Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media, Nikolai Nikiforov, has expressed his belief that bitcoin will not be legally recognized as a means of payment in the Russian Federation. Despite the statements, Russia still appears poised to make a bid for global dominance in the cryptocurrency mining industry. Also...
This week, the cities of Butte and Anaconda, Montana, learned bitcoin mining company Crypto Watt LLC secured 53 acres on which they plan to invest at least 75 million USD to facilitate the process of how the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s transactions are authenticated and confirmed.   Also read: Nassim Nicholas...
Mining is an essential but energy-intensive means of securing the bitcoin network. It is thanks to this process that millions of strangers can transact with complete trust, safe in the knowledge that the information stored on the blockchain is true. Despite this, the energy costs of bitcoin mining have...
With the exponential growth in bitcoin’s price this year and ‘blockchain technology’ becoming the hottest buzzword in the business world it is not surprising that investors are betting on everything crypto-related. The allure of capitalizing on this attraction is so strong, now even regular mining operators are jumping in...
Companies routinely roll out new loyalty programs with much fanfare but arouse little to no excitement from investors, at least until they can show some returns. Now one Hooters franchisee has shown how to change this: just use these magic words: bitcoin, crypto and blockchain. Also Read: Public Firm Faces...
Bitmain has found itself in a war with words with the monero community over the release of its latest cryptocurrency miner, the Cryptonight-capable X3. The unit is being offered at a discounted rate to existing customers, but critics claim this is because the miners will soon be ineffective at...
Bitcoin might be magical internet money, but it has a very physical side in the form of the mining equipment needed to maintain the network. And if you’re someone that doesn’t like to leave an online trail or use a credit card for all your purchases, nothing beats a...
Korean electronics giant Samsung is the latest chip manufacturer to enter the bitcoin mining hardware market. The company’s foundry has reportedly already began producing ASIC chips for a Chinese client earlier this month. Also Read: Vegetables on a Blockchain ICO Exit Scams After Paying People to Write On...
Vancouver’s Hut 8 Mining Corp has announced plans to create “North America’s largest bitcoin mining datacenters”. The ambitious scheme will see the Canadian firm partner with mining specialists Bitfury, who will provide the hardware, software, and maintenance. Subject to necessary funding being raised, the deal is expected to be...
In recent days a number of conflicting reports have surfaced pertaining to the stance of China’s government with regards to bitcoin mining. Last week, Bloomberg reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) had met to discuss curbing mining operations in China, whilst Chinese media reports denied such –...