Did Bitcoin Miners Shoot Themselves In The Foot By Advocating For Bigger Blocks?

Throughout the history of Bitcoin’s block size limit controversy, one part of the ecosystem that always seemed in favor of a larger block size limit was miners. Whether it was a proposal for an uncapped block size limit or SegWit2x, miners showed their support for a variety of hard-forking increases […]

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Crypto Mining Could Bring Russia $1B in Taxes, Report Suggests

Using its excess energy generating capacity to mine cryptocurrencies, Russia can increase its budget receipts by more than $1 billion dollars in annual tax revenue. The estimate comes from a report that also calls for the establishment of a Russian crypto valley.   Also read: Defying Crypto Winter, Swiss Crypto […]

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Cudo Miner: the smart mining software that finally bridges the gap between command line and GUI miners

New mining platform means anyone from professional to novice miners get access to the most advanced and easiest-to-use platform available as Week-long comparison testing shows Cudo Miner is currently more than twice as profitable as competing miners NiceHash and Honeyminer. Cryptocurrency mining startup Cudo, today announces the open beta launch of […]

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PR: ZPool Launches ZCash Mining Pool

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. 2019.1.1, one of the world’s […]

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Chatter Report: Voorhees Questions ‘Smart Money’, Sechet Explains 'Miners Don’t Vote’ Declaration

In today’s Chatter Report, Erik Voorhees criticizes cryptocurrency-focused venture capital firms for reneging on their signed term sheet deals. Also, Steve Patterson calls out Amaury Sechet over Chris Pacia’s comment that miners don’t vote. Lastly, imaginary_username contemplates on the different roles of miners and users in Bitcoin.  Crypto Venture Capital […]

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Swedish Data Centers Become Very Attractive Options for Cryptocurrency Miners | BTCMANAGER

The Norwegian Government recently multiplied the electricity tax rate for data centers extracting cryptocurrencies as they believe that the cryptocurrency industry generates very little value and jobs for the nation. According to e24’s article published on November 28, 2018, due to the increased tax rate, Swedish data center’s are growing […]

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Information from China Claims many Bitcoin Miners have shut down due to reduced hash rate. How Possible?

There has been news going around that major mining rigs in China have shut down as a result of reduced profitability due to reduced hash rate. According to the information, many miners say they have been mining at a loss for months but can no longer afford to continue because […]

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Bitcoin Cash [BCH] chain is 70% controlled by Craig ‘Faketoshi’ Wright as Bitmain prepares to deploy 90,000 new miners

Opinion: Craig Wright’s associated mining pools, namely Coingeek, SVPool, and BMGPool [nChain], have collectively taken over control of over 70% of the Bitcoin Cash [BCH] network. This presents an interesting, yet risky setup in the general hashrate distribution of the BCH blockchain, and gives Faketoshi, who has been called out […]

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The Daily: September Losses for Most Traders, Crypto Debit Cards Shipped in Singapore

The majority of cryptocurrency traders recorded losses on their investments last month, according to a report we’ve covered in The Daily. In this edition, we also look at the new debit cards allowing customers in Singapore to spend cryptocurrencies anywhere Visa is accepted and the decision of a large cryptocurrency […]

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