New collaboration to help ensure a low carbon footprint in bitcoin mining

Quick take 1 minute read Earlier this year, the top producer of low carbon aluminium in the world and the biggest private-sector generator of hydropower, En+ Group had started its...

Miner strike claims shutdown by Filecoin creator

Quick take 1 minute read You may have heard of the Filecoin blockchain-based data storage platform within the crypto industry.  The creator and founder of the project, Juan Benet has...

“The wall street bubble”: A case for bitcoin (PART 1)

In 2008 when Satoshi went public with bitcoin and the idea of blockchain technology, the invention received very little attention. In the past decade, the financial world was daunted by...

Delays in mining equipment for Bitmain pushed due to internal conflict with the companies main executives 

Bitmain, one of the biggest companies in the world, recently announced delays in the shipping of its mining equipment.  This was due to external interference.  Bitmain, one of the biggest...

Iran gives the go-ahead for bitcoin mining through industrial power plants

It was recently announced by Iran that they have given the green light to industrial-scale power plants in the country to operate as bitcoin miners.  But this will only go...

Filecoin Is Deciphering The Core of IPFS Mining And Why Their Billion Dollar Market Will Matter To You

Back on June 25th, Filecoin officially announced the upcoming launch of their testnet program and release of four million FIL incentives. FIL is the native cryptocurrency of Filecoin. Filecoin is...

Bitmain drama: co-founder of mining giant offers to buy $4 billion in shares of the company

One of the co-founders of Bitmain has allegedly made an offer to purchase shares controlled by his fellow co-founder Jihan Wu as well as others for $4 billion. Zhan made...

Bitcoin mining underground… Literally

Beijing News reported at the end of last month that law-enforcement found illicit mining operations in the northern Chinese city of Daqing.  Specifically, the mining operation was located in what...

How collapsing oil prices could have a positive effect on US miners

Andreas Antonopoulos has recently so that he can see the recent downturn in oil prices as a net positive for crypto miners on a global scale.  Speaking at the end...

Despite COVID19, Portable Data Center and Cryptocurrency Mining Company SLiC Closes a Successful Seed Round!

SLiC has closed it’s Seed Round valuing the company at USD 12 MN post-money. This was a very exciting achievement in a not so friendly global environment. I am very...

Antonopoulos on the halving: even if the miners shut down, the network is still in safe hands

Recently speaking in his podcast, Andreas Antonopoulos gave his opinion that Miners could be subsidised. However, many critics of bitcoin made the argument that transaction fees on their own won’t...

Could the oil price make bitcoin mining a more lucrative investment?

Earlier this month on the 20th of April, the United States oil futures contracts for May delivery slipped due to storage problems.  The price of oil quickly fell below zero...

Gas/oil companies and bitcoin mining

Bitcoin mining has been often seen as a controversial topic.  This is due to its massive use of power and electricity however Marty Bent has accepted a solution with open...

Could miner capitulation see bitcoin fall?

One crypto commentator has pointed out that BTC can still hit the floor even though it’s bullish momentum may say otherwise… The analyst in question, @mansasuma believes that this would...

Bitfarms forced to cut costs and staff over Coronavirus

Bitfarms is temporarily cutting its staff due to the ongoing pandemic of the coronavirus.  In an update published this week, the firm made the announcement that it had succeeded in...