Tech Consortium to Spend $1.3B to Build Filecoin Mining Facility in China

Upon its completion, the facility will be the largest filecoin distributed storage infrastructure project in China.

News  ·  15 April 2021

Nvidia Revenue Outpaces Q1 Forecasts, Partly Driven by Crypto Chip Demand

The revenue for its crypto-specific GPUs is three times the company's projections.

Markets  ·  12 April 2021
Bitcoin Mining

Gaming Company The9 to Buy 2,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines for About $6.72M in Stock

The company also completed the signing of definitive agreements for 12,246 units of bitcoin mining machines with a total hashrate of 288PH/S.

News  ·  9 April 2021

Riot Blockchain Acquires Whinstone’s Texas Bitcoin Mining Operations

The firm is acquiring the facility with the goal of “increasing the American footprint in the global bitcoin mining landscape.”

News  ·  8 April 2021

Miners, Front-Running-as-a-Service Is Theft

There's a simple word for projects that seek to advantage miners while systematically exploiting blockchain users, say three researchers.

Markets  ·  7 April 2021

Chinese Lottery Firm Furthers Crypto Pivot by Buying Bitcoin Miner Maker for $100M

The acquisition of mining equipment maker Bee Computing comes amid the lottery-turned-crypto-mining firm’s shopping spree.

Business  ·  6 April 2021

Abkhazia Bans Bitcoin Mining Shortly After Legalizing It

The troubled economy and extremely cheap electricity of Abkhazia attracted bitcoin mining, but now the government is cracking down.

News  ·  5 April 2021
Bitcoin Mining

The Myths and Realities of ‘Green Bitcoin’

Some say institutions are waiting for “green bitcoin” before buying in. Here’s why they may be waiting a long time.

Business  ·  1 April 2021

Argo Blockchain, DMG to Launch Clean Energy Bitcoin Mining Pool

Argo said "Terra Pool" will allow for the creation of "green bitcoin."

News  ·  26 March 2021

Shark Tank’s O’Leary Says a ‘Made in China’ Label on Bitcoin Keeps Some Funds Away

"I have had many institutions tell me they do not want to own 'China coin,'" he said at a Cboe event.

News  ·  25 March 2021

Tau Protocol Debuts Hashrate Token Staking for Bitcoin Rewards

The project’s hashrate token, BTCST, can now be staked for rewards in bitcoin or a synthetic equivalent.

Tech  ·  19 March 2021

Canadian Firms to Develop Bitcoin Mining Facility Partly Powered by Wind, Solar

The 5-megawatt site will be solar-, wind- and natural gas-powered.

News  ·  19 March 2021

SBI Crypto Opens Mining Pool Services to the Masses

SBI Crypto has opened its mining pool service for both institutions and individuals.

News  ·  19 March 2021

$4.6M in Filecoin ‘Double Deposited’ on Binance; Exploit Open on Other Exchanges

It’s not a “true” double-spend, but does it matter if funds can still be duplicated and traded on an exchange?

Tech  ·  18 March 2021

Kentucky Approves Bills Providing Incentives for Crypto Miners

The bills now pass to Governor Andy Beshear for final approval.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 March 2021