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Bitmain Loses Bitcoin Mining Pool Dominance Amid Internal Issues

Antpool and BTC.com have lost a bit of their old glory, significantly shrinking the share of Bitcoin block rewards on a daily and weekly basis. The BTC mining pools, headed by Bitmain...

Christine Vasileva | 2 weeks ago
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) Miners Throw Out “Stale” Block

The Bitcoin network created a rare event – a block discovery happening by two pools at the same time. In theory, such an event could be the root of a hard fork. Highly...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
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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 | 9 months ago
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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 | 10 months ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 2 years ago
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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 | 2 years ago
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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 | 2 years ago
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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 | 3 years ago
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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 | 3 years ago
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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 | 4 years ago

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