Profitability makes crypto mining more expensive in Argentina

China’s crackdown on mining has led miners to search for other countries in which to continue their operations. Promises of reduced costs led some to Argentina. However, the country’s government has now applied new rates for crypto miners in the province of Tierra del Fuego. Argentina’s Energy Secretary of the Ministry of Economy published and … Read more

Bitcoin is completely digital

Bitcoin is a digital currency originally proposed by the pseudonymous ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ in 2008. The identity of Satoshi Nakamoto is still unknown, although speculation about potential Satoshi Nakamoto candidates is a popular topic in the cryptocurrency community. Its first implementation was in early 2009 as open-source software. The Bitcoin network is maintained in a decentralized … Read more

Intel to reveal new energy-efficient Bitcoin mining ASIC at next ISSCC

Reports indicate that Intel, one of the largest computer processor manufacturers, intends to reveal a new “Ultra-Low-Voltage Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining ASIC” known as Bonanza Mine at the upcoming IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference in February 2022. Intel submitted a patent in November 2018 outlining similar ideas for “high-performance Bitcoin Mining.” It is suspected that the … Read more