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The work that goes into creating bitcoins and other digital currencies is as fundamental as it is labor-intensive. Coverage will enhance your understanding of this vital part of the process from every angle.

Mining

State Document Reveals Details of Iran’s Cryptocurrency Mining Regulations

Iran’s local cryptocurrency community welcomes the legitimization of mining as an industry but feels that miners aren’t being treated fairly.

Sep 16, 2019
Mining

Bitcoin Hashrate, SegWit Transactions Continue to Reach All-Time Highs

Bitcoin miners are producing a higher hashrate than ever as new hardware comes online, and SegWit is keeping pace — counting for 50 percent of total network activity.

Sep 16, 2019
China

Chinese Regulators Demand Cleanup of Bitcoin Mining in Inner Mongolia

Chinese regulators in Inner Mongolia have issued a notice calling for a stop to bitcoin mining operations in the region.

Sep 16, 2019
Mining

Bitmain’s Antminer 17 Sold Out in Minutes. Will the Bitcoin Hash Rate Rise?

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has launched two new Antminer 17 miners to an eager market. Will the Bitcoin hash rate boom?

Sep 10, 2019
Mining

Bitfarms Expands Bitcoin Mining Operations in Québec

Bitcoin mining company Bitfarms is taking advantage of Québec’s hydropower and new Chinese mining equipment to expand operations.

Sep 9, 2019
Adoption & Community

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review – September 7th, 2019

9/7/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.

Sep 7, 2019
Mining

Energy Companies Are Missing Out on Bitcoin Mining

In this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, the guys bring on Brandon Green to talk about an op ed he wrote on the Bitcoin mining energy consumption.

Sep 6, 2019
Mining

Heavy-Handed Regulations Run Cryptominers Out of Iran

Cryptocurrency mining is finally an industry in Iran, but there are simply too many caveats.

Sep 2, 2019
China

Major Flooding Disrupts Chinese Hydro Power, Bitcoin Mining

Rampant flooding in China’s Sichuan province has had a catastrophic effect on some of the world’s leading bitcoin mining operations.

Aug 21, 2019
Mining

Op Ed: Bitcoin Uses a Lot of Energy, So Where Are the Energy Companies?

Energy suppliers should be clamoring over the opportunity to get a steady, predictable power use customer, and Bitcoin is exactly that.

Aug 20, 2019
Mining

Cryptocurrency Miner Maker Coinmine Raises $2.5 Million

Coinmine is the maker of the Coinmine One, a cryptocurrency miner designed for new users that includes a bitcoin payout option.

Aug 15, 2019
Mining

Blockstream Mining: A Grassroots Vision for Redistributing Hashrate

The company’s new bitcoin mining hosting service and pool is its attempt to re-democratize the mining economy.

Aug 12, 2019
Mining

Malaysian Authorities Bust Illegal Bitcoin Mining Operations

Bitcoin miners who plugged in directly to a distribution board cost a utility company over $760,000 in Malaysia.

Aug 8, 2019
Mining

With Stratum V2, Braiins Plans Big Overhaul in Pooled Bitcoin Mining

Announcing the second-generation mining pool protocol.

Aug 5, 2019
Mining

Mojave, California Could Be the Home of Sustainable Bitcoin Mining

Plouton Mining has raised $1 million for a proposed sustainable, solar-powered bitcoin mining complex in California.

Aug 2, 2019
Mining

Implications for Bitcoin Now That 85 Percent of Supply Has Been Mined

Over 17,850,575 bitcoin have been mined and 85 percent of the top cryptocurrency’s expected total supply is already in circulation. So what?

Aug 2, 2019
Mining

Russian Miner Importer Under Investigation for Dodging Import Fees

An importer of cryptocurrency mining gear is reportedly under investigation for dodging $1.2 million in Russian customs fees.

Jul 31, 2019
Investing

Chinese Miner Manufacturer Canaan Files IPO With $200 Million Goal

Canaan Creative, a major Chinese bitcoin miner manufacturer, has reportedly filed an IPO application with the U.S. SEC.

Jul 31, 2019
Mining

Bitcoin Miner Demand Is Outstripping Supply in China

As bitcoin’s price outpaces the cost of mining in China, it can be difficult to procure a bitcoin miner.

Jul 24, 2019
Mining

Iran Moves Forward With Tariffs Against Crypto Mining

After much deliberation, the Economic Commission of the Islamic Republic of Iran has submitted restrictions on energy costs for crypto miners.

Jul 22, 2019
Mining

Official Calls Iran a ‘Heaven for Miners’

Despite a looming crackdown from regulators, cheap energy in Iran has made it ideal for bitcoin mining.

Jul 18, 2019