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Binance Officially Launches Ethereum Proof-of-Work Mining Pool

Binance has officially launched mining services for Ethereum PoW miners. It is running a one-month promotion in which miners can enjoy zero fees on all earnings. However, this does not guarantee the listing of ETHW.

Vitalik Buterin Outlines Ethereum’s Priorities After Merge

Ethereum founder has shared what he thinks the next two big priorities for the network should be. He also hopes developers don’t have to rush through protocol changes again and the community becomes more pragmatic.

Bitmain Helps Miners By Offering Antminer Mining Rigs At Discounted Rate

Bitmain has announced its plan to offer an 80% discount on its Antminer S19 Pro mining rigs. This move by the manufacturer is to support miners struggling amid the crypto winter.

South Australia’s First Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Facility Begins Operation

A crypto mining facility has been established in South Australia, and it will be powered primarily by solar energy. Local authorities say the development is important for decarbonizing blockchain.

Nic Carter Comments on White House Crypto Mining Climate Implication Report

The White House OSTP released a report addressing crypto mining’s impact on the climate. However, it did not sit well with Nic Carter, who stated they did not address all the necessary issues and cited unworthy sources.

Michael Saylor Shares Thoughts on Bitcoin Mining and the Environment

Addressing some misconceptions surrounding Bitcoin mining and its impact on the global environment, Michael Saylor claims Bitcoin is beneficial, not detrimental.

The Merge Goes Live As Ethereum Switches To A PoS Mechanism

Ethereum successfully transitioned from a PoW to a PoS consensus mechanism when the Total Terminal Difficulty (TTD) hit 58750000000000000000000 at 6:44 AM UTC.

SEBA Bank Launches Ethereum Staking Services

Switzerland’s SEBA Bank integrated support for Ethereum staking just a few days before the much-anticipated Ethereum Merge goes live.

Hive Blockchain Considers Mining Ethereum Alternatives Ahead Of The Merge

Hive Blockchain begins analyzing other GPU mineable coins to optimize its mining equipment for the upcoming Ethereum Merge.

Vitalik Buterin Expresses His Concerns Over Bitcoin's Security

In a recent interview, Vitalik Buterin made predictions for the future of the crypto industry and revealed his concerns over Bitcoin's long-term security.

Gemini Adds Support For Polygon Staking

Gemini begins providing staking rewards for Polygon and announces support for ETH staking just as the Ethereum community prepares for the blockchain's transition from a Proof-of-Work to a Proof-of-Stake protocol.

Ethereum PoW Fork Token Tanks Over 53% In Less Than A Week

ETHW, Ethereum’s proposed fork token that strives to remain on the PoW algorithm, tanks by 53% within six days of hitting its all-time high.