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BTC Price Follows Hash Rate? No, not Necessarily.

Bitcoin's price correlates with its hash rate under certain circumstances, but not as a rule. Thus, we don't subscribe to the the price follows...

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Bitcoin’s Network Charted: understanding miner trends

Bitcoin is not comparable to traditional markets. Therefore financial analyses and statistical tools do not accurately describe the state of Bitcoin's network. In particular...

Bitmain in Hot Water with TSMC. Are ASIC Delays Imminent?

Bitcoin mining manufacturers like Bitmain struggle to produce ASIC chips. Competition with other microchip customers like Apple, combined with unsteady demand due to bear-bull...

Data Center Bitcoin Mining and a Greener China

Technology related data centers consume double the amount of terawatt hours of electricity per year as Bitcoin's PoW, although this is just 1% and...

Moore’s Law vs Bitcoin ASICs and Network Growth

Bitcoin ASIC evolution is stalling and some claim that Moore's law is dead. However, despite hindered microchip upgrades energy efficiency and hashing capabilities of...

Green Bitcoin: Miners Demand Cleaner Energy

The Green Bitcoin Theory believes that Bitcoin's energy use is trivial in comparison to coin price or other industries. They postulate that bitcoin mining will become a...

BTC Hashrate Gains in 2021. Will China Still Rule?

China-based bitcoin mining industry leaders met for a private discussion last week. The group predicts shipment of 200,000-1,000,000 ASICs by 2022. This equates to...

How Much Does it Cost to Mine a Bitcoin?

*See our updated article for May 2021* Bitcoin is a Proof-of-Work cryptocurrency, thus coins have an intrinsic value due to the cost for miners to...

Antminer S17 is Temper-mental, as are S19, S9, T17, T9, L3+

Despite best efforts, interior climates of mining farms may be difficult to control in periods of extreme heat or cold. This winter was no...

Bitcoin’s Dominance and why History Matters

Bitcoin's dominance has been on the rise this 2020-2021 bull run. As price increases and market capitalization gain traction, adoption is proliferating. Bitcoin now...

Record Highs for Bitcoin Miners

Only two weeks have passed in 2021, and Bitcoin has managed to break several records. Bitcoin miners are turning a good profit. Some are...

Bitcoin’s Hashrate, 2020 Reviewed

2020 saw a steady rise in Bitcoin's hashrate. Miners rang in the 2021 New Year with stellar earnings of 22¢/TH, up from 14¢ last...

Are Bitcoin Mining Machines in Short Supply?

Now that the BTC price is hitting record heights, where are all the bitcoin mining machines? According to manufacturer websites many of the market-leading...

Bitcoin Miner Equations You Need to Know

A bitcoin miner uses calculations to gain knowledge about machine performance, profit, and ROI. Thus, it is important to get to grasps with some...

Mining Bitcoin At a Loss. Could it be a Win?

Mining bitcoin at a loss means profits don't cover operation expenses. When BTC miners go in arrears there are plenty of ways to cut...

Bitcoin Miners Need These Essential Conversions

Bitcoin miners use some key conversions in order to develop a deeper understanding of how machines perform and how much electricity they consume. Additionally,...

Crypto Crime: Do Criminals Prefer E-Currencies Over Fiat?

As we discover, crypto crime accounts for a minuscule amount of illicit activity. Likewise, proceeds from crime represent a tiny fraction of the crypto...

Crypto-Mining: How Bitcoins are Earned and Created

Crypto-mining dynamics is intimidating. There is advanced terminology and technology to conquer. Information can be misleading. Even seasoned miners may neglect a basic understanding...

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