Mining

Hive Blockchain Technologies: First 100% Green Cryptocurrency Mining Company

Hive Blockchain Technologies is a company dedicated to mining with green energies, linking traditional finance with the emerging industry of cryptocurrencies. The company operates in cold and politically stable regional jurisdictions, such as Canada, Sweden and Iceland, where they have their data centers. Hive Technologies Limited Company has the privilege of being first in several …

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The end of mining in Ethereum “will lead it to ruin”, says economist

The end of mining in Ethereum “will lead it to ruin”, says economist

Ethereum with proof of participation (PoS) is not even a month old, and some people already predict a catastrophic end for the network. Because of leaving proof of work (PoW) behind, they point out that security and decentralization could be compromised. The co-creator of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin is convinced that staking is safer than mining. …

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Binance launches ETHW mining pool, the fork of Ethereum after the Merge

Binance launches ETHW mining pool, the fork of Ethereum after the Merge

This article contains referral links. Know more. Binance, the world’s largest bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency exchange, launched a mining pool for the EthereumPoW network. This is the Ethereum fork created after the Merge and its native currency is ETHW. The Binance ETHW Pool came into operation on September 29 and, as a launch promotion, the …

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Is Bitcoin mining green or not? New data reopens the debate

Is Bitcoin mining green or not?  New data reopens the debate

Key facts: Gas and coal account for 62% of Bitcoin’s energy sources, according to Cambridge. Hydroelectric power use was cut in half within a year. The Bitcoin mining community is on a difficult path towards using energy from renewable sources. Coal use has fallen in the last two years and natural gas is gaining prominence, …

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Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Farm Attracts Investors

Key facts: Galaxy Digital and PolyChain Capital led Aspen Creek’s investment round. The company, in addition to mining Bitcoin, sells the surplus electricity it has. Aspen Creek Digital Corp (ACDC) has raised more than $8 million for its new 100% solar-powered mining complex in Texas, USA. The financing round its leaders were the Galaxy Digital …

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“Cryptocurrency mining is not a crime”: NGO Bitcoin Argentina

Key facts: In September, the AFIP carried out several raids on mining farms. The Argentine Penal Code does not classify this activity as an illegal act. The NGO Bitcoin Argentina released a statement clarifying that Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining is not an illegal activity in that country. This occurs days after several raids were carried …

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Why did Satoshi Nakamoto prefer Bitcoin mining and not another system?

Why did Satoshi Nakamoto prefer Bitcoin mining and not another system?

Key facts: PoW mining encourages and rewards the honest actions of Bitcoin nodes. The more the network grows, the more difficult it becomes to attack it. The proof of work or proof of work (PoW) is the consensus algorithm that the Bitcoin network uses to add new blocks with transactions to the chain. Although its …

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Noti Hash: Ethereum removes mining and forks; Bitcoin miners build farms

Graph on the difficulty of mining.

Noti Hash is CriptoNoticias’ Bitcoin mining newsletter. It is published on our website every two weeks, being today, Thursday, September 22, 2022, the 29th edition to be published, at block 755,255. The mining community around the world has been attentive, during the last two weeks, to the elimination of mining in Ethereum. Meanwhile, Bitcoin miners …

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Nvidia’s most powerful GPUs for mining cryptocurrencies already have a release date

Nvidia's Ada Lovelace 4-nanometer processor

Ever since images of a cryptocurrency mining farm purportedly using Nvidia’s RTX 4090 GPUs were leaked, many in the industry have been on the lookout. It took more than nine months to officially find out what the most powerful graphics cards from one of the companies that leads the market for these components will be …

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