The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has released details of its Q1 earnings this year, with the demand for ASIC chips growing over the period. Application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chips are a necessary element to efficiently mine Bitcoin. Bitmain is one of the biggest names in Bitcoin mining hardware and they purchase their chips from TSMC. A growing number […]
Global chip manufacturing giant attributes lower 2H18 revenue forecast in part to changing cryptocurrency mining landscape. #NEWS
Cryptocurrency mining orders have helped set a new monthly sales record for Taiwanese semiconductor maker TSMC.
The newly-named Riot Blockchain company, which used to work in veterinary science, has been subpoenaed by the SEC #NEWS
While the project is projected to bring 25-35 permanent jobs to the area, it would draw the power equivalent of 24,000 residences. #NEWS
A Washington state county has agreed to allow Bitmain subsidiary Ant Creek LLC to lease 10 acres of land with an option to buy.
The cryptocurrency space is rarely short of drama, but there’s something about Twitter drama in particular that sets tongues wagging and crypto influencers crossing swords. The suspension of the popular @Bitcoin account on Sunday has sparked furious debate. In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, there’s all that plus some ludicrous claims from new blockchains. […]
Hard fork complete for Monero as the privacy-oriented altcoin spurns Bitmain’s new ASIC miners. #NEWS
Cryptocurrency mining hardware firm Bitmain confirmed the release of its rumored Ethereum ASIC miners on Monday. The technology is priced at USD 800 per unit and is scheduled to reach the market in July this year. In a statement released by Bitmain on Twitter, the company noted that the Antminer E3 would have an ”ordering limit of one miner […]
Bitmain has released its Ethash ASIC miner with the first units set to ship in mid-July. #NEWS
After weeks of speculation, Bitmain has announced an ASIC for ethereum mining, spurring the developer community into action to try and block its use.
Bitcoin mining hardware firm Bitmain unveiled its long-rumored ethereum mining tech on Monday.
Higher education is the industry more likely to crypto mine or be cryptojacked than four other surveyed industries combined, new report shows #NEWS
Cryptocurrency mining — the process in which computing power is used to solve algorithms, in turn producing coins — is becoming increasingly more common on college campuses across the U.S, especially in those where electricity is included as part of their tuition. Meet Joey Dilliha, an 18-year-old freshman at Western Kentucky University who claims he’s… […]
Mining wars. Siacoin and Monero strike back at Bitmain. #ANALYSIS