Canaan Expects $250M Revenue in Q2 — Yields and Mining Rig Deliveries to ‘Increase Substantially’

Amid Stern Warnings from China Crypto Firms Huobi and Okex Halt a Few Services

Bitcoin Mining Operations Btc.top and Hashcow Cease Offering Services in China

Crypto Proponents Become Skeptical of Closed-Door Meeting Between Billionaires and Bitcoin Miners

After Tesla’s Elon Musk and Microstrategy CEO Micheal Saylor revealed the revelation of a newly created “Bitcoin Mining Council,†the news became a viral subject. While some crypto supporters like the idea, others have been skeptical of a couple of billionaires having closed-door meetings with North American bitcoin miners. Bitcoin Mining Council Brings Back Memories […]

Crypto Proponents Become Skeptical of Closed-Door Meeting Between Billionaires and Bitcoin Miners

After Tesla’s Elon Musk and Microstrategy CEO Micheal Saylor revealed the revelation of a newly created “Bitcoin Mining Council,†the news became a viral subject. While some crypto supporters like the idea, others have been skeptical of a couple of billionaires having closed-door meetings with North American bitcoin miners. Bitcoin Mining Council Brings Back Memories […]

Elon Musk Convinces Miners to Form ‘Bitcoin Mining Council’ to Promote Renewable Energy Usage

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has spoken with North American bitcoin miners and they have committed to forming a Bitcoin Mining Council to “promote energy usage transparency & accelerate sustainability initiatives worldwide.†They have also agreed to publish their current and planned renewable usage. The meeting was hosted by Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor. Elon Musk and […]

Crypto Proponents Become Skeptical of Closed-Door Meeting Between Billionaires and Bitcoin Miners

After Tesla’s Elon Musk and Microstrategy CEO Micheal Saylor revealed the revelation of a newly created “Bitcoin Mining Council,†the news became a viral subject. While some crypto supporters like the idea, others have been skeptical of a couple of billionaires having closed-door meetings with North American bitcoin miners. Bitcoin Mining Council Brings Back Memories […]

Elon Musk Convinces Miners to Form ‘Bitcoin Mining Council’ to Promote Renewable Energy Usage

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has spoken with North American bitcoin miners and they have committed to forming a Bitcoin Mining Council to “promote energy usage transparency & accelerate sustainability initiatives worldwide.†They have also agreed to publish their current and planned renewable usage. The meeting was hosted by Microstrategy CEO Michael Saylor. Elon Musk and […]

BTC Mining Devices ‘Out of Stock’ Worldwide- 6 Chinese Mining Rig Makers Dominate the ASIC Industry in 2021

While bitcoin prices have slid in value and the high network difficulty, the leading crypto asset is still quite profitable to mine according to current data. Despite the profitability, these days there are only a few manufacturers producing application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) machines. Microbt, Bitmain Sell the Most Profitable Bitcoin Miners on the Market, But […]

Bitcoin Mining Operations Btc.top and Hashcow Cease Offering Services in China

Following some stern warnings from a few major trade associations and regulators in China, two prominent exchanges, Huobi and Okex, have stopped offering services to Chinese residents. After the two exchanges halted specific services to residents of mainland China, two bitcoin mining operations have also abandoned the country on Monday. Btc.top and Hashcow have suspended […]

Amid Stern Warnings from China Crypto Firms Huobi and Okex Halt a Few Services

On Friday, the cryptocurrency community discussed a report stemming from China’s 51st meeting of the Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission that reiterated warnings about bitcoin mining. The following Sunday, reports disclosed the cryptocurrency operation Huobi has suspended its cloud-mining operations and other crypto services to customers in mainland China. Rumors of China and Bitcoin’s […]

BTC Mining Devices ‘Out of Stock’ Worldwide- 6 Chinese Mining Rig Makers Dominate the ASIC Industry in 2021

While bitcoin prices have slid in value and the high network difficulty, the leading crypto asset is still quite profitable to mine according to current data. Despite the profitability, these days there are only a few manufacturers producing application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) machines. Microbt, Bitmain Sell the Most Profitable Bitcoin Miners on the Market, But […]

South Korea to Impose a 20% Tax on Crypto Mining Activities

The cryptocurrency industry in South Korea keeps facing regulatory challenges, and it seems that dust is far from settling. Now, crypto miners will be required to pay taxes, following the same path as digital assets traders. Ruling to Take Place Starting 2022 According to a report published by Donga, miners should be accountable for paying […]

China’s Carbon Neutral Stance Puts Pressure on BTC Miners, Sichuan Electricity to Increase 150%

Bitcoin’s global hashrate dropped ten days ago following a coal mine accident that caused significant grid blackouts in Xinjiang, China. While initial estimates had shown more than 40% of the hashrate dropped, statistics from a five-day average show the hashpower only lost around 25%. Meanwhile, Chinese miners located in Sichuan may put more pressure on […]

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Sets New Records, BTC Miners Capture $1.5 Billion in Revenue Last Month

On Friday, April 2, 2021, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty is the highest it has even been in its lifetime but bitcoin miners still captured record revenues last month raking in $1.5 billion in coinbase rewards and transaction fees. Today, the blockchain’s hashrate is around 160 exahash per second (EH/s) with 17 pools dedicating hashpower to the […]

Bitfarms Purchases 48,000 Bitcoin Miners, Plans to Increase Hashpower by 5 Exahash

The publicly listed Canadian bitcoin mining operation Bitfarms has announced the firm is purchasing 48,000 Microbt Whatsminer mining rigs in order to expand capacity. Bitfarms highlights the acquisition of new miners will up the company’s hashpower by approximately 5 exahash per second (EH/s). Bitfarms to Acquire 48,000 High-Powered Bitcoin Miners from Microbt The Canadian bitcoin […]

Russian Oil Giant Provides Excess Gas to Operations Powering Bitcoin Mining Devices

The firm Gazpromneft, an oil subsidiary of the Russian natural gas and global energy company Gazprom, is giving bitcoin mining operations the chance to power operations by using excess gas for electricity. The Russian firm has allowed a small mining operation to benefit from the excess gas by mining bitcoin on-site at the oil field. […]

Canaan Launches Submerged Liquid-Cooled Bitcoin Miner, Noiseless Device Boasts 50 Terahash

The publicly listed ASIC mining rig manufacturer, Canaan, has announced the launch of a new submerged liquid-cooled bitcoin miner called the Avalonminer A1066I. Canaan claims the new immersion cooling miner is noiseless and capable of significant overclocking, as the miner’s cooling system increases power efficiency by 78%. The China-based and Nasdaq-listed bitcoin mining rig manufacturer, […]

Chinese Miners Migrate to Nordic Regions, Mining Exec Says Hashrate Migration One of the ‘Biggest Developments’

China has the largest concentration of bitcoin miners worldwide with estimates noting the country captures anywhere between 50-65% of the global hashrate. Xinjiang, the autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China, ostensibly accommodates 35% of the hashrate. This week a regional report from China and statements from the head of operations at Genesis Mining, […]

Marathon Settles Record-Breaking ASIC Acquisition, Buys 70,000 High Performance Bitcoin Miners

On December 28, the publicly listed firm Marathon Patent Group announced the purchase of 70,000 Antminer S19 bitcoin miners from Bitmain for $170 million. Marathon expects the shipments to complete in 2021, giving the mining operation over a hundred thousand ASIC miners or more than ten exahash of hashpower. Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) revealed […]

China’s Coal Standoff Causes Power Shortages, Chinese Bitcoin Miners ‘Heavily Affected’

Regional reports from China detail that bitcoin miners located in certain areas in South China are running short on electricity. The country has been having massive issues with coal prices soaring across the mainland, as the Chinese government hasn’t been allowing coal carriers into ports. Because of the sweeping electrical shortages, mining activities have been […]

Riot Blockchain Buys 15,000 Antminers, Operation Will Command 37,640 Bitcoin Miners

Publicly listed firm Riot Blockchain has announced the company is purchasing 15,000 S19 Pro and S19j Pro Antminer mining rigs from Bitmain. According to the company, the new shipment of next-generation miners will increase the operation’s hashrate to 3.8 exahash per second (EH/s). Following the announcement from Core Scientific this week purchasing over 58,000 Antminer […]

Bitcoin’s Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About Supply

While the bitcoin economy has swelled in value, the overall network hashrate has gradually climbed higher as miners are making a lot of money confirming blocks. However, obtaining bitcoin mining rigs isn’t so easy these days, and regional reports from China indicate a great number of ASIC manufacturers are sold out for months. Moreover, because […]

Bitcoin’s Rally Could Be Caused by a Supply Crunch in China

Bitcoin’s price surge may be driven as much by a drying up in supply as by an increase in demand.  That’s because Chinese miners are struggling to sell their crypto in ways that would quickly get them much-needed cash in the face of a government crackdown on local exchanges.  “The lack of supply has fed extremely […]