New York State Assembly passes ban on new BTC mines that don’t use green power

The New York State Assembly passed a bill late on Tuesday April 26 that would place a two-year ban on all new proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrency mining facilities in the state that use a carbon based fuel to power their operations. The bill sponsored by Anna Kelles would not only impose a two-year hold on approval […]

Cooking Mama Developer Denies Rumors It Mines Crypto

Developer 1st Playable has denied rumors one of their games was used to hijack Nintendo’s Switch console to mine Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. While the recent Nintendo release, Cooking Mama: Cookstar, is connected to blockchain technology — it’s not in the way some players have speculated.  Addressing the rumors on Twitter, 1st Playable said there was […]