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On October 3rd, 2010, early Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik took to BitcoinTalk to introduce a patch which increases the block size to 7 MB. It was an initiative which

MineHub has formed a consortium to revolutionize the way an old industry is doing business. The list of initial participants is rather impressive: Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G), ING Bank

Moving averages have been used in the technical analysis (including cryptocurrency niche) forever. In this article, we introduce a notion of Hashrate Moving Average. There is no Bitcoin without the

Bitmain is in hot water once again, facing a $5 million class action lawsuit from customers who allege the firm was using its hardware to mine crypto without customers’

When Ethereum went live with the experimental “Frontier” release on July 30, 2015, it was met with fanfare touting the many advancements this second-generation blockchain would have over Bitcoin.

Bitcoin miners have become energy hunters, scouting the world for cheap electricity. And when most people think about bitcoin mining operations, they imagine hydro-powered warehouses in Canada or the

Bitmain announced on Friday that it plans to release a new mining chip, using 7nm Semiconductor Manufacturing to improve efficiency. Bitmain CEO and co-founder Jihan Wu described the new

If you’ve been following the cryptocurrency space for a while, chances are you’ve heard this one: “Bitcoin uses more energy than <insert country here>.” The story will hit the top of Google News every few months or so, helping the perma-bears pat themselves on the back while striking fear in the hearts of the true believers. But what if I were to tell you that it’s not that big of a deal?