Browsing the "Bitcoin Mining" Tag

Russian Nuclear Scientist Gets $7,000 Fine for Mining Bitcoin at Work

| William Foxley

The engineer at a top-secret nuclear lab, along with two colleagues, had accessed the plant's supercomputer to mine bitcoin.

Iranian Bitcoiners Risk Fines, Jail Time as Government Regulates Mining

| Leigh Cuen

As mining regulations loom, Iranian bitcoiners are stuck in compliance purgatory – facing fines and even jail.

WATCH: Inside a Siberian Crypto Mining Complex

| Anna Baydakova

CoinDesk On Location goes deep inside a Siberian crypto mining factory situated near a remote hydroelectric plant.

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Iranian Government Proposes Annual License for Bitcoin and Crypto Miners

| Leigh Cuen

Government documents reveal a draft proposal for new cryptocurrency mining regulations in Iran.

Bitcoin Mining Power Hits New High as Half a Million New ASICs Go Online

| Wolfie Zhao

The computing power dedicated to mining bitcoin has hit another new high, suggesting as many as 600,000 machines have come online since June.

Bitcoin Miners Halt Operations as Rainstorm Triggers Mudslides in China

| Wolfie Zhao

A severe rainstorm in China's southwest has led to fatal mudslides, causing some local hydropower plants and bitcoin miners to halt operations.

Congressional Research Service Finds Potential Blockchain Uses for Energy Sector

| Daniel Kuhn

Congressional researchers detailed the current state of energy consumption related to cryptocurrency mining and potential regulations for the…

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Blockstream Launches Bitcoin Mining Farm With Fidelity as Early Customer

| William Foxley

Blockstream is further stepping into bitcoin mining with the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman as customers.

Man Takes Bitcoin Miner Seller to Tribunal Over Electricity Bill and Wins

| Daniel Palmer

A Malta-based seller of bitcoin mining machines is in hot water after failing to refund a customer who complained over high power bills.

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Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Confidentially Files for IPO in US: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Canaan Creative, the major bitcoin miner manufacturer, has confidentially filed for an IPO in the U.S., say IFRAsia sources.