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Bitcoin

Cost of Storing Bitcoin Increasing, Currently Estimated at 2.1% pa

There are a number of costs associated with using bitcoin and while it is still far cheaper than using traditional banks, they still need to be accounted for. Storage of the digital...

Martin Young | 1 week ago
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News

Bitcoin Network Experiences Slowest Block in 5 Years

The Bitcoin (BTC) network produced an unusually slow block, taking 119 minutes to discover the block number. The anomaly is happening despite the record activity of miners. Slow Block...

Christine Vasileva | 3 weeks ago
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ASIC miners

Explosive Mining Growth Indicates High Confidence in Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoin miners are not giving up, showing immense confidence and working against significant network difficulty. The last difficulty hike from September 13 made it 10.38% less likely...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
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Altcoin News

Litecoin (LTC) Bleeds Hashes as Miners Abandon Ship

The Litecoin network was a boom-and-bust story in the summer of 2019. Miners started to abandon the coin as soon as the block reward went through a halving on August 5. Litecoin Reward...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
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Bitcoin

Bitmain Loses $625 Million In Two Months, But Pins Hopes On New Tech

Bitcoin mining rig manufacturer, Bitmain, reportedly made losses of $625 million in the first two months of 2019. However, it has high hopes for a turnaround based on demand for new...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
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News

3 Bitcoin Network Statistics Reach All-Time Highs

Bitcoin price may be losing ground, but its network is now more competitive – and secure – than ever before, new data shows.  Bitcoin Mining Hashrate, Difficulty...

Anja van Oosterhout | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin

How Bitcoin Is Subverting The System In China

For a lot of people in China, bitcoin is more than just a trading or investment vehicle. With the oppressive Beijing regime constantly clamping down on the lives of its people, many...

Martin Young | 3 months ago
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News

FINRA Fines Ex-Merrill Lynch Employee For Mining Crypto

The U.S. Financial Industries Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined and suspended a former Merrill Lynch representative for cryptocurrency mining. The undeclared outside business...

Emilio Janus | 4 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Russia: Holding Bitcoin is Okay, But Using and Mining It Isn’t

The Duma (parliament) representative in Russia may finally have given some clarity on cryptocurrencies, albeit inadvertently. While announcing potential fines for miners, it stated...

Emilio Janus | 4 months ago
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Mining

Bitcoin Miner Revenue is Approaching Yearly High

Bitcoin price regained and held ground above $8000 May 24 as new data showed miner revenues had reached their highest in 10 months. Mining Reverses 2018 Bear Market Lows Data from...

Esther Kim | 5 months ago
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News

China’s Resurgent Stock Market is Seeing Profits Flow Into...

China is returning to Bitcoin investment despite its ongoing trading ban, data suggests this week as the Bitcoin price holds higher. Yuan No.2 Entry Fiat Currency Statistics gathered...

Esther Kim | 7 months ago
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News

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Adjusts 10% Upwards For the First Time in...

Bitcoin continues to stabilize its network activity with a return to upward difficulty adjustments after hash rate reversed its decline last month. Bitcoin Continues To Police Itself...

Esther Kim | 10 months ago

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