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Concerns Growing Over Crypto Energy Usage

A recent report in the scientific journal Joule has concluded that Bitcoin mining currently consumes as much electricity as Ireland, and is on track...

The ASIC Debate Heats Up As Mining Becomes More Centralized

In 2013 the first Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) entered the marketplace for Bitcoin mining. These chips, which are vastly more powerful than the...

The Cost of Success: Bitcoin Mining Consumes More Electricity than 159...

2017 has been an explosive year for cryptocurrency. It’s striding towards widespread adoption as new money is entering the market with each passing day,...

Pirate Bay tests embedded crypto miner as possible source of revenue

Torrent websites have become the most common way for users across the world to access pirated content in a peer to peer fashion. While...

North Korea reportedly starts mining Bitcoin, and targets digital currency exchanges

When it comes to talking about North Korea and digital currencies, most of the times, there isn’t much to say. Considering that a high...

Cryptocurrency Growth Boon For Hardware Manufacturers

With the cryptocurrency revolution well underway, millions are seizing on the opportunity to invest in blockchain technology. No-doubt cryptocurrency has been profitable to many...

The National Bank of Ukraine talks about the legality of Bitcoin

Back in the second week of August 2017, an interesting event took place in Ukraine, as several individuals were reportedly arrested for being involved...

Major Events Following the Chainsplit on August 1st

Bitcoin Cash (BCH or alternatively BCC; also bcash) did successfully split from bitcoin’s main blockchain as it was expected to on August 1st. The...

Bitcoin & Climate Change

Bitcoin’s decentralized nature can in part be ascribed to the fact that it’s not released to the market through a central institution or procedure....

What does Ethereum’s Proof of Stake algorithm mean for miners?

Ethereum is a cryptocurrency platform that was initially presented by, then 19-year-old, Vitalik Buterin in 2013. The official launch of Ethereum occurred in 2015...