IoT growth, partnerships, ease of mining drive Helium (HNT) price higher

Helium is a decentralized blockchain-powered network designed to allow low-powered wireless devices to communicate with each other and send data across its network of nodes.
Since July 2020, Helium’s native token, HNT, has increased 550% in value from $0.35 to a 2021 high of $2.25 on Jan.

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Bitmain’s Antminer says Bitcoin rig sales won’t be affected by CEO departure

Bitcoin (BTC) mining rig manufacturer Bitmain has issued a notice to customers stating that business operations will resume as normal in light of former chairman and CEO Jihan Wu’s departure from the company.

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Digital Currency Group’s crypto mining arm enters top-10 global mining pools

Foundry, a wholly-owned cryptocurrency mining subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, or DCG, has entered the top-10 largest Bitcoin (BTC) mining pools in the world.
The firm’s CEO Barry Silbert announced the news on Jan.

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Mining Firm Marathon Joins MicroStrategy as De Facto Bitcoin Investment | Crypto Briefing

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Marathon Patent Group, Inc. has disclosed a $150 million Bitcoin purchase during the recent dip. 
The Bitcoin mining firm’s Bitcoin investment makes it a proxy for Bitcoin exposure alongside MicroStrategy.

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Is Bitcoin a waste of energy? Pros and cons about Bitcoin mining

Bitcoin arouses passion, curiosity and has received more and more media attention, especially after having climbed the ranks of the best financial asset of the decade. However, whenever its price goes up, many doubts and questions arise, mainly around its origin and the energy expenditure by miners.

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Iranian hackers use cryptojacker to bypass sanctions, says report | CryptoSlate

Cybersecurity firm SophosLabs has traced MrbMiner, a new cryptojacking virus that primarily targets powerful database servers, back to a small software company in Iran, according to a report published yesterday.

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Alleged ‘ghost’ Bitcoin mining firm traded on Nasdaq faces class action lawsuit

Bit Digital (BTBT), a Bitcoin mining company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange, is the subject of a class-action lawsuit that alleges the company fabricated the extent of its Bitcoin (BTC) mining operations.
According to the lawsuit which was filed in the Southern District New York court on Jan.

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