The cryptocurrency revolution steadily marches on. While it has yet to completely reshape the financial and other systems of everyday life, crypto acquisition and usage grow yearly. There is so much to love about cryptocurrency.…

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The SHA256 hashrate that secures the Bitcoin network has grown massively during the last few years, as Bitcoin’s processing power has touched all-time highs in 2020. Moreover, the gigawatts of electrical consumption powering industrial bitcoin…

Power plants in Iran are allowed to mine cryptocurrencies, the deputy head of the country’s Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (Tavanir) has reportedly confirmed. Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi, deputy head of Tavanir, explained that entities…

Power plants in Iran are allowed to mine cryptocurrencies, the deputy head of the country’s Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (Tavanir) has reportedly confirmed. Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi, deputy head of Tavanir, explained that entities…

Bitcoin's mining "difficulty" has undergone its first adjustment since last week's halving, dropping the figure by 6%. Mining difficulty is part of an automatic procedure that takes place on the Bitcoin blockchain every 2,016 data blocks, or roughly every…

Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate has decreased by 30% in the last three days in line with the predictions made by industry insiders. Before the halving, Cointelegraph surveyed a number of industry insiders about their expectations for…

  After weeks, months, or perhaps even years of anticipation, the Bitcoin halving is over. As of approximately 3:21 p.m EST, the Bitcoin mining reward was cut in half, falling from 12.5 BTC for every…

Bitcoiners planning around next week's "halving" on the blockchain network need to keep checking their countdown clocks: Every time they look, it seems it's coming a little sooner. Last week, Michael Maloney, chief financial officer of Coinmint LLC, a Puerto Rico-based cryptocurrency…

Hxro is a cryptocurrency platform that offers a simplified way to interact with the market, giving traders an alternative way to express a view on price, hedge risk, and trade digital assets. Sign up to…