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Gaming PC Maker Razer Offers Store Credit in Return for Crypto Mining

| Yogita Khatri

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched an app that rewards users for mining, but not with crypto or cash.

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Mining Firm Sues Roger Ver, Bitmain and More for ‘Hijacking’ Bitcoin Cash

| Nikhilesh De

Mining firm United Investment has launched a lawsuit against Bitmain, bitcoin.com, and Bitcoin ABC devs for allegedly taking control of bitcoin cash.

New Crypto Mining Malware Seen to ‘Evolve,’ Say Researchers

| Yogita Khatri

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Check Point say a relatively new form of crypto mining malware, dubbed KingMiner, is “evolving.”

Mining Giant Bitmain Launches Crypto Index for Investors

| Yogita Khatri

Bitmain has launched a new index tracking the performance of major cryptocurrencies as a benchmark for investors.

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

| Nikhilesh De

An Intel patent awarded Tuesday outlines a method for mining cryptos using the SHA-256 algorithm more efficiently.

Bitcoin Mining Giant Holds Flash Sale to Celebrate Price ‘Bottom’

| Daniel Palmer

Bitcoin miner maker Canaan Creative has revealed it is temporarily cutting prices to "celebrate" bitcoin's recent price rise.

Botnets Are Being Repurposed for Crypto Mining Malware: Kaspersky

| Aditi Hudli

A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.

Bitmain Faces $5 Million Lawsuit Over Alleged Unauthorized Crypto Mining

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is facing a class action lawsuit for over $5 million that alleges unauthorized crypto mining by the firm.

Bitcoin Mining Firm Giga Watt Declares Bankruptcy Owing Millions

| Yogita Khatri

U.S.-based bitcoin mining firm Giga Watt has declared bankruptcy with millions still owed to creditors.

US Election Commission Says Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns Is ‘Permissible’

| Nikhilesh De

The FEC is open to allowing mining pools to donate to political campaigns, but such donations would qualify as "contributions."