Category: Miners

More Regulations Proposed to ‘Streamline’ Mining Sector in Kazakhstan

More Regulations Proposed to ‘Streamline’ Mining Sector in Kazakhstan

Authorities need to expand the regulatory framework for cryptocurrency miners, a member of the parliament in Kazakhstan has suggested. The additional rules should streamline their activities and help correct the forming public opinion that they are responsible for the country’s electricity deficit. Crypto Mining in Kazakhstan Needs Additional Regulations, Lawmaker Says New regulatory requirements and […]

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Data Shows a Myriad of Crypto Networks Are More Profitable to Mine Than Bitcoin

Data Shows a Myriad of Crypto Networks Are More Profitable to Mine Than Bitcoin

As the end of the year approaches, digital currency values have risen a great deal in 2021 and crypto asset miners have been profiting as a result. According to statistics, the most profitable coin to mine at the end of November is kadena, as an 18 terahash (TH/s) machine can get up to $326 per […]

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Russia Gets Bulk of Chinese Mining Machines Amid Miners’ Exodus, Report Reveals

Russia Gets Bulk of Chinese Mining Machines Amid Miners’ Exodus, Report Reveals

China’s crackdown on its crypto mining sector, launched earlier this year, caused a massive migration of mining enterprises to friendlier jurisdictions. Miners have been moving enormous amount of coin minting hardware to new bases around the world, with Russia reportedly taking the largest share among several attractive destinations, including the U.S. Russia, Kazakhstan, US Accept […]

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While BTC’s Hashrate Climbs Higher, Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Nears All-Time High

While BTC’s Hashrate Climbs Higher, Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Nears All-Time High

During the last 90 days, Bitcoin’s hashrate has been climbing higher and has been slowly nearing the all-time high (ATH) the network captured six months ago in May. The accelerated hashrate has caused the network difficulty to rise, as Bitcoin’s mining difficulty has adjusted upward nine times in a row to date and it’s closing […]

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Norway Mulls Backing Sweden’s Call for Euro Ban on Crypto Mining

Norway Mulls Backing Sweden’s Call for Euro Ban on Crypto Mining

The government in Norway is considering ways to limit the environmental impact of cryptocurrency mining and may support Swedish proposals to that end, including a European ban on proof-of-work mining. The European Commission has revealed it is already working to promote a transition to “more sustainable” protocols. Extensive Use of Renewable Energy for Mining Is […]

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Marathon Plans to Raise $500 Million From Convertible Senior Notes to Buy Bitcoin and Mining Rigs

Marathon Plans to Raise $500 Million From Convertible Senior Notes to Buy Bitcoin and Mining Rigs

On Monday, the enterprise bitcoin mining operation Marathon Digital Holdings announced the firm will raise $500 million from convertible senior notes in order to accrue more “bitcoin or bitcoin mining machines.” Publicly-Listed Mining Operation to Raise $500M From Debt Markets to Purchase Bitcoin and ASIC Devices Marathon (Nasdaq: MARA), is one of the largest U.S. […]

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Iran Continues Crackdown on Illegal Crypto Mining, Seizes Hundreds of Mining Rigs

Iran Continues Crackdown on Illegal Crypto Mining, Seizes Hundreds of Mining Rigs

Authorities in Iran persist with their efforts to curb unauthorized cryptocurrency mining. The state-run power distribution company has recently identified over a dozen underground crypto farms in Tehran and other regions, unplugging hundreds of mining units illegally connected to the grid. Power Utility Busts 14 Crypto Farms in Homes Across Iran The Iranian government continues […]

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Russian Officials Back Idea of Recognizing Crypto Miners as Entrepreneurs

Russian Officials Back Idea of Recognizing Crypto Miners as Entrepreneurs

Cryptocurrency mining should be recognized as an entrepreneurial activity under Russian law and taxed accordingly, representatives of key ministries in Moscow and the parliament have indicated. Officials believe the regulatory move would benefit both the state and the crypto industry. Russian Government to Collect Millions of Dollars in Taxes After Legalizing Crypto Mining While the […]

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Swedish Regulators Call for EU Ban on Crypto Mining, Power Company Defends Industry

Swedish Regulators Call for EU Ban on Crypto Mining, Power Company Defends Industry

Alarmed by the rising energy needs of cryptocurrency mining, Sweden’s financial and environmental regulators have recently proposed an EU-wide ban on proof-of-work coin minting. The Swedish officials believe this would encourage a move towards a more energy-efficient extraction of bitcoin while supporting the transition towards climate neutrality in Sweden and Europe. A state-run power company […]

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A New Semiconductor Manufacturing Competitor Has Entered the ASIC Bitcoin Mining Rig Industry

A New Semiconductor Manufacturing Competitor Has Entered the ASIC Bitcoin Mining Rig Industry

While companies like Microbt, Bitmain, Innosilicon, Strongu, Ebang, and Canaan have ruled the roost in terms of manufacturing application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) bitcoin miners, a new challenger has entered the competition. A relatively unknown integrated technology firm called AGM Group Holdings has seen a lot of ASIC sales and partnerships in recent times. A Relatively […]

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