Bitmain Woes
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‘Huge Development’: Overt AsicBoost Patent Crushes...

Bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Halong Mining has announced its AsicBoost patent has joined the Blockchain Defensive Patent License (BDPL) scheme. Bitcoin Network Gets...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Bitmain Looking to Launch Canadian Bitcoin Mining Operation
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Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Raked in $3 to 4 Billion in Profits Last...

It’s no secret that Bitcoin mining was a profitable business venture last year — but just how profitable was it? First to the Gold Rush 2017 was an extremely profitable year...

Adam James | 2 years ago
Is Graphics Card-based Crypto Mining at Risk of Extinction?
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As Crypto Winter Continues, It’s Survival of the Fittest Among...

As the price of Bitcoin continues its steep correction in 2018, Bitcoin miners find themselves fighting over scraps. Hunger Games The price of Bitcoin has fallen roughly 70% from its...

Adam James | 2 years ago
Bitmain Looking to Launch Canadian Bitcoin Mining Operation
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Bitmain Looking to Launch Canadian Bitcoin Mining Operation

In response to increased regulatory pressures in China, Bitmain wants to set up shop in Canada. Bitmain is one of the largest and perhaps the most well-known bitcoin mining and...

Samuel Rae | 2 years ago
Blockchain Search Engine Blockchair Receives Bitmain’s Backing, as it Pushes Towards Mainstream Exposure
Bitcoin PR Buzz

Blockchain Search Engine Blockchair Receives Bitmain’s Backing, as...

Bitcoin blockchain explorer and analytics search engine Blockchair has announced that it is now backed by Bitmain, a leading mining hardware manufacturer. The company also made its...

Bitcoin PR Buzz | 2 years ago
pool
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
Bitcoin

Bug or Feature? Bitmain’s ‘Misunderstanding’...

Following the AsicBoost controversy, Bitmain has now responded to the accusations of having purposefully programmed a backdoor into the firmware of multiple Antminer models. ...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
Ripple Returns XRP Tranche Days After Escrow Release
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Litecoin: Bitmain Trades Sides, Supports SegWit Activation

Litecoin’s problematic course towards Segregated Witness (SegWit) activation has ended in an unusual display of unity. Litecoin Roundtable: We ‘Unanimously Agree’ On...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
News

ASICBOOST: Bitmain to Respond ‘Soon’ to Exploit...

Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu has vowed to respond ‘soon’ to accusations the miner is exploiting a Bitcoin vulnerability to manipulate mining. Bitmain, Vulnerability Outing...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
Tokyo
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Large Tokyo Bitcoin Meetup Turnout Includes Jihan Wu, Core Supporters

Wednesday saw the largest Tokyo Bitcoin meetup “in years” take place at the Pink Cow in the Japanese capital’s Minato district. ‘No Arguments’ Despite Core...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
Bitcoin protocol development
Bitcoin

New $1.2 Million Grant Seeks Bitcoin Protocol Diversity

A new grant project aimed at greater diversity in Bitcoin development is offering $1.2 million USD to fund programming teams working on the protocol. Also read: Waves Releases Full...

Jon Southurst | 3 years ago
BitPay Plans Support for Multiple Digital Currencies, Starting with Bitcoin Cash
Bitcoin

Bitmain and Investors Announce 135 Megawatt State of The Art Data...

Bitmain has just announced a partnership with many investors and is in the midst of building a 135-watt data center. The data center will house many different companies and is located...

Scott Fargo | 3 years ago

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