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Will Belarus Be the First Country With Nuclear-Powered Bitcoin Mining?

Cryptocurrency mining has lost some of its profitability during the prolonged bear market of the past year. However, not all investors are short-sighted. Belarus, for example, is not giving up on its intentions to develop the digital economy, of which the crypto space is a part of. Minsk thinks

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PR: Bitcoin.com Partners With Jeju Blockchain Smartcity Association to Spread BCH Adoption

Roger Ver, CEO of Bitcoin.com has agreed to help the Jeju Blockchain Smartcity Association grow the BCH ecosystem. On March 25th, Roger Ver agreed to collaborate with the Jeju Blockchain Smarcity Association in Korea. The Association’s blockchain and BCH friendly environment is built on three pillars: free market efficiency, job

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PR: Blockchain Day at RISK 2019

This is a press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. The international conference RISK 2019 to give host to Blockchain enthusiasts and experts on

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Crypto Mining Could Bring Russia $1B in Taxes, Report Suggests

Using its excess energy generating capacity to mine cryptocurrencies, Russia can increase its budget receipts by more than $1 billion dollars in annual tax revenue. The estimate comes from a report that also calls for the establishment of a Russian crypto valley.   Also read: Defying Crypto Winter, Swiss Crypto

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More Decentralization and Greater Efficiency

 The association between blockchains and energy is usually a negative one. “The Bitcoin blockchain is so wasteful of electricity,” or so the argument goes, “that it would push global warming to dangerous levels if it were ever used on a massive scale.” Research published in the influential journal Nature

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Abkhazia Temporarily Shuts Down 15 Mining Farms

Authorities in Abkhazia have cut off 15 mining facilities from the territory’s electrical grid. The short-term measure is meant to alleviate power shortages during the cold winter months. The operators of the farms have fully cooperated with the local electric utility. Also read: Two Mining Companies Among Georgia’s Major

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Two Mining Companies Among Georgia’s Major Electricity Consumers

Two companies mining cryptocurrencies have topped a list of the largest consumers of electricity in Georgia. In this crypto-friendly nation, however, that’s not necessarily a sin or a disadvantage. Energy-intensive enterprises in the Caucasian country purchase the power they need at wholesale prices. Also read: Huobi and Major Russian

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