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Consumer Watchdog Moves to Block Canadian Bitcoin Miner From US Power Grid

Consumer advocacy group Public Citizen is trying to stop Canadian bitcoin miner DMG Blockchain from plugging its mining rigs into the American power grid. In a letter published Thursday, the nonprofit implored the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to scrutinize, if not outright reject, DMG Blockchain’s bid to export U.S. electricity

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‘History Has Repeated’: F2Pool Explains Message in Last Block Before Bitcoin Halving

Ushering in bitcoin's third "halving," by far the most highly awaited cryptocurrency event of the year, mining pool F2Pool rooted a mysterious message into the blockchain that will now reside there forever.Preceded by a fish emoji signifying the company's logo, the mining pool added the text to a headline from

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First Mover: Dull Bitcoin Halving Salvaged by Satoshi Tribute in Block 629,999

Bitcoin's halving, the subject of amped-up buzz, hype and speculation since late 2019, proved anticlimactic on Monday as prices slid for a third straight day and the blockchain network slowed to a crawl.Industry executives on a CryptoX halving-countdown talk show, held via Zoom, had to pass the time with technical discussions of the future potential of

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