Japan’s SBI Holdings has teamed with an unnamed “large” semiconductor firm in the U.S. to make crypto mining chips and systems.
Bitmain, the largest manufacturer of crypto mining equipment, is scaling up its capacity to mine bitcoin itself.
Canaan Creative, the maker of Avalon miners, has closed a significant funding round, valuing the firm at over $1 billion, according to a report.
Ethereum mining pool Sparkpool has verified the accidental sender of an unusually high miners’ fee and agreed to split the amount.
Ethereum’s ProgPoW proposal may appear to minimize the ASIC advantage, but it isn’t as democratizing as claimed, argue Dovey Wan and Martina Long.
Block creation numbers on the ethereum blockchain are back on the rise after a successful roll out of the Constantinople and St. Petersburg hard forks.
Bitcoin miners in China are betting that abundant water this summer will make their business profitable again.
Blockchain startup Electroneum has just launched a dirt-cheap Android smartphone that mines cryptocurrency in the cloud.
Bounty0x CMO Pascal Thellman discusses some of the potential security and incentives issues with validators on proof-of-stake networks.
As the global pool of hashing power grows more liquid, arbitrageurs may see a financial incentive in “rent-a-miner” attacks.
Mining pool Sparkpool says it’s temporarily freezing an unusually high mining payout worth $300,000 in case it was sent in error.
Cryptocurrency mining and manufacturing giant Bitmain lost about $500 million in the third quarter of 2018, CoinDesk has learned.
Bitmain Technologies has announced a new 7nm bitcoin mining processor that it says offers a big boost in energy efficiency.
Eight apps have been removed from Microsoft’s app store after Symantec found they could illicitly mine cryptocurrency.
Graphics card maker Nvidia has said the downturn in sales to crypto miners drove a drop in revenue in Q4, despite a record year overall.
Xiangfu Liu has left the board and management team of Canaan Creative, maker of the Avalon crypto miner.
Bitcoin has become more decentralized by several measures, according to a research report from Canaccord Genuity Group.
Bitfury has teamed up with a South Korean firm to mine bitcoin using cheap, clean hydro power in Paraguay.
The CEO of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has seemingly questioned the IPO viability of crypto mining companies in new comments.
Sapphire Technology is launching a line of graphics cards designed for mining of the new “grin” cryptocurrency, as well as other tokens.