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alcoa
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Aluminum factories make great cryptocurrency mining farms

Brian Evans - Aug 19, 2018

Alcoa, the company that invented aluminum smelting back in 1888 observes once again how one of their old operation sites is being overtaken by a bitcoin /…

Bitcoin Mining
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Genesis Mining Offers Customers a Discount to Offset Falling Bitcoin Rewards

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

Genesis Mining, responding to falling bitcoin mining rewards for its customers, is offering a discount to help customers withstand the current downturn, the company announced in a…

Bitcoin
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Genesis Mining Compels Certain Customers to Upgrade BTC Mining Contracts

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

Hashpower hosting service Genesis Mining is forcing some customers to upgrade their mining contracts due to a serious decline cryptocurrency prices

Bitcoin
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Nvidia Stock Falls as Q3 Revenue Estimates Hit by Crypto Mining Decline

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

Nvidia stocks fell following the announcement of lower-than-expected Q3 revenue, due in part to a decrease in cryptocurrency mining

Bitcoin Crime
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Bitcoin Mining Farm in Norway Receives Bomb Threat as Noise Complaints Mount

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

It appears that the cryptocurrency revolution is not all that welcome in Norway, with a bitcoin mining facility in a remote part of the country receiving a…

Bitcoin
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Hashflare Cracks Down on BTC Mining

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

If you are a crypto enthusiast, or you have spent some time surfing the niche, you probably are aware of Hashflare standing out among cloud-based mining services.…

ASICs
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Coders Renew Efforts to Fork Mining Giant Bitmain Off Siacoin Blockchain

Brian Evans - Aug 14, 2018

Coders on a smaller cryptocurrency protocol are showing why expansion might not be so easy for Bitmain, a mining giant that's soon to file for an IPO.

Bitcoin Mining
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Vietnam Confirms Suspension of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Miner Imports

Brian Evans - Aug 13, 2018

After months of deliberation, Vietnam has moved to halting imports of cryptocurrency mining equipment according to a customs department in the country. Domestic businesses and individuals have…

Blockchain
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Analysts: Despite Crypto Mining Decline, Nvidia Will See Increased Revenue This Quarter

Brian Evans - Aug 11, 2018

Analysts suggest that Nvidia will see significant growth in its gaming and servers sales, which will overcome deficiencies due to decreased crypto mining activities

Altcoin Mining
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Bitmain Releases New Crypto Mining Internet Routers for Dash and Siacoin

Brian Evans - Aug 11, 2018

Bitmain has announced the launch of two internet routers that can mine Dash and Siacoin. In a tweet shared online, the company said the new miners, known…