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Losses of the largest bitcoin miners exceeded $1 billion

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As a result of the collapse of bitcoin, the largest mining companies suffered heavy losses. The list of victims is headed by miners Core Scientific, Marathon, and Riot. Their total losses have exceeded $1 billion since the collapse of the Terra ecosystem. Other companies Bitfarms and Greenidge also...

Mining

Miners sold over 5,700 bitcoins in July

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Mining companies eased the pressure on bitcoin in July by reducing sales of the cryptocurrency. Nevertheless, they did not completely abandon the sale and sold part of the BTC they mined last month. Mining pools sold 3,767 BTC in July, according to the Hash Rate Index. During the same time, they...

White rock

White Rock CEO: It's time for the development of the mining industry

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According to White Rock CEO Andy Long, during the dominance of bearish sentiment in the market, companies need to focus on infrastructure development. Now there are excellent opportunities for new acquisitions and partnerships between industry participants, the expert told CoinTelegraph. Many...

Mining

Miners shut down equipment in Texas due to extreme heat

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This week the air in Texas has warmed up to 40 degrees Celsius. Due to the extreme heat, mining companies were forced to turn off the equipment. According to Bloomberg, the giants Argo and Riot have suspended the work of their miners. According to the head of the Texas Blockchain Association, Lee...

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan will allow BTC mining only on solar energy

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The National Agency for Advanced Projects of Uzbekistan (NAPP) has developed a regulation on the legalization of bitcoin mining. However, in a document published late last week, it is noted that only those miners that use solar energy will be able to work freely. The obligation to use solar panels...

Bitcoin

Miners in the third quarter can start selling bitcoins again

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Many mining companies were forced to dump some of the previously mined bitcoins in the second quarter of 2022. Selling was aggressive in May and June amid the return of turbulence in the cryptosphere, according to a friday report from JPMorgan Chase. According to the forecasts of its analysts, in...

Texas

Bitcoin miners in Texas have limited power consumption

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In June, high temperatures in Texas led to record levels of energy consumption and impacted local bitcoin miners. On June 9, electricity demand in the state peaked at 75,437 MW, according to the state's main utility ERCOT. Many Texas-based miners have entered into agreements with the provider to...

China

Chinese miners control over 22% of bitcoin hashrate

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In May 2021, the Chinese authorities began to force miners out of the country. As a result, the computing power of the Bitcoin network collapsed to a minimum since 2019. If before China was the world leader in terms of bitcoin capacity, now American miners control the lion's share of the BTC...

Bitcoin

Bitcoin mining difficulty drops for the first time since November 2021

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The bitcoin hashrate in mid-February reached an all-time high. Computing power exceeded 215.5 exahash per second (EH/s). Over the past six months, they have increased by about 45%. Then the activity of the miners began to fall, and already on February 28, the hashrate fell to 190.6 EH / s, but then...

Illinois

In Illinois proposed to introduce tax incentives for miners

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A bill has been introduced in the Illinois State Senate to extend the data center tax credit program to businesses that mine BTC and other cryptos. The paper was documented by Republican Senator Sue Rezin. Democrat Julie Morrison joined as co-sponsor. The program noted in the bill has been...

Intel

Intel intends to develop accelerators for mining devices

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Intel recently officially announced its intention to contribute to the development of distributed ledger technology by presenting its development in the form of an accelerator for mining devices. Raja Koduri, vice president of the Computing and Graphics Department, announced this. In his statement,...

BTC mining

Miners staged a sale of bitcoins in early February

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According to Glassnode, the fall of the market in 2022 was provoked, among other things, by bitcoin miners. They dumped part of the mined cryptocurrency, which led to a rollback of BTC below $33,000 last month. However, sales started only at the very end of January and continued into the first days...

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan plans to increase the fiscal burden on miners

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Kazakhstan is included in the list of the largest bitcoin miners. This country, along with the United States and Russia, has become a place of work for miners who migrated from China in the middle of last year. The President of the Republic, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, ordered the government to submit...

Hrazdan

A data center for mining will be placed in Armenia

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The Armenian authorities plan to decommission the old Hrazdan thermal power plant and place an enterprise for the extraction of cryptocurrencies on its territory. On January 20, the project on leasing part of the station territory was approved by the Public Services Regulatory Commission of...

BTC

Bitcoin miners' reserves rise to annual high

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Currently under the control of mining pools is the largest number of bitcoins in 2021. According to the CryptoQuant company, the reserves of miners have already exceeded the maximum indicators in May. That is, over the past six months, the pools refused to sell all the received cryptocurrency and...

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Miners adhere to a cumulative strategy

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Over the past two years, bitcoin miners have joined the ranks of hodlers or long-term holders of cryptocurrencies. If in 2017-2019 mining pools mainly sold coins, then the latest data from the Glassnode platform shows that their strategy has changed. Since the beginning of 2020, they have chosen to...

Thailand

72 bitcoin miners worth $60,000 were burnt in Thailand

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In early December, a bitcoin mining farm consisting of 72 ASIC miners burned down in the Thai province of Chiang Mai. The fire broke out at night on the second floor of a three-story office building. Because there was no one on the neighboring premises, the firefighters arrived at the scene too...

Mining

Capitalization of mining companies falls against the backdrop of BTC

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The share price of the largest mining companies collapsed this week amid a massive pullback in Bitcoin and other digital currencies. The price of BTC fell below $ 47,000 the night before, and altcoins were also in the red. As a result, investors began to withdraw from the shares of mining companies...

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