After recently placing a moratorium on mining activities in the Washington State due to heavy loads, several public utility companies have been forced to increase their security out of fears of attacks.
In a funny twist, the mechanism commonly used as a mining malware is now being used for a good cause: UNICEF now allows you to donate some of your computing power instead of cash.
Diginex, a multinational crypto-asset investment services firm, has sold 51% of the company’s stake in the cryptocurrency and mining field to another Hong Kong-based firm, Madison Group Holdings.
Electronics giant Samsung reported an impressive first quarter performance for 2018 with revenues and profits in record territory for the fourth straight quarter, thanks to the demand for semiconductors used in cryptocurrency mining.
Cisco has been granted a patent for a crowd-sourced cloud computing application, which the company claimed could be used for cryptocurrency mining.
The Philippine government is opening the Cagayan Special Economic Zone to allow cryptocurrency and blockchain operators “to take advantage of tax perks while generating employment.”
Authorities seized 600 computers and related hardware in Tianjin earlier this week, due to abnormally high electricity usage in the city, state media reported.
Sindri Thor Stefansson, the primary suspect in the "big Bitcoin heist," said he will be bringing his 'illegal' two-and-a-half month detention to the European Court of Human Rights.
Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged mastermind of the so-called “big Bitcoin heist,” wrote to Icelandic newspaper Frettabladid and wants to be assured he can go home without being arrested again.
Customs officials in South Korea have tightened the standards applied to cryptocurrency mining chip imports, adding them to a list of products that must meet certain basic specifications before they can be imported.
Canada's Bitfarms has merged with Israel-based Blockchain Mining Ltd. to form one of the world’s largest mining outfits.