Tag: cryptocurrency mining

  • ICOs
    Blockchain

    Bitfury Raises $80 Million from Korelya, Macquarie, Mike Novogratz

    Blockchain technology company, Bitfury, has raised $80 million from a number of global institutional and corporate investors. Led by Korelya Capital, the private placement was joined by Macquarie Capital, Asian financial institution Dentsu Inc., European investment company Armat Group, European fund managers Jabre and Lian Group, Argenthal Capital Partners, insurance...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 7, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • BTCC
    Bitcoin

    BTCC Mining Pool to Shut Down Indefinitely “Due to Business Adjustments”

    BTCC, China’s oldest Bitcoin exchange, is shutting down its mining pool, which has been operating for more than four years, the company announced. The firm claims the decision to cease operations indefinitely from November 30 is due to business adjustments. BTCC’s Mining Pool to Cease Operations Indefinitely from...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 6, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Bitcoin Miners
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin May Be Down, But Miners Remain True

    As Bitcoin faces downward market pressure, the price of the world’s most dominant virtual currency is likely to have crossed below the break-even point for crypto miners, according to most analysts. This, however, has not stopped their activity as the cryptocurrency mining industry is in it for the...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 16, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • NewsBTC Iceland Bitcoin mining Tax
    Industry

    Students are Mining Bitcoin in University Dorms, Campuses are Alert

    While Bitcoin mining — which is the backbone of many public blockchains —  is often left to the operators of data centers, some university students have begun to try their hand at running their own, in-dorm mining efforts. Bitcoin Mining In Unexpected Places — University Campuses Speaking with CNBC...

    Nick Chong | August 12, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    Can a Wind Farm Help Morocco Become the Next Bitcoin Mining Paradise?

    A remote location in Morocco has become a strategic spot to build a 900-megawatt wind farm as bitcoin miners look for cheap electricity in order to set up their computing centers. The spot south of Marrakesh is likely to turn into a cryptocurrency mining hub as the ecosystem...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 27, 2018 | 11:30 pm
  • bitcoin mining
    Technology

    Crypto Startup Introduces Alternative Mining Method for Entry Level PCs

    Cryptocurrency mining, while also being an integral part of many blockchain networks, has become a source of profit and business for exclusive crypto firms. The recently-founded HoneyMiner startup is attempting to make mining more accessible to a wider array of consumers, by providing users, like you or I,...

    Nick Chong | July 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • NewsBTC SLushpool Bitcoin mining
    Industry

    Bitmain Expands Circle of Influence With $50 Million Investment

    The world’s largest producer of ASIC mining machines, Bitmain, is expected to invest $50 million into the upcoming IPO of Opera Ltd. Bitmain’s Expanding Circle of Influence Norway-based Opera Ltd., one of the top internet browsers, has just filed for a Nasdaq initial public offering (IPO) last week,...

    Nick Chong | July 8, 2018 | 8:07 pm

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