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Bitcoin Hashrate Hits 3-Month High: Is BTC Price Next?

Bitcoin hashrate, the computing power of the network, has hit levels last seen in November 2018. Bitmain-operated hashrate, however, has hit its lowest point in the last 16 months. ...

Georgi Georgiev | Feb 08, 2019 | 09:00
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News

Bitcoin Mining Getting More Decentralized As Bitmain Loses Dominance

Bitcoin mining has become so decentralized that six transaction confirmations now provide “complete protection” against double spending. Data: Mining Monopolies Dwindling That was...

Esther Kim | Jan 18, 2019 | 12:00
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Mining

Why Did Bitmain’s Antpool ‘Stop Mining’ SegWit...

Antpool, the Bitcoin mining pool owned by hardware manufacturer Bitmain, has stopped mining Segregated Witness (‘SegWit’) blocks. A Question Of ‘Charity’? In a move...

Wilma Woo | Oct 31, 2018 | 12:00
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Bitcoin

Houston Rockets Inks Sponsorship Deal with Bitcoin Mining Pool...

Popular National Basketball Association (NBA) team, Houston Rockets, recently entered into a sponsorship agreement with AntPool, one of the largest Bitcoin mining pools. The deal sees...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Sep 22, 2018 | 10:00
Binance Coin Burn Inbound - Here's When It Will Happen
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Bitcoin Cash Burning $12 Per Day While ‘Struggling to Remain...

In what one senior analyst calls a struggle “to remain relevant,” Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has been burning $12 worth of its own supply every day — hoping the increased...

Adam James | Apr 24, 2018 | 05:15
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Bitcoin

The Biggest Mining Pool is Now Signaling to Keep Bitcoin Whole

BIP91 blocks have been successfully mined by BiXin and Antpool helping to allay fears that Bitcoin could split in the face of incompatibility between rival Segwit2x and BIP148...

Matthew Tompkins | Jul 17, 2017 | 11:00
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Bitcoin

Antpool Mines Its First SegWit2x Block

Antpool mined its first SegWit2x block today, signaling approval for the implementation of the SegWit scaling proposal and a hard-fork to double the block size. Antpool Goes SegWit...

Antonio Madeira | Jun 19, 2017 | 09:00
Unlimited
News

Schism Inevitable? Biggest Mining Pool Switches to Bitcoin Unlimited

Antpool is officially switching to Bitcoin Unlimited as mainstream media lead warnings of a potential Bitcoin hard fork. Antpool’s Wu Jihan: ‘We Will Switch 100% to Bitcoin...

Wilma Woo | Mar 13, 2017 | 04:30
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Breaking News

Bitmain Adds Ethereum Mining Support To Antpool

Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has announced they added support for Ethereum mining on Antpool as of May 28. In doing so, the company is welcoming all Ethereum...

Jp Buntinx | May 30, 2016 | 02:38
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Breaking News

BitBet Falls Victim To Strange Bitcoin Double-Spend Behavior

Double-spending in the Bitcoin world is becoming a very rare occurrence, but that doesn’t mean it is impossible to pull off this type of attack. BitBet, an online gambling...

Jp Buntinx | Mar 02, 2016 | 03:38
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Breaking News

Antpool Hashrate Drops While F2Pool Gains Close To 30%

An interesting shift seems to be happening in the world of Bitcoin mining, as one of the largest mining pools is going through a significant dip in hashrate right now. AntPool is one...

Jp Buntinx | Feb 26, 2016 | 03:28
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Breaking News

Antpool Announces Bitcoin Classic Beta Testing

The ongoing Bitcoin block size debate has been a source for a fair bit of controversy and discussion in recent months, but it finally looks like a decision is just around the corner...

Jp Buntinx | Feb 01, 2016 | 03:13

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