Category: ASICs

World’s Largest ASIC Producer Bitmain Slashes Antminer Bitcoin Mining Rig Prices

The world’s largest producer of application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) bitcoin miners, Bitmain Technologies, has revealed the company is offering a discount on Antminer S19 Pro mining rigs. The 100 terahash…

These Are the Most Profitable Proof-of-Work Algorithms Since Ethereum Moved to Proof-of-Stake

Since the transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS), ethereum cannot be mined and miners are now dedicating hashrate to different PoW chains. Since ethereum can no longer be mined,…

Bitcoin Miner Genesis Digital Assets Secured 708 MW in Capacity During the First Half of 2022

This week the bitcoin mining company Genesis Digital Assets announced that the firm has secured 708 megawatts (MW) in capacity and revealed plans to create 130 full-time jobs in the…

Report Claims Samsung Is Producing 3nm ASIC Chips — Speculators Assume First Customer Is a Bitcoin Mining Rig Manufacturer

The electronics giant and largest corporation in South Korea, Samsung, is in the midst of creating 3-nanometer (3nm) semiconductors for a Chinese application-specific IC firm, sources have said. The new…

Report: ASIC Giant Bitmain Pre-Orders 5nm Chips Produced by TSMC’s N5 Process

Bitmain, one of the largest application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) manufacturers in the world, is reportedly working with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in order to leverage TSMC’s 5nm semiconductors.…

Chinese Lottery Firm Rebrands, Purchases Bitcoin Mining Rig Manufacturer for $100 Million

Following the acquisition of the Chinese mining pool Btc.com, the China-based lottery company 500.com revealed the purchase of a bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Bee Computing. The Shenzhen firm purchased the…