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

Belarus Could Get a Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining Center

Aleksandr Lukashenko, the president of Belarus, met with the country’s IT community to discuss the growth of its native tech industry, according to the state-owned national news agency, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency. The meeting was reportedly set up at the

Volkswagen Group to Track its Mineral Supply Chains Using DLT

Volkswagen Group, a leading car manufacturing conglomerate has recently announced that it will employ blockchain technology for the tracking of its mineral supply chains. Volkswagen Set to Build Responsibly The car marker made it known that this move will aid

Bitcoin Mining Energy Usage: The Good, the Bad and the Future

Concerns over bitcoin mining’s energy usage continue to raise alarm bells globally. Within the last year a combination of factors, including better hardware, more miners, and larger mining farms, have pushed Bitcoin’s electricity consumption to new heights. Now, Bitcoin enthusiasts

Canadian Province Offers Low-Cost Energy Incentives to Bitcoin Miners

They’re doing it in British Columbia, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and Labrador — bitcoin miners in Canadian provinces are taking advantage of the country’s cool climate and abundant supplies of hydroelectric power. A number of provincial governments are offering lower rates

The Ledger: China’s Bitcoin Ban, Crypto Endowments, Arbitrage bots

China appears poised once again to clamp down on the cryptocurrency industry. But people should welcome, not fear, the proposal. The National Development Reform Commission, China’s top economic planner, last week recommended eliminating the digital “mining” business altogether, echoing similar

Bitcoin Will Top $10,000 in 2019, Says Fundstrat’s Tom Lee

Given the performance of Bitcoin (BTC) since the start of 2019, especially the major gains realized in April, several analysts say BTC is set for a bullish year. Bitcoin Winter is Over According to Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors,

As Supply Exceeds Demand, Mining Price War Ignites in Sichuan

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Chloe Jiang. The former director of Bitmain’s mining farm, a leading bitcoin mining operation, once said the wet season may not be as much of a boon for miners as