AsicBoost Dominates Bitcoin Mining, Solving Bitmain’s 2017 Controversy

The 2017 ASICBoost controversy, which accused Bitmain of unfair mining practices, has resolved itself. Bitcoin (BTC) miners openly using AsicBoost are now comprising 63% of its network hashrate. This vindicates community concerns from 2017 that accused Bitmain of using the “covert” version of AsicBoost. The statistic was highlighted on March 9 by Bitmex Research, building […]

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Crypto Mining Giant Canaan Partners With Blockchain Firm Northern Data

Canaan, the world’s second-largest Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, and blockchain infrastructure firm Northern Data AG have signed a strategic partnership. Two major players in the global blockchain industry have signed a strategic partnership to pool together their technological and operational achievements. According to a Feb. 19 press release, Canaan Creative, the world’s second-largest Bitcoin (BTC) […]

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Bitcoin Hits $10K, Coinbase Controversy, Buffet with Buffett: Hodler’s Digest, Feb. 3–9

Bitcoin returns to five figures, some Coinbase users are limited to withdrawing $10 a day, and North Korean hackers get inventive. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — […]

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