U.S. Congress submits 18 crypto bills in 2021, Visa buys $150K CryptoPunk, MicroStrategy snaps up more BTC: Hodler’s Digest, Aug. 22-28

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much... Read more »

Publicly Listed Bitcoin Miner Marathon Purchases 30,000 Mining Rigs from Bitmain

On Monday, the publicly listed bitcoin mining firm Marathon Digital Holdings announced that it purchased 30,000 S19j Pro Antminers from Bitmain. According to the company, once the new lot of mining rigs... Read more »

China is pumping money out of the US with Bitcoin

The ongoing United States-China trade war is in its fourth year. Former U.S. President Donald Trump saw different results from what he initially expected: America has taken a hit from higher tariffs... Read more »

Bitcoin electricity consumption falls to November 2020 levels: Data

Bitcoin’s total estimated annual electricity consumption has plummeted nearly 60%, falling from the all-time peak above 143 terawatt-hours (TWh) in May to as low as 62 TWh in early July, according to... Read more »

Bitcoin Mining Report Claims Miner Energy Consumption Mix 56% Sustainable in Q2

During the last three months, there’s been a significant focus on the effects bitcoin mining has on the global environment. While many have claimed bitcoin mining is bad for the environment and... Read more »

Ukraine Shuts Down Illegal Mining Farm With 150 Rigs

Law enforcement officials in Ukraine have closed down a cryptocurrency mining farm that was minting digital coins using stolen electricity. The facility had more than 150 mining rigs that have been confiscated... Read more »

Katy Perry announces NFTs on Theta Network, invests in Theta Labs

Global pop superstar Katy Perry has announced the launch of her first NFTs in collaboration with Theta Network, as per a release shared with CryptoSlate. Excited & 👀curious👀 to be launching my... Read more »