The government of Uzbekistan has moved to expand its crypto regulations through a decree signed by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The document provides definitions for terms like crypto assets, exchange, and mining, and determines the main regulatory body for the industry. Agency Under President Mirziyoyev to Oversee Crypto Market in Uzbekistan Uzbekistan’s head of state, Shavkat […]

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A draft law tailored to regulate cryptocurrency mining has been filed with the lower house of Russian parliament, the State Duma. The legislation provides a legal definition for the extraction of digital currencies and envisages the establishment of a register for miners. Russian Lawmakers to Review Legislation Enforcing Rules for Crypto Mining Sector The draft […]

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Only a small share of cryptocurrency transactions have illicit purposes and the use of digital coins in illegal activities is for the most part a myth, a high-ranking Russian lawmaker has recently stated. Andrey Lugovoy, who is one of the deputies working on new crypto regulations, also said Russia can become a global leader in […]

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The publicly listed bitcoin miner Riot Blockchain has announced the company has started development on a 1 gigawatt (GW) bitcoin mining facility in Navarro County, Texas. The development of 400 megawatts (MW) of capacity has been initiated on the 265-acre site and the team hopes to have bitcoin mining and hosting capabilities online by next […]

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At the end of May last year, Tesla’s Elon Musk convinced bitcoin industry leaders to form a Bitcoin Mining Council (BMC) and in mid-July, the BMC launched its public services and website. On April 25, 2022, the organization published a report that discusses the bitcoin mining industry’s improvements in sustainable energy use during the first […]

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Bitcoin’s hashrate tapped a lifetime high this weekend reaching 271.19 exahash per second (EH/s) on Saturday, April 23 at block height 733,197. Currently, the computational power is coasting along at 233.81 EH/s with a network difficulty change expected three days from now on April 27. Bitcoin’s Hashrate Records an All-Time High, Hashpower Increased 55% Higher […]

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The U.S.-based company Compass Mining plans to sell $30 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment that’s currently located in Siberia. The decision to sell the mining rigs follows the U.S. government sanctioning the bitcoin mining operation Bitriver and ten subsidiaries. Compass is hoping to offload 12 megawatts of capacity, according to a company executive. Compass […]

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Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ponders Ethereum’s “single points of failure” and whether one man should be able to control an entire social media network, while Bitcoin.com News gives you the latest scoop in the world of ETH and BTC mining rigs. To top it all off, one economist predicts that the U.S. central bank’s […]

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On Thursday, the bitcoin mining and flare gas mitigation firm Crusoe Energy Systems Inc. revealed it secured $505 million in new capital from strategic investors. According to the announcement, the Series C equity funding round was led by the climate technology venture capital firm G2 Venture Partners (G2VP). Crusoe Energy Systems Secures $505 Million From […]

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