Sustainable energy usage for BTC mining grows nearly 60% in a year

Bitcoin (BTC) mining companies are further adopting green energy as the global Bitcoin mining industry increased its sustainable energy mix by approximately 59% year over year. The Bitcoin Mining Council (BMC) is group of 44 Bitcoin mining companies claiming to represent 50% of the global Bitcoin network, or 100.9 exahash (EH). It released a new […]

Blockchain Gaming Usage Explodes 2,000% in a Year: DappRadar

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Ethereum Gas Usage Rose in March as Ether Ran to $3.5K

Ether prices reached over $3,500 in March alongside the rise in gas usage, breaking above the $2,300-$3,200 range seen in February. Other catalysts for that run were a recovery in bitcoin (BTC) prices – which led to a broader crypto market bounce – and a successful testnet merge ahead of Ethereum’s shift to a proof-of-stake […]

Store Coupons are a Great Example of Enterprise Blockchain Usage

After talking about Hedera’s Consensus-as-a-Service model in the first part of Cointelegraph’s interview, Hedera CEO Mance Harmon mentioned one specific use case of enterprise blockchain to organize industry cooperation. Like with public blockchains, enterprise-based solutions are a way of coordinating participants of an ecosystem who cannot rely on trusting each other.  When asked about specific […]

Coinstar Plans Massive Expansion of Coinme Bitcoin ATMs as Usage Spikes

Coinstar, the coin counting kiosk maker hosting 3,500 Coinme bitcoin ATMs, is looking to double its bitcoin-capable supermarket locations. The doubling would happen “within a year,” President of Product Michael Jack told CoinDesk. He said Coinme bitcoin ATM growth “both on a per location and overall basis, has been very strong.” The company already has […]