Browsing the "Mining" Tag

Bitcoin Will Still Bite the Dust

| Kevin Dowd

Economic professor Kevin Dowd argues that bitcoin is like the Ford Model T and, while innovative, cannot survive in the long term.

Bitmain Poised to Appoint Tech Chief as New CEO, Says Report

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain may be about to appoint its product engineering director as CEO.

Ethereum Miner Linzhi Calls Out Project Coders for Proposed ASIC Ban

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Shenzhen-based miner manufacturer Linzhi has pushed back against ethereum's “tentative” decision to block specialized ASIC hardware.

Suspected Electricity Thief Arrested After Mining $3 Million in Bitcoin, Ether

| Yogita Khatri

A man in Taiwan has been arrested over claims he mined $3.25 million in cryptos using stolen electricity.

GMO Quits Selling Mining Machines After Crypto Market Downturn

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet plans to stop making and selling crypto mining machines, only months after launching its B3 miner.

Layoffs Underway Amid ‘Adjustments,’ Bitcoin Miner Bitmain Confirms

| Wolfie Zhao

Months after it filed an application to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is undergoing a…

Saying Goodbye to the Blockchain Romantics

| Elly Zhang

Decentralization may sound like a sexy concept, but realism may be a better real-deal solution, argues Elly Zhang.

Gaming PC Maker Razer Offers Store Credit in Return for Crypto Mining

| Yogita Khatri

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched an app that rewards users for mining, but not with crypto or cash.

Cheap Power Is Luring Battered Bitcoin Miners to Iran

| Wolfie Zhao

Some crypto miners are looking to Iran for its low-cost power – but the path to setting up shop in the country is anything but simple.

Asus Allows Gamers to Mine Crypto With Their Idle Graphics Cards

| Yogita Khatri

Taiwan-based tech giant Asus is now letting gamers use their graphics cards to earn a share of profits from cryptocurrency mining.