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Bitcoin Hash Rate Marks New All-Time High After 55% Increase in 2 Months

Bitcoin’s hash rate continues to move in contrast with the asset’s price as it charted yet another new all-time high recently. This comes even after the latest substantial mining difficulty increase, which was the largest in over six months. Bitcoin Hash Rate New ATH The hash rate is an essential metric in the BTC network as it shows its robustness based on the number of active miners and the computational devices they have plugged into it. Generally, it declines during the...

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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Expected to See Largest Increase in 7 Months

The bitcoin mining difficulty is expected to see its largest increase in over seven months later this week. This comes as the hash rate has surged by almost 30% in the past two weeks. Largest Increase in Mining Difficulty Since January? The bitcoin mining difficulty adjustment is an essential part of the world’s largest blockchain that makes it either easier or harder for miners to do their job depending on the number of entities plugged into the network. Essentially, the...

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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Notches an All-Time High

Bitcoin has been treading in volatile waters. Despite the recent price dump, though, the Bitcoin network has hit yet another high, this time, in terms of mining difficulty. Higher Difficulty For Bitcoin Miners According to the latest data from CoinWarz, the Bitcoin difficulty increased by 5% to 27.97 trillion on February 18. In a span of three weeks, the metric went through positive readjustments twice, with the first one reaching 26.64 trillion on January 21. To put things...

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Despite the Price Crash: Bitcoin Hash Rate and Mining Difficulty at ATH

While bitcoin’s price went through another steep correction in the past 24 hours, the network’s robustness only increases. The BTC hash rate recently tapped a new all-time high, while the mining difficulty went through a 9% positive adjustment, leading to a peak of its own. Hash Rate and Mining Difficulty See ATHs Ever since the summer of 2021, when the Chinese authorities ousted bitcoin miners and the hash rate dumped by 60% in weeks, the metric has been gradually recovering...

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The Bitcoin Hash Rate Reaches New All-Time

The year started on a rather bland note, far below the bold predictions made by several notable Bitcoin proponents in terms of BTC’s price. While 2021 was quite impressive, the cryptocurrency market entered a familiar territory of extreme fear as it began the first week of 2022. In contrast, though, Bitcoin’s hash rate has registered a new all-time high, indicating that the network’s robustness has never been more secure. Bitcoin Hash Rate Taps a New Peak According to the...

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Bitcoin Hash Rate Triples 6 Months After the China Exodus

It has taken the bitcoin hash rate less than six months to recover from its China-induced crash. The metric, displaying the robustness of the world’s largest blockchain, has increased by roughly three-fold since late June and is close to the ATH tapped in May. BTC’s Hash Rate Nears ATH Six Months Later The hash rate reached an all-time high in May this year at nearly 200 Ehash/s, according to data from BitInfoCharts, when the situation changed vigorously. China, the world’s...

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3 Possible Reasons Behind Bitcoin’s Surge towards $56k

After weeks of struggling and rapidly losing value, bitcoin exploded in the past few days and neared $56k – its highest price line since mid-May. Yesterday alone, the cryptocurrency gained more than $5,000 of value in hours. While the bulls celebrate, it’s worth exploring potential reasons why that might be and could there be more similar developments hiding behind the corner. Reason 1: Whale Purchases Being an asset with a maximum supply of just 21,000,000 tokens with a...

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Bitcoin Hash Rate signalisiert Preisanstieg

Seitdem die Hash Rate im Juni runtergegangen ist, stieg sie unaufhaltsam an. Im BTC-Ökosystem gibt es also viel Bewegung, was generell auch auf eine höhere Dezentralisierung des Netzwerks und eine höhere Bitcoin-Nachfrage hindeutet. Historisch signalisiert eine höhere Hash Rate daher häufig auch einen Anstieg des BTC-Preises. Bitcoin News: Bitcoin Hash Rate signalisiert PreisanstiegDer Einbruch der Hash Rate hing unter anderem mit den Regulierungen des Mining Marktes in China zusammen. Die...

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Bitcoin’s Annual Energy Use Has Already Passed 2020’s: Research

While worries about Bitcoin’s energy use abound, new analysis shows that the network has already consumed more power than it did during the entirety of last year. Bitcoin’s Rising Power Consumption As reported by Bloomberg, “the network reportedly consumed about 67TWh of electricity in 2020, and its total consumption has already surpassed this in 2021”. By the end of the year, the analysts predict that Bitcoin will have used 91 TWh of electricity, rivaling the consumption of...

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The Longest Streak of Negative Mining Difficulty Adjustments in 10 Years for Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s network went through another negative mining adjustment in the past 24 hours, with a decrease of nearly 5%. With this one, the world’s largest blockchain has registered its worst streak of four consecutive difficulty declines for the first time in roughly ten years. Four in a Row for Bitcoin The BTC blockchain has the ability to readjust itself depending on the number of miners currently putting their computational devices to work. Essentially, the network either...

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