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Bitcoin’s Total Hashrate Slides Lower in December as BTC Miners Struggle for Profits

While bitcoin prices have been lower than the estimated cost of bitcoin production, the network’s hashrate has dropped a great deal since mid-November. Presently, the total hashrate dedicated to the Bitcoin network is coasting along at 236 exahash per second (EH/s)......

Bitcoin Miners Face a Squeeze as BTC Production Cost Remains Well Above Spot Market Value

Bitcoin miners are dealing with lots of pressure following the recent difficulty adjustment increase on Nov. 20, 2022, and the leading crypto asset dropping further in value against the U.S. dollar following FTX’s collapse. Statistics recorded this past weekend show that......

Bitcoin Miner Cleanspark Acquires 3,853 Bitmain-Made BTC Mining Rigs for $5.9 Million

On Nov. 1, 2022, the bitcoin miner Cleanspark revealed it acquired 3,853 Bitmain-brand Antminer S19J Pro mining rigs for $5.9 million. According to Cleanspark, the company has purchased 26,500 bitcoin mining machines since the crypto winter started in June. Cleanspark Purchases......

Bitcoin Miner Cleanspark Raises Year-End Outlook by 10%, Firm’s Hashpower Surpasses 5 EH/s

On October 25, the bitcoin mining operation Cleanspark announced that the firm’s hashrate now exceeds 5 exahash per second (EH/s), a milestone achieved more than two months ahead of the company’s original year-end goals. Cleanspark says it now aims to surpass......

Monster-Sized Bitcoin Whale Transfers: Blockchain Parser Catches Significant Amounts of ‘Cold BTC’ Moved to Active Exchanges

Two days ago on November 30, the price of bitcoin (BTC) tapped a high that day reaching $59,250 per unit, but it has since dropped close to 5% in value to just above the $56K region. Onchain statistics indicate that whales......