Tagged: bitcoin mining

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

Digital Assets Derivatives Exchange FTX Introduces Bitcoin (BTC) Hashrate Futures Contracts

Digital assets derivatives exchange FTX has introduced Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate futures. These financial products are being offered, so that BTC miners can hedge against the leading cryptocurrency’s continuous mining difficulty adjustments. The Bitcoin hashrate is the amount of computing power securing the BTC blockchain network… Read More

Fidelity Center for Applied Technology Is Looking for a Bitcoin Mining Engineer for a “New Business Opportunity”

The Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT), which is a part of Fidelity Labs, the financial giant’s incubator for Fintech startups, is reportedly looking for Bitcoin (BTC) mining engineers for a “new business opportunity.”  The proposal has been put forward by the team working at… Read More

Merger Ahead: BTCS Signs LOI with Blockchain Global Limited

BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS), a blockchain technology focused company, has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge with Blockchain Global Limited (formally Bitcoin Group), an Australian blockchain company, subject to a number of conditions . “As early movers in a rapidly developing industry, we’ve assembled… Read More

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