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China fines crypto mining rig giant Bitmain US$3.6 million for tax violations
China has fined Bitmain, one of the world’s biggest producers of cryptocurrency mining rigs, nearly US$3.6 million for alleged tax violations, according to the Beijing tax authorities.
Bitdeer leads US$250 mln fund to acquire assets from distressed miners: report
Crypto tycoon Jihan Wu’s crypto mining firm Bitdeer Technology Holdings is leading a US$250 million fund to acquire mining rigs from distressed miners amid the cryptocurrency bear market, according to Bloomberg. See related article: China mining rig maker Canaan expands despite crypto winter Fast facts See related article: Bitmain cuts mining rig price amid crypto […]
Bitmain cuts mining rig prices amid crypto bear market, energy costs
Bitmain announced on Tuesday that it is cutting the price of one of its latest mining rig models, the S19 Pro, to US$19 per terahash (TH), which is 41% less than the price index shown on the mining rig data website Hashrate Index. See related article: US raises red flag on crypto mining, concern over […]
Amid crypto crackdown Bitmain donates US$1.7M to Chinese lab
Crypto mining rig manufacturer appears to be seeking chip-making capability in the midst of supply-chain shortages.
Bitmain to supply 10K Antminer rigs to Bit Digital for U.S. expansion
Crypto miners in China may be under siege and driven out of business or forced to flee to friendlier shores. But one corner of the country’s crypto mining industry — the mining machine manufacturers — does not seem to be affected much. Chinese mining rig maker Bitmain, for example, has recently secured a deal with […]
Crypto mining rig giant Bitmain confirms TSMC chip price jump
China-based Bitmain, one of the world’s biggest producers of cryptocurrency mining rigs, confirmed in a social media post a 20% price hike in the chips it buys from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Fast facts Bitmain said on Thursday in a WeChat post that TSMC had informed all clients, including the mining rig maker, that […]
Taiwan Semiconductor chip price increase on the way
Amid global supply shortage, the move could impact clients such as mining rig maker Bitmain, which sources TSMC’s wafers for its Antminer S19 series.
HIVE buys more crypto mining rigs from Bitmain, adding to Canaan deal
HIVE Blockchain Technologies, a Vancouver-headquartered crypto mining company, is buying 1,800 machines from Chinese mining rig maker Bitmain to expand its mining operation. Fast facts HIVE said that it had ordered 1,800 Antminer S19j Pro miners from Bitmain, and the new machines are expected to bring an aggregate hash power of 180 petahash per second, […]
Canaan grows crypto rig sales as Chinese miners tool up abroad
North America emerges as hardware demand hotspot amid Beijing’s regulatory onslaught against cryptocurrency sector.
Marathon Digital to buy more mining rigs from Bitmain
Nasdaq-listed Marathon Digital Holdings, one of the biggest Bitcoin mining companies in North America, has announced a deal to buy an additional 30,000 mining machines from Bitmain to boost its mining capacity. Fast facts Marathon has entered into a contract with Bitmain to purchase 30,000 Antminer S19j Pros worth a total of US$120.7 million, the […]
Is Bitcoin mining hot again? These crypto insiders think so
Despite China’s crackdowns on Bitcoin mining and growing consternation about crypto mining’s carbon footprint, some miners are betting big on a rosy future.
Crypto mining rig giant Bitmain divests from AntPool, the world’s biggest mining pool
Bitmain’s move comes amid China’s crypto mining crackdowns and AntPool’s shrinking hashrate. Is Bitmain gussying up for an IPO?
Bitmain spins off Antpool; Binance CEO willing to step down
Binance CEO CZ confirms that a new executive may lead the organization. Meanwhile, Bitmain spins off one of the world’s largest mining pool Antpool.
Chinese crypto firms donate millions of yuan to flood-hit Henan
Three blockchain and crypto-related companies have donated hundreds of millions of yuan to China’s Henan Province, which has suffered deadly floods since last week. Fast facts Bitmain, a crypto mining firm was the first to announce a donation of 10 million yuan (US$1.54 million) on July 23 to a charity federation in Zhengzhou, the provincial […]
Bitmain joins hands with Kazakhstan mining farm Enegix to host rigs
Chinese cryptocurrency mining rig maker Bitmain has partnered with Enegix, which runs one of the biggest crypto mining data centers in Kazakhstan, to host its Antminer machines in the Central Asian nation. Fast facts Bitmain said in a statement on Friday that it had joined hands with Enegix, a data center operator in Kazakhstan, to […]
Mining rig maker Bitmain inks purchase deal with TeraWulf
Bitmain has signed a deal to sell 30,000 of its Antminer machines to TeraWulf, a U.S. crypto miner that claims to use mostly clean energy.
Mining rig maker Bitmain halts sales amid flood of second-hand machines
Chinese crypto mining rig maker Bitmain has decided to suspend global spot sales of its Antminer machines, as some of its clients are reselling their rigs.
Blue House responds to petition; Bitmain offers relocation assistance | The Daily Forkast
South Korea’s Blue House responds to a national petition calling for the financial watchdog head’s resignation.
Rig maker Bitmain offers help to Chinese miners looking to relocate abroad
Chinese mining rig maker Bitmain is offering assistance to clients that want to relocate their cryptocurrency mining operations from China to other countries.
Chinese crypto mining rig maker Bitmain suspends sales as prices drop
Chinese mining rig maker Bitmain has stopped selling in-stock cryptocurrency mining equipment amid a plunge in the prices following a shutdown of major mining pools in China.
Bitmain rallies crypto miners to ponder options as industry eyes China exit
Chinese crypto mining rig maker Bitmain is reportedly set to meet with miners and industry participants next week to discuss relocating mining operations overseas.
Bitcoin miners seek 2nd hand gear to drive output amid rally
Tesla’s bitcoin dive is recharging an already hot crypto market, worsening the run on new mining equipment and heating up the second-hand rig market.
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Proposed sanctions on SMIC threatens silicon supply for China’s bitcoin miners
Caught in the US-China trade war crossfire, the semiconductor manufacturer’s shares tumbled alongside Beijing’s fading dreams of a domestic silicon supply.
Why 10,000 Antminers disappeared from Bitmain-owned crypto mining farm
Latest salvo in Bitmain’s epic civil war: World’s largest crypto mining equipment maker accuses estranged co-founder of absconding with customers and a big chunk of the world’s hashing power.
Bitmain drama escalates as co-founder registers new bank account, website
In this chapter in the saga of the troubled mining company, ousted co-founder Micree Zhan establishes new online presence
Bitmain drama escalates with new threats and use of force. Do customers care?
Game of Thrones at the world’s largest bitcoin mining rig maker culminates, in this week’s episode, with a once-exiled company founder storming and seizing back the corporate castle.