Flooding Threatens China’s Bitcoin Miners, Chinese Billionaire Says ‘Three Gorges Dam Collapse Imminent’

This week cryptocurrency enthusiasts are still focused on the severe flooding in China during the 2020 monsoon season. The flooding has already displaced millions of Chinese citizens and skeptics are concerned about the vast number of bitcoin miners located in the Sichuan province. The landlocked province in Southwest China, Sichuan is located upstream of the […]

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Leadership Feud at Bitmain: 10,000 Antminers Go Missing in Inner Mongolia

Reports detail that 10,000 Antiminers have been allegedly stolen from a Bitmain facility in China. Sources say that the missing mining rigs concern the ongoing power struggle between Bitmain cofounders Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan. Back in mid-June news.Bitcoin.com reported on the power struggle between the Bitmain cofounders. For many years now Bitmain has been […]

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Report Cuts China’s Bitcoin Mining Capacity to 50% of World Total, Raises US’ to 14%

A new report by crypto research company Bitooda claims that China accounts for only 50% of global Bitcoin mining capacity, and the U.S. 14%. The data is in sharp contrast with earlier findings from the University of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), which put China’s share of the world hash rate at 65% and […]

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Miner Hoards: Q2 Bitcoin Mining Supply Outflow Touches 12-Month Low

Miner Hoards: Q2 Bitcoin Mining Supply Outflow Touches 12-Month LowOnchain data shows that bitcoin miners are hoarding despite the 50% loss in revenue that started on May 11, during the third reward halving. The seven-day average of bitcoin miners’ outflow volume and mining funds sent to exchanges remains significantly low. Roughly four weeks ago on June 19, the total amount of BTC transferred out […]

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Fidelity Acquires 10% Stake in Bitcoin Mining Firm Hut 8

The giant fund manager Fidelity International holds roughly 10.6% stake in the bitcoin mining company Hut 8. For six years now, Fidelity, the firm that currently manages $300 billion on behalf of its customers, has been mining the cryptocurrency bitcoin. In May 2017, news.Bitcoin.com reported on Fidelity integrating with Coinbase, mining bitcoin, and even accepting […]

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Bitcoin Difficulty Touches All-Time High, 120 Exahash of Hashpower Remains Strong

Bitcoin Difficulty Touches All-Time High, 120 Exahash of Hashpower Remains StrongThe network difficulty for the Bitcoin network spiked over 9.8% on Monday bringing the difficulty to its highest point ever. The record high of 17.35 trillion makes it much harder for bitcoin miners to profit. However, the overall Bitcoin network hashrate has remained consistently above the 120 exahash per second (EH/s) zone. On July 13, […]

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