Mining

Bitmain to Sell New Bitcoin Miners this Week

Bitmain has announced that its new Antminer S15 and T15 machines will go on sale starting November 8.

Report: Crypto Mining Consumes More Energy than Traditional Mining

A new study indicates that mining a single dollar’s worth of Bitcoin exhausts far more electricity compared to mining precious metals and other rare earth materials.    

Plattsburgh, New York to Regulate Crypto Mining

The city of Plattsburgh in New York seeks to regulate crypto mining operations to be able to protect its locals’ safety and wallets.

AMD Generates “Negligible” Revenue from Crypto Miners GPU Sales in Q3

In its third-quarter financial report, AMD states that it has raked in “negligible” revenue from Blockchain-related GPU sales, which accounted for a mere “high single digit percentage” of the manufacturer’s top line.

Blockstack to Increase Decentralized App Usage with New App Mining Program

Blockstack head of product growth Patrick Stanley states that app mining is a system that incentivizes developers and other participating firms for developing platforms that the community really wants.

WinMiner Brings Crypto Mining to the Masses

WinMiner is bringing crypto mining to the masses by eliminating entry barriers.

Bitmain Rolls Out “Overt” AsicBoost for Its Antminer S9

In a blog post, Bitmain elucidates the reason for its firmware release, stating that the company initially “decided against activating this mathematical function in mining hardware” because of the “uncertainty surrounding the use of AsicBoost.”

Ephrata, Washington Imposes a 12-Month Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining

The city council voted 6-1 with only council member Matt Moore voting against the moratorium.

MGT Capital Investment Faces Class Action Suits

Cryptocurrency mining investment company MGT Capital Investment is facing a series of civil suits filed on behalf of its clients.

Trump’s Trade Tariffs Affect Chinese Crypto Mining Manufacturers

Because of the tariffs, Bitmain, Canaan, and Ebang International will be mandated to pay 27.6 percent on all units sold in the United States.

U.K. Cloud Mining Firm Argo Offers Bitcoin Mining on Its Platform

The London-based crypto cloud mining firm will introduce Bitcoin to its list of altcoins beginning November 1.

Study: 74% of Bitcoin Mining in China; Identifies Threat to Network

In a recent study initiated by Princeton University and Florida International University, researchers indicate that China’s crypto mining atmosphere has a huge influence over Bitcoin, a scenario that may potentially be susceptible to network manipulation.

Former Bitmain Chip Designer Competes Against Crypto Mining Titan

Ex-Bitmain chip designer Yang Zuoxing is going head-to-head with his former employer as he establishes his own startup MicroBT to launch a new line of mining chips.

Chinese Bitcoin Miner Gets 3.5 Years in Prison for Electricity Theft

The Chinese man, Xu Xinghu, has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison and ordered to pay a fine of about $14,500.

OsiaNetwork Asks FEC to Consider Crypto Mining for Political Donations

OsiaNetwork has requested the Federal Election Committee to permit computer sharing for cryptocurrency mining for political contributions.
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