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Quebec Attracts Cryptocurrency Miners with Inexpensive Hydropower

Quebec is increasingly becoming a location of interest for bitcoin miners. The Canadian province offering inexpensive electricity and cold winters providing inexpensive cooling. Also Read: Chinese Bitcoin Miners Explore Relocating Abroad Amid Fears of Crackdown A Young Canadian Entrepreneur Told Local Media That Quebec Is Becoming a Hotspot for Mining Mr…. Read more »

A Visit to a Bitcoin Mining Farm in Sichuan, China Reveals Troubles Beyond Regulation

As many small and medium-sized mining data centers in Sichuan, Guizhou, and Inner Mongolia are closed for the sake of “environmental protection”, the “green” ones that remain operational usually avoid media exposure. After talking with dozens of data center owners, news.Bitcoin.com was granted the chance to visit a mining farm in… Read more »

Bitcoin Gold Developer Under Scrutiny For Allegedly Hiding Mining Code

The bitcoin gold development team is under fire once again as the currency’s mining community has discovered a hard-coded hidden fee protocol found within one of the bitcoin gold developer’s mining pool code. Miners say that BTG core developer, Martin Kuvandzhiev (StarbugBG), added a hidden 0.5 percent fee into the… Read more »

Singaporeans Turn to Bitcoin Mining, Phenomenal Increase in Mining Rig Sales

One Singapore-based mining rig manufacturer reports a sharp increase in sales in recent months as the demand for cryptocurrency mining computers has increased to more than 100 rigs per month as of November 2017 from about 15 in July. The post Singaporeans Turn to Bitcoin Mining, Phenomenal Increase in Mining… Read more »

BREAKING: China May Cut Off Cheap Power To Bitcoin Miners?

Bitcoin mining uses a huge amount of power, which has traditionally been provided at very cheap rates in the Sichuan province of China. Now, all that may radically change. The post BREAKING: China May Cut Off Cheap Power To Bitcoin Miners? appeared first on The Bitcoin News – Leading Bitcoin… Read more »

Russian Central Bank Pushes For ‘Professional’ Miners Taxation

The deputy head of Russia’s central bank Olga Skorobogatova has stated that cryptocurrency mining as a business has to be registered and taxed. The official insists that mining is more than just production of cryptocurrencies. “Mining is validation of transactions that are represented as blocks on the blockchain. Validation is… Read more »

6 GPU Open Air Case for Crypto Currency Mining Rig Frame

Price: $79.99 You will be up and running in no time with this hand-made open air mining rig case designed to hold up to 6 GPU’s (graphics cards) for digital currency mining. Each purpose-built GPU mining frame is practically designed using angled aluminum and responsibly harvested lumber. (Computer electronic hardware… Read more »

Fixing Gigabyte Windforce VGA Fans For GPU Mining Rigs

Some of you might remember our guide from last year on How to Maintain and Repair Dual-X and Other Non-Serviceable GPU Fans covering the whole procedure on how you can fix the fans of old mining video cards that use cheaper sleeve bearing fans. That guide was demonstrating the whole… Read more »

Meet Earn.com: 21 Rebrands Social Network In Shift Away from Bitcoin

21 Inc, once a maker of bitcoin mining hardware, is rebranding to emphasize its new focus on using cryptocurrency to power a social network. Effective today, the startup has changed its name to Earn.com to drive home the message users can get paid for answering emails and completing tasks, according… Read more »