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Bitcoin (BTC) Miners Lobby U.S. Congress to Counter Environmental ‘Misunderstanding’

When crypto mining is discussed in the U.S. Congress, it's often tied to claims that mining operations are environmental parasites, sapping finite energy resources. But representatives of that sector flooded offices on Capitol Hill this week to argue their businesses can help stabilize the power grid, tie into renewable resources

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Major Bitcoin mining manufacturer announces new miners to begin shipping in January

Bitmain, the largest manufacturer of Bitcoin (BTC) mining ASICs, has shared news that its Antminer T21, an air-cooled miner, would begin shipping as early as January 2024. The Oct. 26 announcement goes on to highlight that the hardware can operate even in harsh conditions, with the ability to withstand 45 degrees

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US authorities monitor China-linked Bitcoin miners amid national security concerns: Report

Officials within the United States government were reportedly keeping tabs on certain cryptocurrency mining operations with ties to China.According to an Oct. 13 report from The New York Times, many Bitcoin (BTC) data centers based in the U.S. can be traced directly to the Chinese government, raising concerns over operations

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Bitcoin miners Marathon, Riot, CleanSpark increase BTC output in September

Bitcoin miners Marathon Digital, Riot Platforms, and CleanSpark recorded strong Bitcoin production increases in September, leading to a small boost in share prices on Oct. 4.The firm’s balance sheets also strengthened despite Bitcoin’s price (BTC) recording another month of sideways movement — hovering between the $25,100 and $28,500 mark.Marathon's Bitcoin

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Kazakh crypto miners plead with president to cut energy prices

Local crypto-mining operators in Kazakhstan — the world’s third-largest market in terms of Bitcoin mining hash rate — are complaining about high energy prices to the country’s president. According to local media, eight major cryptocurrency mining operators signed an open letter to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The list includes BCD Company, TT

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3 reasons why Bitcoin miners are selling BTC — and why it’s not capitulation

Crypto analysts, traders and anonymous influencer Bitcoin pundits on X (formerly known as Twitter) frequently interpret what Bitcoin miners do with their block rewards as a sentiment gauge for where BTC price might go. According to the strategy, Bitcoin miner rewards sent to exchanges foreshadows pending sell pressure on Bitcoin price

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