive difficulty is being witnessed.

Riot Blockchain Generates $79.8m Revenue with YoY Increase of 244%
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Riot Blockchain Generates $79.8m Revenue with YoY Increase of 244%

Riot Blockchain's first-quarter earnings from 2022 showed a new record of total revenue for the quarter. It was up 244% year-over-year to $79.8 million, and its bitcoin production increased year-over-year in the first quarter of 2022 by 186% to 1,405 BTC.

Bitcoin Mining Firm Marathon Digital Posts 91% Growth in Q3, Gets $100M Credit Line from Silvergate Bank
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Bitcoin Mining Firm Marathon Digital Posts 91% Growth in Q3, Gets $100M Credit Line from Silvergate Bank

Marathon Digital Holdings Inc announced its financial results for the third quarter, indicating that the crypto mining firm recorded a 91% growth in revenues in Q3 compared to Q2.

Argo Blockchain IPO: Lawsuit Claims Miner Made Untrue Statements
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Argo Blockchain IPO: Lawsuit Claims Miner Made Untrue Statements

Argo Blockchain's 2021 IPO investors launched a class-action lawsuit.

Bitcoin Miners are Squeezed By Lack of Data Centers Amid China's Clampdown
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Bitcoin Miners are Squeezed By Lack of Data Centers Amid China's Clampdown

The clampdown on crypto mining from China has caused a shortage of space for the homeless mining machines.

American Fugitive Wanted for $722 Million Crypto Scam Arrested in Indonesia for Child Sex Offenses
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American Fugitive Wanted for $722 Million Crypto Scam Arrested in Indonesia for Child Sex Offenses

An American fraud fugitive wanted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for a $722 million cryptocurrency scam has been nabbed in Jakarta, Indonesia, for child sex crimes.

EU Market Watchdog Speaks Against Renewable Energy Mining for PoW
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EU Market Watchdog Speaks Against Renewable Energy Mining for PoW

The Vice-Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), Erik Thedéen has taken a stance against the use of renewable energy for all PoW mining operations.

Ethereum Launches ETH 2.0 Multiclient Testnet - Medalla
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Ethereum Launches ETH 2.0 Multiclient Testnet - Medalla

Ethereum software developers proudly launched the blockchain project they have been perfecting these past few months, the Ethereum 2.0 multiclient testnet, Medalla.

Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Thinks Mining Monero on HTC Phones is a “Fool’s Game”
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Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Thinks Mining Monero on HTC Phones is a “Fool’s Game”

Ethereum co-creator has downplayed the partnership between HTC and Midas Labs, which enables Monero mining on mobile phones.

Bitmain's Board Makes Decision Ousting Co-Founder Ketuan Zhan
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Bitmain's Board Makes Decision Ousting Co-Founder Ketuan Zhan

Bitmain has changed its company structure in the registration filing with government agencies. Leading to Wu becoming executive director and legal representative of the company.

Bitfarms Settles Debt with BlockFi
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Bitfarms Settles Debt with BlockFi

Bitfarms and BlockFi collaborate via Backbone Mining Company, a completely owned subsidiary.

Iran Bans Crypto Mining to Avert Major Blackouts in Winter Season
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Iran Bans Crypto Mining to Avert Major Blackouts in Winter Season

Iran is banning cryptocurrency mining for the second time this year in order to reduce the strain on the nation’s power grid.

Chinese Police Discover Illegal Bitcoin Mining Activity in Mysterious Graves
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Chinese Police Discover Illegal Bitcoin Mining Activity in Mysterious Graves

Police in China recently discovered illegal Bitcoin mining, which was buried underneath a local cemetery. Power losses within the area caused the initial suspicion. A Chinese oil field company submitted a tip to the local police requesting them to investigate suspicious power losses in the northern city of Daqing, Heilongjiang province. The police officers arrived at the scene and spotted mysterious two grave mounds lying in the field.

Crypto Firms Join Forces to Push for Stratum V2 Bitcoin Mining Upgrades
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Crypto Firms Join Forces to Push for Stratum V2 Bitcoin Mining Upgrades

Spiral and Braiins lead efforts along with an industry working group to upgrade the current Stratum V1 protocol for miners.

Microsoft Patents Cutting Edge Human-Powered Crypto Mining System
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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.

Core Scientific Faces Bankruptcy With Over 78% collapse in Share Value
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Core Scientific Faces Bankruptcy With Over 78% collapse in Share Value

Bitcoin mining firm Core Scientific to file for Bankruptcy

The Number of Bitcoin Addresses Holding At Least 1,000 BTC Hit a Monthly Low
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The Number of Bitcoin Addresses Holding At Least 1,000 BTC Hit a Monthly Low

The number of BTC addresses holding more than 1,000 Bitcoins plummeted ``to a1-month low of 2,152.

Ameren Energy Corp Unveils its Secret Bitcoin Mining Operations
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Ameren Energy Corp Unveils its Secret Bitcoin Mining Operations

Missouri-based energy generation company Ameren Corp has unveiled its secret Bitcoin mining operations near the Sioux Energy Center in the state.

Crypto Miner Hut 8 Launches New Facility in Ontario, Bitcoin Mining Production Remains Robust
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Crypto Miner Hut 8 Launches New Facility in Ontario, Bitcoin Mining Production Remains Robust

Hut 8 Mining Corp currently holds a total of 7,078 BTC on its balance sheet and continues to advance its operations by launching a new crypto mining facility in Ontario, Canada.

EZ Blockchain Introduces Immersion Cooled Crypto Mining Data Center Containers
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EZ Blockchain Introduces Immersion Cooled Crypto Mining Data Center Containers

Crypto Mining Company EZ Blockchain Creates Immersive Liquid-Cooled Data Center, Simultaneously Unveils Newest Product for Cooling Crypto Mining Containers, SmartBox 1500i.

Litecoin Enters Top 20, Soared Over 28% in The Last 7 Days, Here Is Why
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Litecoin Enters Top 20, Soared Over 28% in The Last 7 Days, Here Is Why

Investors are upbeat about Litecoin since the beginning of this month. The token has outperformed in the past few days, with the market cap reaching $4.91 billion.

CleanSpark Buys 45,000 Bitmain Antminer S19 XPs for $144.9 Million
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CleanSpark Buys 45,000 Bitmain Antminer S19 XPs for $144.9 Million

CleanSpark, a crypto miner, has purchased 45,000 Bitmain Antminer S19 XPs for $144.9 million, which will nearly double its current computing power. The first batch of 25,000 rigs will be delivered in August, with the remainder arriving in September, and they will be installed at a site in Sandersville, Georgia. CleanSpark aims to have 16 EH/s of computing power by the end of the year.

Crypto Miner BIT Mining Raises $50M through Private Placement to expand its Mining Business Abroad
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Crypto Miner BIT Mining Raises $50M through Private Placement to expand its Mining Business Abroad

A Shenzhen-based cryptocurrency miner, BIT Mining, announced it will raise $50 million through private placement to expand its mining business to overseas markets abroad.

Argo Blockchain Announces 1st Quarter Financial Results
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Argo Blockchain Announces 1st Quarter Financial Results

Argo Blockchain has released its financial report for the first quarter of 2022. It showed total quarterly revenue of $19.52 million, up from $17.84 million in the same period last year, attributed to an increase in hash rate over the past year.

Russian Official Advocates Legalization of Bitcoin Mining
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Russian Official Advocates Legalization of Bitcoin Mining

In a dramatic twist, the Russian Deputy Minister of Energy Evgeny Grabchak is pushing for the regulation of Bitcoin mining given the current realities in the country.

Core Scientific Set for Post-Bankruptcy Revival with NASDAQ Relisting
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Core Scientific Set for Post-Bankruptcy Revival with NASDAQ Relisting

Core Scientific is set to emerge from bankruptcy in January 2024, with plans to distribute convertible notes and stock, and relist on NASDAQ, marking a significant turnaround for the Bitcoin miner.

HIVE Digital Completes $28.75 Million Financing via Special Warrants to Bolster Bitcoin Mining
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HIVE Digital Completes $28.75 Million Financing via Special Warrants to Bolster Bitcoin Mining

HIVE Digital Technologies raised CAD $28.75 million through the sale of 5,750,000 special warrants, supporting Bitcoin mining operations and corporate purposes.

Iran to Introduce Additional Penalties for Illegal Crypto Mining
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Iran to Introduce Additional Penalties for Illegal Crypto Mining

The Iranian government is going to pass new regulations to increase the penalties for illegal cryptocurrency mining using subsidized electricity.

Number of Ethereum Whales on the Decline as Market Sees a Massive Correction
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Number of Ethereum Whales on the Decline as Market Sees a Massive Correction

Ethereum holders, those with at least 100 coins are on the decline.

Retail Momentum on the Bitcoin Network Slows Down by BTC’s Sinking Social Sentiment
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Retail Momentum on the Bitcoin Network Slows Down by BTC’s Sinking Social Sentiment

Crypto analyst Joseph Young noted that a slow down in retail momentum and miners moving out of China were affecting Bitcoin.

NSAV Partners with MNC to Launch First Multi-token Blockchain Home Mining Rig HIVE
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NSAV Partners with MNC to Launch First Multi-token Blockchain Home Mining Rig HIVE

Net Savings Link, Inc., a technology services company for the digital asset industry, announced a partnership with Metaverse Network LLC to release HIVE - the first multi-token-enabled blockchain home mining device.

Marathon Digital reports a 229% revenue increase in 2023
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Marathon Digital reports a 229% revenue increase in 2023

Marathon Digital reports a stellar 229% revenue increase in 2023, marking a significant turnaround with record BTC production.

New Wave of Green Energy Programs Influence Crypto Mining Sector
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New Wave of Green Energy Programs Influence Crypto Mining Sector

The mass exodus of crypto mining operations out of China based on intensified crackdowns has triggered the urge for sustainable and environmentally friendly mining activities.

Riot Blockchain Mines 318 BTCs, Decreased 28% Compared Last July
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Riot Blockchain Mines 318 BTCs, Decreased 28% Compared Last July

Colorado-based bitcoin mining company Riot Blockchain Inc. announced that it produced 318 BTC in July, a decrease of about 28 % from 443 BTC in July last year.

UK Research Shows 66% Control of Hash Rate is Coming From China
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UK Research Shows 66% Control of Hash Rate is Coming From China

Reporting on a study developed by UK based company CoinShares, as much as 66% of global hash rates come from and are controlled by Chinese Entities.

Michael Saylor Defends BTC Mining Council Embraces Decentralization
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Michael Saylor Defends BTC Mining Council Embraces Decentralization

Michael Saylor refuted criticism over the newly formed Bitcoin mining council, emphasising that the council is committed to decentralization.

Crypto Miner HIVE Requested for Resubmission of Form 40-F
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Crypto Miner HIVE Requested for Resubmission of Form 40-F

Hive Blockchain Technologies Ltd said it received a letter from Nasdaq, requesting that the company renew its annual report on Form 40-F due to delays in filing submit plans to meet exchange listing compliance.

Core Scientific seeks to sell $6.6 million in Bitmain coupons
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Core Scientific seeks to sell $6.6 million in Bitmain coupons

On Jan. 25, bankrupt Bitcoin mining business Core Scientific filed an emergency move to sell Bitmain coupons.

Argo Blockchain regains stock listing compliance with Nasdaq
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Argo Blockchain regains stock listing compliance with Nasdaq

Nasdaq relisted bitcoin mining company Argo. Nasdaq's listing standards demand a minimum closing bid price of $1 for 30 consecutive working days, which the firm did not meet. After Nasdaq notified ARBK about noncompliance in December, shares recovered.

China Anhui Province Becomes the Latest Region to Crack the Whip on Crypto Mining
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China Anhui Province Becomes the Latest Region to Crack the Whip on Crypto Mining

Anhui, an eastern Chinese province, has become the latest region to shut down all crypto mining activities, according to local media, citing an acute power shortage.

ETH Miner Balances Recovering with its Transactions Hitting $2.5 Trillion in Q2 of 2021
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ETH Miner Balances Recovering with its Transactions Hitting $2.5 Trillion in Q2 of 2021

This renewed Ethereum momentum is propelling ETH miner balances on the road to recovery.

Cipher Mining's Strategic Expansion: 16,700 New Miners Ahead of Bitcoin Halving
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Cipher Mining's Strategic Expansion: 16,700 New Miners Ahead of Bitcoin Halving

Cipher Mining gears up for Bitcoin's 2024 halving with a strategic purchase of 16,700 new miners, eyeing increased market value and mining capacity.

Curve Finance Launches MIM/crvUSD Pool on Arbitrum, Bolstering DeFi Ecosystem
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Curve Finance Launches MIM/crvUSD Pool on Arbitrum, Bolstering DeFi Ecosystem

Curve Finance's new MIM/crvUSD liquidity pool on Arbitrum marks a significant advancement in DeFi, offering enhanced liquidity and user experience. This strategic move leverages Arbitrum's layer 2 capabilities for faster, cost-effective transactions, underlining Curve's commitment to innovation and community-driven governance.

BlackRock's Bitcoin Strategy: Mining Investments and ETF Proposals
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BlackRock's Bitcoin Strategy: Mining Investments and ETF Proposals

BlackRock has invested $411.54 million in Bitcoin mining businesses, including Riot Platforms Inc., Marathon Digital Holdings, Cipher Mining, and Terawulf, and proposed a Bitcoin ETF, despite SEC reluctance, highlighting Bitcoin's growing importance in finance.

Hut 8 Mining Company to Merge with US Bitcoin
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Hut 8 Mining Company to Merge with US Bitcoin

Hut 8 Mining and U.S. Bitcoin will consolidate under New Hut, pending court clearance.

Square Says It Has No Plans of Purchasing More Bitcoin After $20 Million Loss
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Square Says It Has No Plans of Purchasing More Bitcoin After $20 Million Loss

Following Tesla's announcement that it will halt Bitcoin payments, Square disclosed that it had no intentions of buying more Bitcoin.

BTC Mining Hardware Startup Fabric Systems Raises $13M
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BTC Mining Hardware Startup Fabric Systems Raises $13M

Fabric Systems has said that the funds will be used to fund the development of two core launch products including a liquid immersion-cooled ASIC machine.

Bitcoin's Average Block Size Hits All-Time Highs
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Bitcoin's Average Block Size Hits All-Time Highs

The average Bitcoin block size has reached record highs after Bitcoin NFT Ordinals protocol launched.

Bitcoin Mining Technology Luxor Completed $5M Series A Funding Led by NYDIG
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Bitcoin Mining Technology Luxor Completed $5M Series A Funding Led by NYDIG

Luxor announced the completion of a Series A funding with a total value of $5 million.

Hut 8 Mining Corp Refutes JCapital Research's Allegations
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Hut 8 Mining Corp Refutes JCapital Research's Allegations

Hut 8 Mining Corp, a leading Bitcoin miner, strongly refutes allegations by JCapital Research in a recent short report, emphasizing their commitment to transparency and urging stakeholders to refer to official SEC and Canadian regulatory filings for accurate information.

China Allows Building of Hydroelectric Plant in Well Known Bitcoin Mining Town
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China Allows Building of Hydroelectric Plant in Well Known Bitcoin Mining Town

Government authorities in China have allowed construction to go ahead to increase the capacity of current hydroelectric plants in the Ya'an district of Sichuan, a town popularly known in cryptocurrency circles to be teeming with Bitcoin miners.

Spanish Lawmaker Tables a Proposal to be Bitcoin Mining Hub after Kazakhstan Internet Shutdown
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Spanish Lawmaker Tables a Proposal to be Bitcoin Mining Hub after Kazakhstan Internet Shutdown

Maria Munoz, a member of the Congress of Deputies, seeks to make Spain a Bitcoin mining hub following the turmoil that was continually rocking Kazakhstan.

Core Scientific Signs Hosting Deal to Add 75 MW to ASIC Server Capacity
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Core Scientific Signs Hosting Deal to Add 75 MW to ASIC Server Capacity

US-based crypto mining company Core Scientific has signed a colocation agreement to secure at least 75 megawatts of energy capacity for its data centres.

Core Scientific to Host CoreWeave's AI and HPC Workloads in $100M+ Deal
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Core Scientific to Host CoreWeave's AI and HPC Workloads in $100M+ Deal

Core Scientific has signed a multi-year contract to provide CoreWeave with up to 16 MW of data center infrastructure for AI and HPC workloads, with potential revenue exceeding $100 million.

Inccrypto: Your Gateway to Free Cloud Mining and Trusted Crypto Passive Income
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Inccrypto: Your Gateway to Free Cloud Mining and Trusted Crypto Passive Income

Cloud mining is a transformative approach that allows individuals to mine cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, without the upfront investment in hardware.

Argo Blockchain Inks Bitcoin Mining Machine Swap Agreement with Core Scientific
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Argo Blockchain Inks Bitcoin Mining Machine Swap Agreement with Core Scientific

The London-listed Bitcoin mining company, Argo Blockchain, has inked a partnership with Core Scientific that will see both companies swap their BTC mining machines over the next few months.

HIVE Purchases Additional 4,000 New Bitcoin Mining Machines
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HIVE Purchases Additional 4,000 New Bitcoin Mining Machines

HIVE Blockchain, a publicly listed firm based in Canada, has announced a purchase of 4,000 Bitcoin mining machines to increase its hash rate production.

Analysis of Dominance and Dynamics of Bitcoin Mining in 2023
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Analysis of Dominance and Dynamics of Bitcoin Mining in 2023

In 2023, Bitcoin mining saw top pools like Foundry and Antpool dominate, navigating 27 difficulty adjustments and 147 empty blocks, showcasing evolving blockchain dynamics.

Russia to Permit Partial Bitcoin Mining
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Russia to Permit Partial Bitcoin Mining

Despite the back-and-forth stance toward crypto in Russia, serval Russian departments have reached a consensus that Bitcoin mining should be legalized in areas rich in electricity.

Generate Capital to Purchase Bankrupt Compute North's Assets in 2 Mining Sites
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Generate Capital to Purchase Bankrupt Compute North's Assets in 2 Mining Sites

The loan secured from Generate Capital prompted Bitcoin miner Compute North to file for bankruptcy protection.

Russia Considering to Impose Special Energy Tariffs on Cryptocurrency Miners
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Russia Considering to Impose Special Energy Tariffs on Cryptocurrency Miners

Russia is looking to impose special energy tariffs on crypto miners paying more, who are being accounted for massive electricity consumption.

Ripple’s CEO Argues XRP Decentralization: Are Bitcoin and Ethereum Really Controlled by China?
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Ripple’s CEO Argues XRP Decentralization: Are Bitcoin and Ethereum Really Controlled by China?

The Ripple team has countered the SEC's decentralization argument claiming that Bitcoin is controlled by China as a result of the mining pool concentration. Is this true?

Central Bank of Russia Intends to Ban Crypto Mining and Activities
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Central Bank of Russia Intends to Ban Crypto Mining and Activities

The Central Bank of Russia is going on the offensive in relation to the digital currency ecosystem in the country as the apex bank is calling for a blanket ban on crypto-related activities.

Intel to Discontinue Blockscale Bitcoin Mining Chips
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Intel to Discontinue Blockscale Bitcoin Mining Chips

Intel plans to cut costs by discontinuing its Blockscale Bitcoin mining chips, with the company stopping orders for the ASICs by Oct. 20 and ending shipping roughly in April 2024. Intel launched the Blockscale mining chips in April 2022 with a hash rate of up to 580 gigahash per second. The move is part of Intel's strategy to prioritize certain chips for outside customers while monitoring market opportunities in the crypto space.

Topnotch Bitcoin Mining Machine Manufacturer Bitmain Suspends Sales due to Chinese Crackdown
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Topnotch Bitcoin Mining Machine Manufacturer Bitmain Suspends Sales due to Chinese Crackdown

The world's top bitcoin mining machine manufacturer Bitmain Technology Co., Ltd. announced that it would suspend the sale of mining machines worldwide in response to the Chinese government's recent crackdown on domestic mining activites.

Bill Gates Foundation’s COVID-19 Vaccine is a Satanic Plot says Oscar-Winner
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Bill Gates Foundation’s COVID-19 Vaccine is a Satanic Plot says Oscar-Winner

Microsoft’s recent patent for a human powered crypto mining system based on sensors that convert physical or mental activity into computer power has generated a lot of interest and captured the imagination of the public, but perhaps some are looking a little too closely.

Hive Digital Technologies Bolsters Global Reach with Swedish Data Center Acquisition
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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.

Bitcoin Slips to 4-Month Low as Kazakhstan Internet Shutdown Hampers Mining
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Bitcoin Slips to 4-Month Low as Kazakhstan Internet Shutdown Hampers Mining

Bitcoin dropped below $42K for the first time since September 2021 as the market remains in the red.

HashFlare founders arrested in $575M crypto scam
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HashFlare founders arrested in $575M crypto scam

HashFlare's customers lease hashing power to mine cryptocurrency. The mining operation "defrauded hundreds of thousands" The founders allegedly laundered "criminal proceeds" through 75 properties, six luxury vehicles, cryptocurrency wallets, and thousands of mining machines. Alexei Potapenko and Turgin founded HashFlare. The company mined less than 1% of what it claimed and bought Bitcoin from third parties. The FBI wants scheme participants' information.

Celsius Received Approval to Continue Bitcoin Mining
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Celsius Received Approval to Continue Bitcoin Mining

Celsius Network has been granted the approval to use its mined Bitcoin to offset some of the deficit incurred in its daily operations.

Marathon Digital Initiates Bitcoin Mining Powered by Renewable Landfill Energy
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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.

Bitcoin Miners Generated Revenue Worth $1.68 Billion in November
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Bitcoin Miners Generated Revenue Worth $1.68 Billion in November

Over the last month, it seems to be a good month for Bitcoin miners because they cashed in a whopping $1.68 billion.

Core Scientific Sold 1,975 Bitcoins More That It Mined in July
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Core Scientific Sold 1,975 Bitcoins More That It Mined in July

Core Scientific mentioned that curtailment activities related to power shutdowns limited its Bitcoin production activities during the month of July. The company, however, said it mined more Bitcoins during July than the previous month.

Sweden Prefers Using Electricity for Job Creation Activities than Bitcoin Mining
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Sweden Prefers Using Electricity for Job Creation Activities than Bitcoin Mining

Sweden is a major Bitcoin mining hub in Europe. The Government is seeking ways to track how much power Bitcoin miners use.

Bitcoin Transaction Fees Soar After Block Reward Halving
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Bitcoin Transaction Fees Soar After Block Reward Halving

Bitcoin transaction fees continue to soar after halving.

US Now Ranks Ahead of China in Total Bitcoin Mining Servers Hosted
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US Now Ranks Ahead of China in Total Bitcoin Mining Servers Hosted

The United States now ranks as the largest Bitcoin mining hub, ahead of China with 35.4% of the global hash rate as of the end of August.

Bitcoin's Hashrate Recovers and Hits New ATH at 182.01 EH/s
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Bitcoin's Hashrate Recovers and Hits New ATH at 182.01 EH/s

BTC miners have been able to dust themselves off following China's intensified crackdown, given that the hashrate reached historic highs of 182.01 EH/s.

Mina Stones to Propel Ethical Mining in Africa via Credits Blockchain
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Mina Stones to Propel Ethical Mining in Africa via Credits Blockchain

Mina Stones, a pioneer of Handcrafted African Fine Jewelry, seeks to avert the unethical mining problem in Africa by using Credits blockchain to alter the present gemstones supply chain.

IMF Educational Cryptocurrency Video Receives Backlash from Bitcoin and Crypto Experts
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IMF Educational Cryptocurrency Video Receives Backlash from Bitcoin and Crypto Experts

A video posted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on its social platform has generated a lot of criticism from the cryptocurrency community.

Vespene Energy Raises $4.3M Funding to Convert Landfill Methane into Bitcoin
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Vespene Energy Raises $4.3M Funding to Convert Landfill Methane into Bitcoin

Vespene Energy, a methane mitigation company, said that it is developing an infrastructure that will enable methane gas to produce electricity for Bitcoin mining.

Bitmain Commits $54 Million Investment in Core Scientific, Inc. Amid New Supply Contract
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Bitmain Commits $54 Million Investment in Core Scientific, Inc. Amid New Supply Contract

Core Scientific has secured a $53.9 million investment from Bitmain, a leading manufacturer of digital currency mining servers. The deal involves a $23.1 million cash payment and an equity exchange worth $53.9 million in Core Scientific common stock. The partnership aims to boost the Bitcoin Network's efficiency and contribute to the company's self-mining hash rate.

Block's 5nm Bitcoin Mining Chip Prototype
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Block's 5nm Bitcoin Mining Chip Prototype

Block has completed the prototype design for its 5nm Bitcoin mining chip, with plans to decentralize the supply of mining rigs through open-source technology. The company has purchased a large batch of ASIC chips from Intel to fast-track development of its proprietary 3nm chip.

The Most Unworkable State Law
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The Most Unworkable State Law

An Illinois senator has presented a law that would compel crypto node operators, miners, and validators to reverse transactions if ordered by the court, even though it's impossible.

Hacking 101: Security of Bitcoin Wallets, From a Hacker's Point of View
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Hacking 101: Security of Bitcoin Wallets, From a Hacker's Point of View

The safety of crypto wallets was recently questioned, after an incident where a Bitcoin address was successfully hacked.

Bitcoin Perpetual Swaps Open Interest Hits the Highest Point Since Mid-April by Topping the $16B Mark
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Bitcoin Perpetual Swaps Open Interest Hits the Highest Point Since Mid-April by Topping the $16B Mark

Bitcoin (BTC) has been experiencing an uptick in activities with perpetual swaps open interest recording a 5-month high.

Bitcoin Miners’ Control of BTC Network is Gradually Shrinking
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Bitcoin Miners’ Control of BTC Network is Gradually Shrinking

Coin Metrics, a provider of on-chain and off-chain crypto asset market data, has released a new report showing Bitcoin miners’ control of the BTC network is decreasing.

Bitcoin’s Long-Term Address Activity Rebounding, Signaling a Breakout sign
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Bitcoin’s Long-Term Address Activity Rebounding, Signaling a Breakout sign

On-Chain metrics provider Santiment noted that BTC long-term address activity surged to levels witnessed in mid-April, which could signal a breakout.

Only 2 Million Bitcoin Left to be Mined Within a Projected Timeline of 118yrs
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Only 2 Million Bitcoin Left to be Mined Within a Projected Timeline of 118yrs

A total of 19 million of the total 21 million of the coin’s maximum supply has been mined, leaving barely 2 million before the generation of new Bitcoin ceases for good.

The Listing of Clean Energy Crypto-Mining & Semiconductor ETF on NYSE Launches
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The Listing of Clean Energy Crypto-Mining & Semiconductor ETF on NYSE Launches

The clean energy encrypted mining and semiconductor exchange-traded fund (ETF), created by registered investment advisor and emerging fund manager Viridi, was officially traded on the New York Stock Exchange on July 20 under the code name RIGZ.

Thailand Sees PoW Mining Surge As China Ban Lingers On
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Thailand Sees PoW Mining Surge As China Ban Lingers On

As the popular saying goes, one man’s food is another man’s poison, the same can be said of crypto mining which is largely on the rise in Thailand amidst the persistent ban on related activities in China.

Crypto Miner Sphere 3D Sues Partner over Alleged Bitcoin Spoofing Attack
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Crypto Miner Sphere 3D Sues Partner over Alleged Bitcoin Spoofing Attack

Sphere 3D, a crypto miner, has filed a lawsuit against Gryphon Digital Mining, its partner, after an alleged spoofing attack led to the irregular transfer of Bitcoin. Gryphon CEO allegedly wired BTC to a fraudster posing as Sphere 3D's CFO. Sphere 3D accuses Gryphon of violating their contractual duties and putting the company's assets at significant risk.

Hive Blockchain Generated 465.1 BTC, 2957 ETH in July
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Hive Blockchain Generated 465.1 BTC, 2957 ETH in July

Hive Blockchain said it currently holds 3,091 Bitcoin and 6,820 Ethereum as of August 4, 2022, after producing 278.5 BTC and 2,957 ETH in July.

Gryphon Digital Mining Cancels to Go Public via Reverse Merger with Sphere 3D
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Gryphon Digital Mining Cancels to Go Public via Reverse Merger with Sphere 3D

The firms said they terminated the merger plan announced last June because of the current unfavourable market conditions.

Kyrgyzstan's Rising Tide in Crypto Mining Tax Revenue
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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
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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.

Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Inks $100M Deal as it Contemplates M&A
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Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Inks $100M Deal as it Contemplates M&A

Bitcoin mining company Iris Energy has agreed on a deal to sell up to $100 million in shares to investment bank B. Riley, as the company contemplates mergers and acquisitions following a recent capital increase

China’s Ethereum Mining Pool Sparkpool To Stop Offering Services Following PBOC’s Clampdown on Crypto
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China’s Ethereum Mining Pool Sparkpool To Stop Offering Services Following PBOC’s Clampdown on Crypto

Sparkpool, an Hangzhou-based Ethereum mining pool in China, has suspected of providing its services to its customers in China and further plans to halt the services abroad.

Fidelity Investments Acquires $20M Stake in Bitcoin Miner Marathon Digital
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Fidelity Investments Acquires $20M Stake in Bitcoin Miner Marathon Digital

Fidelity Investment Inc now has a 7.4% stake in Marathon Digital Holdings, a major crypto mining firm in North America.

Bitcoin Miner Rhodium Plans to List on Nasdaq through Reverse Merger
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Bitcoin Miner Rhodium Plans to List on Nasdaq through Reverse Merger

Bitcoin miner Rhodium Enterprises is planning to list on Nasdaq under the ticker “RHDM” through a reverse merger with business consulting firm SilverSun Technologies Inc., Bloomberg reported on Sept 30.

Protests Erupt as Alexander Lukashenko Wins Disputed Landslide Election in Crypto Forward Belarus
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Protests Erupt as Alexander Lukashenko Wins Disputed Landslide Election in Crypto Forward Belarus

In Belarus, a highly contested election victory for longstanding President Alexander Lukashenko over Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has erupted in protests. Despite the dispute, the Soviet forged dictator’s stay of power may be good news for crypto.

Hut 8 Purchases 5,800 Mining Rigs to Improve Productivity in Ontario
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Hut 8 Purchases 5,800 Mining Rigs to Improve Productivity in Ontario

Hut 8 has bought new Bitcoin mining machines. The miner considers the purchase as part of efforts to alleviate a bottleneck in its production facilities.

Core Scientific Posts Strong Q4 Amidst 2023 Fiscal Recovery
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Core Scientific Posts Strong Q4 Amidst 2023 Fiscal Recovery

Core Scientific has announced a significant fiscal recovery for Q4 2023, with a notable increase in self-mined bitcoin and improved financial results.

Bitcoin Miner CleanSparks Buys 10,000 Miners at Discounted Price
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Bitcoin Miner CleanSparks Buys 10,000 Miners at Discounted Price

American Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining company CleanSpark has announced the purchase of new 10,000 Antminer S19j Pro units for $28 million.

Bitcoin Miner Argo Updates Computing Power to 3.2 EH/s at the end of 2022
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Bitcoin Miner Argo Updates Computing Power to 3.2 EH/s at the end of 2022

U.K.-based publicly traded cryptocurrency miner Argo Blockchain said on Wednesday it plans to update its year-end computing power from 5.5 EH/s to 3.2 EH/s by the end of 2022, a drop of 41.8%.

Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Jumps by 3.44%, Reaching New ATH at 36.84 Trillion
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Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Jumps by 3.44%, Reaching New ATH at 36.84 Trillion

Bitcoin's mining difficulty has increased by 3.44%. The increase means that more competition is rising.

Mawson Infrastructure Group Signs New Hosting Services Deal with Foundry Digital
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Mawson Infrastructure Group Signs New Hosting Services Deal with Foundry Digital

The deal demonstrates yet another step forward in Mawson's goal to become the world's biggest carbon neutral Bitcoin miner.

Canaan Deploys 10,300 Mining Machines in Kazakhstan, Expanding its Mining Operations
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Canaan Deploys 10,300 Mining Machines in Kazakhstan, Expanding its Mining Operations

Canaan announced that it has signed strategic cooperation agreements with a number of crypto mining companies and plans to launch joint mining operations in Kazakhstan.

The Ratio of Bitcoin’s Supply on Exchanges Hit a 6-Month Low
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The Ratio of Bitcoin’s Supply on Exchanges Hit a 6-Month Low

Statistics by on-chain metrics provider Santiment show that Bitcoin’s ratio of supply on crypto exchanges hit a six-month low.

The Fate of Cryptocurrencies in a Fast-Changing Financial Ecosystem
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The Fate of Cryptocurrencies in a Fast-Changing Financial Ecosystem

Cryptocurrency being a digital currency, created and managed through the use of advanced encryption techniques known as cryptography has been gradually modifying the world of finance as well as other sectors such as e-commerce and since its creation in 2009.

Riot Blockchain Sees Growth in Q1 2020 Despite COVID-19 Disruption
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Riot Blockchain Sees Growth in Q1 2020 Despite COVID-19 Disruption

Riot Blockchain Inc., one of the few listed public cryptocurrency mining companies in the United States on Nasdaq, reported financial results for Q1 of 2020, which ended on March 31. The company has seen a small growth in its earnings per share during this quarter. Riot Blockchain previously changed its name from Bioptix in 2017 after shifting its focus from biotechnology to Bitcoin mining. The company’s share price skyrocketed to a $38 high in late 2017, which then fell to $110 after Riot was accused of misleading investors by capitalizing on public interest in blockchain to drive up its share price. These claims have been dismissed on the basis that it was not proven that the company’s name was changed to drive up the share price.

BTC Mining Report Draws Criticism
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BTC Mining Report Draws Criticism

The New York Times’ recent report on Bitcoin mining has been criticized by some BTC proponents for cherry-picking data and overstating the fossil fuel use of BTC miners. They also point out the increasing use of sustainable energy in the sector. Despite the debate on energy consumption, Bitcoin mining remains significant for blockchain security and decentralization.

Greenidge Reduces Debt with NYDIG
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Greenidge Reduces Debt with NYDIG

Greenidge lowered its NYDIG debt by 76% by relinquishing partial ownership of Bitcoin mining gear and credits.

What is Helium Mining?
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What is Helium Mining?

Helium mining involves using hotspots to provide wireless connectivity for IoT devices, earning HNT tokens. It's part of the decentralized Helium Network, with various hotspot types and considerations for optimization.

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Spikes 13.55%, Reaches New ATH of 35.6 Trillion Hashes
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Spikes 13.55%, Reaches New ATH of 35.6 Trillion Hashes

Mining difficulty has reached a new all-time record, indicating that more miners are participating in the network.

CleanSpark Orders Purchases of New Bitcoin Mining Rigs to Survive Bear Market
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CleanSpark Orders Purchases of New Bitcoin Mining Rigs to Survive Bear Market

Despite the current crypto bear market, CleanSpark is trying to become one of the experienced miners to capture the bulk of the market share.

Russia Might Resort to Bitcoin Mining as Sanctions Continue to Bite
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Russia Might Resort to Bitcoin Mining as Sanctions Continue to Bite

Based on the ripple effect of sanctions slapped on Russia because of its ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Russia continues to be starving for foreign currency. It might make Bitcoin mining an alternative to bypass sanctions.

KyberSwap announces first ever $ARB token liquidity pools, liquidity mining and trading campaigns on Arbitrum
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KyberSwap announces first ever $ARB token liquidity pools, liquidity mining and trading campaigns on Arbitrum

Since launching in 2021, Arbitrum has emerged as one of the most promising Layer 2 solutions, with its ability to scale Ethereum and enable faster and cheaper transactions.

Long-Term Bitcoin Holder Supply Shock Hits a Record-High, Suggesting Price Could Surge in Months
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Long-Term Bitcoin Holder Supply Shock Hits a Record-High, Suggesting Price Could Surge in Months

On-chain analyst Will Clemente believes Bitcoin might witness a significant price appreciation in coming months based on the long-term holder supply shock.

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

Paraguay Senate Passes Bill to Regulate Crypto Mining and Trading
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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.

Core Scientific's Bankruptcy Exit: Financial Revival and Operational Expansion
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Core Scientific's Bankruptcy Exit: Financial Revival and Operational Expansion

Core Scientific's court-approved bankruptcy plan sets the stage for its Nasdaq relisting, debt restructuring, and operational expansion, aiming to bolster revenue and shareholder value.

Dorsey's Payments Firm Block Starts to Begin Mining Bitcoin
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Dorsey's Payments Firm Block Starts to Begin Mining Bitcoin

Block Inc, formerly known as Square, will begin mining Bitcoin with its mining system based on custom silicon and open source for individuals and businesses worldwide.

Matrixport's Evolved Enterprise-Grade Cactus Custody and Holistic Approach to KYT and AML Compliance
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Matrixport's Evolved Enterprise-Grade Cactus Custody and Holistic Approach to KYT and AML Compliance

Matrixport is a Singapore-based cryptocurrency startup which was launched by former Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu. Established in July 2019 with the goal to offer over-the-counter trading, lending and custody services for crypto, Matrixport boasts a systematic security model, global distributed infrastructure and business-focused security innovation capability to assure the security and reliability of users' assets.

Bitfarms Records $40m in Total Revenue and 900 BTC Mined in Q1 2022
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Bitfarms Records $40m in Total Revenue and 900 BTC Mined in Q1 2022

Bitfarms expressed its happiness with the progress that it continues to make. The firm achieved record levels of hash rate, revenue, and Bitcoin mined in the first quarter.

Mining firm Compute North Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
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Mining firm Compute North Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Crypto mining firm Compute North has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a federal court as it had been struggling to survive due to the market downturn.

Ethereum’s Top 5 Mining Pools Account for 65.4% of ETH Blocks
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Ethereum’s Top 5 Mining Pools Account for 65.4% of ETH Blocks

Ethereum miners have cashed in the most in the crypto space so far this year, even surpassing Bitcoin miners.

BankProv Stops Offering Loans Secured by Crypto Mining Rigs
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BankProv Stops Offering Loans Secured by Crypto Mining Rigs

BankProv said in an SEC filing that it would no longer lend against crypto mining machines.

91% of Bitcoin Mined, Remaining less than 1.9m Units to Issue before 2140
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91% of Bitcoin Mined, Remaining less than 1.9m Units to Issue before 2140

Only 9% of Bitcoin is left to be mined for the next century, according to a data platform from the Clark Moddy Bitcoin's dashboard.

Genesis Digital Assets Raises $125M to Expand Bitcoin Mining Business
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Genesis Digital Assets Raises $125M to Expand Bitcoin Mining Business

Digital asset lending firm Genesis Capital has raised $125 million in equity financing to expand its Bitcoin mining business, mainly in North America and Northern Europe.

What is Compass Mining?
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What is Compass Mining?

Compass Mining has emerged as an innovative leader in the cryptocurrency mining service industry, enabling individuals and institutions to participate in Bitcoin mining without the complexity of managing hardware.

US Prosecutors Unseal Indictment of $20 Million Dollar Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme
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US Prosecutors Unseal Indictment of $20 Million Dollar Cryptocurrency Ponzi Scheme

US prosecutors have recently indicted a group of investment scammers who have orchestrated a cryptocurrency mining fraud following a Ponzi scheme protocol.

Matrixport: Jihan Wu's Spin Off Start-up Meeting Demand for Cryptocurrency Services Beyond Bitmain's Mining Ecosystem
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Matrixport: Jihan Wu's Spin Off Start-up Meeting Demand for Cryptocurrency Services Beyond Bitmain's Mining Ecosystem

Cynthia Wu is the Head of Business Development and Sales at Matrixport where she is also focused on building business for Cactus Custody and managing Matrixport’s key investor relations. In this first part of our exclusive interview, Wu shares her insights with Blockchain.News on the state of the Bitcoin mining, the surge in Bitcoin’s Hashrate and the potential impact that the coming Bitcoin halving will have on Bitcoin miners.

Ethereum Miner Balances Hit a 50-Month High as ETH Leads in NFT Sales
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Ethereum Miner Balances Hit a 50-Month High as ETH Leads in NFT Sales

Ethereum (ETH) miners have seen their holdings go through the roof to the tune of $1.85 billion.

Bitcoin Mining Are Thriving with Cheap Electricity in Argentina
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Bitcoin Mining Are Thriving with Cheap Electricity in Argentina

Bitcoin miners are capitalizing on Argentina’s subsidized electricity. The incentive appears to give international miners a viable alternative. Therefore it attracts them to set up their mining facilities domestically.

Marathon Digital Shares Filing Details of its Purchased Miners and Cost
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Marathon Digital Shares Filing Details of its Purchased Miners and Cost

American Bitcoin mining firm Marathon Digital disclosed that it has ordered a total of 78,000 Antminer S19 XP from Bitmain Technologies in a bid to advance its position as a leading miner in the space.

Bill Gates Denies COVID-19 Vaccine Microchips and Satanic Conspiracy Theories
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Bill Gates Denies COVID-19 Vaccine Microchips and Satanic Conspiracy Theories

Bill Gates, Microsoft Founder and billionaire philanthropist, has responded to conspiracy theories that his charity foundation is planning to use the coronavirus vaccine to implant microchips into the global population. The conspiracy itself appears to have started with a patent for a very innovative cryptocurrency mining system filed by Microsoft earlier this year.

Crypto Mining Firm EZ Blockchain Launches Low-Emission Custody Hosting Service
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Crypto Mining Firm EZ Blockchain Launches Low-Emission Custody Hosting Service

Crypto miner EZ Blockchain will be promoting its low-emission custody all-inclusive hosting service at the Mining Disrupt conference in Miami, July 26-28.

New York Seeks to Stop Bitcoin Mining For 3 Years Until Environmental Impact Assessment Done
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New York Seeks to Stop Bitcoin Mining For 3 Years Until Environmental Impact Assessment Done

A new bill could force crypto firms to halt their Bitcoin mining activities in New York state.

Bitcoin Miners Have Transformed to Holders and Buyers Since 2020
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Bitcoin Miners Have Transformed to Holders and Buyers Since 2020

Bitcoin miners have emerged as notable holders and buyers in the crypto space, which signifies a behavioral change.

Crypto Miners Allege Chinese Bitcoin Mining Giant Delivered "Defective" Product
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Crypto Miners Allege Chinese Bitcoin Mining Giant Delivered "Defective" Product

Ahead of Bitcoin’s much-awaited halving event on May 12, a group of miners alleged Bitmain’s latest “Antminer” deliveries were defective and led to losses for investors.

Intel Launches Second-Generation Bitcoin Mining Chip ‘Blockscale’
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Intel Launches Second-Generation Bitcoin Mining Chip ‘Blockscale’

Intel is keen on introducing the most efficient blockchain mining chips that enable more energy efficiency and a lightning-fast mining experience.

Mike Novogratz Considers Galaxy's Helios Purchase "Transformative"
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Mike Novogratz Considers Galaxy's Helios Purchase "Transformative"

Galaxy Digital Holdings CEO Mike Novogratz dubbed the Helios mining transaction "transformative." Dec. 28 saw the crypto investment firm's $65 million purchase of Argo's main mining plant. Galaxy operates trading, asset management, crypto mining, venture investments, and investment banking.

White House Heightens Scrutiny on Crypto Miner’s Energy Consumption
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White House Heightens Scrutiny on Crypto Miner’s Energy Consumption

Regulatory scrutiny increases as crypto mining activities are rising and consuming huge amounts of energy.

Bitcoin Miner Digihost Under Risk of Delisting from Nasdaq
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Bitcoin Miner Digihost Under Risk of Delisting from Nasdaq

Crypto miner Digihost is under scrutiny and has been threatened with getting delisted by Nasdaq for trading below $1 for 30 consecutive days.

Applied Blockchain Refinances $15M Credit Facility from a North Dakota-based Bank
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Applied Blockchain Refinances $15M Credit Facility from a North Dakota-based Bank

U.S. bitcoin mining company Applied Blockchain, Inc has announced that it has entered into a credit agreement with a North Dakota-based bank for a $15 million loan that will expand its crypto mining operations to take advantage of opportunities emerging in the current bear market

Semiconductor Design Company Bitmain Suspends Sales of Antminers in Mainland China
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Semiconductor Design Company Bitmain Suspends Sales of Antminers in Mainland China

The multinational semiconductor company Bitmain Technology Holding announced that from October 11, 2021, Bitmain's Antminer will stop shipping to mainland China in order to comply with a series of local bans on strict crackdowns on cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin Educator Andreas Antonopolous Believes Oil Price Crash Gives US Bitcoin Miners an Advantage
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Bitcoin Educator Andreas Antonopolous Believes Oil Price Crash Gives US Bitcoin Miners an Advantage

Following the oil market crash in April, electricity prices have continued to fall globally. Bitcoin educator Andreas Antonopoulos believes that despite the disruption to industries, the oil market downturn could give US cryptocurrency miners an advantage.

Red Alert: Ripple Effects of Coronavirus on Chinese Electronic Manufacturers and Bitcoin Miners
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Red Alert: Ripple Effects of Coronavirus on Chinese Electronic Manufacturers and Bitcoin Miners

The scourge of the coronavirus has led to the temporary closure of factories in China with the electronic industry supply chain being hit the hardest forcing an extension in the Lunar year holiday following the outbreak of the virus.

ETH Balance on Exchanges Sink to a 2-Year Low as Miner Revenue Hit a Monthly High
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ETH Balance on Exchanges Sink to a 2-Year Low as Miner Revenue Hit a Monthly High

Ethereum (ETH) has been undergoing a mass exodus away from crypto exchanges recently, given that its balance dropped to a two-year low.

WEF Promotes Eco-Friendly Crypto Mining Firm Crusoe Energy
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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.

Ault Alliance's Sentinum Mined 909 Bitcoins this year
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Ault Alliance's Sentinum Mined 909 Bitcoins this year

Ault Alliance's subsidiary, Sentinum, mined 909 Bitcoins from Jan to Jul 2023, with 668 in Michigan and 241 via a partnership with Core Scientific.

Marathon Digital Refinances $100m Credit Facility from Silvergate Bank
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Marathon Digital Refinances $100m Credit Facility from Silvergate Bank

Marathon Digital secured another loan deal of $ 100 million to sustain its operations amid the crypto market rout.

Montana Passes Crypto Miner Rights Bill
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Montana Passes Crypto Miner Rights Bill

Montana’s House of Representatives passed Bill number 178, which seeks to enshrine the rights of crypto miners and prohibit local authorities from obstructing crypto mining operations. The bill now awaits Governor Greg Gianforte’s signature to become law. The legislation establishes a “digital asset mining right,” forbids discriminatory electricity rates charged to crypto miners, and removes the authority of local governments to use zoning laws to impede crypto mining activities.

Crypto Mining Pool Provider Poolin Suspends Withdrawals, Citing Liquidity Problems
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Crypto Mining Pool Provider Poolin Suspends Withdrawals, Citing Liquidity Problems

Poolin assured its customers that funds are safe and promised to fix the issue amid a bearish market.

ExxonMobil to Mine Bitcoin with Excess Natural Gas
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ExxonMobil to Mine Bitcoin with Excess Natural Gas

Energy producer giant ExxonMobil has launched a pilot program that will convert this excess natural gas into energy that powers mobile generators that can mine Bitcoin.

Texas Bitcoin Miners Agree to Reduce Power Usage
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Texas Bitcoin Miners Agree to Reduce Power Usage

The crypto miners made the move after ERCOT suggested the need to reduce power consumption.

Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Announces Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results, Beating Analyst Expectations
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Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Announces Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results, Beating Analyst Expectations

CleanSpark announced financial results for the second quarter of 2022, with total revenue for the quarter quadrupling year-on-year to $33.5 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation (Ebitda) of $22.5 million.

Litecoin Mining Difficulty Hitting A New All-Time High Of 17.99 Million Hashes
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Litecoin Mining Difficulty Hitting A New All-Time High Of 17.99 Million Hashes

Competition among Litecoin miners has reached a new record high as the network’s mining difficulty on Friday hit a new all-time high.

Mining Valuations in Focus: Bitdeer and Sphere 3D Lead November's Stock Insights
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Mining Valuations in Focus: Bitdeer and Sphere 3D Lead November's Stock Insights

The November valuation analysis of Bitcoin mining stocks reveals significant disparities, with Bitdeer undervalued and Marathon overvalued, while Sphere 3D offers a bargain despite limited growth prospects.

Tables Turn for Japanese Man After Being Convicted for Secretly Installing a Crypto Mining Program
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Tables Turn for Japanese Man After Being Convicted for Secretly Installing a Crypto Mining Program

The Tokyo High Court has dismissed the acquittal of a 32-year-old Japanese man who had been let off the hook by the Yokohama District Court in March 2019 after being accused of unlawfully inserting a cryptocurrency mining program dubbed Coinhive.

Four Years Down the Line, Iran's Pilot National CBDC is Ready
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Four Years Down the Line, Iran's Pilot National CBDC is Ready

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) is taking its favour for digital innovation to a new level with the possibility of introducing its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) within a short time.

Foundry Ranks as the 2nd Largest BTC Mining Pool Globally
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Foundry Ranks as the 2nd Largest BTC Mining Pool Globally

Foundry, an American-based crypto mining pool has climbed up the rankings and is now the second-largest Bitcoin mining pool after AntPool.

Nasdaq-Listed Riot Blockchain Posts a Profitable Third Quarter
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Nasdaq-Listed Riot Blockchain Posts a Profitable Third Quarter

Riot Blockchain Inc, one of the few blockchain companies to be listed on the Nasdaq has posted yet a profitable third quarter performance.

Microsoft’s Crypto Patent Fuels Another Right Wing Satanic Conspiracy By Ex-CIA Agent
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Microsoft’s Crypto Patent Fuels Another Right Wing Satanic Conspiracy By Ex-CIA Agent

Ex-CIA agent Kevin Shipp has dragged Microsoft's crypto-mining patent right back into the center of another right-wing conspiracy.

VanEck Launches Mining ETF on List Today
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VanEck Launches Mining ETF on List Today

Investment firm VanEck has launched a mining ETF (DAM), which will officially go public on Wednesday.

Riot Platforms Bolsters Hash Rate with a $97.4M Purchase of MicroBT Miners
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Riot Platforms Bolsters Hash Rate with a $97.4M Purchase of MicroBT Miners

Riot Platforms invests $97.4 million in state-of-the-art mining hardware from MicroBT to scale up efficiency and capacity at its Rockdale mining facility.

What are the Top 5 Blockchain Market Events to Watch in Q2 2020?
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What are the Top 5 Blockchain Market Events to Watch in Q2 2020?

Looking ahead to Q2 2020, what are the top 5 blockchain market events to watch? This article provides a simple guide for you!

Bitcoin Mining Geographical Distribution Shifts as U.S. Becoming the Biggest Beneficiary
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Bitcoin Mining Geographical Distribution Shifts as U.S. Becoming the Biggest Beneficiary

BTC mining is becoming more geographically distributed after China's clampdown on Bitcoin mining recently.

Underground Bitcoin Mining Pushes China to 2nd Spot in Terms of Hashrate, Study Reveals
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Underground Bitcoin Mining Pushes China to 2nd Spot in Terms of Hashrate, Study Reveals

The ban on cryptocurrency mining by the Chinese government has not shelved mining activities in the country.

Bitcoin Flash Crashed to $51K,Triggering a $9.32B Liquidation - What's Next?
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Bitcoin Flash Crashed to $51K,Triggering a $9.32B Liquidation - What's Next?

After Bitcoin fell below the previous support level of $60,103 yesterday, it plummeted from $60K to around $51K, incurring a loss of around $9,000 in just four hours and creating the largest reversal record since February.

Bitcoin Mining Pools Negatively Impacted as Northwest China Undergoes a Complete Blackout
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Bitcoin Mining Pools Negatively Impacted as Northwest China Undergoes a Complete Blackout

The hashrate of various Bitcoin (BTC) mining pools dropped based on the blackout experienced in Northwest China, as acknowledged by pseudonymous Chinese journalist Wu Blockchain.

Russian Blanket Crypto Ban May now be Limited to PoW Mining Activities
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Russian Blanket Crypto Ban May now be Limited to PoW Mining Activities

New reports emerging out of Russia now suggest that the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is looking to amend its proposed plans to enact a blanket bank on digital currencies

Elon Musk: Lightning Network Needed to Fix Scalability Problem in Bitcoin Network
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Elon Musk: Lightning Network Needed to Fix Scalability Problem in Bitcoin Network

Elon Musk urges that layer-2 payments Lightning Network is essential to offer the required bandwidth for Bitcoin transactions to solve its scalability problem.

Iran to Pump Liquidity in Economy by Permitting Power Plants to Mine Bitcoin
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Iran to Pump Liquidity in Economy by Permitting Power Plants to Mine Bitcoin

Iran has given power plants the green-light to undertake Bitcoin mining on a large scale as this will spur economic growth from the revenue generated. Nevertheless, interested parties must adhere to various regulations like not using subsidized fuel to extract Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Why Energy Experts are Watching the Crypto Market Closely
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Why Energy Experts are Watching the Crypto Market Closely

Words like Bitcoin and Oil Market seem to have no correlation between them. However, given the kind of small world we are living in, there's more than meets the eye. Check out this article which explains the perfect correlation between Bitcoin and Oil Market and why energy experts are keeping a close watch on the crypto market.

Riot Blockchain Mined 508 BTCs, Increased 150% in April
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Riot Blockchain Mined 508 BTCs, Increased 150% in April

The production growth is attributed to Riot Blockchain’s continued investment resources in its plants and advanced mining chips.

Bitcoin Miner Bitfarms Starts Production in Argentina
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Bitcoin Miner Bitfarms Starts Production in Argentina

The new production facility marks Bitfarms’ 10th mining facility and Argentina as the fourth country where the firm conducts its mining activities, besides the U.S., Canada, and Paraguay.

Riot Platforms' Major Expansion: Acquiring 66,560 Bitcoin Mining Rigs from MicroBT
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Riot Platforms' Major Expansion: Acquiring 66,560 Bitcoin Mining Rigs from MicroBT

Riot Platforms acquires 66,560 Bitcoin mining rigs from MicroBT, worth $290.5 million, strengthening its position in the cryptocurrency industry, potentially impacting Bitcoin mining dynamics post-halving.

New York-Based Power Plant Greenidge Generation Mines $50,000 Worth of Bitcoin on a Daily Basis
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New York-Based Power Plant Greenidge Generation Mines $50,000 Worth of Bitcoin on a Daily Basis

Greenidge’s 65,000-square-foot facility was initially built in 1937 as a coal plant before eventually being closed down in 2011. The plant remained dormant for five years before Atlas Holdings, Connecticut-based private equity company, converted it into a natural gas plant in 2016 to generate clean energy. Because of the high power that crypto mining machines use in their operations, countries have initiated stricter measures to discourage miners from conducting their mining activities. Some of these measures involve increased electricity fees, which have compelled most miners to move to other cities with favorable electricity billing.

Celsius Mining Sells $1.3M Equipment
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Celsius Mining Sells $1.3M Equipment

Celsius Network's mining division is selling $1.3 million in mining equipment. In July 2022, the firm went insolvent, locking up $4.7 billion in consumer deposits. Core Scientific closed over 37,000 Celsius-owned mining equipment in January.

Crypto Miner Marathon Secures 200MW Energy Capacity from Applied Blockchain
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Crypto Miner Marathon Secures 200MW Energy Capacity from Applied Blockchain

Bitcoin miner Marathon has announced the completion of a deal with Applied Blockchain to secure at least 200 megawatts of energy capacity.

Are Bitcoin Miners The Most Violent People on Earth? Climate Journalist Eric Holthaus Seems to Think So
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Are Bitcoin Miners The Most Violent People on Earth? Climate Journalist Eric Holthaus Seems to Think So

Eric Holthaus has criticized Bitcoin miners, describing them as violent people.

Bitcoin Hash Rate Remains Steady as Miners are Wiped Out by China Floods
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Bitcoin Hash Rate Remains Steady as Miners are Wiped Out by China Floods

Recent China floods did not affect the Bitcoin network hash rate. However, some miners were not spared as they were wiped out.

Legalizing Crypto Payments Will Happen "Sooner or Later": Russia Trade Minister
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Legalizing Crypto Payments Will Happen "Sooner or Later": Russia Trade Minister

In a recent revelation, Russia’s Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said the move to legalize cryptocurrencies as a means of payment in the country is bound to happen “sooner or later.”

CEO Sues Board Members for Seizing Control of Crypto Miner
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CEO Sues Board Members for Seizing Control of Crypto Miner

Layer1 Technologies CEO John Harney sued two board members for profiting from mining activities.

Bitcoin Miners’ Wallet Net Flows Are Increasingly Turning Negative
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Bitcoin Miners’ Wallet Net Flows Are Increasingly Turning Negative

Bitcoin (BTC) experienced a sharp correction that drove the price to lows of $30k . Some analysts believe that Bitcoin miners have been on the receiving end because the recent market crash slashed their profit margins.

Marathon Reveals Over $80m Exposure to Bankrupt Crypto Miner Compute North
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Marathon Reveals Over $80m Exposure to Bankrupt Crypto Miner Compute North

Compute North, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month, owes as much as $500 million to at least 200 creditors. Now the crypto miner got over $80 million in funding from Marathon Digital Holdings Inc.

Compass Mining to Cut Salaries, Spending and 15% Staff
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Compass Mining to Cut Salaries, Spending and 15% Staff

Compass Mining said that the Bitcoin mining company is cutting salaries, spending and 15% of its team.

The First Crypto Miner ETF Unveils in Australia
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The First Crypto Miner ETF Unveils in Australia

Australian Bitcoin miner Iris Energy applies for IPO on the Nasdaq. The stock code is "IREN". Reportedly, $100 million has been raised.

Ethereum’s Open Interest Surges to Historic Highs of $13B
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Ethereum’s Open Interest Surges to Historic Highs of $13B

Ethereum's open interest has been rising in tandem with the price based on their strong correlation.

Core Scientific Offloads 7,202 BTC Worth $167m in June
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Core Scientific Offloads 7,202 BTC Worth $167m in June

American Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining firm Core Scientific sold as much as 7,202 Bitcoin units in June, worth approximately $167 million at an average price of $23,000.

Iris Energy to Triple Mining Capacity With Thousands of New Rigs
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Iris Energy to Triple Mining Capacity With Thousands of New Rigs

Iris Energy will triple its crypto mining capacity with 44,000 ASIC machines.

A cryptocurrency mining rights bill prohibit the discrimination of crypto
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A cryptocurrency mining rights bill prohibit the discrimination of crypto

The Montana Senate approved a law to protect cryptocurrency miners from discrimination.

Russia Mulling Crypto for Cross-Border Payments
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Russia Mulling Crypto for Cross-Border Payments

Russia is reportedly mulling the plans to allow cryptocurrencies for cross-border payments as on one of the survival measures explorable as the country continues to battle sanctions from the West for its invasion of Ukraine

Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific Secures $100m Financing amid Bear Market
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Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific Secures $100m Financing amid Bear Market

Core Scientific plans to use the financing to boost its liquidity. Many mining companies face an uphill struggle in the crypto bear market.

Bitcoin Miner Crusoe Energy Acquires its Big Rival Great American Mining
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Bitcoin Miner Crusoe Energy Acquires its Big Rival Great American Mining

The acquisition has brought companies with complementary capabilities, assets, and customer relationships to make Crusoe a big Bitcoin mining firm in the US.

Virginia Proposes Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Mining and Transactions
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Virginia Proposes Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Mining and Transactions

Virginia Senate Bill No. 339, introduced by Senator Salim, aims to regulate digital asset mining and transactions, exempting businesses from certain licenses and providing tax benefits for digital asset exchanges.

Iris Energy Bitcoin Mining Firm Files for Direct Listing on US Nasdaq
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Iris Energy Bitcoin Mining Firm Files for Direct Listing on US Nasdaq

Australia’s Bitcoin mining firm has filed to go public through a direct listing on the US Nasdaq stock exchange.

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

Gold Guaranteed Coin Mining Introduces Tokenised Gold Investment
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Gold Guaranteed Coin Mining Introduces Tokenised Gold Investment

Gold Guaranteed Coin Mining has launched the Gold Guaranteed Coin (GGCM), which uses blockchain technology to digitally store physical gold.

Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Concerned About Security Risks That Come With High ETH Transaction Fees
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Ethereum's Vitalik Buterin Concerned About Security Risks That Come With High ETH Transaction Fees

By now, it is no secret that Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and his team are busy perfecting Ethereum 2.0 and preparing it for its official launch.

Bit Origin Limited Signs LOI to Acquire 30.62% Equity Interests in Horizon Mining Ltd
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Bit Origin Limited Signs LOI to Acquire 30.62% Equity Interests in Horizon Mining Ltd

The planned acquisition would be another major step forward for Bit Origin Limited to accelerate its efforts into the crypto mining business.

Indonesian Police Raid Bitcoin Mining Operations Over $1 Million Electricity Theft
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Indonesian Police Raid Bitcoin Mining Operations Over $1 Million Electricity Theft

Indonesian police have closed 10 illegal Bitcoin mining operations, detained 26 individuals, and confiscated over 1,300 mining rigs, stealing nearly $1 million worth of electricity.

Nvidia Agrees to Pay $5.5 Million to SEC Fine for Failure to Crypto Mining Disclosures
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Nvidia Agrees to Pay $5.5 Million to SEC Fine for Failure to Crypto Mining Disclosures

The SEC said it found that Nvidia misled investors in 2017 and 2018 on how cryptocurrency contributed to the profits in its gaming business.

Kyrgyzstan Shuts Down Over 500 Illegal Crypto Miners
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Kyrgyzstan Shuts Down Over 500 Illegal Crypto Miners

Kyrgyzstan has moved to stem the rise of illegal crypto mining activities in the country by disrupting the activities of a network of unauthorized operators.

Malaysian Authorities Shut Down Illegal Bitcoin Miners For $600K Power Theft
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Malaysian Authorities Shut Down Illegal Bitcoin Miners For $600K Power Theft

Malaysian police have shut down two illegal Bitcoin mining operations which had been siphoning power continuously for the past three years.

What Happens When the Bitcoin Blockchain Produces an Empty Block
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What Happens When the Bitcoin Blockchain Produces an Empty Block

Accept the oddities: Bitcoin's blockchain has more empty blocks than intended.

NASDAQ Listed MIGI Boosts Bitcoin Self-Mining in July 2023 Operational Update
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NASDAQ Listed MIGI Boosts Bitcoin Self-Mining in July 2023 Operational Update

Mawson Infrastructure Group, a leading digital infrastructure and Bitcoin mining company, reported a 23% month-on-month increase in its "Total Revenue Equivalent in BTC" to 163. The company's operational capacity was 96 Megawatts, supporting 27,636 Bitcoin miners. Mawson is exploring expansion opportunities in PJM energy markets and securing strategic sites for long-term digital infrastructure.

Kazakhstan plans to reduce tax fraud and unlawful business operations
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Kazakhstan plans to reduce tax fraud and unlawful business operations

The obligation will gather "information on the revenue of digital miners and digital mining pools for tax purposes" starting Jan. 1, 2024.

Why Cryptocurrency Massive Energy Consumption Is Extravagant?
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Why Cryptocurrency Massive Energy Consumption Is Extravagant?

Overblown bitcoin energy consumption is leaving an adverse impact on environmental sustainability and different opinions exist of bitcoin miner experts regarding this major concern.

China’s Guangdong Province Orders Fresh Crackdown on Bitcoin Mining
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China’s Guangdong Province Orders Fresh Crackdown on Bitcoin Mining

Guangdong regulators have revamped a new mechanism for investigations and confiscations of crypto mining activities.

Hive Blockchain Says Produced 278.5 BTC and 2,542 ETH in June
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Hive Blockchain Says Produced 278.5 BTC and 2,542 ETH in June

Hive Blockchain stated that it currently holds 3,239 bitcoin (BTC) and 7,667 Ethereum (ETH), after producing 278.5 BTC and 2,542 ETH in June.

The City of Mobile in Alabama State Launches Bitcoin Mining Project
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The City of Mobile in Alabama State Launches Bitcoin Mining Project

Mobile city in the US has established a partnership with Distributed Ledger, Inc. (DLI) to develop sustainable Bitcoin mining projects.

Ethereum Classic Hash Rate Surges 200% Ahead of Ethereum Merge
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Ethereum Classic Hash Rate Surges 200% Ahead of Ethereum Merge

Ethereum Classic’s hash rate has risen from 30 TH/s to 64 TH/s in the last 30 days. The surge indicates an increased mining activity on the Ethereum Classic network.

New York Senate Gives Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining Operations Per Climate Change Concerns
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New York Senate Gives Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining Operations Per Climate Change Concerns

New York Senators are seeking a new law that clamps down on coal-powered mining while giving exceptions to green energy-powered Bitcoin mining.

Core Scientific and Celsius Mining Settle Litigation with Texas Data Center Purchase Agreement
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Core Scientific and Celsius Mining Settle Litigation with Texas Data Center Purchase Agreement

Core Scientific has agreed to sell its Cedarvale Bitcoin mining site in Texas to Celsius Mining LLC for $14 million. The deal will settle ongoing litigation and allow Celsius to expand its Texas data centers. The Cedarvale site, valued at $45 million, will be overseen by US Bitcoin Corp. The transaction is not impacting Core Scientific's mining fleet.

Best Ways to Earn Passive Income With Crypto in 2024- Cloud Mining
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Best Ways to Earn Passive Income With Crypto in 2024- Cloud Mining

The idea of digital finance has been completely transformed by Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, which have brought safe, decentralized ways to transfer money around the world.

Kazakhstan Energy Ministry Cracks Down on Illegal PoW Mining
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Kazakhstan Energy Ministry Cracks Down on Illegal PoW Mining

The Committee for Nuclear and Energy Supervision and Control of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan has taken a more aggressive approach to curb PoW mining in the country.

Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Acquires 36 MW Facility, 3,400 Antminers for $25M
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Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Acquires 36 MW Facility, 3,400 Antminers for $25M

CleanSpark made the acquisitions to expand its operating presence while maintaining cost-effective production rates.

Bitcoin Miner Compass Mining Establishes 75 MW Hosting Partnership with Compute North
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Bitcoin Miner Compass Mining Establishes 75 MW Hosting Partnership with Compute North

Compass Mining, a Bitcoin mining hosting and brokerage services firm based in Delaware, US, announced the completion of a partnership with colocation provider Compute North to secure at least 75 megawatts (MW) of energy capacity for its TIER 0™ data center in Granbury, Texas.

US Authorities Uncover Chinese-linked Bitcoin Mining Operations
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US Authorities Uncover Chinese-linked Bitcoin Mining Operations

US authorities have identified a significant number of Chinese-linked Bitcoin mining operations across the United States, sparking national security concerns. Published by The New York Times on October 13, the report highlights the close proximity of some of these operations to critical military and infrastructure sites. Amidst escalating US-China political tensions, the surge in Chinese Bitcoin mining operations in the US, coupled with their substantial energy consumption, poses critical questions regarding cybersecurity, energy sustainability, and geopolitical dynamics.

World Economic Forum Partners with Mining Companies to Design Blockchain Solutions
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World Economic Forum Partners with Mining Companies to Design Blockchain Solutions

According to a Medium post released on Oct. 25, seven major mining and metals companies have decided to partner with World Economic Forum (WEF) to experiment, design, deploy blockchain solutions and sustainably maximize blockchain sourcing of raw materials.

Ukrainian Security Department And Law Enforcement Uncover a Crypto Mining Farm in a Railway Subdivision in Lviv
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Ukrainian Security Department And Law Enforcement Uncover a Crypto Mining Farm in a Railway Subdivision in Lviv

According to a report, Ukrzaliznytsia has uncovered a hidden cryptocurrency mining farm in the Lviv railway subdivision, which has been making use of the country’s electricity without paying for it. This secret mining company was discovered by Ukrzaliznytsia's security department, in conjunction with law enforcement officials.

Luna Trading Draws Online Discussions in China Despite Crypto Ban
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Luna Trading Draws Online Discussions in China Despite Crypto Ban

Despite being banned in China, cryptocurrency is gaining attraction in the country as the value of some of the world’s most prevailing digital currencies and Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) has increased.

Aave Announces the Launch of Its V2 Liquidity Mining Program
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Aave Announces the Launch of Its V2 Liquidity Mining Program

Aave announced the launch of the V2 liquidity mining (LM) program, which will operate for three months for analysis and end on July 15.

U.S. sanctions: Customers suing Compass Mining
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U.S. sanctions: Customers suing Compass Mining

Compass Mining customers are suing for $2 million for fraud. The firm terminated connections with Russian hosting provider Bit River and didn't restore clients' Bitcoin machines. It cut connections with Bit River over non-applicable US sanctions.

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Hits a 7-Year High
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Hits a 7-Year High

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty hit a 7-year high recently.

Hut 8 Mining Corporation Ramps Up Fight Against Power Supplier
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Hut 8 Mining Corporation Ramps Up Fight Against Power Supplier

Hut 8 Mining sued Ontario over power supply to a newly built crypto mining plant.

Malaysian Crypto Miners Caught Stealing $59,700 of Electricity from State on Monthly Basis
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Malaysian Crypto Miners Caught Stealing $59,700 of Electricity from State on Monthly Basis

Malaysian police recently arrested five cryptocurrency mining operators that were caught stealing electricity from a state-owned power company, Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB).

Crypto Trading Volumes in Exchanges Sank by Over 40% in June
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Crypto Trading Volumes in Exchanges Sank by Over 40% in June

The ripple effect of the recent crypto market crash continued to be felt as trading volumes at major exchanges nosedived by more than 40% in June.

U.S. Department of Energy Halts Bitcoin Mining Survey Amid Legal Pushback
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U.S. Department of Energy Halts Bitcoin Mining Survey Amid Legal Pushback

The DOE's emergency Bitcoin mining survey is withdrawn following legal challenges from Riot Platforms and the Texas Blockchain Council.

Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Acquires Mawson’s Georgia Mining Facility, Rigs for Up to $42.5M
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Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Acquires Mawson’s Georgia Mining Facility, Rigs for Up to $42.5M

CleanSpark continues to pursue growth in a sector ripe for mergers and acquisitions amid a bear market.

Elon Musk’s Concerns Over Bitcoin's Energy Consumption Are Misguided, Says Ark Invest
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Elon Musk’s Concerns Over Bitcoin's Energy Consumption Are Misguided, Says Ark Invest

Ark Investment Management company has commented on Elon Musk’s concerns over Bitcoin mining's impact on the environment.

Core Scientific to Pay Outstanding Debt with Mining Machines
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Core Scientific to Pay Outstanding Debt with Mining Machines

In a court filing, crypto mining firm Core Scientific stated the equipment were no longer needed for its operations and future plans.

Crypto Miner EZ Blockchain Expands Mining Rigs to 16 MWs in Georgia State
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Crypto Miner EZ Blockchain Expands Mining Rigs to 16 MWs in Georgia State

Crypto mining company EZ Blockchain plans to expand its mining rigs to 16 megawatts using Georgia's underutilized power resources.

Kyrgyzstan Government Increases Electricity Tariff for Crypto Miners
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Kyrgyzstan Government Increases Electricity Tariff for Crypto Miners

Kyrgyz authorities have hiked the electricity tariff for crypto miners. The increment comes after the cryptocurrency mining sector is seen as one of the major consumers of power in the country.

Bitcoin Trading Should Be Banned by Central Banks, Says Former British Member of Parliament
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Bitcoin Trading Should Be Banned by Central Banks, Says Former British Member of Parliament

Former Member of the British Parliament Nick Boles appears to disfavour Bitcoin, saying that the central banks should monitor the cryptocurrency’s trades.

El Salvador Takes First Steps Towards Bitcoin Mining Using Volcanoes
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El Salvador Takes First Steps Towards Bitcoin Mining Using Volcanoes

Nayib Bukele, the president of El Salvador, has announced the first steps that the country has taken to enable volcanoes to mine Bitcoin.

Leading Chinese Filecoin Miner Maker IPFSMain Suspends All Products
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Leading Chinese Filecoin Miner Maker IPFSMain Suspends All Products

One of the leading Chinese Filecoin mining machine providers, IPFSMain has suspended sales of all products.

Russia Gives Tax Incentives to Crypto Miners
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Russia Gives Tax Incentives to Crypto Miners

Russia offers tax benefits for crypto mining investors during tough times.

Greenidge Commits to Being 100% Carbon Neutral for Its Bitcoin Mining Facility Starting June 2021
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Greenidge Commits to Being 100% Carbon Neutral for Its Bitcoin Mining Facility Starting June 2021

Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. plans to offset all carbon emissions from its Bitcoin mining facility, starting June 1st, 2021.

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Rebounding after Engaging a 50% Drop
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Bitcoin’s Hashrate Rebounding after Engaging a 50% Drop

Bitcoin’s hashrate seems to be on an upward trajectory after nosediving by 50% amid an intensified crackdown on crypto mining by Chinese authorities.

CleanSpark Purchases Over 1000 Mining Rigs to Strengthen Productivity
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CleanSpark Purchases Over 1000 Mining Rigs to Strengthen Productivity

Nevada-based bitcoin mining company CleanSpark, Inc announced that it has acquired 1,061 Whatsminer M30S rigs at a steep discount, expanding its infrastructures to mine more Bitcoins.

Iranian Power Plants to Supply Surplus Power to Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Farms
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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 Mining in China Dropped before the Latest Crackdown
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Bitcoin Mining in China Dropped before the Latest Crackdown

New research conducted by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) shows that Bitcoin mining in China has already nosediving even before the government started cracking the whip on crypto mining in May.

Kazakhstan Intends to Attract Over $738 Million in Crypto Investments in Next Three Years
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Kazakhstan Intends to Attract Over $738 Million in Crypto Investments in Next Three Years

The government of Kazakhstan is making plans to attract $738 million in investments related to cryptocurrencies and digital mining activities set up with the nation over the next three years.

Dual Miners Launches Dual Miners with SHA-256 and Scrypt
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Dual Miners Launches Dual Miners with SHA-256 and Scrypt

Chip design and the manufacturing company Dual Miners announced the launch of SHA-256 and Scrypt, as the first dual-mining machine hardware equipment worldwide, which is expected to be more energy efficient than other algorithms.

Virginia Proposes Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Mining and Transactions
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Virginia Proposes Regulatory Framework for Digital Asset Mining and Transactions

Virginia Senate Bill No. 339, introduced by Senator Salim, aims to regulate digital asset mining and transactions, exempting businesses from certain licenses and providing tax benefits for digital asset exchanges.

Japan's Financial Giant SBI Group to Shut Down Crypto Mining Operations in Russia
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Japan's Financial Giant SBI Group to Shut Down Crypto Mining Operations in Russia

Japanese financial giant SBI Group announced that it will shut down its crypto mining operations in the entire country of Russia.

CleanSpark Buys 20000 New Bitcoin Miners to Boost
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CleanSpark Buys 20000 New Bitcoin Miners to Boost

CleanSpark bought 20,000 Antminer S19j Pro+ devices for $32.3 million to increase its mining capacity.

Largest U.S. Public Pension Fund Holds Over 100,000 Shares in Bitcoin Miner RIOT Blockchain
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Largest U.S. Public Pension Fund Holds Over 100,000 Shares in Bitcoin Miner RIOT Blockchain

The largest U.S. public pension fund, CalPERS increased its stake in RIOT Blockchain (RIOT), a Bitcoin mining firm, during Bitcoin’s sensational price surge at the end of 2020.

Marathon Digital Releases Q1Result, Generating 1,259 BTC with YoY Increase of 556%
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Marathon Digital Releases Q1Result, Generating 1,259 BTC with YoY Increase of 556%

Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc, one of the largest bitcoin mining companies in North America, announced that its bitcoin production output increased by 556% year-over-year to 1,259 BTC for the first quarter of 2022.

The Bitcoin mining community has experienced a 50% increase in revenue through mining
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The Bitcoin mining community has experienced a 50% increase in revenue through mining

Bitcoin mining income dropped to $13.6 million on Dec. 28, 2022, putting pressure on mining businesses.

Riot Acquires Next-Gen Miners from MicroBT, Boosting Mining Capacity
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Riot Acquires Next-Gen Miners from MicroBT, Boosting Mining Capacity

Riot has made a groundbreaking move by entering into a long-term purchase agreement with MicroBT. This landmark deal involves the acquisition of 33,280 state-of-the-art Bitcoin miners manufactured in the United States by MicroBT.

Bitcoin Mining Revenue Reaches a 2020 Yearly High of $21 Million per Day
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Bitcoin Mining Revenue Reaches a 2020 Yearly High of $21 Million per Day

Bitcoin (BTC) mining revenue has hit a new 2020 record, with $21 million per day earned on November 18.

Bitcoin Miner Gryphon Announces the Purchase of 7.2K Antminers S19J Pro from Bitmain for $48M
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Bitcoin Miner Gryphon Announces the Purchase of 7.2K Antminers S19J Pro from Bitmain for $48M

The bitcoin mining company Gryphon Digital Mining announced that it has purchased 7,200 S19J Pro ant mining machines manufactured by bitcoin mining machine manufacturer Bitmain Technology Co., Ltd for $48 million.

BTC Miner Bitfarms' Energy Capacity Touches 21% in July
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BTC Miner Bitfarms' Energy Capacity Touches 21% in July

Bitfarms' increase in energy capacity reached 166 megawatts following the firm's completion of the second phase of construction at a location in Canada.

Hypervine Pilots Blockchain-Enabled Satellite Data Project to Curb Climate Impact of Mining Sector
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Hypervine Pilots Blockchain-Enabled Satellite Data Project to Curb Climate Impact of Mining Sector

Hypervine, a blockchain construction company based in Glasgow, Scotland, has revealed the kicking off of a blockchain-powered project that will utilize satellite data to boost efficiency in the mining industry. Expressly, it will be funded by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Hits One Month High
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Hits One Month High

The Bitcoin mining difficulty has increased for the third time in a row, reducing miners profitability.

European Crypto Miners Share Insights About Their Local Mining Industry
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European Crypto Miners Share Insights About Their Local Mining Industry

dGen, a non-profit research organization, in its report, has revealed that the cryptocurrency miners in the European region believe that Europe's higher electricity prices as compared to that of Russia and China is due to the strict regulation, strong protections, and political stability.

China's CCP Official Expelled for Violation Crypto Mining Ban Provisions
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China's CCP Official Expelled for Violation Crypto Mining Ban Provisions

A former member of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) advisory body has been expelled from the party in what appears to be the first full-blown sanction of an official who has touched Beijing’s nerve against cryptocurrency mining.

Bitcoin Miners from Inner Mongolia and Sichuan Are Selling BTC Mining Tools
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Bitcoin Miners from Inner Mongolia and Sichuan Are Selling BTC Mining Tools

As the plans to clamp down on Bitcoin mining dawns in China, many miners in the mainland are listing their hardware for sale.

Energy Crisis Is Forcing Cryptocurrency Mining Companies Out of Kazakhstan
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Energy Crisis Is Forcing Cryptocurrency Mining Companies Out of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan recently welcomed the Bitcoin miners from China. But now lack of adequate electricity supply is causing some mining farms to relocate elsewhere.

Bitmain Business Booming Despite Public Feud Between Co-Founders Jihan Wu and Micree Ketuan Zhan
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Bitmain Business Booming Despite Public Feud Between Co-Founders Jihan Wu and Micree Ketuan Zhan

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain, continues to grow despite the public feud of its co-founders Jihan Wu and MicreeKetuan Zhan dominating the news over the last year.

Bitcoin Mining Hits Record High
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Bitcoin Mining Hits Record High

Bitcoin’s mining hash rate hit a record 544 EH/s on Dec. 25, but miners face challenges with profitability slumping despite a 150% price surge in 2023.

US National Lab Computer Scientists Deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Thwart Illegal Crypto Mining
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US National Lab Computer Scientists Deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Thwart Illegal Crypto Mining

Los Alamos National Laboratory has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system capable of identifying malicious codes that mine cryptos such as Bitcoin.

Publicly Listed Bitcoin Mining Companies Show Steady Increase in Hash Rate
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Publicly Listed Bitcoin Mining Companies Show Steady Increase in Hash Rate

Bitcoin mining firms produced more BTC and hashrate in January than December.

PowerGhost: The Mining Malware to Watch in 2020
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PowerGhost: The Mining Malware to Watch in 2020

In Part 3 of the interview, Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia, Kaspersky shared with us the state of cryptocurrency mining malware and he believed we should watch out for Powerghost in 2020! Yeo also explained the cybersecurity solutions of Kaspersky on quantum computing.

Marathon Digital to Raise $500M in Convertible Senior Notes
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Marathon Digital to Raise $500M in Convertible Senior Notes

Marathon Digital Holdings, a Nasdaq-listed Bitcoin mining company has announced its plans to raise half a billion dollars as a debt offering via convertible senior notes.

Sphere 3D Sues Gryphon Digital Mining Over Alleged Spoofing Attack
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Sphere 3D Sues Gryphon Digital Mining Over Alleged Spoofing Attack

Sphere 3D has filed a lawsuit against Gryphon Digital Mining over an alleged spoofing attack that resulted in the irregular transfer of Bitcoin. Gryphon's CEO allegedly wired 18 BTC in January to a fraudster posing as Sphere 3D's chief financial officer through a spoofing attack.

New York State Denies Air Permit to Greenidge Crypto Mining Facility on Seneca Lake
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New York State Denies Air Permit to Greenidge Crypto Mining Facility on Seneca Lake

Greenidge Bitcoin mining firm has been denied air permit by the regulator in a move that could lead to the retrenching of hundreds of workers in the crypto mining sector.

Marathon Digital Shares Soars to 6-Month High Drawing on Sustained BTC Mining Operations
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Marathon Digital Shares Soars to 6-Month High Drawing on Sustained BTC Mining Operations

The shares of Nasdaq-listed American blockchain mining firm Marathon Digital have printed its highest price record in 6 months as the firm unveiled its Bitcoin mining performance of October.

El Salvador President Proposes Volcanic-Powered Bitcoin Mining System
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El Salvador President Proposes Volcanic-Powered Bitcoin Mining System

El Salvador is considering building a Bitcoin mining hub around its volcanoes.

Bitcoin Mining Firm PrimeBlock Looks to Go Public Via $1.5B SPAC Merger
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Bitcoin Mining Firm PrimeBlock Looks to Go Public Via $1.5B SPAC Merger

PrimeBlock is the latest Bitcoin mining company to announce plans to list its shares on a US public stock market through a merger with 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp II.

Bitcoin Falls to $60K amid a Sharp Drop in Hash Rate and Turkey's Crypto Payment Ban
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Bitcoin Falls to $60K amid a Sharp Drop in Hash Rate and Turkey's Crypto Payment Ban

Bitcoin fell below the $61K level for the first time today due to the decline in hash power of Chinese mining pools and the ban on cryptocurrency for the purchase of goods and services proposed by the Turkish government.

Crypto Market Capitalization Inches Closer to $3 Trillion
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Crypto Market Capitalization Inches Closer to $3 Trillion

The cryptocurrency market capitalization is a stone’s throw away from the $3 trillion mark as it stands at $2.96 trillion.

Celsius to Transition to Mining-Only NewCo following Bankruptcy Court's Confirmation of Plan
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Celsius to Transition to Mining-Only NewCo following Bankruptcy Court's Confirmation of Plan

Celsius Network, following bankruptcy court approval, is transitioning to a Bitcoin mining-focused entity to address regulatory challenges from the SEC.

Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific Apparently Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
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Bitcoin Miner Core Scientific Apparently Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Due to dropping income and BTC prices, Core Scientific filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Texas. In July 2021, the company was valued at $4.3 billion. Due to a lengthy bear market, Core Scientific sold 9,618 BTC in April to continue functioning. Microsoft has banned cloud customers from mining cryptocurrency to improve service reliability.

Jihan Wu Regains Control Of China Bitcoin Miner Making Giant Bitmain
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Jihan Wu Regains Control Of China Bitcoin Miner Making Giant Bitmain

Jihan Wu has regained his status as legal representative and executive director of Bitmain stripping Micree Zhan of broad controlling powers.

Bitfarms Achieves Milestone with 446 BTC Mined in December 2023, Marking Significant Growth
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Bitfarms Achieves Milestone with 446 BTC Mined in December 2023, Marking Significant Growth

In December 2023, Bitfarms reported a productive month with 446 BTC mined, $18.9M in revenue from BTC sales, and a $84M year-end cash reserve.

Coinbase Addresses Zcash Mining Centralization Concerns
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Coinbase Addresses Zcash Mining Centralization Concerns

Coinbase's Blockchain Security Team has identified a 51% control over the Zcash network's computational power by a single mining pool, ViaBTC. This raises concerns about security vulnerabilities, such as double-spend attacks and censoring transactions. To address this, Coinbase increased the Zcash confirmation requirement to 110 blocks, transitioned its trading markets to a limit-only state, and engaged with stakeholders.

Tether's Development Team Nears Completion of Advanced Mining Libraries
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Tether's Development Team Nears Completion of Advanced Mining Libraries

Tether's dev team is nearing completion of JavaScript libraries for mining, utilizing Holepunch.to technology. CTO Paolo Ardoino announced the development on Aug 5, 2023.

Crypto Miner HIVE Blockchain Rebrands to Drive AI Expansion
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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).

Mining company Argo Blockchain to Launch Flagship Mining Facility in Texas
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Mining company Argo Blockchain to Launch Flagship Mining Facility in Texas

The London-listed Bitcoin mining company Argo Blockchain will officially launch its flagship mining facility Helios in Texas next week.

Latvian National Extradited to the U.S for Crypto and Wire Fraud
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Latvian National Extradited to the U.S for Crypto and Wire Fraud

Ivars Auzins, a Latvian citizen, accused of committing securities and wire fraud using eight companies that alleged to mine or invest in crypto assets, was extradited to the United States to face a six-count indictment charge.

Bitcoin Network Mining Difficulty Nears ATH as Institutional Investors Dismiss BTC Price Volatility
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Bitcoin Network Mining Difficulty Nears ATH as Institutional Investors Dismiss BTC Price Volatility

Bitcoin’s network mining difficulty has risen by 8.9 percent today, and is now only 4.4 percent below its all-time high.

China's Bitmain shows Bitcoin Mining remains Profitable After Posting $300 Million in Revenues
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China's Bitmain shows Bitcoin Mining remains Profitable After Posting $300 Million in Revenues

Bitmain, one of the largest mining equipment makers globally, has reported revenues of $300 million thus far in 2020. While its business has faced turmoil in recent times, the core strategy continues to reap benefits.

Ripple (XRP) CEO on How China Is Controlling Bitcoin and Will Potentially Dominate All Cryptocurrencies
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Ripple (XRP) CEO on How China Is Controlling Bitcoin and Will Potentially Dominate All Cryptocurrencies

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse explained why the majority of Bitcoin (BTC) was controlled by China, as he discussed the country's role in the blockchain sector.

Riot Blockchain's Texas Mining Operations Disrupted by Winter Storms
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Riot Blockchain's Texas Mining Operations Disrupted by Winter Storms

Riot Platforms' 2023 hash rate ambitions were slowed by Texas winter weather.

Canaan's Q4 2022 Revenue Declines by 82.1% YoY to $56.8M
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Canaan's Q4 2022 Revenue Declines by 82.1% YoY to $56.8M

Canaan, a Chinese Bitcoin miner and manufacturer of ASIC mining machines, reported an 82.1% YoY revenue decline to $56.8M in Q4 2022. The company's net income swung to a $63.6M loss due to inventory write-downs and research expenses. Despite the decline in revenue, Canaan's mining revenue improved by 368.2% YoY to $10.46M.

Georgia State Becomes next Mining Hub, Bitcoin Miners Enjoy its Green Energy
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Georgia State Becomes next Mining Hub, Bitcoin Miners Enjoy its Green Energy

The exodus of crypto mining operations out of China massively has become a blessing in disguise to the United States, given that it now takes the lion’s share.

Genesis Digital Assets Purchases 20,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines from China’s Manufacturer Canaan
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Genesis Digital Assets Purchases 20,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines from China’s Manufacturer Canaan

American Bitcoin mining firm Genesis Digital Assets is purchasing additional 20,000 units of bitcoin ASIC miners from China’s Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Canaan Creative. The purchase will help Genesis to scale up its mining operations.

Bitcoin Mining Firm Blockmetrix Bags $43 Million Fundraising
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Bitcoin Mining Firm Blockmetrix Bags $43 Million Fundraising

The latest financing adds on top of the previous series A funding round that Blockmetrix raised in June last year.

Crypto Mining May be Sacrificed as EU Continues to Battle Energy Crisis
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Crypto Mining May be Sacrificed as EU Continues to Battle Energy Crisis

With the energy crisis in the EU, member countries may be mandated to halt crypto-mining activities

Curve Founder Proposes Venus Protocol Deployment on Ethereum Mainnet
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Curve Founder Proposes Venus Protocol Deployment on Ethereum Mainnet

Michael Egorov of Curve Finance proposes launching Venus Protocol on Ethereum Mainnet, incorporating Curve's stablecoin crvUSD and CRV as collaterals, with community support for growth.

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

Compass Mining CEO And CFO Abruptly Resign, Company Faces Business Struggles
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Compass Mining CEO And CFO Abruptly Resign, Company Faces Business Struggles

The CEO and CFO of Compass Mining firm have left their job positions at a time when the firm is experiencing challenges to maintain its operations. The miner has appointed interim officials to take over.