Mining

Canada-Based Crypto Mining Firm Great North Data Files for Bankruptcy

Canada-based cryptocurrency mining company Great North Data has submitted a bankruptcy filing, purportedly due to insolvency. A...

Kazakhstan Won’t Tax Cryptocurrency Mining: Report

Kazakhstan’s lawmakers won’t be taxing cryptocurrency mining until the mined crypto is exchanged for fiat money. According to a...

Ethereum’s Proposed Hard Fork ‘Muir Glacier’ Would Delay Impending Ice Age

Ethereum developers have proposed a hard fork, named Muir Glacier, that should address the impending Ice Age, which could cause...

Monero Implements Hard Fork, Including New ASIC-Resistant Mining Algorithm

The Monero (XMR) network has been successfully upgraded to RandomX, a new mining algorithm that aims to be ASIC-resistant. On N...

Hackers Mass-Scanning Web for Docker Platforms to Mine Cryptocurrencies

A group of hackers has launched a new cryptojacking campaign on Nov. 24, scanning as many as 59,000 IP networks to find Docker ...

Bitcoin’s Carbon Footprint Lower Than Previously Thought

Fresh research has challenged the perception that Bitcoin (BTC) mining is irreconcilable with tackling climate change. Major sc...
November 27, 2019
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Russian Oligarch Turns Soviet Plant Into a Major Bitcoin Mining Hub

The largest data center in the former Soviet Union, BitRiver, opened about a year ago in the Siberian city of Bratsk and most o...
November 24, 2019
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Quebec Mining Firm Expands Despite Protests of Local Population

The cryptocurrency mining operations of mining firm Bitfarms are still expanding despite complaints of the residents of the cit...
November 21, 2019
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Bitcoin Mining Firms Merge to Build World’s Largest Purported Mining Farm in 2020

German Bitcoin (BTC) mining firm Northern Bitcoin has entered a merger agreement with United States-based competitor Whinstone ...
November 19, 2019
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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Sees Miners ‘Waste’ Money on 14 Invalid Blocks

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) miners appear to have wasted money mining 14 blocks on the wrong chain after the altcoin underwent a hard fo...
November 16, 2019
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