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Cryptocurrency Mining Demand Exceeded the Expectations of Nvidia in Q4

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mining have provided a consistent and growing market for the computer hardware manufacturers that produce the relevant chips for each segment. The main player on the GPU side (in contrast to ASIC mining) in 2017...

Russia’s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto

Russia’s largest bank, the state-controlled Sberbank, has reiterated that it is not mining cryptocurrencies. However, the bank says that it has often caught its employees crypto mining using the bank’s equipment. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for...

AMD Increases GPU Production to Match Crypto Mining Demand

Responding to strong market demand, AMD is planning to increase production of graphics cards which are currently in short supply. The recently launched RX Vega GPUs have virtually disappeared from shelves, with crypto mining gaining popularity among investors...

Sberbank to Bypass Russian Regulations and Trade Cryptocurrencies Overseas

The largest bank in Russia, the state-owned Sberbank, has reportedly announced its plans to bypass the Russian cryptocurrency regulations and offer crypto trading to customers overseas. The bank is looking at trading pairs of the most liquid and well-known...

Nvidia Tries to Limit GPU Sales to Cryptocurrency Miners

After years of enjoying the increased demand from cryptocurrency mining, GPU manufacturers have begun to signal they might not be too thrilled about miners overcrowding the market. Nvidia has requested retailers to take some measures to try and...

Hive to Place Its $100M USD Bitcoin Mining Operations in Northern Sweden

This week the Canadian firm, Hive Blockchain, announced it would be starting a $100Mn USD mining operation in Sweden. Hive’s CEO says the mining center will “ten times bigger” than the company’s Iceland mining centers. Also Read: Markets Update:...