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China’s New Policy Isn’t An Automatic Bitcoin Mining Ban – Here’s Why

| Wolfie Zhao

Despite breathless headlines, a recent proposal by China’s economic planners would not automatically ban bitcoin mining.

China’s Economic Planning Body Labels Bitcoin Mining an ‘Undesirable’ Industry

| Wolfie Zhao

A Chinese government agency in charge of macroeconomic policies is labeling bitcoin mining as an "undesirable" industry in a draft economic proposal.

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Grin Cryptocurrency to Discuss Change to Mining Difficulty Schedule

| Christine Kim

Grin developers are discussing potential changes to the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency's difficulty schedule.

Crypto Mining Giant Bitmain’s IPO Application Has Officially Expired

| Wolfie Zhao

Bitmain’s application to go public in Hong Kong has officially lapsed, meaning there'll be no IPO anytime soon for the mining giant.

SBI Holdings Latest Crypto Venture Will See It Make Mining Chips

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's SBI Holdings has teamed with an unnamed “large” semiconductor firm in the U.S. to make crypto mining chips and systems.

Ethereum’s ProgPow Mining Change Approved Again, But Timeline Unclear

| Christine Kim

Ethereum core developers reaffirmed during a meeting today that mining algorithm change "ProgPoW" would be added to a coming hard fork.

Nasdaq Licenses Tech to a ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Crypto Trading and Mining

| Nikhilesh De

Bcause LLC, a "full-stack cryptocurrency ecosystem" startup, will use Nasdaq tech to support spot and derivatives markets.

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Ethereum’s ProgPoW Mining Change to Be Considered for Istanbul Upgrade

| Christine Kim

The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to…

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Mining Pool Splits $300K Ether Fee With Accidental Sender

| Wolfie Zhao

Ethereum mining pool Sparkpool has verified the accidental sender of an unusually high miners' fee and agreed to split the amount.

51% Attacks for Rent : The Trouble with a Liquid Mining Market

| Anthony Xie

As the global pool of hashing power grows more liquid, arbitrageurs may see a financial incentive in "rent-a-miner" attacks.

51% Attacks for Rent : The Trouble with a Liquid Mining Market

| Anthony Xie

As the global pool of hashing power grows more liquid, arbitrageurs may see a financial incentive in "rent-a-miner" attacks.