Tag: crypto mining

China to carry out the initial real-world trial of its central bank digital currency
December 25, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

China seizes 7,000 crypto mining machines

The fight against the mining of cryptocurrencies continues with full force. It is a well-known fact that the mining of Bitcoin and other digital coins drains a huge amount of electricity and this cost often comes at the expense of the respective government. While in China it's no longer a crime to found mining operations,…

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Bankenverband,cryptocurrency,digital currency
December 17, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Two Russian citizens prosecuted for crypto mining on government devices

Authorities in Russia have prosecuted two Russians for illegally mining cryptocurrencies using government computers. The news comes from local press coverage TASS. According to TASS, the two Russian men were targeting the hardware of Russian state organizations to mine digital coins using web browsers. The published report on the news does not reveal the identities…

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Bankenverband,cryptocurrency,digital currency
November 15, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Iran offers bounties to anyone who exposes illegal crypto mining operations

Countries are finding different ways to fight illegal cryptocurrency mining activities. One of the more interesting approaches comes from Iran, which has started offering bounties to people who expose illegal crypto mining operations. The announcement came after new regulations were set in motion for the cryptocurrency industry. The news comes from local agency IRIB News.…

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Chinese cabinet officials rescind previous threat to ban mining operations
June 26, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Iran cuts off power for crypto mining - the reasons

The Government of Iran has decided to stop the power for crypto mining until new prices for energy are approved, reported Zero Hedge. An Official of the Iran's Ministry of Energy, Mr. Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi, has revealed that the electricity consumption in the country has climbed with 7% for a period of one month only…

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Bitcoin miner
November 29, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

The end of crypto mining? Industry expert commentary

Mining businesses are in trouble with bitcoin being low and companies like GigaWatt filing for bankruptcy. Bitcoin prices jumped as much as 16% Wednesday after hitting a new 14-month low over the weekend. The cryptocurrency was trading around $4,300 as of 3:55 p.m. ET. Below is Node Haven's commentary on the current mining situation: What…

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June 11, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Argo launches new cryptocurrency mining service

Argo, a UK-Canadian venture, has just announced that it has launched today a new low-cost, flexible and easy-to-use crypto-mining service for users. The service is aimed at addressing pent-up demand from users who want to benefit from mining digital currencies but have been put-off by its complexity and significant up-front cost. The company’s solution is…

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