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Bitmain’s New Antminer 17 Series Bitcoin Miners Go on Sale

Bitmain Technologies, the world’s largest Bitcoin miner manufacturer, has officially launched sales for its new Antminer 17 series machines on Tuesday, April 9.

China Considers Ban on Bitcoin Mining – Report

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), a central government agency in charge of formulating macroeconomic policies, has labeled cryptocurrency mining as an “undesirable” industry, recommending local governments to eliminate the sector in the country.

After Postponing Its IPO Listing, Bitmain Could Launch New 7nm Chip Miners

Despite calling off plans to go with its IPO application at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the beleaguered mining giant Bitmain Technologies is reportedly looking forward to the Bitcoin halving in May 2020. The company hopes it will boost the sales of its new 7nm chip miners planned to launch by the end of this […]

Operational Adjustment – Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Confirms Staff Layoff

Chinese crypto mining giant Bitmain confirmed the restructuring of the company in order to “build a long-term, sustainable and scalable business.”

GMO Internet Quits Bitcoin Miner Production After Recording Extraordinary Losses

Japanese internet giant GMO Internet Group is quitting the Bitcoin mining hardware sector citing “extraordinary loss” in Q4 this year, Cointelegraph reported on Tuesday, December 25.

Mining Difficulty Records Second-Largest Drop in History as Bitcoin Price Hovers Below $4,000

The price of Bitcoin dropped below the $3,800 level on several exchanges on Monday, December 3, while the general pessimistic sentiment on the market reflected in declining Bitcoin’s network difficulty, which earlier today fell by more than 15 percent following the regular adjustment.

Canadian ASIC Chip Designer Squire Mining to Purchase CoinGeek for $45 Million

Vancouver-based Squire Mining is reportedly set to purchase CoinGeek, a crypto news publication and mining pool operator, for $45.3 million. As reported by Finance Magnates, the deal will make Squire Mining the world’s “largest, publicly traded Bitcoin miner.”

ForkLog Exclusive: Slush Pool Breaks Down Bitcoin Mining Ins and Outs, Market Slump Consequences for Miners

Slush Pool is one of those names in Bitcoin industry which, as it might seem, has been around forever. Based in Prague, Czech Republic, it was launched back in 2010 and not only was the very first mining pool in existence, but also paved the way for plethora of other pools, essentially laying the foundation […]

Crypto Mining Definition Removed From Russian Digital Currency Regulation Draft Bill

The proposed law on digital assets in Russia will fail to clarify tax issues for miners after the lawmakers have removed the definition of crypto mining from the draft bill on digital currency regulation.

Bitfury Launches New Enterprise Grade Bitcoin Mining Server

The Bitfury Group, a security and infrastructure provider for the Bitcoin Blockchain, today launched its new enterprise grade Bitcoin miner, the Bitfury Tardis, the latest generation of the B8 mining server.

World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Pool Launches Ethereum and Ethereum Classic Operation, the world’s largest Bitcoin mining pool, has announced it is expanding its offerings to include Ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC).

Bitcoin Mining Giant Ebang Comes With New E11 And E11+ Devices, Plans for IPO

Mining equipment manufacturer Ebang International has announced release of new E11 and E11+ miners with rumors circulating that these new devices may outdo all existing alternatives in terms of performance. At least this is what  Blockstream CSO Samson Mow says.