Mining

Cryptocurrency Grin Follows Through With Anticipated July 17 Mainnet Hardfork

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Grin has completed the first hardfork so far on its mainnet. The fork occurred at block height 2...

BTC and LTC Halving ‘Shock’ May Be Mitigated by Merged Mining: Report

The effect of block reward halvings for both Bitcoin (BTC) and Litecoin (BTC) mining could be mitigated by merged mining, accor...

Police in China Seizes 4,000 Crypto Miners After Abnormal Energy Spike

Police in China arrested 22 suspects allegedly involved in illegal crypto mining activity that led to energy loss worth of abou...

Bitcoin Mining Industry is Booming as Difficulty Soars 14% to New High

Mining difficulty on the Bitcoin (BTC) network has taken its steepest upturn in almost a year, data from major Chinese mining p...
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Iran Plans to Allow Crypto Mining, Central Bank of Iran Governor Says

Iranian authorities are planning to authorize cryptocurrency mining, as the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) declared...

Chia Releases Green Paper Detailing Eco-Friendly Means of Crypto Mining

San Francisco-based tech firm Chia Network has released a green paper that describes an eco-friendly means of mining cryptocurr...

Scientist Mines Bitcoin on Computer Model Used by Apollo Missions

An American computer scientist has managed to mine Bitcoin (BTC) on a 52-year-old Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC), British tech ...

Trading Bitcoin Is Illegal in Iran, Central Bank Official Warns

Buying and selling cryptocurrencies like bitcoin (BTC) is illegal in Iran, a senior government official declared, according to ...

Regulatory Overview of Crypto Mining in Different Countries

A move by the Iranian government to cut off the power supply to local Bitcoin (BTC) miners grabbed headlines in June amid a soa...

Iranian Official Says US Congress is Working to Block Iran’s Crypto Mining

Saeed Zarandi, Iranian Assistant Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply, said that US Congress is working to stop Iran’s acces...