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Bitcoin Mining Firm Blockcap Inc Reports that it Mined 544 BTC During Q1 2021

Blockcap Inc., an established Bitcoin mining and blockchain tech firm based in the US, revealed on Friday (April 16, 2021) that it has mined a total of 544 BTC during Q1 2021. As mentioned in a release: “Coming on the heels of several large-scale acquisitions… Read More

Meltem Demirors from CoinShares Explains why their Company Invested in Bitcoin Mining Firm MintGreen

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at European digital asset manager CoinShares, recently revealed that she’s excited to share that CoinShares Ventures has made a strategic  investment in MintGreen, a CleanTech firm that uses Bitcoin or BTC mining to monetize heat generation. Demirors explains that MintGreen… Read More

Iran Is Reportedly Planning to Bypass International Sanctions by Engaging in Bitcoin Mining and BTC Transactions

Iran’s Presidential Center for Strategic Studies, which is a thinktank that is attached with President Rouhani’s office, has released an extensive report which emphasizes the need for the so-called rogue State to use decentralized cryptocurrencies to generate additional revenue. Extracting these virtual currencies, the report… Read More

Tesla’s $1.5B Bitcoin Purchase Reignited Mainstream Media Narrative that BTC Mining Is a Major Environmental Hazard: Report

Tesla Inc’s recent Bitcoin investment has “reignited” mining FUD, according to Compass, a “Bitcoin-first” company that aims to support the “decentralized” growth of hashrate and “strengthen network security” by helping people learn, explore and mine Bitcoin. Compass notes that by dropping $1.5 billion into BTC,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Mining Is A “Dirty Business” because it Wastes Massive Amounts of Energy, Industry Analyst Argues

Institutional investors have been gaining more exposure to alternative assets such as Bitcoin — particularly large hedge funds. These clients are now willing to aggressively promote or defend Bitcoin’s (BTC) unpredictable and wild price fluctuations. Large publicly listed firms such as MicroStrategy believe or claim… Read More

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

Canadian Crypto Mining Firm Bitfarms Closes CAD$20 Million Private Placement With U.S. Institutional Investors

  Bitfarms, a Canada-based crypto mining firm, announced on Thursday it has closed its previously announced private placement of equity securities. According to Bitfarms, the Offering was for gross proceeds of approximately CAD$20 million and consisted of the sale of 8,888,889 common shares, along with… 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 (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

Significant Bitcoin Hashrate Came Offline, Resulting in Major BTC Mining Difficulty Drop

John Lee Quigley, who’s focused on building Bitcoin media and research products at HASHR8 Inc, notes that Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading past the $15,000 mark and appears to be holding its own during the COVID-19 pandemic. Quigley writes in a blog post that it’s… 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

Iran: Power Generation Company Shutters 1100 Crypto Mining Operations

Taviner, the power generation and transmission company of Iran, has shut down 1100 crypto mining farms that apparently were not licensed to do business in the country. In the summer of 2019, it was reported that the Iranian government had legalized crypto mining companies for… 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

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