Business / Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Category

April 9, 2019

China Says Bitcoin Is Wasteful. Now It Wants to Ban Mining

China is home to more cryptocurrency mining operations than any other country. Now the government wants to eliminate them.

April 8, 2019

A Fight Over Specialized Chips Threatens an Ethereum Split

The Ethereum community is divided over whether some chips are too powerful, pricing out small miners. The dispute also reflects heightened US-China tensions.

April 4, 2019

This Montana County Wants to Crimp Bitcoin to Save the Earth

Missoula County, Montana, commissioners are expected to approve a resolution that would require bitcoin mines to offset their energy use with renewables.