Tagged: mining

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

Bitcoin Mining in Iran Banned for 4 Months, Hundreds of Unregistered BTC Miners Seized by Government: Report

Zack Voell, a cryptocurrency mining specialist, writes in a blog post published by Compass that Iran has banned Bitcoin mining for four months in the country’s most recent “legal pivot” away from the “begrudged but enduring segment of miners” operating in the country. Voell points… Read More

Nasdaq listed Bitcoin Mining Hardware Firm Canaan Launches After-Sales Office in Kazakhstan

Canaan Inc. (NASDAQ: CAN), an established high-performance computing solutions provider, revealed on Monday (June 7, 2021) that it has launched its first international after-sales service center, based in Kazakhstan. According to a release shared with CI, the new Service Center will offer Canaan‘s domestic clients… Read More

Squeeze on Bitcoin: China Province Sets Up Hotline to Tattle on Crypto Miners [u]

Multiple reports are indicating that China continues to put the squeeze on cryptocurrency. Long ago, China officially halted crypto trading but the country has long been home to many crypto miners. In fact, according to the Cambridge Centre of Alternative Finance (CCAF)Bitcoin Mining Map, China… Read More

Bitcoin Ecosystem Developments are “Supportive of a Long-Term Investment Case” for BTC: Report

Bitcoin (BTC) price dropped 4.2% week on week (WoW), but then managed to recover from a dip on April 26, 2021, to ~$47,000 back to $53,450, the BitOoda team noted in their latest market report. Bitcoin is trading at just over $54,500 at the time… Read More

Bitcoin Miners Continue to Move Mining Facilities to Texas as Crypto and Blockchain Sector Gets Larger in Unprecedented Bull Market

Bitcoin miners continue to move to Texas as the leading digital currency recently surpassed the $60,000 mark (and had also crossed $61,000 on March 14, 2021). Recently, Argo Blockchain confirmed its purchase of 320 acres of land located in West Texas. Argo said it would… Read More

Bitcoin Miner Cipher Mining Technologies to Go Public Via Good Works SPAC

Cipher Mining Technologies, a U.S.-based Bitcoin mining firm, will become a publicly-traded company via a special acquisition company (SPAC). Good Works (Nasdaq:GWAC) has agreed to a merger and following the combination the new entity will be called Cipher Mining trading under the symbol CIFR. Cipher… Read More

Cryptocurrency Mining Firm Compute North Secures $25 million in Debt Financing & Equity

Compute North, a U.S.-based large-scale computing infrastructure and cryptocurrency mining firm, announced on Thursday it raised $25 million in debt financing and equity to expand capacity and enable further growth. Founded in 2017, Compute North states it delivers high-performance cryptocurrency mining and infrastructure solutions to… 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) 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

Report States that US Intelligence is Worried About China’s Involvement in Cryptocurrency

A report claims that the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI) John Ratcliffe has contacted SEC Chairman Jay Clayton regarding China’s influence in the crypto market including mining. According to the Washington Examiner, the DNI is worried that China has too much control when it… 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

Digital Asset Firm Realio Says it Plans on Tokenizing Bitcoin Mining Fund

Realio Technology, a SaaS platform for the issuance, investment, and management of digital assets, says it will tokenize a Bitcoin mining fund. Liquid Mining Fund I is being launched through a partnership with Valentus Digital. The tokenized fund will create yield via a stream of newly… 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

Time to Mine: DCG Reveals Crypto Mining Subsidiary Foundry

Digital Currency Group (DCG) is moving into crypto mining. According to a release, DCG created a subsidiary called “Foundry” and 2019 and today the company is outing the mining firm with Mike Colyer, a former Core Scientific executive, being Foundry’s Chief Executive Officer. Foundry claims… 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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