New research has found that unless the price of bitcoin goes up, there will be little room for new miners to compete.
Bitcoin prices experienced modest fluctuations in July, pushing higher in anticipation of the halving and then declining after the event.
With bitcoin mining becoming less profitable, one recipient of excess hashpower is Peercoin, a lesser-known digital currency.
The Bitcoin Halving Event, which had numerous predictions of price drops and hashrate drops, had neither occur with both relatively constant.
CoinDesk analyzes activities in the bitcoin and ether markets over the first six months of 2016.
Bitcoin groups around the world are gathering to celebrate the halving of the bitcoin mining reward this weekend.
What will happen when bitcoin's mining reward declines this weekend? CoinDesk surveys market experts for their predictions.
2016 has become a year of revival for the bitcoin price, but will this continue after the upcoming halving?
Upcoming changes to how bitcoin incentivizes key participants have stoked fears a 51% attack could again become viable.
How will the halving affect bitcoin? According to one entrepreneur, the biggest boost will be in the tech's perception.