Bitcoin Mining News

Bitcoin mining runs Bitcoin’s blockchain. BTC mining is responsible for carrying out transactions, as well as for moving Bitcoin from the asset’s maximum supply into its circulating supply. Bitcoin mining is the peer-to-peer process of adding data onto Bitcoin’s public ledger in order to verify and secure a contract. Groups of recorded transactions are gathered in blocks and then added onto the Bitcoin blockchain.

In short, miners all over the world look to solve complex puzzles on their BTC mining machines in an automated fashion. These machines all compete to find puzzle solutions. When a puzzle is solved, a block is mined and the solver is rewarded a set amount of Bitcoin. A new Bitcoin block is mined every 10 minutes on average. Electrical expenses and other aspects affect Bitcoin mining profitability.

A Bitcoin mining rig is a computer hardware setup designated for BTC mining, whereas a Bitcoin mining farm is a group of mining machines. Mining pools also exist, formed of groups of miners pooling their resources toward a shared mining goal and a shared mining reward.

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BIT Mining Limited has entered into a joint venture agreement with Viking Data Centers to develop a Bitcoin mining site in Ohio.
Ohio to host BIT Mining's new 85 MW Bitcoin mining facility
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-09-22T14:12:23+01:00
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Mining new Bitcoin keeps getting harder, but the current difficulty is still far from its record highs.
Bitcoin mining difficulty surges 31% since July
Helen Partz
2021-09-22T13:26:51+01:00
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New York Digital Investment Group estimates that Bitcoin mining will not represent more than 0.4% of global electricity consumption over the next decade.
Bitcoin mining estimated to represent 0.9% of global carbon emissions in 2030
Martin Young
2021-09-22T05:49:05+01:00
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Bitcoin miners appear reluctant to sell their BTC as the hash rate increases despite the recent sell-off.
Miners have accumulated $600M worth of Bitcoin since Feb
Martin Young
2021-09-21T06:25:50+01:00
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Bitcoin appears to meet the definition of an energy-backed currency proposed by the famed American inventor during the interbellum period.
100 years ago, Henry Ford proposed ‘energy currency’ to replace gold
Sam Bourgi
2021-09-18T19:41:43+01:00
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Chinese Bitcoin miner manufacturer Canaan Inc. has reported significant revenue figures for the second quarter of 2021.
Bitcoin miner maker Canaan records highest quarterly profit since 2019 IPO
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-09-15T12:56:16+01:00
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Bitcoin has already consumed more power in 2021 than it did in all of 2020, according to a recent study.
Bitcoin’s power consumption this year has already surpassed all of 2020’s
Martin Young
2021-09-15T04:30:39+01:00
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Authorities in the province say crypto mining is inimical to China's environmental conservation efforts.
Hebei is the latest China province to wield the crypto crackdown hammer
Osato Avan-Nomayo
2021-09-14T13:17:48+01:00
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