difficulty

Markets

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.
Jul 19, 2021

Tech

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.
May 13, 2021

Tech

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.
Jul 1, 2020

Tech

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.
Jun 16, 2020

Markets

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.
Aug 23, 2019

Tech

It's Now Harder to Mine Bitcoin Than Ever
Bitcoin mining has become more competitive than ever, new network data shows.
Jun 27, 2019

Markets

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.
Jan 13, 2017

Markets

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.
Sep 22, 2014