Riot Blockchain Forecasts 7.7 EH/s by Q4 2022 as Texas Facility Starts Production

Riot acquired the 190,000 square-foot site in April.

News  ·  11 August 2021

BlockFi Faces Crackdown by a Third US State, Texas

The Lone Star state’s proposed cease-and-desist order would bar BlockFi from offering interest accounts without registering with the state’s securities regulator.

Business  ·  22 July 2021

Digital Ownership Is Getting Heated

Remote-controlled thermostats in Texas might serve as a reminder to what we give up when we go digital.

People  ·  22 June 2021

Texas State Regulator Greenlights Banks to Custody Crypto

A June 10 notice from the Texas Department of Banking told state-chartered banks they can work with crypto companies.

Policy & regulation  ·  10 June 2021
Bitcoin Mining

Argo Blockchain’s Bitcoin Holding Passes 1,000

May revenue fell to $7.8 million, 16% less than the month before.

News  ·  3 June 2021

Compute North to Host Marathon’s 73K New Bitcoin Miners in Texas

Marathon cited Texas’ favorable regulatory climate and low energy prices, as well as environmental considerations as key factors in the decision.

Tech  ·  24 May 2021
Bitcoin Mining

Blockcap Opens Texas HQ, Plans to Put 32K New ASICs Online Over the Year

Texas is quickly becoming a major hub for American mining.

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

Texas Securities Regulator Issues Emergency Order Against Binance Impersonator

"The pitch is relatively simple – invest a little, gain a lot, and don’t worry about risk," the Texas State Securities Board said.

Policy & regulation  ·  16 March 2021

Argo Blockchain Completes Land Purchase for Texas Crypto Mining Facility

The land purchase was made via the acquisition of a New York firm.

Business  ·  8 March 2021
Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Mining Farms in Texas Offline From Winter Storm

A rare winter storm in Texas has knocked out most of the bitcoin mining facilities in the Lone Star State.

News  ·  16 February 2021

Argo Blockchain Plans New Bitcoin Mining Facility in Texas

Argo said the new Texas facility will have access to up to 800 megawatts of cheap, renewable energy.

Business  ·  10 February 2021

Serbian Man Extradited to US After Being Indicted in $70M Crypto Fraud

The scheme allegedly included offering bitcoin at “half market price.”

News  ·  6 February 2021

Texas Financial Regulators Crack Down on 15 Alleged Crypto Scams

Many of the alleged crypto scams had a common tactic: savvy social media posts to draw victims in.

News  ·  19 November 2020
Token Sale

US Court Freezes Assets Linked to Alleged $9M ICO Scam

A federal court has frozen assets raised from investors in the Meta 1 Coin token sale.

News  ·  28 May 2020