Bitcoin Mining News

Bitcoin Mining News

Read the latest Bitcoin mining news with CoinJournal.net: Our stories include new on the latest mining hardware, Asic development, changes to difficulty and interviews with your favourite mining pool operators and hardware companies.

3 Teams Receive Funding from $1.2 Million Bitcoin Development Grant, More...

Late last year, a letter was posted on BitcoinDevelopmentGrant.com that announced a $1.2 million grant fund for those working on Bitcoin protocol development. Attached...

Hashfast Head To Auction

San Francisco hardware manufacturers, Hashfast were forced to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy back in June. The company claimed to be the maker of the fastest...

Blockstream President Adam Back Shares His Roadmap for Scaling Bitcoin

During a recent presentation at Paralelni Polis in Prague, Czech Republic, Blockstream President Adam Back shared his personal vision for scaling Bitcoin to handle...

Why a 51% Attack is Not What Most Bitcoin Users Think...

The one weakness that most people hear about when it comes to Bitcoin is the 51% attack. This is a possible attack vector that...

The Founder of India-Based Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners is Running a...

Update: This post has been updated with a response from Amit Bhardwaj GBMiners has made headlines in various media outlets lately due to the bitcoin mining...

Samsung Strategy Chief Joins Bitfury Board

Though the Bitcoin mining industry has significantly matured over the past 12 months with a number of key players working with leading silicon companies...

Kncminer Announce 16nm Technology For 2015 Release

Over the past 12 months Kncminer have established themselves as one of the leaders in the mining hardware industry and have been praised for...

Cointerra Announce First 16nm Bitcoin Miner

The mining arms race is heating up again, first Kncminer became the first mining company to use 20nm technology in their hardware, now Cointerra...

Cowboy Miners Facility Burns Down

A 2.5-hectare Bitcoin mining company situated in Thailand, has burnt down after catching fire on the 14th of October. At the time of the...

The Bitcoin Halving Explained

Bitcoin is a digital asset and a peer-to-peer payment network operating on a cryptographic protocol. The concept was first introduced in 2008 when Satoshi...