These Next-Generation Mining Rigs Pack a Ton of Hashpower

Last week, mining manufacturer Bitmain launched its latest Antminer 17 series. Now Canaan Creative has published its own device specifications and pricing for the new Avalonminer 10 series that process between 31-33 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). In addition to

Bitcoin Miner Recounts Struggle to Obtain Cheap Iranian Power

Over the last six months, reports of Chinese miners crossing the border to obtain cheap electricity from regions like Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Iran have abounded. According to a recent interview, Chinese miners have found extremely affordable electric prices ($0.006

China threatens to ban bitcoin mining

The cryptocurrency industry was dealt a blow on Tuesday when a leading state planning agency in China recommended the government ban mining of bitcoin and other digital currencies. The National Development and Reform Commission, or NDRC, said it had added

Bitmain’s New Antminer Specs Show Devices Process Over 50 Terahash

On April 8, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain Technologies unveiled the specifications for the company’s latest Antminer 17 series. The firm claims the three new bitcoin miners command a hashrate of over 50 trillion hashes per second (TH/s) which

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

Back in January 2017, China’s financial authorities initiated their first crackdowns against domestic bitcoin exchanges, with a ban on mainland exchanges cryptocurrencies against the yuan coming shortly thereafter. Now, close to two years and three months later, a surge of

China’s Wenzhou Residents Bolster the Idea of a ‘Blockchain Village’

According to regional reports from China, a village located within the Wenzhou, Zhejiang region called Yuedong has been gathering attention due to its receptiveness toward cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In consonance with social media posts on Weibo, roughly 60 percent

Hong Kong Crypto Exchange Coinsuper Shifts Focus to Institutional Investors

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsuper is reportedly shifting its focus from retail traders to institutional investors. This is the latest example of how regulations and trading volumes moving to OTC platforms are impacting the business strategies of crypto exchanges. Also