A state-owned nuclear power plant in Russia may soon fuel a bitcoin mining hub.
The study reveals some of the understudied aspects of proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies.
Potentially the world’s biggest bitcoin mine, one still under construction, is said to have signed up two top corporate customers in the form of SBI Holdings and GMO.
Bitcoin’s hash rate reached record highs this week, likely as some miners scale up operations ahead of the reward halving event later this year.
The legal dispute between bitcoin miner Ebang and Chinese public firm Wholeasy reflects the prolonged magnitude of last year’s market sell-off
GSR and Interhash want to help crypto miners hedge their costs with a new series of derivatives products.
In the latest contract dispute to hit the firm, $680,000 belonging to a fully owned subsidiary of bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has been frozen by a Chinese court.
Yang Zuoxing, founder and CEO of Shenzhen-based bitcoin miner maker MicroBT, has been arrested for alleged embezzlement of about $15,000. The arrest, noted by the Shenzhen Nanshan District Prosecutor on Dec. 12 and reported by business publication Caixin on Sunday, comes amid ongoing battles between mining giant Bitmain and MicroBT, which has been a rising […]
Glencore, one of the world’s largest cobalt producers, will use a Hyperledger Fabric blockchain to responsibly source its supply chain.
Bitmain has retooled its strategy for selling bitcoin miners, betting big that the cryptocurrency’s price will rally with next year’s halving.
Chip making giant Nvidia has been making its case for why a court should dismiss a lawsuit alleging it misled investors over the demand for its graphics cards from cryptocurrency miners.
On another down day, we’re talking U.S. warnings on digital assets, a brief history of troubled but systemically important stablecoin “Tether”, and a look at the arms-race in blockchain mining technology.
Great North Data, a firm that ran bitcoin mining and AI processing data centers in Canada, has filed for bankruptcy. According to bankruptcy filings late in November, the firm has just 4.6 million Canadian dollars (US$3.5 million) in assets, but owes creditors CA$13.2 million (US$10 million), CBC News reported Wednesday. Having run centers in Labrador […]
Litecoin’s price plunge in recent months has whittled away the profitability of mining the cryptocurrency, leading to a shakeout among operators.
New code for mining pools could fix problems associated with transaction censorship and more, say its supporters.
The $150 million bitcoin mine could become the world’s largest – surpassing Bitmain’s, whose own mega mining operation is in the same Texas town.
The Lviv branch of Ukrainian Railways has been caught red-handed diverting company electricity to mine bitcoin.
The company now offers 6.5 percent interest on earnings held in Coinmine wallets.
The founder and CEO of bitcoin miner maker MicroBT is being held by police. A source says it’s to assist an investigation over a business dispute.
After sustained growth over the past three months, bitcoin’s mining power has dropped with a seasonal falloff in hydropower output in China.