Amendments to Russia’s Digital Asset Law Aim to Allow Mining, Ban Crypto Exchange and Ads

Russian lawmakers have proposed changes to the current law “On Digital Financial Assets” in order to regulate crypto mining while banning the circulation of cryptocurrencies in the country. The legislation also prohibits the non-targeted advertising of crypto-related products and services. New Attempt to Legalize Cryptocurrency Mining in Russia After months of deliberations, efforts continue in […]

Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Shrinks for the First Time in 4 Weeks

Bitcoin miners caught a small break late Sunday evening (ET) after the network’s mining difficulty dropped 0.20% lower than the difficulty rating two weeks prior. The drop is the first mining difficulty decrease in four weeks, as the metric changed from 36.84 trillion to 36.76 trillion. Bitcoin Miners Catch a Miniscule Break as the Network’s […]

Bitcoin’s Top Mining Pool Foundry USA’s Hashrate Climbed 350% in 12 Months

Last year, Bitcoin’s total network hashrate was around 160 exahash per second (EH/s), and 15 known mining pools dedicated hashrate to Bitcoin on Nov. 6, 2021. At that time, the mining pool Foundry USA was the fifth largest mining pool with 18.44 EH/s dedicated to the Bitcoin chain. During the last 12 months, Foundry has […]

Lebanese Mint, Keep, Spend Crypto Amid Crisis, Report Unveils

Living in the chaos of a deep crisis, people in Lebanon have been turning to cryptocurrency, a new media report has confirmed. From earning much needed income through mining and work, to storing wealth and paying in stores, bitcoin, tether and other cryptos have started to push aside the hyperinflated Lebanese pound and the hard-to-get-hold-of […]