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News Roundup: Environmental Activism In The Cryptocurrency Space

Environmental activism in crypto, botnet mining through malaware and other interesting stories that made the headlines this week on our news roundup

December 19, 2019 — Bitcoin Chaser

Does Bitcoin Have A Quantum Computing Problem?

Grandstanding is useful sometimes, but it is mostly useless in the long-term. Scratch the surface of Google’s quantum supremacy claim and you will find out just that. Bitcoin, it seems, is still safe

November 1, 2019 — Bitcoin Chaser

Warning: Click Bait Ahead – Here Is Why Bitcoin Price Plummeted

One coin is supposed to undergo a fork so the prices of all the other coins fall. That doesn’t seem right does it?

November 15, 2018 — Steven Gleiser

Bitcoin Mining And UK Car Emissions Could Be Equal

Hammering cryptocurrency for electricity consumption and emissions is a slippery slope that many have have stumbled on. The latest to do so were the researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa

November 8, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Samsung To Create 10 NM ASIC Miner

More companies are pouring into the Bitcoin and altcoin mining industry. This time around, Samsung teamed up with mineral minning company Squire to design and produce a 10 NM ASIC chip to compete with Bitmain

September 28, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Canaan Bitcoin Chip Designer To Develop New Ethereum ASICs

ASIC miners for Ethereum are an interesting development, given that the network is slated to switch to PoS, making those machines less attractive in theory. Nonetheless, Bitmain competitors such as Linzhi are ready to take on the challenge

September 20, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Bitfury Uses Innovative Liquid To Cool Mining Equipment

With Bitcoin trading sideways, any cost-cutting measures miners can recur to are welcome. Bitfury seems to have found a great formula to cut its costs by deploying an innovative cooling liquid within its mining farms

September 14, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz Integrates Ethereum Mining Infrastructure

With well documented cash lossesthis year, Bitmain’s mining pool is launching an Ethereum mining pool, just after it marketed its first Ethereum ASIC. Meanwhile ETH prices continue to plummet

September 7, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

Japanese Mining Firm GMO Stops Mining Bitcoin Cash

It seems the bear markets have taken their toll. Bitcoin Cash mining profitability is down and Japanese mining firm GMO has stopped mining on that chain a a result

August 31, 2018 — Tabassum Naiz

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