Miner Hut 8 Reports Q2 Revenue Plunged 67% to $6.9 Million Due to Bitcoin Halving

Miner Hut 8 Reports Q2 Revenue Plunged 67% to $6.9 Million Due to Bitcoin Halving

Canadian miner Hut 8 Mining Corp has reported that second quarter revenue tumbled 67% to $6.9 million from $21.2 million a year ago, as Bitcoin’s supply cut in May forced production to decline. The Toronto Stock Exchange-listed company extracted just 795 bitcoin (BTC) in the April to June quarter, compared to 1,165 BTC in the preceding three-month period. However, Hut 8 posted a net profit of $2.1 million thanks to the revaluation of its bitcoin…

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US Federal Reserve Reveals Building a Digital Dollar Codebase With MIT

US Federal Reserve Reveals Building a Digital Dollar Codebase With MIT

The U.S. central bank has been working on creating a digital dollar, according to a recently published transcript from Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard. On Thursday, she told participants attending “San Francisco’s Innovation Office Hours” webcast, that the Fed has been “collaborating with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)” toward building a CBDC codebase. The central bank cold wars have begun, as the United States clearly wants to compete with China’s upcoming…

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Nasdaq-Listed Firm Marathon Buys 10,500 Next-Gen Bitcoin Miners for $23M

Nasdaq-Listed Firm Marathon Buys 10,500 Next-Gen Bitcoin Miners for $23M

One of the earliest Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies, Marathon Patent Group, announced a new agreement contract with the ASIC mining manufacturer Bitmain. According to the public company, Marathon has agreed to purchase 10,500 next-generation Antminer S-19 Pro models for $23 million. Marathon Patent Group wants to be the largest bitcoin mine in the United States and its recent acquisition of thousands of next-generation mining rigs may help fortify that goal. On Friday, Marathon announced a…

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