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Mainstream Media Claims Bitcoin Burns More Energy Than Ireland – Does It?

Mainstream Media Claims Bitcoin Burns More Energy Than Ireland – Does It?

A mainstream media assertion made recently implies that cryptocurrency is quite costly in terms of energy consumption. “Bitcoin has been alarming people for years,”...
Japanese Internet Giant GMO Boosts Own Bitcoin Mining Output With 7nm Rigs

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Boosts Own Bitcoin Mining Output With 7nm Rigs

Japan's internet giant GMO has released the latest results of its cryptocurrency mining operation. The company has also started using 7nm rigs for its in-house...
Kumamoto Electric Company and OZ Mining Corporation to Start Mining in Southern Japan

Kumamoto Electric Company and OZ Mining Corporation to Start Mining in Southern Japan

Kumamoto Electric Power Company and OZ Mining Corporation have announced that they will start operating a crypto mining farm from August, aiming to install 14,000...
Quebec Mining Drama: Bitmain Money Muscle or Local Sour Grapes?

Quebec Mining Drama: Bitmain Money Muscle or Local Sour Grapes?

Tempers are flaring in Quebec, as its climate and relatively cheap electricity have made it a magnet for the burgeoning cryptocurrency mining industry. The...
Japan Gives Jail Sentence to Crypto Miner in a Remote Mining Case

Japan Gives Jail Sentence to Crypto Miner in a Remote Mining Case

A Japanese district court has, for the first time, sentenced a man to prison in a remote crypto mining case. The case follows the...
Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Launches New Upgraded 7nm Bitcoin Miner

Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Launches New Upgraded 7nm Bitcoin Miner

Japanese internet giant GMO has launched a new, upgraded model of its bitcoin miner equipped with 7nm ASIC mining chips. The previous model was...

Mining Round-Up: Ebang Files for IPO in HK, Miner Arrested in China

In recent mining news, major mining chip manufacturer Ebang Communications has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in Hong Kong, a Chinese miner...
Alleged Fraudster Arrested in China Over $15M Mining Hardware Con

Alleged Fraudster Arrested in China Over $15M Mining Hardware Con

When making investment decisions it is always important to remember the old saying, "If something looks too good to be true, it probably is."...
Abandoned Intel Manufacturing Complex Bought for $13M to Mine Bitcoin

Abandoned Intel Manufacturing Complex Bought for $13M to Mine Bitcoin

Following such places as Quebec and New York, the latest location in North America to attract large Bitcoin mining operations with a cheap supply...
Coinhive Users Speak Up After Being Investigated by Japanese Police

Coinhive Users Speak Up After Being Investigated by Japanese Police

The Japanese Police have been cracking down on users of remote mining software apps, such as Coinhive, without their website visitors' consent. After being...