Tag: Miners

Report: ‘Free’ Electricity for Students Makes College Campuses Major Crypto Miners

Report: ‘Free’ Electricity for Students Makes College Campuses Major Crypto Miners Per a recent study by Cisco, college campuses are ranked the second biggest miners of digital currency across industry verticals, as students use “free” electricity Cointelegraph.com News

Chinese Miners Flock to Sichuan for Cheap Electricity During the Wet Season

Chinese Miners Flock to Sichuan for Cheap Electricity During the Wet Season Over the last two months, the hashrate between the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks has increased significantly since hitting a low on December 15, 2018. Numerous reports detail that many Chinese miners who control a […]

Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Dominated by ASIC Miners

Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Dominated by ASIC Miners Over the last few years, certain cryptocurrency networks have tried to block ASIC mining with many fruitless attempts to forge ASIC-resistant protocols. Multiple cryptocurrency developers have attempted to brick ASIC miners, but with scant success. A perfect example is […]

Mystery Bitcoin Miners Are Altering Mining Pool Dominance

Mystery Bitcoin Miners Are Altering Mining Pool Dominance During the first month of 2019, studies have revealed the growing trend of unknown miners processing blocks on the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. A few years ago, most mining pools began revealing their identity via the coinbase parameter when they found a […]

Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit

Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit A combination of cheap electricity and cold weather has started to draw a growing number of Japanese bitcoin miners to Mongolia, a country sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Amid falling mining revenues in other regions […]

Hive Criticizes Norwegian Government Amid Concession Cuts to Miners

Hive Criticizes Norwegian Government Amid Concession Cuts to Miners Hive Blockchain Technologies has published an update regarding the company’s response to the Norwegian Parliament’s recent approval of a legislative bill that will restrict cryptocurrency miners from accessing the tax relief on electricity consumption available to other power-intensive industries. The release […]

Transnistria Welcomes Crypto Miners, Plans to Expand the Industry

Transnistria Welcomes Crypto Miners, Plans to Expand the Industry The government of Transnistria has recognized the importance of cryptocurrency mining for the territory’s economy and budget. The unrecognized republic in Eastern Moldova now plans to expand the industry by attracting more miners with a crypto-friendly business climate and favorable regulations. […]

French Lawmakers Propose Lower Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners

French Lawmakers Propose Lower Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners Two French legislators have made a number of proposals aimed at turning France into a leading force in the development of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. One of the ideas is to allow crypto mining companies to take advantage of preferential […]