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Actor Terry Crews Gets Involved in Crypto, Mints His Own Coin

We’ve seen many instances where celebrities – whether they be actors, athletes, etc. – get involved in the cryptocurrency scene, from Kanye West to...

Researchers Say Bitcoin Mining Is Far More Green Than Reported

A new report from CoinShares says that Bitcoin mining is much more environmentally-friendly than is normally reported. The usual narrative applied to cryptocurrency mining is...

Cryptocurrency Miners in this U.S. County Could Soon be Facing Higher Electricity Bills

A county in the U.S. state of Washington is seeking to impose higher electricity rates for cryptocurrency miners. Cryptocurrency mining is a touchy subject, especially...

Bitcoin Mining Operators Hit with Substantial Electricity Rate Increases

One county in Washington state is raising the electricity costs for Bitcoin mining substantially over the next three years. It's going to get a great...

Bitcoin Mining Buoyed by Renewable Energy Ventures

Critics of Bitcoin mining cite its high energy consumption, but renewable energy like wind farms and hydroelectric dams is making a difference. There are a...

Why Bitcoin Mining Isn’t the Energy-Gobbling Monster Critics Make It out to Be

People have long disparaged Bitcoin mining due to its energy consumption. An article published in Forbes back on May 30th accused Bitcoin of being...

Bitcoin a New Twist for an Old Scam in Hawaii

People in Hawaii are victims of an old scam with a new twist, told to pay in Bitcoin to avoid their power being turned...

Hydro-Quebec Can Charge Bitcoin Miners Twice the Regular Electricity Price

Cryptocurrency mining is an attractive business model in Canada. Access to cheap electricity is abundant. Hydro-Quebec has now received permission to charge higher rates...

Gaining Knowledge About Blockchain Requires Seeing The Bigger Picture

Understanding the blockchain is no easy feat by any stretch of the imagination. Even people who are passionate about cryptocurrency and technology do not...