The experts of the company Reportlinker claim that the mining industry is recovering which will have a positive impact on the vendors of mining equipment.
The power regulator of the Canadian province of Quebec has developed new mining regulations. The rules mean the additional volume of the electric power for mining and toughening of the requirements for the mining companies working in the region.
The famous vendor of mining hardware the company Bitmain has released Antminer T17 intended for Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash mining.
The president of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko is going to build a mining pool for commercial purposes. It was mentioned in the Park of high technologies during the meeting with the representatives of the cryptoindustry.
Andreas Antonopoulos, an author of Mastering Bitcoin and a Bitcoin proponent, is sure that the mining revenue does not depend on Bitcoin’s price since when some miners leave the market, those who remain can earn more.
The document which actually prohibits cryptomining in the country has been submitted by the national development and reform commission (NDRC). It is said that the financing of the industry should be reduced since it is power-intensive and pollutes the environment; the electricity prices for mining companies could be raised by the electricity providers.
Bitmain, a famous vendor of mining devices, has published the specifications of ASIC miners of the Antminer 17 series, products will come to the markets on April 9.
The famous vendor of the mining equipment Canaan Creative announced the new model entitled AvalonMiner A10 which in their view would allow users to outrun the competitors.
VKontakte has started the service for mining of the cryptocurrency VK Coin.
The famous vendor of the mining equipment uses the "wet season" in China when the prices for electricity, developed on hydroelectric power stations, have the lowest rates and is going to start 200,000 more mining units at the end of the summer.
The hashrate of BTC has reached the pick of the last 4 months, which is a good indicator. Therefore, the miners believe in the perspectives of BTC and the cryptomarket in general.
Bitmain has released Antminer Z11 for mining of the confidential digital currency Zcash by the company. The vendor reports in the press release that the device has 3 times more hash power than the previous model Antminer Z9. The main purpose of the equipment is mining of the digital assets created on the basis of the algorithm Equihash.
The bear market trend and high energy costs force miners to look for cheaper power sources so as solar energy.
The mining pool Sparkpool has returned 1050 ETH to the sender of the transaction with the biggest fee ever.
According to the research of Tech conglomerate Cisco, the campuses go right after energy and utility companies in terms of the scope of mining.
The Chinese mining devices vendor Ebang reported about the intention to produce 400 thousand items of equipment in 2019.
Ethereum recorded a huge fee for block No.7 238 290. The management of Sparkpool mining pool intends to return the sum of the fee to the unfortunate user. At present, reward for miners at this block has been frozen.
A user of Ethereum paid 2,100 ETH ($301,000) of fee to miners for a 0,1 ETH ($14.38) transaction. It may resemble a bug, which is strange as the accounts are working.
The Grin cryptocurrency is gaining popularity among miners thanks to its immunity to ASIC-devices and possibility to yield larger profit than Ethereum.
Крупнейший майнинг-пул Slush объявил о модернизации своих мощностей, а также расширению деятельности. В настоящее время майнинговый пул занят в генерации криптовалюты Zcash.
Crypto-mining of monero tokens using the browser-based extension of Coinhive generally brings about 1,271 coins or 250,000 dollars for four weeks, taking into account the current price of a crypto-coin.
The equipment manufacturer Nvidia posted a financial report for the second quarter, which notes a partial loss of interest of the miners to the GPU.
The giant of the IT industry introduced a ban on iOS mining in the rules for placing programs on the AppStore platform. In addition to this, the company explained which applications are allowed to be placed on the site.
The Canadian territory with very loyal electricity prices - Mecca for mining. The administration of Quebec vetoed the issuance of permits for the production of crypto currencies, until a new tariff scale for hydropower generation for the production of digital coins on an industrial scale is developed. Additionally, the state body Hydro Quebec, which is the fourth largest supplier of electricity in the world, is going to cut production capacity to 500 mW.
The area, which has worked its way, the aluminum production plant of the consortium Alcoa, the manufacturer of the lion's share of iron in the US, will serve as the site for the construction of the world's largest data center with a total capacity of 435 MW and a cost of 700 million dollars.
The innovative Baidu protocol, which interacts with bitcoin and ether, is capable of increasing productivity in the production of crypto currency.
The hashrate of the realized batch of new miners turned out to be much less than the one indicated in the technical documentation. In addition, a number of users believe that the manufacturer has assembled devices from second-hand components.
In the liberated territory on the site of the nuclear power plant in the Leningrad region will be equipped with an industrial park that produces domestic crypto currency. This proposal was made by the governor of the Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko back in 2017.
As reported by CNN, last week an unknown attacker carried out a "51% attack" on the Bitcoin Gold network.
The scientific journal Joule published an article "The Growing Energy Problem of Bitcoin," in which economist Alex Devry said that soon the production of crypto-currency will amount to 0.5% of the total energy consumption of the planet.