Five Validators Want To Keep Doing Their Job On The Terra Network

On Monday, Terraform Labs CEO, Do Kwon, requested (via Twitter) that developers willing to support and commit to the development of the forked terra chain should indicate interest. 8/ We believe this token distribution, in addition to best efforts by LFG to make $UST holders whole, best solves for the varying interests and time preferences … Read more

City Of Forth Worth Has Become the First City In the US To Mine BTC

What's the Difference Between Mining and Minting Coins?

Texas’s crypto-friendly city Fort Worth will commence with Bitcoin mining by utilizing three mining rigs of Bitmain Andminer S9 that are donated on the behalf of the Texas Blockchain Council. The city mayor is of the view that mined Bitcoin could offset the operational charges, which will be a part of the balance sheet of … Read more

A Top Ethereum Staking Pool Plans Further Decentralization Of Its Platform

One of the Ethereum staking pools, Lido, has announced that it would lower the requirements to become a validator on its platform. Thus, enhancing the decentralization of their platform. Based on the new requirements, anyone can become a Lido validator regardless of the amount of Ethereum they have staked. Furthermore, it would enhance governance on … Read more

Russian Deputy Minister Urges Government To Legalize Crypto Mining

Evgeny Grabchak, Deputy Minister of Energy in Russia has suggested regulatory authorities to bring new regulations for cryptocurrency mining operations, as current “Vacuum” hinders economic potential. According to reports from several media outlets, the Deputy Minister of Energy, Evgeny Grabchak has asked the Russian government to bring fresh cryptocurrency mining regulations, promoting the legalization of … Read more

Bengal Energy Allocates Unused Gas To Bitcoin Mining

Bengal Energy intends to mine BTC using energy discharged from “abandoned” gas reservoirs in response to the increase in BTC mining this year. Bengal Electricity, an oil and gas firm in Canada, plans to invest in cryptocurrency mining operations using power from “abandoned” gas reservoirs. The company aims to install 70 Bitcoin mining machines within … Read more

BTC Miners In Russia Are Running Their Operations As Usual Despite Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Russian BTC (Bitcoin) miners are reportedly doing their operations normally despite the authorities’ invasion of Ukraine. As per the assessments made by the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index, the Russian miners were responsible for nearly 11.2% of the BTC hash rate across the globe till 2021’s August. It is up till now ambiguous how the … Read more

The Debate Over PoW Mining Delays Europe’s Votes On A Crypto Market Directive

The outrage from the crypto world has caused the EU parliament to delay a crucial vote in its highly expected crypto market regulatory policy. The mica (markets in the crypto-assets directive) was scheduled to hold its vote this coming Monday.  Why The Vote Is Delayed The conclusion of the vote will lead to a negotiation … Read more

Demand for Mining Hardware Increases in Russia

According to retail data, there has been strong interest in the crypto mining equipment market in Russia from buyers of both new, as well as used devices. As a matter of fact, the demand for application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) machines has exponentially multiplied this year, whereas the supply of video cards has been short, thereby … Read more

Kazakhstan Seeks Nuclear Answer To Bitcoin Electricity Shortage

The departure of Bitcoin miners from China to Kazakhstan has added to the nation’s energy shortage, which the nation’s leader has recommended be alleviated through the use of nuclear energy sources. According to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy, Bitcoin miners will be responsible for an 8% rise in residential electricity use from now until the end … Read more

El Salvador Has Managed To Mine Its First Bitcoin Using Volcanic Energy

El Salvador president Nayib Bukele has confirmed via Twitter that the country has managed to mine some of the Bitcoin using volcanic energy. He says that the mining facility is still in its primitive stage and requires a lot of tinkering and professional insight to be able to make this endeavor a regular element. From … Read more