Four North American Bitcoin miners that could benefit from the East-West shift

Four North American Bitcoin miners that could benefit from the East-West shift

Even before China finally wielded the ban hammer on crypto mining, Bitcoin (BTC) miners in North America had been building up their capacity amid efforts to gain a larger share of the global hash rate distribution. From building bigger data centers to acquiring hardware inventories, these establishments have been making concert efforts to balance the hash-power dichotomy between the Eastern and Western hemispheres.North American Bitcoin miners often have to contend with energy usage concerns as

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Bad call? Bitfinex bears closed a block of Bitcoin shorts before the drop below $32K

Bad call? Bitfinex bears closed a block of Bitcoin shorts before the drop below $32K

Bitcoin price is still in a rut, trading near $33,000 and trapped in a downtrend that just seems to get worse with the passing of each day. As the price slumps, analysts have consulted with several technical and on-chain metrics to explain the price collapse, but none of these have picked up on the exact reason. One area of interest has been the sharp rise in short positions at Bitfinex in the past week. Traders are

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Nvidia GPU prices in China fall amid crypto mining crackdown

Nvidia GPU prices in China fall amid crypto mining crackdown

Amid the ongoing crackdown on cryptocurrency mining in China, prices of graphic cards from major GPU providers like Nvidia and Asus are becoming more affordable. According to a Monday report by South China Morning Post (SCMP), prices of some graphic cards have tumbled as much as two-thirds on Chinese e-commerce platforms after Sichuan province terminated mining operations.Asus’ flagship RTX 3060 card was reportedly down to 4,699 Chinese yuan ($730) on Monday from its peak price of

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