Miners

Iran Issues More Than 1,000 Cryptocurrency Mining Licenses

</header> <strong>The Iranian government has reportedly issued more than 1,000 licenses for cryptocurrency mining since it began regulating the industry. </strong><strong>A number of large mining farms have set up in the country, but high electricity tariffs have kept many small investors away.</strong> Also read: Regulatory Roundup — New US Crypto Tax Bill, Central Banks Join …

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Developer Proposes Decentralized Bitcoin Hashrate Derivatives

</header> <strong>There’s a new concept called Powswap that lets people speculate on hashrate in order to hedge against price volatility. Powswap was developed by the software engineer Jeremy Rubin who believes hashrate derivatives products allow people to leverage new trading strategies.</strong> Also read: Regulatory Roundup: EU-Wide Crypto Regulations, New Rules in Europe, US, Asia Powswap …

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Tokyo-Based Zigmabit Offers Mining Rigs for Homes and Offices

</header> <strong>Cryptocurrency mining develops rapidly like any high tech sector. Improvements in the hardware and auxiliary systems make it possible to design mining rigs that are more compact and silent than they used to be, while also profitable to run. Zigmabit is a manufacturer that assembles units suitable for mining not only in industrial-scale datacenters …

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This Company Sets Out to Prove Crypto Mining Has a Place in Your Home

</header> <strong>Hotmine, a company based in Ukraine which engineers home appliances for crypto enthusiasts, is not new to mining equipment development. But sometimes it takes the right time and the right technology to be able to create and offer solutions that consumers would be willing to buy and use. Thanks to tech progress and proper …

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Ticker Tool Uses the BCH Blockchain to Provide Reliable Rate Data

</header> <strong>Instantly verifiable, unhackable and forever retrievable are some of the key features of information stored on a blockchain. These are also the characteristics that traders of various assets, commodities and currencies would appreciate when it comes to the price data they are using. The team behind the Blitz Ticker project have decided that’s exactly …

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Authorities in Sichuan Go After Miners to Save Electricity in the Dry Season

</header> <strong>Regional authorities in the province of Sichuan are reportedly pressuring bitcoin miners to scale down operations amid electricity shortages during the dry season in Southwest China. A meeting has been scheduled with regulators, the state run grid operator and mining companies. Two hydropower stations have been fined already for powering bitcoin farms without authorization. …

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Video: Will Bitcoin Crash or Double in Price After the Halving? Miners Have Their Say

</header> <strong>Will the price of bitcoin double or crash during the upcoming halving next year? And how will the mining industry adapt to their revenue stream being cut in half over night? See what professional miners from around the world have to say on the matter.</strong> Also Read: US, EU and UK Companies Can Now …

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How Bitcoin’s Peer-to-Peer Cash System Was Revealed 11 Years Ago

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On October 31, 2008, on the eve of Halloween, Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin whitepaper. Since then the revolutionary design of the network has changed the lives of many and has transformed how we look at money today.</strong> Also read: China Ranks 35 Crypto Projects as President Xi Pushes Blockchain The 11th …

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Avalon Mining Rig Maker Canaan Files for $400M IPO on Nasdaq

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Mining rig manufacturer Canaan has filed for an IPO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $400 million on the Nasdaq Global Market. Prior to this filing, the company had also attempted to go public in Hong Kong and China. Credit Suisse and Citigroup are among its underwriters.</strong> Also read: …

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Stealth Miners on the BCH Network Attract Scrutiny

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>In roughly 17 days, the Bitcoin Cash network will upgrade by adding two new features to the protocol. Meanwhile, prior to the forthcoming changes, a large percentage of the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> hashrate is being processed by unknown miners. Crypto proponents have been very focused on the hashrate and …

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