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A Russian Operation Is Mining Bitcoin in the Arctic Circle for Cheap Electricity

A Russian Operation Is Mining Bitcoin in the Arctic Circle for Cheap Electricity

A Russian company is leveraging the Siberian city of Norilsk located above the Arctic Circle in order to mine bitcoins. Bitcluster, the owner of the crypto mining operation, plans to expand the firm’s activities after launching the facility in late 2020. According to the company’s website, the datacenter is getting electricity rates as low as […]

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Rapid Profits: Bitcoin Hashrate Accelerates While Mining Difficulty Touches All-Time High

Rapid Profits: Bitcoin Hashrate Accelerates While Mining Difficulty Touches All-Time High

The Bitcoin network’s hashrate has been operating at very high processing speeds during the last few weeks, as the overall hashrate touched a whopping 171.2 exahash per second (EH/s) on Monday. Moreover, the network’s mining difficulty has also touched an all-time high (ATH) at 20.61 trillion, the highest difficulty the network has ever experienced in […]

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Controversial Ukrainian Oligarch Is Reportedly Mining Bitcoin in the US

Controversial Ukrainian Oligarch Is Reportedly Mining Bitcoin in the US

One of the wealthiest oligarchs in Ukraine and a former governor in one of the country’s regions are reportedly mining bitcoin in a factory located in the U.S. Ukrainian Businessmen Are Reportedly Running Crypto Mining Operations at US Factory Per Radio Free Europe (known also as Radio Liberty), Igor Kolomoisky is said to be using […]

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Mempool Clog: Bitcoin Hashrate Drops 40%, Backlog Shows Over 100K Unconfirmed Transactions

Mempool Clog: Bitcoin Hashrate Drops 40%, Backlog Shows Over 100K Unconfirmed Transactions

The Bitcoin network hashrate has dropped significantly over the last four days sliding from a high of 161 exahash per second (EH/s) to 90 EH/s on October 27. Today, the Bitcoin hashrate has improved a hair as the network’s security is currently hovering around 100 EH/s. However, the mempool log of unconfirmed transactions has spiked […]

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Bitcoin Mining Rigs Struggle for Profits, Despite BTC’s Hashrate Reaching an All-Time High

Bitcoin Mining Rigs Struggle for Profits, Despite BTC’s Hashrate Reaching an All-Time High

Bitcoin’s hashrate climbed to an all-time high (ATH) this week touching 166 exahash per second (EH/s) on October 14. Meanwhile, despite the recent price rise and hashrate ATH on Wednesday, only a small group of next-generation mining rigs are profiting at current bitcoin exchange rates. The price of bitcoin (BTC) is hovering just above the […]

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Publicly Traded Firms Launch New Mining Rigs, Less Hashrate Than Competitors

Publicly Traded Firms Launch New Mining Rigs, Less Hashrate Than Competitors

Two of the top mining manufacturers from China that recently had initial public offerings (IPO) released two new mining rigs. Canaan Inc. and Ebang Communications both have shares listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange, and the two firms just launched two ASIC mining devices with hashrates up to 63 terahash per second (TH/s).The two Chinese […]

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