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Bitcoin Mining Is About to Get Tougher With Difficulty Primed for Another Sharp Rise
Miners with higher cost and large debt load will be weeded out by the crypto winter, according to industry experts.
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As Bitcoin Price Slides, Older Mining Rigs Are Becoming Less Profitable
Even as Bitcoin's mining difficulty adjusts downward, the price trend might spell a crisis for retail miners. On the other hand, it could be an opportunity for those looking to buy rigs.
A bitcoin mining farm. (Marko Ahtisaari/Flickr)

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Bitcoin Network Sees Fourth Straight Downward Difficulty Adjustment
"The last four adjustments have been downward, and it now looks like the blockchain is back to normal," one analyst said.
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Bitcoin's Mining Difficulty Hits New High; Taproot Begins Its Second Signaling Attempt
Bitcoin's price may be taking a dip, but its mining difficulty has never been higher.
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Bitcoin's Mining Difficulty Has Rarely Been This Static in a Decade
Bitcoin's mining difficulty just posted the smallest percentage change in 10 years.
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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Makes Biggest Jump in 29 Months
Miners now face the fourth-most difficult two-week mining period in Bitcoin's history, even though it's only been a little over a month since the halving.
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Litecoin's Mining Power Has Fallen 28% Since Its Halving
Mining power on the litecoin network has dropped by 28 percent since its recent "halving" event as miners struggle for profit.
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It's Now Harder to Mine Bitcoin Than Ever
Bitcoin mining has become more competitive than ever, new network data shows.
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Ethereum Classic Freezes 'Difficulty Bomb' With 'Diehard' Fork
Ethereum classic just forked again, putting in place a change that delays a so-called "difficulty bomb" on the network.
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Mining Roundup: Litecoin's Milestone, Lab Rat's Lawsuit and BitFury's Board Boost
In this week's roundup, litecoin's hash rate jumps past 1 TH/s and Lab Rat faces a lawsuit.
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