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Bitcoin Mining Firm HASHR8 Says US and other First World Nations Might Make Crypto Mining “A Strategy to Maintain Power”

John Lee Quigley, who’s focused on building Bitcoin media and research products at HASHR8 Inc, a cryptocurrency mining and media firm that aims to support the “decentralized growth” of hashrate (or computing power used to secure digital currency networks) while enhancing the security of blockchains,… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Is to Blame, at least Partially, for Massive Blackouts in Iran, the Nation’s Government Claims

There have reportedly been massive blackouts and smog that have hit several cities in Iran. It’s being described as quite a toxic mix as the nation, which is facing serious economic challenges and crippling US-led sanctions, is now also having to deal with the region’s… Read More

Shares of Bitcoin Mining Firm Marathon Patent Group Surged 20% on Wednesday, Company Joins Billion-Dollar Crypto Mining Group

Shares of digital currency mining firm Marathon Patent Group (NASDAQ: MARA) surged approximately 20% on Wednesday (January 6, 2021). This led to the firm becoming the latest member of the $1 billion digital-mining group, as the Bitcoin (BTC) price surpassed the $37,000 mark to hit… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Mining Firm Riot Blockchain Stock has Surged Nearly 1,500% During 2020

As the Bitcoin (BTC) price continues to set new all-time highs (now approaching nearly $30,000), Riot Blockchain’s (NASDAQ:RIOT) stock surged almost 1,500% in 2020. There were very few assets in 2020 that outperformed Bitcoin, however, the shares of Riot have been rising along with Ethereum… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Might be a Profitable Business in Kazakhstan As Miners May be Within Lowest 5% of Electricity Rates Globally: Report

The team at HASHR8 Inc., a cryptocurrency mining and media firm that aims to support the “decentralized growth” of hashrate (or computing power used to secure digital currency networks) while enhancing the security of blockchains, have released their second installment of the Bitcoin Mining Index…. Read More

Bitcoin Analyst Argues that BTC Mining Is Not Wasteful, but Rather an Efficient Process to Secure a Highly Valuable Network

As Bitcoin (BTC) continues to set new highs, it became clear to many people that the digital asset could serve as a hedge against the traditional financial system. This year, many well-known investors, including Stanley Druckenmiller (a hedge fund manager with a net worth of… Read More

Bitcoin Reaches $24,000 as Institutional Adoption Continues, Raoul Pal Predicts $1 Million Per Coin in 5 Years

Bitcoin (BTC), the leading cryptocurrency, has entered uncharted territory. The digital asset recently managed to break record highs by surpassing the $24,000 mark. Bitcoin is trading at just below $24,000 at the time of writing. John Lee Quigley, who’s focused on building Bitcoin media and… Read More

Meltem Demirors, CSO at CoinShares, Explains how Mining Secures the Bitcoin Network, which Secures Financial Information

Meltem Demirors, the Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares, a digital asset management firm, has argued that “as evidenced by the recent corruption of all US systems, from the government to corporate, securing networks is very difficult to do persistently.” 1/ as evidenced by the recent… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Mining Hardware Market Is Heating Up and Secondary Market Prices for Machines May Rise: Report

The Bitcoin (BTC) mining machine market is heating up, according to the team at HASHR8 Inc, a cryptocurrency mining and media firm that aims to support the “decentralized growth” of hashrate (or computing power used to secure digital currency networks) while enhancing the security of… Read More

Russia’s Bitcoin Mining Facilities are Mostly in Siberia, Energy Surplus Allows BTC Miners to Secure Competitive Electricity Rates: Report

The team at HASHR8 Inc., a cryptocurrency mining and media firm that aims to support the “decentralized growth” of hashrate (or computing power used to secure digital currency networks) while enhancing the security of blockchains, has published a report titled, The State of Bitcoin Mining… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Approaches All-Time Highs, as Number of BTC Addresses with 1 or More Coins Keeps Rising

Bitcoin (BTC) mining difficulty, which aims to measure the amount of resources needed to compete for mining newly minted BTC, had increased by around 9% in the past 24 hours (at the time of writing). According to data from Glassnode, an on-chain market analysis provider,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Miners Profitability Further Improved due to Lower Mining Difficulty Level: Report

The Antminer S19 Pro price has surged around 30% since October 2020 after the Bitcoin (BTC) price began to rise. As confirmed by the HASHR8 team, the Bitcoin price increases have “widened profit margins for miners but capital expenditure costs are also rising.” John Lee… Read More

Bitcoin Miners Set to Enter “Golden Period” of Profitablity as Mining Difficulty Drops, According to HASHR8 Team

John Lee Quigley, who’s focused on building Bitcoin media and research products at HASHR8 Inc, notes that Bitcoin (BTC) miners are about to enter an “extremely profitable” market. Quigley points out that cryptocurrency prices are surging but “input costs are about to drop significantly.” He… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Hardware Maker Bitmain Closes another Antminer Deal with Riot Blockchain, 20,000+ Miners Sold by Bitmain to Riot in a Year

Bitmain, a leading manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining hardware, has sold 5,100 Antminers to Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ: RIOT). Bitmain had also finalized the sale of 8,000 additional Antminers (in September 2020) to Riot Blockchain, which is a Nasdaq-listed digital currency mining company. According to a release,… Read More

Crypto Mining Firm HASHR8 Introduces Compass, which Matches Bitcoin (BTC) Miners with Affordable, Verifiable Hosting Facilities

HASHR8 Inc., a cryptocurrency mining and media firm that aims to support the “decentralized growth” of hashrate (or computing power used to secure digital currency networks) while enhancing the security of blockchains, has introduced Compass – which is a platform that will match Bitcoin (BTC)… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Wealth has Become More Evenly Distributed with Smaller Accounts Holding Greater Proportion of Supply: Report

During its 11 years of existence (since the first Bitcoin block was mined), BTC has been able to survive many “threats,” mainly because there’s no single entity controlling the world’s largest cryptocurrency network. As explained in a report from Coin Metrics, this trait, called decentralization,… Read More

Jameson Lopp from Casa discusses Whether Chinese Miners are Still a Perceived Threat to Bitcoin (BTC)

Jameson Lopp, the CTO at Casa, a Bitcoin focused security company, notes that since the industrialization of BTC mining began in 2015, there have been concerns regarding the concentration of hashpower within Chinese borders. Hashpower is the computing power needed to secure the Bitcoin network,… Read More

HIVE Blockchain Announces Continuous Increase of Bitcoin Mining Power Through Additional Purchase of Next Generation Miners for Green Energy

  HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (TSX.V: HIVE) (OTCQX: HVBTF) announced on Monday it has ordered 200 Bitmain Antminer S17e 60 Terahash per second (TH/s) SHA 256 mining machines as it continues to scale up to next-generation mining power at its green energy-powered bitcoin mining operation… Read More

US based Core Scientific, a Blockchain Hosting Provider, to Acquire 17,595 Antminer S19 Bitcoin Mining Machines from Bitmain

Core Scientific, a US-based blockchain hosting provider, has teamed up with Bitmain Technologies Inc., a leading Bitcoin (BTC) mining equipment manufacturer, in order to facilitate the purchase of 17,595 units of cryptocurrency mining machines “on behalf of its growing list of hosting clients” and other… Read More

RRMine, a Global Bitcoin Hashrate Asset Management Platform, Discusses Policy Changes in China’s Evolving Crypto Mining Sector

The management at RRMine, a global distributed Bitcoin hashrate asset management platform that maintains offices in Hong Kong, notes that blockchain or distributed ledger technology is moving past the early days of digital currency and smart contracts, and is now increasingly focused on the development… Read More

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