Bitcoin’s Total Hashrate Slides Lower in December as BTC Miners Struggle for Profits

While bitcoin prices have been lower than the estimated cost of bitcoin production, the network’s hashrate has dropped a great deal since mid-November. Presently, the

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Manitoba Halts New Crypto Mining Projects Due to Expected High Energy Demand

Authorities in Manitoba are temporarily suspending the connection of new crypto mining facilities to the power grid. The Canadian province, which relies heavily on hydroelectric

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Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Taps a Lifetime High, Glassnode Says BTC Miners Remain ‘Under Immense Pressure’

On Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, Bitcoin’s difficulty rise erased the recent 0.20% decline recorded two weeks ago, as the difficulty metric rose by 0.51% at

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Amendments to Russia’s Digital Asset Law Aim to Allow Mining, Ban Crypto Exchange and Ads

Russian lawmakers have proposed changes to the current law “On Digital Financial Assets” in order to regulate crypto mining while banning the circulation of cryptocurrencies

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Hydro-Québec Looks to Suspend Power Distribution to Crypto Miners in Bid to Save Capacity

According to a Hydro-Québec newsroom report, the company has asked the electricity transmission and distribution regulator, Régie de l’énergie, to cease offering services to crypto

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Bitcoin Miner Cleanspark Acquires 3,853 Bitmain-Made BTC Mining Rigs for $5.9 Million

On Nov. 1, 2022, the bitcoin miner Cleanspark revealed it acquired 3,853 Bitmain-brand Antminer S19J Pro mining rigs for $5.9 million. According to Cleanspark, the

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Core Scientific Shares Downgraded After SEC Filing Hints at Possible Bankruptcy

One of the largest publicly listed bitcoin miners, Core Scientific, has shaken investors with a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that

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New Mining Bill Permitting Cross-Border Crypto Payments Filed in Russian Parliament

A draft law designed to regulate the mining of digital coins in Russia is also legalizing the use of cryptocurrencies in international settlements. It has

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