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

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.

Nasdaq-Listed Riot Blockchain Posts a Profitable Third Quarter

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.

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

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.

Riot Proposes to Acquire Bitfarms for $2.30 Per Share

Riot Proposes to Acquire Bitfarms for $2.30 Per Share

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

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

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.

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

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.

Bitfarms Responds to Riot Platforms' Alleged Disruption of Strategic Review

Bitfarms Responds to Riot Platforms' Alleged Disruption of Strategic Review

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

Bitfarms Implements Shareholder Rights Plan Amid Riot Platforms' Hostile Takeover Attempt

Bitfarms Implements Shareholder Rights Plan Amid Riot Platforms' Hostile Takeover Attempt

Bitfarms adopts a shareholder rights plan to counter Riot Platforms' takeover attempt and ensure fair value for shareholders.

Riot Platforms Criticizes Bitfarms' Adoption of Poison Pill

Riot Platforms Criticizes Bitfarms' Adoption of Poison Pill

Riot Platforms criticizes Bitfarms for adopting a shareholder-unfriendly poison pill plan.

Riot Platforms Acquires 14% Stake in Bitfarms Ltd.

Riot Platforms Acquires 14% Stake in Bitfarms Ltd.

Riot Platforms, Inc. acquires a 14% stake in Bitfarms Ltd., increasing its holdings and planning to influence corporate governance.

Riot Platforms Calls for Special Meeting to Overhaul Bitfarms Board

Riot Platforms Calls for Special Meeting to Overhaul Bitfarms Board

Riot Platforms, owning 14.9% of Bitfarms, has called for a special meeting to nominate three independent directors, aiming for significant changes in Bitfarms' governance.

Bitfarms (BITF) Faces Shareholder Meeting Requisition from Riot Platforms

Bitfarms (BITF) Faces Shareholder Meeting Requisition from Riot Platforms

Bitfarms receives a requisition from Riot Platforms for a shareholder meeting to gain control of its Board of Directors, according to GlobeNewswire.

Riot Platforms Unveils Campaign Website Targeting Bitfarms Board Overhaul

Riot Platforms Unveils Campaign Website Targeting Bitfarms Board Overhaul

Riot Platforms has launched a new website, www.ABetterBitfarms.com, as part of its efforts to reconstitute the Bitfarms Board of Directors.

Riot Platforms (RIOT) Reports June 2024 Bitcoin Production and Hash Rate Achievements

Riot Platforms (RIOT) Reports June 2024 Bitcoin Production and Hash Rate Achievements

Riot Platforms (RIOT) exceeds Q2 2024 target with 22.0 EH/s hash rate, producing 255 BTC in June 2024. CEO highlights significant milestones.

Bitfarms (BITF) Schedules Special Shareholder Meeting Amid Riot Platforms Dispute

Bitfarms (BITF) Schedules Special Shareholder Meeting Amid Riot Platforms Dispute

Bitfarms Ltd. has scheduled a special shareholder meeting for October 29, 2024, in response to a requisition by Riot Platforms. Shareholders of record as of September 26 are eligible to vote.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Riot Blockchain Mined 508 BTCs, Increased 150% in April

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.

New England Revolution Teams Up with Chain as Official Blockchain and Web3 Sponsor

New England Revolution Teams Up with Chain as Official Blockchain and Web3 Sponsor

The National Football League (NFL) New England Patriots, and New England Revolution have chosen blockchain infrastructure company Chain as their official blockchain and Web3 sponsor, and said the partnership will go into effect.

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

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.

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

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.

Riot Blockchain Hires Nomura M&A Banker Jason Chung as Corporate Development Head

Riot Blockchain Hires Nomura M&A Banker Jason Chung as Corporate Development Head

Riot Blockchain has appointed a new head to lead the corporate development affairs with his proven experience in strategy and M&A.

Riot Blockchain Yearly Bitcoin Production Increases by 236%, Accumulates $194M in BTC

Riot Blockchain Yearly Bitcoin Production Increases by 236%, Accumulates $194M in BTC

NASDAQ-listed blockchain mining company Riot Blockchain announced the production capacity of BTC in September has increased by about 346% year-on-year to 406 BTC.

French Man Who Paid $500,000 In Bitcoin to Activists Involved in US Capitol Hill Riot Leaves Behind A Suicide Note

French Man Who Paid $500,000 In Bitcoin to Activists Involved in US Capitol Hill Riot Leaves Behind A Suicide Note

A Frenchman, who paid more than $500,000 In Bitcoin to Trump supporters left behind a scathing suicide note justifying his health difficulties.

JPMorgan to Launch Investment “Basket” Tied to 11 Crypto-Focused Firms including MicroStrategy, Square, and Nvidia

JPMorgan to Launch Investment “Basket” Tied to 11 Crypto-Focused Firms including MicroStrategy, Square, and Nvidia

JPMorgan has filed a request with the Securities and Exchange Commission to approve a debt instrument linked to 11 firms that have all invested in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Facebook Blocks President Trump from Its Platform as Protestors Storm Capitol Hill

Facebook Blocks President Trump from Its Platform as Protestors Storm Capitol Hill

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Trump will now be blocked from using the social media platform.

US Lawmakers Question Tron Founder Justin Sun and DLive CEO on Extremist Content Following Capitol Riots

US Lawmakers Question Tron Founder Justin Sun and DLive CEO on Extremist Content Following Capitol Riots

Two U.S. lawmakers have questioned Tron founder Justin Sun and DLive CEO Charles Wayn in the wake of the Capital riots—asking them how they moderate extremist content.

Janet Yellen says Crypto Terrorist Financing is a Concern Following Attacks on US Capitol

Janet Yellen says Crypto Terrorist Financing is a Concern Following Attacks on US Capitol

Janet Yellen highlighted the “growing concern” of crypto being leveraged to finance terror just weeks after the US Capitol was attacked by domestic terrorists paid in BTC.

Bitcoin Price Sinks Below Critical Level as Joe Biden Officially Inaugurated as 46th US President, What's Next for BTC?

Bitcoin Price Sinks Below Critical Level as Joe Biden Officially Inaugurated as 46th US President, What's Next for BTC?

Bitcoin has been losing steam and struggling to clear the $35,000 level, for a second straight day.

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

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

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

US Awaits Recession While Bitcoin Becomes the Last Resort

US Awaits Recession While Bitcoin Becomes the Last Resort

The trade-war worries affected the financial markets on Wednesday, while stocks and commodities tumbled in Europe and the United States. Equities declined more than 1% in the United States after the S&P 500 Index fell 2.93%, the NASDAQ shed 3%, and the Dow Jones tumbled over 3%.

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