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China returns to the Bitcoin mining map, but clandestinely

China returns to the Bitcoin mining map, but clandestinely

Bitcoin mining in China, which has continued to operate underground following government bans, currently ranks second in global Bitcoin hashrate. The Cambridge University Center for Alternative Finance (CCAF) re-included Chinese miners in its statistics, after a update recent to your web platform. To the surprise of many, the mining power from the Asian giant represents …

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more factory closures in China due to COVID-19

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China still applies a zero-COVID policy and therefore, when several cases are detected, the government does not hesitate to confine entire cities to stop the virus. This affects factories, and causes supply problems in the electronics sector. Moreover, Apple is not immune. For example, a few weeks ago, factories of Foxconn, one of Apple’s suppliers, …

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Apple diversifies and only produces the iPhone 13 in China

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According to information from the press agency Reuters, Apple has started producing its iPhone 13 in India. The country is known to host some of the apple brand’s subcontractors. Forty kilometers west of Chennai, in particular, is the city of Sriperumbudur where is installed one of the STPI (Software Technology Parks of India) of the …

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Another Bitcoin mining epicenter emerges in Asia, and it’s not China

Another Bitcoin mining epicenter emerges in Asia, and it's not China

Key facts: Laos, a neighboring country, provides electricity to Thailand, which is used to mine BTC. Bitcoin miners from Thailand can earn up to USD 40 per day for each machine. China’s outpost against Bitcoin (BTC) mining last year sparked a tidal wave that expanded activity to other borders. Thailand, a country located in South …

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Bitcoin hash rate is 4% from hitting pre-ban levels in China

Bitcoin hash rate is 4% from hitting pre-ban levels in China

Key facts: The hash rate is estimated to soon equal and exceed the pre-ban numbers. Bitcoin price faces a dip, but even so the hash rate continues on its uptrend. Simply unstoppable. Bitcoin’s hash rate is already about to return to levels seen before the Chinese government onslaught against mining, according to estimates from blockchain …

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A secret 243 billion euros contract between Apple and China

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Based on news shared by The Information, which also has data concerning the virtual reality headset of his company, Tim Cook would have signed a major agreement with the Chinese government in 2016. This provides for a significant investment on the spot, initiated by Apple and supported by officials in order to develop the local …

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