Bitfury has dedicated its GPU miners to the Folding@home project, which is studying the novel coronavirus in hopes of developing a vaccine.
Riot Blockchain’s 10-K filing captures the fear COVID-19 is sowing in American companies.
A nominee for a CME director position argued for tokenizing certain shares and building renewable energy sources which could also mine crypto.
The newly extended rule that crypto mining farms must offset energy consumption with renewables might also be made permanent.
Digital Farms is halting operations due to low bitcoin prices, its owner says.
The global market meltdown has indirectly benefited Russia’s bitcoin miners, even as the cryptocurrency’s price tumbled along with other assets.
CoreWeave, the largest U.S. miner on the Ethereum blockchain, is redirecting the processing power of 6,000 specialized computer chips toward research to find a therapy for the coronavirus. These graphics processing units (GPUs) will be pointed toward Stanford University’s Folding@home, a long-standing research effort that unveiled a project on February 27 specifically to boost coronavirus […]
Bitcoin prices have been on a roller-coaster ride since Sunday afternoon after the Federal Reserve slashed rates a full percentage point and promised to pump $700 billion into the U.S. economy. But now bitcoin volume is picking up.
The search engine developer downloaded monero mining scripts onto 200 of Baidu’s servers.
The debate over ProgPoW has become a flashpoint for how Ethereum makes big decisions.
The power plant believes it will remain profitable even after the halvening event.
The IT staffer is alleged to have illegally mined cryptocurrency and run websites from court administration servers.
Bitcoin’s resilience doesn’t depend on widely distributed mining power. It just requires self-interested miners, says CoinDesk columnist Hasu.
The regime may be boosting its monero mining efforts in order to evade UN-imposed sanctions and avoid being tracked.
A key measure of competition among bitcoin miners has stagnated in the past two weeks as the coronavirus outbreak disrupts economic activity in China.
In a new manifesto, Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation has indicated it won’t be creating regulations for the crypto mining sector.
The shortage of new mining machines caused by the coronavirus outbreak could curb computing power growth from Chinese miners who contribute over 65% of Bitcoin’s hash power.
Iran is said to be issuing licenses to miners after new legislation was brought in last year.
For its first full year of operations, Argo says it generated just over $11 million in revenue
A state-owned nuclear power plant in Russia may soon fuel a bitcoin mining hub.