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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.

Coinbase & GDAX Will Not Support Bitmain’s Hard Forked Bitcoin

Coinbase, the world’s largest bitcoin wallet service provider with 28.9 million wallets and 8.7 million active users, and GDAX, its flagship digital asset exchange,...

Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu: Bitcoin Needs Smart Contracts, ICOs, and More

Bitmain is the largest producer of bitcoin mining hardware in the world, and the company’s co-CEO Jihan Wu gave the keynote speech at The...

Lightning Network Developer Explains What Happens If SegWit Isn’t Activated on...

Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the Lightning Network have often been associated with each other because SegWit would enable an improved version of the Lightning...

Charlie Lee: Bitcoin Miner Voting is Kind of Silly, But Safest...

On a recent episode of The Bitcoin Podcast, Litecoin creator and Coinbase Director of Engineering Charlie Lee spoke with co-hosts Corey Petty and Marcello...

The Videos That GBminers Founder Amit Bhardwaj Didn’t Want You To...

As previously reported, the Founder of India-based Bitcoin mining pool GBMiners is running a Ponzi scheme. Video evidence showing Amit Bhardwaj touting Gainbitcoin as an...

Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners Loses Software Vendor Over Connection to Ponzi...

Earlier this year, a connection between the relatively new bitcoin mining pool GBMiners and India-based, bitcoin-focused Ponzi scheme GainBitcoin was discovered by CoinJournal. The...

Bitmain’s Israeli R&D Center Launches Bitcoin Mining Pool ConnectBTC

Bitmaintech Israel, Bitmain's first R&D center outside of China, has launched to the public ConnectBTC, a new Bitcoin mining pool. The latest product of Bitmaintech...

Many Bitcoin Miners Aren’t Paying Attention to the Scaling Debate

Much of the conversation regarding solutions for scaling Bitcoin to more users over the next few years has revolved around miners, but the reality...

Bitcoin’s Block Size Controversy is Morphing Into a Debate Between Hard...

For nearly the past two years, various alternatives to Bitcoin Core have attempted to increase Bitcoin’s block size limit via hard-forking changes to the...

Bitmain Co-CEO Micree Zhan Prefers Bitcoin Unlimited Over SegWit for Now

While Bitmain is one of the most important companies in the Bitcoin industry, not many people realize the company has two CEOs. Most of...

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