Tagged: mining

Valereum to Swap Bitcoin Mining Ops for Shares in Vinanz

Valereum plc (AQSE: VLRM), a firm that is in the process of acquiring the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX), has announced that it will sell its Bitcoin mining assets to Vinanz Ltd. in exchange for shares of the firm amount to around 24% ownership. The deal… Read More

UK Based Crypto Mining Firm Lake Parime Announces US HQ in Jacksonville, Florida

Lake Parime, a UK-based supplier of cryptocurrency mining equipment, says it will open its first US headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida – a state that has seen migration and businesses boom as people flee high tax and less business-friendly states. Lake Parime said that it plans… Read More

Representative McHenry and Senator Lummis tell EPA to Consider Benefits of Crypto Mining

Senator Cynthia Lummis and Representative Patrick McHenry, along with several other elected representatives, have sent a letter to Michael Regan,  the Administrator ot the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), telling the official to consider the benefits of crypto mining before considering any regulation that could impact… Read More

Lolli CEO Slams New York’s Crypto Mining Ban

The New York state legislature has approved a bill that would commence a moratorium on crypto mining operations. The bill was designed as an attempt to mitigate emissions caused by crypto mining which tends to be an energy-intensive process as servers compete to create and… Read More

State of New York Approves Moratorium on Crypto Mining

  The state legislature of New York has approved legislation that establishes a moratorium on cryptocurrency mining operations that use proof-of-work to validate blockchain transactions. The aim is to mitigate the utilization of of electricity that can drive carbon emissions. According to the language of… Read More

SEC: NVIDIA Accused of Inadequate Disclosure Regarding Crypto Mining, Pays $5.5 Million Penalty

The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled charges against NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) regarding allegations of inadequate disclosures concerning the impact of cryptomining on the company’s gaming business. Without admitting or denying the SEC’s findings, NVIDIA has agreed to a cease-and-desist order and to pay a $5.5… Read More

New York Legislation is Designed to Ban Crypto Mining

The New York State Assembly has passed legislation to ban crypto mining in the state until a review has been completed. To quote the summary: “[The legislation] Establishes a moratorium on cryptocurrency mining operations that use proof-of-work authentication methods to validate blockchain transactions; provides that… Read More

Bitcoin Miner Blockmetrix Raises $25 Million in Debt Capital

Blockmetrix, a Dallas-based Bitcoin mining operation, says it has raised $25 million in debt financing to acquire crypto mining computers. The funding was provided by BankProv, a crypto-friendly commercial bank, and CrossTower. The money is said to be an upgrade from an initial $5 million… Read More

US Department of Treasury Targets Russian Sanction Evaders Including Crypto Mining Operation Bitriver

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has moved once again to take action against Russian entities as part of the growing sanctions against the rogue nation and its unprovoked war against Ukraine. In the first action of its kind,… Read More

Compute North Establishes New 300MW Data Center in Granbury, Texas

Compute North, which claims to be the leader in sustainable, large-scale computing infrastructure, has announced that construction is underway “to build a 300MW TIER 0™ data center next to the Wolf Hollow Generating Station in Granbury, Texas.” As covered, Compute North works with clients in… Read More

Bitfarms, a Bitcoin Self-Mining Company, Enters Into $32M Equipment Financing Deal

Bitfarms (NASDAQ: BITF, TSXV: BITF), a global Bitcoin self-mining company, has entered into a $32 million equipment financing agreement, the company announced this week. “This equipment financing agreement provides another source of non-dilutive capital, enabling us to finance equipment from our established mining operations so… Read More

Here is the Letter Senate and House Democrats Sent to Crypto Mining Firms

Last week, several Senate and House Democrats sent a letter to established crypto miners.  The letter queried miners on the negative impact on the climate due to high energy usage caused by mining crypto, like Bitcoin. The letter was signed by Senators Elizabeth Warren, Sheldon… Read More

Crypto Exchange Okcoin Is Now Offering NYCCoin, the CityCoin for New York City

Digital asset exchange Okcoin has reportedly become the first crypto trading platform in the world to list NYCCoin, which is the CityCoin for New York City. As explained in the update from Okcoin, the NYCCoin (NYC) is the CityCoin for New York City. The first… Read More

Cryptocurrency Mining Locations Closed Down in Kazakhstan as Local Authorities Claim that They’ve Caused Major Power Shortages

Kazakhstan, which is reportedly the world’s second-largest miner of Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has closed down its digital currency mining operations until the end of this month. Kazakhstan‘s State electricity provider KEGOC decided to cut off the supply to the virtual currency miners after… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Fluctuation in Hashrate Is Tied to its Inflation Rate, Analyst at Compass Mining Explains

Compass Mining, which claims to be the first and largest online marketplace for Bitcoin mining hardware and hosting, has commented on the relationship between BTC’s hashrate and the leading cryptocurrency’s issuance rate. According to mining analyst Mitch Klee, the inflation rate is “tied to hashrate… Read More

Crypto Mining Firm Compute North Supports Request to Lower Energy Consumption During Storm Restoration by Nebraska Public Power District

Compute North, a company focused on economical, large-scale computing and cryptocurrency mining infrastructure, “demonstrated the value-add and positive impact of its ability to voluntarily throttle down operations at its Kearney, Nebraska data center to support the local grid during times of need.” As mentioned in… Read More

Recent Bitcoin Mining Revenue Declines but Miner Economics May Improve from Previous Year-End Estimates: Report

BitOoda, an international digital asset financial technology & services platform offering risk management solutions, best-execution brokerage & expert market analysis, notes that Bitcoin declined 3.3% week-on-week, settling at around $48,830 as of midnight UTC on December 15, but has now dropped further to about $46,300 at… Read More

Colin Pape, Creator of Presearch, Comments on China’s Exit from Bitcoin Mining, Updates on Blockchain based Search Engine’s Progress

The news regarding China’s crypto exit continues to cascade around the world as the second-largest economy puts the squeeze on Bitcoin mining, crypto trading, and other uses of crypto-assets. Just this week, it has been widely reported that the People’s Bank of China has demanded… Read More

Bitcoin Mining Council Says BTC Mining Now Mostly Using Sustainable Energy, but Claims are Questionable: Report

As the Bitcoin hashrate (the amount of computing power securing the world’s largest cryptocurrency network) experiences its worst drop ever, the newly established Bitcoin Mining Council has revealed that global Bitcoin mining is now mainly being powered by “sustainable energy.” The report from the Mining… Read More

Iran, El Salvador Make Interesting Crypto Moves: Analyst

The past few weeks have seen some interesting geopolitical developments in the cryptocurrency space, GlobalBlock sales trader Alexandra Clark said. Iran could be taking advantage of China’s tough stance on cryptocurrency mining, Clark suggests. They recently have granted permits to 30 crypto mining farms. Should… Read More

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