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Gaw Miners Victims May See Restitution in the Near Future

The infamous Gaw Miners company and investor Stuart Fraser may see the courthouse soon in a civil lawsuit against the defunct operation. A U.S....

Can Renewable Solar Power Decentralize Bitcoin Mining Operations?

Over the past few years, some bitcoin enthusiasts have found ways to use renewable energy sources such as solar power to mitigate electrical costs...

Bitfury Mines a Block Signaling UASF Mandatory Segwit Deployment

Recently Bitcoin proponents who support Segregated Witness (Segwit) have been fervently discussing BIP 148, a User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF). On March 24 the mining...

Nodecounter Directs Its Hashrate at Bitcoin.com’s Mining Pool

The bitcoin data website Nodecounter.com, which also helps manage a mining operation at Nicehash, has announced they are switching mining pools from Slush and are...

Chandler Guo’s Mining Pool Makes the Jump to Bitcoin Unlimited

During the first week of February bitcoin miner and angel investor Chandler Guo revealed he would begin supporting Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) in the near...

Bitcoin Developers Propose Changing Proof-of-Work Algorithm

As the Bitcoin’s scaling debate intensifies, many people are choosing sides and thinking of solutions that best suit their subjective opinions of how the...

Mining Pool Bitclub Network Mines Its First Bitcoin Unlimited Block

On March 19, the bitcoin mining pool Bitclub Network mined its first Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) block as the mining operation is now signaling support...

BTC.com Mines First Ever Block With Software Not Based on Satoshi’s...

On March 13 the Bitcoin network experienced a historic event. During the early morning hours, the first block from an alternative client, not written...

Bitcoin Mining: A Closer Look Under the Hood

Bitcoin mining is an integral part of the cryptocurrency’s infrastructure. The operation helps process transactions, creates new bitcoins and submits the validated transactions to...

Bitcoin Miner Repays Customer Who Accidentally Paid 2.5 Bitcoins Transaction Fee

A customer of Bitcoin hardware and service provider Bitmain recently found himself in a “rather embarrassing” predicament. Accidentally having paid a 2.5 bitcoin fee...

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