Tag Archives: mining

21Jun/19

Bitmain Shifting IPO Plans to the US on Growing Bitcoin Optimism

Chinese cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is revisiting plans for an initial public offering (IPO,) Bloomberg reported on June 21. The company had filed to list an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, but theRead More…

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06Jun/19

Beware: Cryptohopper Clone Spreads Trojans Through New Malware Campaign

Twitter user and malware researcher Fumik0_ has discovered a new website that spreads cryptocurrency malware, according to a report by Bleeping Computer on June 5. According to the report, the host forRead More…

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30May/19

China Authorities Probe Alleged Illegal Bitcoin Mining Sites at Hydro Plants

Government authorities in China’s Sichuan province are reportedly probing into local bitcoin mining farms that have allegedly been constructed without official approval. A state-owned newspaper in Sichuan published a front-page article on ThursdayRead More…

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29May/19

Study: Publicly Listed Chinese Firms Quietly Participate in Bitcoin Mining

According to regional reports, a few publicly listed Chinese companies have been secretly mining bitcoin by pretending to provide cloud or web hosting services. Moreover, recent studies have revealed a growing trendRead More…

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25May/19

Two Miners Purportedly Execute 51% Attack on Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

Two miners have reportedly executed a 51% attack on the bitcoin cash (BCH) blockchain, according to tweets by Cryptoconomy Podcast host Guy Swann on May 24. A 51% attack occurs when someoneRead More…

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05May/19

Québec Allocates 300 MW Energy Quota for Crypto Mining

Québec, the resource-rich Canadian province, has made up its mind about cryptocurrency mining. Régie de l’énergie, the region’s energy regulator, has rendered its decision on the blockchain sector and lifted the moratoriumRead More…

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