カテゴリー: Mining

Antminer S5 Disrupts T-Mobile Broadband Network

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has demanded that a New York City resident turn off his bitcoin mining hardware after it was discovered that his Antminer S5 was interfering with a broadband network operated by T-Mobile. According to the FCC, the mining rig was “generating spurious emissions” and “causing harmful interference” on “frequencies assigned […]

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Israel Tax Authority: Bitcoin is Property, Not Currency

Israel Tax Authority: Bitcoin is Property, Not CurrencyIsrael Tax Authority issued a professional circular on February 19 (4 Adar 5768), clarifying the country’s tax policy on cryptocurrencies in general and bitcoin in particular. “Bitcoin and its like” are discussed in what’s referred to as a “final circular” on crypto and value-added tax (VAT) along with capital gains. Also read: Switzerland Enacts ICO Guidelines […]

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Salon Offers Visitors In-House Cryptocurrency Mining When Blocking Ads

Salon Offers Visitors Cryptocurrency Mining to Block AdsMainstream web magazine Salon has started allowing its readers an ad-free site, if readers start mining cryptocurrency for them, after sustaining a decline in income due to ad blocking technology. Also read: Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License Salon’s Mining Initiatives Salon, a left-leaning political and lifestyle webzine started in 1995, has launched […]

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Two Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto Mining

Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto MiningThe governors of two Russian regions have indicated their readiness to accommodate large crypto mining facilities. Two of the westernmost subjects of the Federation – Kaliningrad and Leningrad – are willing to welcome miners and want to get involved in “bitcoin production”. Local authorities have expressed intentions to take mining out of garages and scale […]

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Two Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto Mining

Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto MiningThe governors of two Russian regions have indicated their readiness to accommodate large crypto mining facilities. Two of the westernmost subjects of the Federation – Kaliningrad and Leningrad – are willing to welcome miners and want to get involved in “bitcoin production”. Local authorities have expressed intentions to take mining out of garages and scale […]

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Mining Crypto In a Browser Is a Complete Waste of Time

Mining Crypto In a Browser Is a Complete Waste of TimeMalware that surreptitiously mines cryptocurrency while you browse the web is big news right now – literally in the case of news outlet Salon, which has enabled it as an opt-in feature. One thing that it certainly isn’t, though, is big business. Every other day, media outlets seem to be running stories about the latest […]

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GPU Shortage Hinders Scientific Research – Cryptocurrency Miners Blamed

GPU Shortage Hinders Scientific Research – Cryptocurrency Miners BlamedAfter gamers, scientists have now raised the alarm about the deficit of video cards caused by excessive demand in the crypto mining industry. Researchers trying to pick up radio signals from stars and extraterrestrials say they need more of the latest GPU chips for their data processing equipment. According to media reports, a leading manufacturer […]

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Five Siberian Power Plants Attracting Crypto Miners With Surplus Electricity

Five Siberian Power Plants Attracting Crypto Miners With Surplus ElectricityCryptocurrency miners will soon be able to benefit from surplus electricity and the cold climate at five power plants located in Siberia. Russian energy company En+, which owns those power plants, is already in talks with investors to build crypto mining farms near them. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies […]

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Japan’s GMO to Launch BTC, BCH Cloud Mining Service in August

Japan’s GMO to Launch BTC, BCH Cloud Mining Service in AugustJapanese technology conglomerate GMO Internet is about to launch a new cloud offering for mining BTC and BCH. If you have at least $5 million that you want to invest in such a venture, and don’t want the hassle of opening your own mining farm, applications start next month. Also Read: Coinbase Develops Bitpay Competitor […]

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Bitfury’s North American Mining Proxy Hut 8 to List on TSX This Month

Bitfury’s North American Mining Proxy Hut 8 to List on TSX This MonthCanada appears poised to become a new global hub for bitcoin miners. Already known to be attracting Chinese miners diversifying away from their home market with its cheap hydro-power electricity and cold climate, the country’s latest draw is easy access to capital. Firms such as Hut 8 are set to tap its welcoming market for […]

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