Tags : Miners

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Elon Musk says Tesla will resume Bitcoin acceptance if majority

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric carmaker Tesla, said today the company will reaccept Bitcoin payments for its cars provided the majority of miners use renewable sources to run their farms. “When there’s confirmation of reasonable (~50%) clean energy usage by miners with a positive future trend, Tesla will resume allowing Bitcoin transactions,” said Musk […]Read More

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Bitcoin miners using hydropower asked to continue in Sichuan

Bitcoin miners in China’s Sichuan province can continue their operations until September this year, local tech publication TechNode reported today. The move comes on the back of recent regulations involving stricter crackdown of the activity. Citing sources who attended a regulatory meeting regarding crypto mines in the region, the report said that mining operators were […]Read More

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Bitcoin miners made over $1.4 billion last month, despite plunge

Despite the market crash, Bitcoin (BTC) miners appear only marginally affected with reduced revenues in May, according to data from analytics tool Coin Metrics. May was daunting for Bitcoin, witnessing a correction of over 50% from it’s all-time high above $63.000 in April. The price correction consequently affected the mining revenue plunge, softened by the […]Read More

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Bitcoin miners are shutting down Chinese operations after Vice Premier’s

Chinese Bitcoin miners are scrambling to shift or shut operations after the latest round of ‘crypto FUD’ initiated by the government, a report on news outlet Reuters said today. Ending operations Crypto exchange Huobi suspended all mining operations this morning (alongside ceasing trading services for Chinese users), BTC.TOP, a crypto mining pool, announced the suspension […]Read More

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On-chain data shows Bitcoin miners are HODLers and accumulating

Bitcoin miners are accumulating the asset at the current price range against a generally bullish backdrop and rising demand for the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap. When miners HODL Data from on-chain analytics platform Glassnode for the ‘Miner Net Position’ metric—which tracks miner addresses to show inflows/outflows—showed most miners were net holders of Bitcoin […]Read More

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Bitcoin Miners Net Position Turns Positive: Is A Rally to

After weeks of gut-wrenching volatility, the start of April has been much kinder to Bitcoin. Following a record-breaking $6.4b options expiry, Bitcoin’s price action has been far less volatile in the past few days. According to the Bitcoin Volatility Index, its 30-day volatility has dropped from a high of 5.34% on March 9 to 3.42% […]Read More