Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Is Collapsing – And It Only Has Itself To Blame

The Israeli research and development arm of cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain will close, resulting in the firing of all 23 staff due to market “turmoil.” Glikberg: Bitmain ‘Forced’ To Reevaluate As local media outlet Globes reported December 10, Bitmain, which continues to face financial problems of its own this year, will formally end all activities […]

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Bitmain, Roger Ver, Kraken Sued as Bitcoin Cash Nightmare Continues

Roger Ver, Bitcoin.com, Bitmain, and Kraken are all sued by UnitedCorp over an alleged complot to hijack the Bitcoin Cash network for their own personal gain. United Corp. Sues Bitcoin.com, Bitmain, Kraken If the Bitcoin Cash fork fall-out that made November one of crypto’s most volatile months on record wasn’t bad enough, the nightmare continues. Although, […]

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Sweden Braces For Migrant Caravan Of Norwegian Bitcoin Miners

Data center managers in Sweden are expecting a deluge of inquiries from cryptocurrency mining operations in Norway. The Norwegian authorities this week revoked energy tax subsidies for the sector, throwing the future of many companies into doubt. ‘The Dirtiest Form of Cryptographic Output’ Up until this week, mining firms in Norway qualified for the same […]

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Trump Trade War Tariffs Compound Bitmain IPO Woes

Bitmain’s beleaguered IPO faces further challenges as the latest Trump tariffs hit mining hardware. The situation is also likely to affect planned IPOs by Canaan and Ebang according to the South China Morning Post. Financial Controversy Bitmain must have hoped that the controversy regarding its oft-touted IPO was behind the company. At the end of September, Bitmain publicly […]

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Houston Rockets Inks Sponsorship Deal with Bitcoin Mining Pool ‘AntPool’

Popular National Basketball Association (NBA) team, Houston Rockets, recently entered into a sponsorship agreement with AntPool, one of the largest Bitcoin mining pools. The deal sees the Bitmain-owned AntPool sponsoring the Rockets for the upcoming 2018/2019 NBA season. Houston Rockets…to the Moon? According to SportsPro Media, the deal followed AntPool’s announcement of its newly built […]

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Bitmain Activates Controversial ‘AsicBoost’ for Antpool

New evidence suggests that Bitmain controlled AntPool has activated a controversial hack on its mining operations. The AsicBoost hack supposedly gives a 20% efficiency boost when mining. The Big Reveal Tracking website, AsicBoost Block Explorer, identified that block #530042 was indeed mined by AntPool using the technology. In fact, roughly 4% of blocks mined in the past week […]

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Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Abandons Bitcoin Cash Mining

Japanese internet giant GMO has switched its entire mining capacity from Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to Bitcoin (BTC) as of July 2018. GMO Mines 568 Bitcoin Blocks In July A copy of the company’s monthly mining report uploaded to social media by cryptocurrency business investor Trace Meyer confirms that in July, GMO mined 568 Bitcoin blocks […]

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Nvidia Calls Off Cryptocurrency Mining Production Amid Low Earnings

Graphics chip manufacturing giant Nvidia saw huge growth in late 2017 and throughout most of 2018 as demand for its high-end Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), used for cryptocurrency mining, skyrocketed. The recent bear market has caused demand for GPUs to dwindle, leaving Nvidia to readjust its strategy. Nvidia In Its Heyday It seems Nvidia is […]

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Bitcoin Cash Crunch: Bitmain IPO Makes Crypto Industry Uneasy

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain continues to gain attention over its initial public offering (IPO) as critics raise the alarm over its financial outlook. Bitcoin Cash Bets As Bitcoinist reported at the end of July, the manufacturer announced its plans to hold a $14 billion IPO before the end of 2018, having achieved Q1 profits of […]

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Squire Ltd. to Develop Next Generation 10nm ASIC Chips and Trade Bitcoins

Squire Mining Ltd. recently announced the closing of a non-brokered private placement equity financing of Canadian $25,500,000 to fund the developing, manufacturing, and selling data mining infrastructure and system technology. The Next Generation of 10nm ASIC Chips Is Coming The dizzying growth of the blockchain and crypto asset industry continues to attract new investors. Squire […]

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