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Oct 08 2021

Aug 21 2021

Is MIT ChainAnchor Still Relevant? This Bitcoin Technical Expert Thinks So

Why does a seemingly abandoned MIT project from 2016 still matter in 2021? Because MIT ChainAnchor serves as a model for future attacks to the Bitcoin blockchain. A decentralized, permissionless, and uncensorable network is a threat to the status quo. The value and freedom that Bitcoin brings to the world comes at the expense of those who want the population poor, scared, and...

Aug 10 2021

Fidelity Buys 7.4% Stake In Bitcoin Miner Marathon

Mutual fund giant Fidelity has purchased 7.4% of bitcoin mining company Marathon Digital Holdings to be spread across multiple funds. ​Multinational financial services corporation Fidelity Investments purchased a 7.4% stake in Marathon Digital Holdings, a prominent bitcoin mining operator in North America, reported...

Aug 06 2021

Publicly-Traded Bitcoin Miners Continue To Outperform

Shares of publicly-traded bitcoin mining companies continue to outperform, with many of them up big this week.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now....

Aug 02 2021

Jun 01 2021

Crypto Exchange Volume Hits ATH in May

June 1, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits ✍️✍️✍️ Singapore’s DBS bank priced its first...

May 31 2021

Bitcoin Mining Company Marathon Will Stop Censoring Transactions, Start Signaling For Taproot

Bitcoin mining firm Marathon has announced its pool will stop mining only OFAC-compliant blocks and start signaling for Taproot activation.Mara Pool, the bitcoin mining pool operated by digital asset technology company Marathon Digital Holdings, will update its miners to the latest Bitcoin Core 0.21.1 software to signal for...

May 24 2021

Compute North To Host 70,000 Marathon Bitcoin Miners At Texas Data Center

Marathon Digital holdings will house 73,000 mining rigs at a Compute North data center being built in Texas.A press release issued today by Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. has indicated that the company will house roughly 73,000 of its...

May 07 2021

Mara Pool And Bitcoin Mining Censorship

The hosts of "The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado" discussed Mara Pool, bitcoin mining pools that censor blocks and what Bitcoiners could do about this.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

May 06 2021

Marathon Mines Bitcoin Block That’s Verified As Compliant With U.S. Regulations

Marathon has mined a Bitcoin block deemed fully compliant with U.S. regulations, effectively censoring transactions in the process.Marathon Digital Holdings, one of the largest enterprise Bitcoin self-mining companies in North America, has successfully mined its first “clean” block.In late March, the...

Feb 01 2021

Marathon Patent Group To Receive 4,000 New Bitcoin Mining Rigs From Bitmain

Feb 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitmain marathon mining north america

This morning, Marathon announced that a shipment of 4,000 new Antiminer S-19 Pro Bitmain miners are en route to its mining facility in Hardin, MT. This is the first of many shipments that Marathon has scheduled for 2021 which will fulfill its order for more than 103,000 additional miners from Bitmain, according to a release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. Marathon’s...

Jan 25 2021

Mining Firm Marathon Joins MicroStrategy as De Facto Bitcoin Investment

Jan 25 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business marathon microstrategy mining

American Bitcoin mining giant and publicly-listed company Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (MARA) has revealed a $150 million BTC purchase at an average price of $31,167.8. Marathon Goes All-In on...

Ushering In A Bitcoin Standard: Marathon Buys $150 Million Of Bitcoin

Jan 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  investing marathon treasury

The supply of bitcoin continues to dry up as Marathon Patent Group Inc., one of the largest Bitcoin mining companies based in North America, announced its purchase of 4,812.66 BTC at an aggregate price of $150 million, per a release. The bitcoin was purchased via New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG), which helped Marathon take advantage of...

Jan 20 2021

A Hitchhiker’s Guide To Bitcoin Mining In North America

Like a hitchhiker taking to the American highways for the first time, anyone hoping to get a clear picture of the universe of bitcoin mining today might be perplexed at the seeming opaqueness, yet sheer size of the North American mining ecosystem. As a miner recently advised new entrants into the space on Twitter:...

Dec 10 2020

How Industry Financial Services Are Buoying North American Bitcoin Mining

Dec 10 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitmain bitooda dcg luxor marathon

This year, there has been a concerted effort among Bitcoin mining pools and facilities based in North America to contribute a higher proportion of the Bitcoin network’s overall hash rate from the continent, providing critical decentralization to this system. But this has not been without its challenges. The Bitcoin mining environment is one with high...

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