Mining

Link Global Technologies, a Bitcoin (BTC) mining company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange, is facing major potential penalties for operating unauthorized power plants in the province of Alberta. The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC), the province’s power utility regulator, issued Sept. 24 another enforcement submission against Link Global, with enforcement staff recommending several penalties for
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An on-chain study released by Kraken Intelligence highlights strong accumulation behavior among Ethereum miners even as they faced the prospects of generating lower revenue following a major network upgrade on Aug. 5. Ethereum miners accumulated an additional 2 million Ether (ETH), worth $6.1 billion, after the so-called London hard fork’s activation. The latest bout of
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Ali Sahraee, the chief executive officer of the Tehran Stock Exchange since 2018, has reportedly resigned after the discovery of cryptocurrency mining rigs in the building. According to a report from the country’s state-run media, the Islamic Republic News Agency, Tehran Stock Exchange, or TSE, market vice president Mahmoud Goudarzi will be leading the company
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El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele shared a video showing the apparent progress of the country’s Bitcoin (BTC) mining plant powered by volcanic geothermal energy. The video shows an overview of a power generation facility with technicians enabling crypto mining rigs. First steps… #Bitcoin pic.twitter.com/duhHvmEnym — Nayib Bukele (@nayibbukele) September 28, 2021 Bukele did not elaborate
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BeePool, the fourth largest Ethereum mining pool, is closing amid China’s crypto crackdown. The China-based Ethereum mining pool announced on Tuesday it will suspend operations “in response to the latest regulatory policies.” Effective immediately, the registration of new users and the addition of sub-accounts for existing users will be discontinued, and all mining access servers
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is the next company to wrap its cryptocurrency-related services in response to the ongoing crypto crackdown in China. Alibaba officially announced Monday that its platform will prohibit sales of cryptocurrency miners and suspend categories for blockchain miners and accessories from its website on Oct. 8. In addition to stopping sales of
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Sparkpool, the second-largest Ethereum mining pool in the world, is suspending operations due to the ongoing Chinese crackdown on crypto. The mining pool officially announced Sept. 27 it has suspended access to new users in mainland China in response to Chinese authorities initiating new measures to combat crypto adoption in the country. Following initial restrictions
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One River Digital, a cryptocurrency-focused hedge fund offering exposure to Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH), has closed its first funding round after launching last year. One River Digital president Sebastian Bea confirmed Wednesday that the company had raised $41 million in a Series A financing round from investors, including Goldman Sachs and Coinbase Ventures. Other
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As the Bitcoin (BTC) network hashrate continues recovering amid global miners accumulating more capacity, the cryptocurrency is getting increasingly difficult to mine. On Sept. 21, the Bitcoin network posted another mining difficulty adjustment, rising 3.2% to hit a difficulty rate of nearly 19 trillion, according to data from blockchain explorer BTC.com. The latest adjustment makes
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Major Bitcoin (BTC) mining company Genesis Digital Assets has secured $431 million in funding to expand its industrial-scale mining operations in the United States and Nordics. The new funding round was led by Paradigm, one of the biggest cryptocurrency investment companies backing major industry players like Coinbase and FTX. Paradigm co-founder Matt Huang has also
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Bitcoin miner are accumulating as the network hash rate continues to recover according to on-chain analytics provider Glassnode. In its Sept. 20 Week on Chain report, glassnode has stated that miner BTC balances are increasing, with wallets associated with miners having stockpiled 14,000 BTC worth roughly $600 million over the past six and a half
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The XYO Network lets anyone turn their cellphone into an edge node with a proof-of-origin chain and bound witness technology using their partner app, “COIN”. With COIN, users can ‘geomine’ to earn crypto rewards, in exchange for participating in XYO’s decentralized network of devices. XYO describes geomining as the act of exploring and discovering digital
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Bitcoin mining and power generation company Greenidge is set to complete a merger with customer and technical support solutions provider Support.com to become the latest publicly listed mining firm.  Once the merger transaction is complete, Support.com Inc. will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. The new entity’s Class A shares will trade
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As Russian cryptocurrency advocates are working to attract global crypto mining operators, local lawmakers have gotten more serious about regulating the industry. Anatoly Aksakov, chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, claimed that Russian lawmakers are now considering recognizing the crypto mining industry as a form of entrepreneurship under local business laws,
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Blockchain infrastructure developer Blockstream has partnered with Macquarie Group, an Australian multinational investment bank, to launch a new pilot for a Bitcoin (BTC) mining facility with a mandate to explore carbon-neutral alternatives.  As part of the pilot project, Macquarie Group is investing in one of Blockstream’s enterprise-grade mining facilities, the companies announced Wednesday. This will
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