Category: Bitmain

Bitmain Launches 2,400 Megahash E9 Ethereum Miner Ahead of The Merge

On July 6, the crypto mining rig manufacturer Bitmain announced the launch of the highly anticipated Antminer E9 after revealing the device on April 15, 2021. The machine boasts speeds of up to 2.4 gigahash per second (GH/s) and Bitmain is......

Bitmain Reveals Hydro Bitcoin Miner With 198 Terahash, Produces Almost Double the Power of Today’s Top Machines

One of the largest bitcoin mining rig manufacturers in the world, Bitmain announced the launch of a new bitcoin miner that boasts speeds of up to 198 terahash per second (TH/s). The new model is called the Antminer S19 Pro+ Hyd.......

Jack Dorsey’s Payments Company Is ‘Officially Building an Open Bitcoin Mining System’

In mid-October 2021, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey revealed the payments firm Block Inc. (formally Square) was considering joining the bitcoin mining industry. Three months later, Dorsey tweeted that his firm was “officially building an open bitcoin mining system.” The Block’s Hardware......

Matrixport Founder Jihan Wu Believes Crypto Space Will Swell to ‘Tens of Trillions of Dollars’

Seven months ago, during the first week of May, the digital currency entrepreneur Jihan Wu said at a conference that he expects the crypto industry to surpass the internet and the following August, Wu’s firm Matrixport raised $100 million and joined......

Marathon Plans to Raise $500 Million From Convertible Senior Notes to Buy Bitcoin and Mining Rigs

On Monday, the enterprise bitcoin mining operation Marathon Digital Holdings announced the firm will raise $500 million from convertible senior notes in order to accrue more “bitcoin or bitcoin mining machines.” Publicly-Listed Mining Operation to Raise $500M From Debt Markets to......

Crypto Network Hashrates Recover From Summer Slump — Ethereum’s Hashrate Captures All-Time High

On November 2, 2021, the Ethereum network’s global hashrate tapped an all-time high (ATH) at 873 terahash per second (TH/s) or close to 1 petahash. Alongside Ethereum’s ATH, a myriad of hashrates have returned back to the highs the network’s once......