Browsing the "Mining" Tag

Bitcoin Mining Farms Are Flourishing on the Ruins of Soviet Industry in Siberia

| Anna Baydakova

Favorable energy prices and a naturally cold climate are turning Siberia into an international hub for bitcoin miners.

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Bitcoin Miners Are Heating Homes Free of Charge in Frigid Siberia

| Anna Baydakova

Hotmine makes a bitcoin mining rig that doubles as a home heating appliance. It's targeting places where winter is brutally cold.

Litecoin’s Mining Power Has Fallen 28% Since Its Halving

| Wolfie Zhao

Mining power on the litecoin network has dropped by 28 percent since its recent "halving" event as miners struggle for profit.

New Malware Miner Sneakily Hides When Task Manager Is Open

| Daniel Palmer

Meet "Norman" – a new variant of monero-mining malware that employs crafty tricks to avoid being spotted.

Crypto Miner Company CoinMine Scores $2.5 Million in Seed Round

| Daniel Kuhn

The round was led by M13 Ventures, Republic Labs, Gumi Crypto and an early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar.

Litecoin Just Halved Its Crypto Rewards for Miners

| Wolfie Zhao

Litecoin, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market value, has just reduced its block reward for miners by half.

Iran’s Cabinet Ratifies Bill Recognizing Cryptocurrencies and Mining

| Daniel Palmer

Iran's government has introduced a bill that lifts the illegal status of cryptocurrencies and authorizes mining as an official industry.

Cryptocurrency in China: Over the Counter, Under the Table

| Dovey Wan

Primitive Ventures partner Dovey Wan breaks down the crypto situation as it stands in China today.

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Importer of Bitmain’s Bitcoin Miners Draws Criminal Investigation in Russia

| Anna Baydakova

An importer of Bitmain's bitcoin miners is under investigation for underpaying customs fees, a search warrant obtained by CoinDesk reveals.

Iran’s Government Gives the Official Nod to Crypto Mining

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptocurrency mining is now an official industrial activity in Iran after winning approval from the country's cabinet.