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McAfee’s MGTI ‘Macpool’ Mines 100 BTC per Month

MGT Capital Investments (MGTI), the company led by the former anti-virus tycoon John McAfee, has revealed the firm's bitcoin mining revenue. In a recent...

Things to Consider When Starting a Bitcoin Mining Operation

Bitcoin mining has become a competitive industry within the cryptocurrency economy. With all the large data facilities and pools these days people often wonder...

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...

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...

Venezuelan Bitcoin Miners Bribed and Thrown in Jail by Secret Police

Over the past few months, officials in Venezuela have been cracking down on underground Bitcoin mining operations within the country. According to various reports,...

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...

Call for a Digital Geneva Convention Could Affect Bitcoin

Concerns about government-sponsored hackings, digital warfare, and an increasing number of malicious cyber attacks prompted tech giant Microsoft to call on governments for a...

Surbitcoin On Hiatus Amid Venezuela Bitcoin Crackdown

On February 3 the Venezuelan Bitcoin exchange Surbitcoin informed its customers services would be suspended temporarily. According to the exchange, Surbitcoin’s banking partner, Banesco,...

Federal Reserve Employee Mines Bitcoin Using the Fed’s Server

According to various sources, a Federal Reserve employee was caught using the central bank’s internet server to mine bitcoin. Nicholas Berthaume, who worked for...

Venezuelan Authorities are ‘Weakening’ Bitcoin Mining Operations

Venezuelan authorities are cracking down on Bitcoin mining facilities and are focused on “weakening” these mining operations within the region. According to reports on...

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