Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices

News The price of bitcoin core (BTC) has dropped considerably over the past few months, significantly affecting individuals and organizations that mine the cryptocurrency. According to recent reports, many miners in China are now short selling bitcoins to hedge against falling digital asset prices. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Are Still Blood Red Some Chinese Miners […]

Chatter Report: Pompliano Praises Bitcoin Performance, Antonopoulos Says Death Spiral ‘Unlikely’

News In today’s Chatter Report, we explore the different ways crypto influencers have been responding to the low prices of 2018. Some are unfazed like Anthony Pompliano, who still believes that bitcoin is the best performing asset. Others are reassuring like Andreas Antonopoulos, who has been busy addressing concerns about bitcoin being in a death spiral. The […]

Chatter Report: Buy Walls, Miner Anonymity and Bitcoin vs. the State

News In today’s edition of Chatter Report, crypto influencers debate the importance of buy walls to support crypto prices, reason for and against miner anonymity and ponder the outcome of governments attacking bitcoin. Also read: Markets Update: Bull Trap or Reversal? Traders Question the Recent Crypto Spike Hodlers of Last Resort and Buy Walls Early […]

Russian Miners Sell Their Equipment Amid Market Plunge

Mining A growing number of Russian miners are looking to sell their hardware. The recent market correction has decreased the profitability of minting digital coins, especially for enthusiasts who are mining in their homes, basements and garages. Also read: Bitcoininfo.ru Wins Court Case Against Ban Russian Miners Selling Used Hardware Amateur mining used to be […]

Norway Revokes Mining Subsidies, Bitmain Opens Washington Facility

Mining In mining news, Norway will revoke electricity subsidies currently available to cryptocurrency miners at the start of next year. Also, Bitmain has opened a 12 megawatt data center in East Wenatchee, Washington, and Bitfury has announced new additions to its advisory board and board of directors. Also Read: Markets Update: Dump Drives Record BTC Volume […]

Hash Wars: BCH Community Evaluates Six Days of Battle

News The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain split on Nov. 15 and the community are still discussing the subject at great length. Since the chain splintered into two separate networks, additional trading platforms like Coinbase and Bitstamp have re-established BCH markets by choosing to list the ABC chain with the exchange ticker “BCH.” Also Read: Indian Government […]

Here’s Why Kazakhstan Won’t Ban Mining and Cryptocurrencies

Op-Ed This is an Op-ed article. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support views, opinions or conclusions drawn in this post. Over the past few days, crypto media have been stirred up by the news that the government of Kazakhstan is considering a […]

Monero Fork Underway In Bid to Block Big Miners

A hard fork of privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero executed this morning, but the success of the roll-out is still unclear. At block number 1546000 (08.20 UTC on Friday), the software upgrade of the cryptocurrency went live, according to data from blox.minexmr.com. Due to the controversial nature of the upgrade, the monero community have gathered on social […]

Our Love and Hate Relationship with Bitcoin Miners

Mining It’s coming close to a decade since the creation of the bitcoin network and the cryptocurrency ecosystem. The protocol has produced a great deal of users, infrastructure, businesses and influential parties like developers and miners. Since the beginning of bitcoin’s mining history, individuals mined lots of coins with central processing units […]

Bitcoin Mining Training Coming to 30 Cities in India

Featured An Indian chamber of commerce is launching a bitcoin mining training program in 30 cities across India. The goal is to teach young people about bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology, crypto mining, and entrepreneurship to empower the rural population for self-employment. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies […]