Iran Raises Alarm Over Potential Influx of Miners From China

Iran Raises Alarm Over Potential Influx of Miners From ChinaWith the government in Beijing cracking down on their operations, Chinese miners have been on the lookout for other jurisdictions. Providing low-cost energy, Iran has emerged as a prospective destination. However, the country’s state-owned power utility has expressed concerns over a possible influx of miners and illegal imports of mining hardware from China. Tavanir Warns […]

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto ExchangesCompanies providing trading services for digital assets will be able to open accounts with banks in Kazakhstan, local media reported, quoting the country’s crypto industry association. The service should allow Kazakhs to legally invest in cryptocurrencies and cash out their profits. Crypto Exchanges in Kazakhstan to Be Offered Banking Services Kazakh banks will be permitted […]

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto ExchangesCompanies providing trading services for digital assets will be able to open accounts with banks in Kazakhstan, local media reported, quoting the country’s crypto industry association. The service should allow Kazakhs to legally invest in cryptocurrencies and cash out their profits. Crypto Exchanges in Kazakhstan to Be Offered Banking Services Kazakh banks will be permitted […]

Bitmain to Host Miners in 180-Megawatt Data Center in Kazakhstan

Bitmain to Host Miners in 180MW Data Center in KazakhstanCrypto mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has partnered with Enegix to host Antminer S19 Pro devices in one of the world’s largest data centers. The facility located in Kazakhstan is designed to accommodate more than 50,000 mining rigs. Bitmain to Work With Mining Facility Operator Enegix Leading mining equipment producer Bitmain has announced a partnership with […]

Bitmain to Host Miners in 180-Megawatt Data Center in Kazakhstan

Bitmain to Host Miners in 180MW Data Center in KazakhstanCrypto mining hardware manufacturer Bitmain has partnered with Enegix to host Antminer S19 Pro devices in one of the world’s largest data centers. The facility located in Kazakhstan is designed to accommodate more than 50,000 mining rigs. Bitmain to Work With Mining Facility Operator Enegix Leading mining equipment producer Bitmain has announced a partnership with […]

Abkhazia Holds Talks With Russia to Ensure Electricity Supply for Crypto Miners

Abkhazia Holds Talks With Russia to Ensure Electricity Supply for Crypto MinersThe government of Abkhazia is negotiating with Russia to solve a problem that led to a ban on cryptocurrency mining. The partially recognized republic in the South Caucasus is now planning to legalize the industry and source sufficient power supplies from its energy-rich northern neighbor. Abkhazia Wants to Create Conditions for Cryptocurrency Mining The autonomous […]

Russian Crypto Industry Scrambles to Attract Miners as Kazakhstan Overtakes Russia in Mining Volume

Russian Crypto Industry Scrambles to Attract Miners as Kazakhstan Overtakes Russia by Mining VolumeAn industry association representing the Russian crypto sector has launched a project to entice bitcoin miners. Despite its abundant sources of cheap energy, Russia is now lagging behind Kazakhstan, another Eurasian Economic Union member, in terms of cryptocurrency production. Russian Project Aims to Expand Country’s Crypto Mining Capacity The Russian Association of Crypto Industry and […]

Blockchain ‘Immutability’ Dispute Sparked by Ethereum Request for Reorg Contract

Blockchain 'Immutability' Dispute Sparked by Ethereum Request for Reorg ContractJust recently, a software developer and “Solidity nerd” called Bunny Girl has sparked heated conversations within the cryptocurrency community over a smart contract that reveals a process called a “Request For Reorg contract (RFR).” On Twitter, Bunny Girl explained that the contract “creates a mechanism that allows users to pay miners to reorg the Ethereum […]

Bitcoin Taproot Support Lags at 27% — Even Though Soft Fork Is Opt-in Supporters Beg Nodes to Update

Bitcoin Taproot Support Lags at 27% - Even Though Soft Fork Is Opt-in Supporters Beg Nodes to UpdateOn June 12, the crypto community celebrated the fact that the Bitcoin network locked in Taproot support in order to activate the largest upgrade the protocol has seen in four years. 24 days later, Taproot support via Bitcoin nodes has only reached 27.55% and upgrade supporters are pleading with the community to update their nodes. […]