Category: Mining

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 9, 2021

(Reuters) – Blockchain firm Blockstream Mining said on Thursday it would partner with Australian financial conglomerate Macquarie Group to develop bitcoin mining facilities that use renewable energy. Bitcoin is the world’s biggest cryptocurrency and is “mined” using vast amounts of electricity generated with fossil fuels, leading to criticism over the environmental harm from mining. But […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 25, 2021

Bitcoin infrastructure firm Blockstream has raised USD210 million as part of a Series B financing on a valuation of USD3.2 billion. Investors include Baillie Gifford and iFinex. The new funding comes alongside the acquisition of Spondoolies’ intellectual property, and the core team joining Blockstream to build Blockstream’s ASIC arm. Spondoolies is a bitcoin mining hardware […]

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