Browsing the "Mining" Tag

Coinbase CTO: Time May Be Right for Home Crypto Mining

| Brady Dale

Mining innovator Balaji Srinivasan pivoted away from that business in 2017, but now believes the time is right for a home miner.

Bitcoin Miner Canaan’s IPO Likely Delayed After Hong Kong Filing Expires

| Wolfie Zhao

Canaan Creative's IPO may be in doubt as the bitcoin mining firm's filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has now lapsed.

The $799 Coinmine One Will Look Like an Xbox and Mint Crypto Money

| Brady Dale

A new firm called Coinmine has announced a device aimed at enthusiasts who'd like to mine crypto, but don't want to learn a new technical skill set.

GMO Reports $5.6 Million Q3 Loss on Crypto Mining

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese IT giant GMO has reported a loss from crypto mining in Q3, but there was more positive news for its exchange business.

Chinese School Principals Caught Mining Ethereum At Work

| Yogita Khatri

Two principals at a Chinese school got in hot water after installing ethereum miners at the institution, according to a report.

Bitmain to Begin Selling New Bitcoin Miners Later This Week

| Nikhilesh De

Bitmain's recently revealed 7nm ASIC mining chip will be included in new Antminer S15 and T15 models, which go on sale Thursday.

Crypto Exchange BTCC Is Closing Its Mining Pool Business

| Yogita Khatri

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange BTCC is shutting down its mining pool business this month.

Investors Received False Information About Bitmain Funding Round

| Ada Hui and Wolfie Zhao

The pitch decks said DST Global and GIC invested in Bitmain when they didn't. A disgruntled investor wants to take legal action over the false claims.

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This College Freshman Is Out to 51% Attack Your Cryptocurrency

| Brady Dale

A young crypto enthusiast is 51% attacking cryptocurrencies – not to steal coins – but to show people these coins are vulnerable and over-valued.

Bitmain’s Latest Bitcoin Miner Update Activates Controversial ‘AsicBoost’

| Nikhilesh De

Bitmain has published a firmware update for its Antminer S9, using controversial "AsicBoost" code to give an efficiency hike when mining bitcoin.