Bitcoins are popular all over the world but some of the major cloud mining companies are in Iceland. Marco Streng is the founder of the biggest , Genesis Mining.
Few people use bitcoin to buy anything — but everyone pays for its environmental impact. Does mining the cryptocurrency actually consume more electricity than Ireland?
After surging through the $5,000 level last week for the first time, bitcoin seems to have left behind a summer of uncertainty. But can the virtual currency sustain its record run amid increasing government regulation?
Bitcoin has long had a poor reputation. On the dark net it has been used to buy drugs and arms. But its reputation is improving and it is being used for legitimate transactions as well.
Is he or isn’t he? Australian Craig Wright's claim to be the man behind bitcoin hasn’t convinced everyone - possibly extending the search for the currency’s mastermind, known until now only as Satoshi Nakamoto.
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