Shaurya Malwa · 16 hours ago · 2 min read
Op-Ed: Can crypto help reduce environmental impact?
The advent of cryptocurrencies has revolutionized the work of businesses and industries all over the world, including the finance, banking, and retail sectors.
Op-Ed: Here’s how Bitcoin mining accelerates clean energy adoption
Bitcoin mining and its impact on the environment has been in the news recently, as Elon Musk tweeted his concern about the amount of its fossil fuel usage, and withdrawing his support of the cryptocurrency.
Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus pushes for DOGE nodes to do their part
Recently, Billy Markus has begun actively promoting nodes on Dogecoin.
Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin doesn’t regret starting as a PoW consensus
During a recent interview, Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin shared his views on how he would have gone about launching Bitcoin.
How the U.S. became the world’s biggest Bitcoin mining hub
China’s Bitcoin (BTC) crackdown drove the lucrative business out of the country and helped establish the US as the heart of the mining operations, data from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance reveals.
Bitcoin just settled $31 billion worth of BTC transactions in a single day
The world is growing increasingly pro-Bitcoin as the latest data has shown that the flagship digital asset settled over $30 billion worth of transactions in one day beating that of other payment gateway systems like that of MasterCard and Visa.
(ETH) Ethereum devs looking to delay difficulty time bomb, what could this mean?
Last week, Ethereum devs Tim Beiko and James Hancock posted proposal 4345 to delay the difficulty time bomb until May 2022.
Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate shifts to the US as states vie for miners’ attention
Months after China kicked out crypto miners citing environmental concerns of the industry, a report from Foundry USA has shown that miners emigrating to the United States are seeking renewable energy sources for their operations.
Ethereum (ETH) miners are HODLing almost $2 billion in mining rewards
Ethereum (ETH) miner balances continue increasing, as the metric reached a 50-month high, according to a behavior analysis platform Santiment.
What now for Bitcoin (BTC) as mining hashrate rises twice in the last 90 days
Following a series of upward move in its activities spanning over 90 days, Bitcoin hashrate is moving forward again as it has recorded a 128 percent increase within this period.
Belarus president calls on citizens to mine crypto
The President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has urged citizens to mine cryptocurrencies instead of moving abroad to pursue low-paying farming jobs.
Over half a billion dollars worth of Ethereum (ETH) are now burned
Half a billion dollars worth of Ethereum (ETH)—the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency after Bitcoin by market cap—have now been ‘burned’ after last month’s Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP)-1559, data from multiple sources show.
Economist claims a $500,000 Bitcoin would be disastrous for CO2 emissions
The founder of Digiconomist, Alex de Vries, predicts that, in the long run, the cost of mining a Bitcoin will rise to the price of a Bitcoin.
Venezuela cut off power to Bitcoin (BTC) mining plants despite legalization
Bitcoin (BTC) miners in one of Venezuela’s most important industrial states, Carabobo, had their electricity cut off by authorities, Criptonoticias reported.
This protocol protects DeFi traders from being ‘front run’ on Ethereum
A priority transaction network for Ethereum saw a launch in advance of the highly anticipated London hardfork and EIP-1559.
Elon Musk fancies running a Dogecoin node in space (and teases Tesla’s Bitcoin adoption)
Elon Musk‘s participation at ‘The B Word’ conference, an event hosted by the Crypto Council for Innovation, resonated loudly in mainstream media as well as on Twitter as the Tesla and SpaceX CEO revealed the makeup of his crypto reaches, gently boosting Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) and Dogecoin (DOGE) prices.
Over 1,000 Bitcoin miners crushed by police in warning to electricity thieves
Authorities in Miri, Malaysia, seized and destroyed 1,069 Bitcoin mining rigs by steamroller after cracking a mining operation that was using stolen electricity.
China’s Anhui province begins its clampdown on Bitcoin (BTC) mining
Eastern China’s Anhui province became the latest regional county to ban Bitcoin mining in the country, weeks after the government unleashed a harsh plan to stamp out the activity in the nation, reported news outlet Reuters this morning.