According to a newly-filed patent application from Intel, new block validation software will be created to deal with scalability and automation issues on distributed ledgers.
The Chinese government has maintained its harsh stance on Bitcoin and blockchain-related entities for quite some time now. Last year alone, the government moved to crack down on all ICOs…
Cryptocurrency miners are set to adopt a new cheaper and more efficient ASIC-based hardware which could lead to a concentration of power in the cryptocurrency mining industry. Bitmain could…
AMD's shares increased by over 9% in after-hours trading yesterday and the revenue recorded in the current quarter surpassed the expected amount.
Chinese police in Tianjin have seized 600 computers used for mining Bitcoin after local power grid operator complained of unusual electricity usage in the city.
Cryptocurrency mining chips have "high electricity consumption and high heat discharge" which increases the likelihood of fire, as reported by South Korea's news outlet Kyunghyang.
HyperBlock has opted for an all-stock deal worth $82.8 million (C$106 million) to merge the interests of both companies and provide stronger developments in cryptocurrency mining.
According to a post by Google Chrome, "Existing extensions that mine cryptocurrency will be delisted from the Chrome Web Store in late June."
Intel says that the hardware will include "a processor core and a hardware accelerator coupled to the processor core, the hardware accelerator to mine digital currency."
Susquehanna International Group (SIG) have reported that Bitmain has created an Ethereum-compatible ASIC miner, which could see the demand for GPUs plummet. This would spell good news for…
The announcement came on March 20 from Bitfury's CEO Valery Vavilov, with both parties praising each other's efforts in welcoming the initiative.
Venezuela's President, Nicolas Maduro, has launched "Plan Chamba Juvenil Digital (Youth Digital Work Plan)", a cryptocurrency mining program for young citizens.
Ukraine's capital, Kiev, is planning to introduce cryptocurrency mining as an economic activity in the state register to allow a relaxed environment for the crypto community.
Plattsburg, New York, has become the first US city to ban cryptocurrency mining after the city’s council approved a moratorium to impose the ban.