Mining Difficulty

Bitcoin mining rigs at Kryptovault's facility in Hønefoss, Norway. (Image credit: Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Drops as Miners Feel the Texas Heat
It's the third consecutive downward adjustment – the first time that's happened since last July.
Bitcoin mining rigs at Kryptovault's facility in Hønefoss, Norway. (Image credit: Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

The ESG Debate of Bitcoin Mining
Why Bitcoin Mining Is a Matter of National Security
Buying and holding bitcoin (BTC), the asset, is not what gives people power over the Bitcoin network.
The ESG Debate of Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin mining rigs at Kryptovault's facility in Hønefoss, Norway. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Drops for Second Time in March
The decrease is likely a result of miners unplugging their machines due to high energy costs, said Compass Mining CEO Whitt Gibbs.
Bitcoin mining rigs at Kryptovault's facility in Hønefoss, Norway. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

A bitcoin mining farm. (Marko Ahtisaari/Flickr)
Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Sets New All-Time High
The measure of bitcoin mining difficulty will likely continue hitting record highs well into 2022.
A bitcoin mining farm. (Marko Ahtisaari/Flickr)

A bitcoin mining farm. (Marko Ahtisaari/Flickr)
Bitcoin Hashrate Approaches Full Recovery From China Crackdown
Miners set up their operations elsewhere.
A bitcoin mining farm. (Marko Ahtisaari/Flickr)

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Bitcoin Miner Profits Remain High Despite Surges in Mining Difficulty
Today’s 4.5% increase is the fourth consecutive upward difficulty adjustment. But it’s slowing.
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File: Crypto Losses Near $700 Billion In Worst Week Since Bubble Burst
Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Rises, Extending Recovery After China Crackdown
The Bitcoin blockchain's mining difficulty increased by 13%, but industry experts say operators are still looking at fat profits ahead.
File: Crypto Losses Near $700 Billion In Worst Week Since Bubble Burst

Bitcoin Mining at Russian CryptoUniverse Farm
Mining Difficulty Expected to Increase for the First Time Since China Crackdown
The positive adjustment could be the beginning of a surge in hashrate in the coming year.
Bitcoin Mining at Russian CryptoUniverse Farm

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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.
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Inside Bitmain Technologies Ltd.'s Bitcoin Mine
Bitcoin Miner Profitability Could Double After Record Drop in Network Difficulty
Mining economics have improved significantly, according to one analyst.
Inside Bitmain Technologies Ltd.'s Bitcoin Mine