Tag: bitcoin miners

  • Blockchain

    Samsung Implents Blockchain and Produces Bitcoin Miners, Focuses on Crypto

    Blockchain technology is making inroads in many different industries. Samsung, a global technology leader, is now keeping a close eye on this technology. The company plans to incorporate distributed ledgers to manage its global supply network. Samsung also shows a keen interest in manufacturing cryptocurrency mining equipment. The...

    JP Buntinx | April 16, 2018 | 10:30 am
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    New York Bitcoin Miners Charged Higher Electricity Rates

    The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has ruled that upstate power companies can charge bitcoin miners higher electricity rates who may be trying to take advantage of the state’s cheap electricity supply. Power Up Last week, it was reported that Plattsburgh city in upstate New York had...

    Rebecca Campbell | March 21, 2018 | 1:39 am
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    Bitcoin Miners Take Sides after Increased Backlogs, Rising Fees

    The Bitcoin community is getting impatient of Bitcoin Core. Thanks to delayed transactions and increasing Bitcoin miner fees. The digital currency has been suffering from mempool backlogs for some time now. Bitcoin transactions in many cases are taking as long as 24 hours to receive confirmations in the...

    Gautham | March 13, 2017 | 5:30 pm
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    MIT ChainAnchor Wants to Expose Bitcoin User Identities

    A recent post regarding the MIT ChainAnchor project is raising a lot of questions, and very few answers. Based on the information in this post, Bitcoin users will soon be forced to link their identity to an address. What could MIT hope to gain by doing so, and...

    JP Buntinx | April 21, 2016 | 11:00 am
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    Can Bitcoin Mining Harm the Environment?

    With all the hardware power and electricity that bitcoin mining requires, some have raised the issue of environmental damage caused by this activity. Is bitcoin mining really bad for the environment? Australia’s Long Future Foundation released a report indicating that bitcoin might have a long-term negative impact on...

    Sarah Jenn | June 2, 2015 | 12:00 pm
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    GAW Bitcoin Miners Sued by Mississippi Power Company

    Bitcoin miners servicing GAW were sued by Mississippi Power Company (MPC) for non-payment and breach of contract earlier this month, with the company seeking close to $350,000 including interest and court fees for the lawsuit. In particular, the company is claiming around $224,000 in services repayment, $50,000 in costs...

    Sarah Jenn | April 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm

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