Publicly-Listed Lottery Company to Buy $14.4M Worth of Bitcoin Mining Machines

Publicly-Listed Chinese Lottery Company Plans to Spend $14.4 Million Into Bitcoin Mining MachinesA U.S. listed Chinese sports lottery firm announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire bitcoin (BTC) mining machines. The deal involves the issuing of $14.4 million worth of 500.com Class A ordinary shares. Models Include S17, T17, M20s and S9 According to the announcement, 500.com Ltd reached an initial agreement to […]

Bitcoin Mining Rig Prices up 35% Since Start of November — Shortages Force Miners to Turn to Secondary Market

Bitcoin Mining Rig Prices up 35% Since Start of November — Shortages Force Miners to Turn to Secondary MarketThe prices of the latest generation mining rigs have gone up 35% since the beginning of November, according to Hashr8. The observed price increase comes as Bitmain and Microbt are reportedly sold out until May 2021. As a consequence of the supply of mining rigs failing to meet the demand, some miners are now forced […]

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Clocking Terahash: Three Next-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Launched During the Last Quarter

Clocking Terahash: Three Next-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Launched During the Last QuarterJust recently, the China-based bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Microbt released a new ASIC device that clocks up to 112 terahash per second (TH/s). The new machine is one of the top-performing mining rigs on the market, according to today’s network difficulty and electrical rates below $0.06 per kilowatt-hour (kWh). Meanwhile, bitcoin mining rig manufacturing competitors […]

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Bitcoin’s Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About Supply

Bitcoin's Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About SupplyWhile the bitcoin economy has swelled in value, the overall network hashrate has gradually climbed higher as miners are making a lot of money confirming blocks. However, obtaining bitcoin mining rigs isn’t so easy these days, and regional reports from China indicate a great number of ASIC manufacturers are sold out for months. Moreover, because […]

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Bitcoin Mining Rigs Struggle for Profits, Despite BTC’s Hashrate Reaching an All-Time High

Bitcoin Mining Rigs Struggle for Profits, Despite BTC's Hashrate Reaching an All-Time HighBitcoin’s hashrate climbed to an all-time high (ATH) this week touching 166 exahash per second (EH/s) on October 14. Meanwhile, despite the recent price rise and hashrate ATH on Wednesday, only a small group of next-generation mining rigs are profiting at current bitcoin exchange rates. The price of bitcoin (BTC) is hovering just above the […]

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Chinese Mining Rig Manufacturer Microbt Announces Offshore ASIC Factory

Chinese Mining Rig Manufacturer Microbt Announces Offshore ASIC FactoryOn Friday, China-based bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Microbt announced plans to create an offshore facility that produces the company’s Whatsminer devices and parts for North America. The firm revealed the expansion news when it announced a recent partnership with the New York-based Foundry Digital LLC. Microbt’s Whatsminer mining rigs have become popular during the last […]

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