$700 Million Bitcoin Mining Farm Coming to Upstate New York
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Bitcoin, crypto
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$700 Million Bitcoin Mining Farm Coming to Upstate New York

austin - June 8, 2018

Upstate New York may soon be home to the world’s largest bitcoin mining center if the ambitious plans being undertaken by cryptocurrency mining firm Coinmint fall into place.…

‘BetterHash’: Bitcoin Core Dev. Proposes New Protocols to Decentralize Bitcoin Mining
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Bitcoin, crypto
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‘BetterHash’: Bitcoin Core Dev. Proposes New Protocols to Decentralize Bitcoin Mining

austin - June 8, 2018

Bitcoin Core developer Matt Corallo has published a draft of a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) that aims to further decentralize bitcoin mining through the adoption of a…

Second-Largest Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Agrees to Process Zero-Fee Transactions
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Bitcoin, crypto
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Second-Largest Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Agrees to Process Zero-Fee Transactions

austin - June 8, 2018

Two more bitcoin cash mining pools have announced they will support the “Miner’s Choice” initiative, which urges miners to remove the dust limit and begin processing a…

$1,999: GMO Reveals Details of Its New 7nm Bitcoin Miner
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Bitcoin, mining
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$1,999: GMO Reveals Details of Its New 7nm Bitcoin Miner

austin - June 5, 2018

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has revealed prices and specs for its new-from-the-ground-up bitcoin miner – the world's first based on a 7nm chip. Read more..

ASUS announces a new motherboard for cryptocurrency mining
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ASUS announces a new motherboard for cryptocurrency mining

austin - May 30, 2018

Last year, ASUS announced the B250 Mining Expert, a motherboard directed at those interested in mining cryptocurrencies with support for up to 19 graphics cards at the same time. Read…

Venezuelans Turn to Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Passive Income
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Venezuelans Turn to Cryptocurrency Mining to Generate Passive Income

austin - May 27, 2018

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is home to one of the worst hyperinflation crisis in the world. Because of this, citizens are increasingly turning to mining cryptocurrencies…

Report says cryptocurrency demand drove annual graphics card shipments up 66 percent, optimistic about availability
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Report says cryptocurrency demand drove annual graphics card shipments up 66 percent, optimistic about availability

austin - May 25, 2018

For many months, gamers in need of a GPU upgrade found themselves in a tough spot. Finding a mid-range or high-end graphics card in stock was a…

First Bitcoin Mining Conference Hashes Over the High Cost of Energy
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Bitcoin, crypto
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First Bitcoin Mining Conference Hashes Over the High Cost of Energy

austin - May 25, 2018

Bitcoin mining uses as much electricity as Ireland, and by the end of 2018, the Bitcoin network will be using as much energy as Austria, according to…

Is it worth worrying about bitcoin’s growing electricity use?
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Bitcoin, crypto
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Is it worth worrying about bitcoin’s growing electricity use?

austin - May 18, 2018

Truth be told, nobody knows exactly how much energy bitcoin mining consumes globally. Cryptocurrency miners are secretive about their trade, but everyone agrees the electricity use of…

Study claims Bitcoin uses as much energy as Ireland. Not so fast, experts say.
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Bitcoin, crypto
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Study claims Bitcoin uses as much energy as Ireland. Not so fast, experts say.

austin - May 18, 2018

In the late 1990s, some experts were concerned that by 2010, half of the U.S. electrical grid would be dedicated to powering the internet, a claim that…

Specialized chips are threatening to take over cryptocurrencies, and they look unstoppable
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crypto, mining
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Specialized chips are threatening to take over cryptocurrencies, and they look unstoppable

austin - May 17, 2018

The Chinese firm Bitmain dominates the market for tailor-made mining hardware and shows no sign of slowing down. Read more...

Cases Of Illegal Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Mining: Chicken Farms And New York
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Bitcoin, mining
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Cases Of Illegal Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Mining: Chicken Farms And New York

austin - May 17, 2018

In the US, China, and South Korea, many individual cryptocurrency miners and large-scale mining centers were cracked down for conducting illicit operations. For example, in April 2018, cryptocurrency miners in…

The downfall of cryptocurrency mining could be the enormous power consumption
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The downfall of cryptocurrency mining could be the enormous power consumption

austin - May 17, 2018

During the great graphics card shortage of 2017 (and part of 2018), the finger often got pointed at cryptocurrency mining and the effect it was having on…

Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO
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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies
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Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO

austin - May 16, 2018

Canaan Inc., the world’s second-biggest maker of bitcoin mining hardware, submitted a listing application to the Hong Kong stock exchange.  Read more...

Nvidia is expecting a massive drop in GPU sales to cryptocurrency miners
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Nvidia is expecting a massive drop in GPU sales to cryptocurrency miners

austin - May 11, 2018

Inventories of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 10 series are holding strong two days after cards became widely available at MSRP, including both Founders Editions and custom cooled cards. That's…