Gamers and crypto miners fight over scarce Nvidia chips

With a global shortage of semiconductor chips, gamers are becoming frustrated at the continued scarcity of graphics cards. Crypto miners, especially those mining Ethereum, are becoming huge competition in the...

Foundry Digital ends beta phase, opens bitcoin mining pool for institutional investors

Foundry Digital, a crypto mining firm operating as a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), has announced that it is now open for business with institutional investors who wish to...

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Miner Plus, a Crypto Cloud Mining Service is Looking to Give “Everyone” Mining Abilities

The cryptocurrency market has blossomed in the past few months as Bitcoin hit an all-time high of $59,000, which has in turn increased the demand to mine these digital assets....

AMD purportedly developing crypto-mining GPUs

According to a report from Linux hardware community site Phoronix, updates to the AMDGPU kernel driver indicate that semiconductor company AMD (Advance Micro Devices, Inc.) may be on the road...

Bitcoin mining & staying green

Given that Bitcoin is not tied to a bank or government, it has been able to increase massively in value. Just this month, Bitcoin surpassed $20,000 solidifying a new all-time...

New collaboration to help ensure a low carbon footprint in bitcoin mining

Quick take 1 minute read Earlier this year, the top producer of low carbon aluminium in the world and the biggest private-sector generator of hydropower, En+ Group had started its...

Miner strike claims shutdown by Filecoin creator

Quick take 1 minute read You may have heard of the Filecoin blockchain-based data storage platform within the crypto industry.  The creator and founder of the project, Juan Benet has...

“The wall street bubble”: A case for bitcoin (PART 1)

In 2008 when Satoshi went public with bitcoin and the idea of blockchain technology, the invention received very little attention. In the past decade, the financial world was daunted by...

Delays in mining equipment for Bitmain pushed due to internal conflict with the companies main executives 

Bitmain, one of the biggest companies in the world, recently announced delays in the shipping of its mining equipment.  This was due to external interference.  Bitmain, one of the biggest...

Iran gives the go-ahead for bitcoin mining through industrial power plants

It was recently announced by Iran that they have given the green light to industrial-scale power plants in the country to operate as bitcoin miners.  But this will only go...

Filecoin Is Deciphering The Core of IPFS Mining And Why Their Billion Dollar Market Will Matter To You

Back on June 25th, Filecoin officially announced the upcoming launch of their testnet program and release of four million FIL incentives. FIL is the native cryptocurrency of Filecoin. Filecoin is...

Bitmain drama: co-founder of mining giant offers to buy $4 billion in shares of the company

One of the co-founders of Bitmain has allegedly made an offer to purchase shares controlled by his fellow co-founder Jihan Wu as well as others for $4 billion. Zhan made...

Bitcoin mining underground… Literally

Beijing News reported at the end of last month that law-enforcement found illicit mining operations in the northern Chinese city of Daqing.  Specifically, the mining operation was located in what...

How collapsing oil prices could have a positive effect on US miners

Andreas Antonopoulos has recently so that he can see the recent downturn in oil prices as a net positive for crypto miners on a global scale.  Speaking at the end...

Despite COVID19, Portable Data Center and Cryptocurrency Mining Company SLiC Closes a Successful Seed Round!

SLiC has closed it’s Seed Round valuing the company at USD 12 MN post-money. This was a very exciting achievement in a not so friendly global environment. I am very...