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Hut 8 Joins Foundry’s Institutional Bitcoin Mining Pool With Over 14,000 Machines

Hut 8 plans to add another 5,000 ASICs to Foundry's pool by August.

Hut 8 plans to add another 5,000 ASICs to Foundry's pool by August.


All Major Mining Pools Now Support Taproot, Bitcoin's Biggest Upgrade in Years

Binance Pool represents 11% of Bitcoin’s mining hashrate. Adding it to the “yes” column pushes mining pool support for Taproot to about 91%.

Binance Pool represents 11% of Bitcoin’s mining hashrate. Adding it to the “yes” column pushes mining pool support for Taproot to about 91%.


OKEx Mining Pool Flatlines After 99.5% Hash Power Drop as Withdrawal Suspensions Spook Clients

The pool's hash power has dropped from 5,000 to barely 20 PH/s.

The pool's hash power has dropped from 5,000 to barely 20 PH/s.


Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Sees Largest Percentage Drop in 9 Years

Bitcoin's mining difficulty just recorded its largest percentage decrease since the advent of ASIC mining machines in late 2012.

Bitcoin's mining difficulty just recorded its largest percentage decrease since the advent of ASIC mining machines in late 2012.


BitClub Programmer Admits Mining Scheme Stole $722M in Bitcoin

The Romanian programmer pleaded guilty to wire fraud and the offering and sale of unregistered securities.

The Romanian programmer pleaded guilty to wire fraud and the offering and sale of unregistered securities.


Bitcoin SV President Hits Out at Binance as Former Critic Becomes Top Miner

The new spat erupted after Binance's new pool became the biggest miner for BSV, despite the exchange delisting the token a year ago.

The new spat erupted after Binance's new pool became the biggest miner for BSV, despite the exchange delisting the token a year ago.


Mining Pools Distribute $2.4M Transaction Fee After Flood of Phoney Refund Claims [Updated]

Mining pool Ethermine said it would never freeze transaction fees again.

Mining pool Ethermine said it would never freeze transaction fees again.


New Software Fix Offers Bitcoin Miners Increased Security

Startup Braiins has released the first functioning code for a new protocol designed to fix longstanding security problems with bitcoin mining pools.

Startup Braiins has released the first functioning code for a new protocol designed to fix longstanding security problems with bitcoin mining pools.


Binance Crypto Exchange Is Launching Its First Bitcoin Mining Pool

Binance has been offering "generous" referral bonuses for its new crypto mining pool.

Binance has been offering "generous" referral bonuses for its new crypto mining pool.


Roger Ver's Mining Pool Pulls Support for Bitcoin Cash Dev Fund Over Chain Split Threat

Ver said he was "mostly just along for the ride" as some mining pools stepped back from the prospect of competing hard forks.

Ver said he was "mostly just along for the ride" as some mining pools stepped back from the prospect of competing hard forks.