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Bitcoin

Miner explains why the Bitcoin hash rate fell by 25%

Mustafa Yilham, VP of global business development at Asian mining and wallet company Bixin, took to Twitter today to explain why Bitcoin’s hash rate—the total computing power of the blockchain—dropped by around 25% last week. Yilham, who operates one of the largest Bitcoin mining farms in the world, shared his thoughts on the situation and […]Read More

Blockchain

Bitcoin blockchain’s hash rate hits new all-time high

The mean hash rate of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain—or the total computational power dedicated to mining—reached a new all-time high of over 176 exahashes per second (EH/s) on Friday, according to crypto metrics platform Glassnode. Yeah, that’s a lot. The Bitcoin network’s mean hash rate exceeded 176 EH/s. Image: Glassnode The increase in hash rate […]Read More

Litecoin

Litecoin Hash Rate Down 60% Since August Halving

Three months after the August 2019 halving, the Litecoin hash rate continues to tumble with mining profitability reaching all-time lows. This massive fall in mining activity signals yet another negative report for the altcoin with reports earlier in the year suggesting developers weren’t interested in contributing to its cryptocurrency code. Litecoin Miners Abandon Ship Data […]Read More