A Number of Small Bitcoin Mining Farms Are Quitting as Older Mining Rigs Become Worthless

Bitcoin mining has changed a great deal since the block reward halving on May 11, 2020, and the overall SHA256 hashrate has been between 100-120 exahash per second (EH/s) during the last 48 hours. Reports from China show that a number of small mining operations are struggling and older bitcoin mining machines are becoming useless. […]

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Bitcoin Hashrate Bounces Back- 2x the Mining Pools, Farm Diversification, 100 Exahash

Around 18 days ago, the Bitcoin protocol experienced it’s third block reward halving and the network saw a 33% hashrate loss. Since then, however, bitcoin miners have increased in both number and hashpower, as the network has seen a 15-20 exahash per second (EH/s) increase. Moreover, on May 22, there were 17 mining pools hashing […]

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Bitcoin Miners Reveal Concerns Over Mining Rig Shipment Delays and Bitcoin Halving

Bitcoin Miners Reveal Concerns Over Mining Rig Shipment Delays and Bitcoin HalvingThe cryptocurrency market rout in mid-March, which saw bitcoin’s price slide significantly in value, has strained bitcoin mining operations by slashing considerable revenue from the block rewards. Moreover, shipping delays from mining manufacturers have caused uncertainty and mining operations don’t know when next-generation miners will ship. The mining firm Hut8 has revealed in an earnings […]

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Bitcoin Going Industrial: New York-Based Natural Gas Provider Sells Fully Compliant ‘Hashpower Contract’

During the first week of March, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a $65 million investment into the ‘behind-the-meter’ bitcoin mining operation, Greenidge Generation LLC in Dresden, New York. The Greenidge plant operates 7,000 bitcoin miners and on April 8, the firm revealed the sale of 106 petahash of hashpower to an undisclosed buyer. The purchase is considered […]

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The Bitcoin Cash Network’s Block Reward Officially Halved – Block 630,000 Mined

On April 8, 2020, the Bitcoin Cash network officially halved as of block 630,000 and BCH miners hashing away at the network will capture 6.25 coins per block going forward. The BCH halving is the first major SHA256 branch to halve its block reward, as BSV and BTC will halve as well within the next […]

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The Bitcoin Cash Halving Countdown – 50% Less Block Reward in 4 Days

The Bitcoin Cash Halving Countdown - 50% Less Block Reward in 4 DaysThe Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network will face a halving in four days and many BCH proponents are getting ready for the big day. Unfortunately, the covid-19 outbreak has overshadowed the halving and BCH has dropped in value by roughly 30% since the end of February. Also Read: Bitcoin Halving Will Drop Inflation Rate Lower Than […]

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Bitcoin Hashrate Down 45% – Miners Witness Second-Largest Difficulty Drop in History

Bitcoin’s hashrate has plummeted 45% since the record-breaking levels it saw on Feb. 29. The hashrate touched an all-time high of 136 exahash per second (EH/s) but has since dropped to 75 EH/s. Moreover, the crypto network has seen the second-largest difficulty drop since October 2011. Also read: While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites […]

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