Bitcoin Difficulty Estimated to Drop After 5 Back-to-Back Increases – Mining Bitcoin News

Bitcoin’s imminent difficulty change appears to be heading towards a possible decrease, marking the first time in over 73 days, ever since February 12, 2023. The network has witnessed a notable difficulty upswing of approximately 22.62% since block height 778,176. Consequently, with the current block times in place, the mining participants of the network may … Read more

Following BTC’s Price Drop, Bitcoin Miners Benefit From a 2.35% Difficulty Reduction – Mining Bitcoin News

During the past week, Bitcoin’s hashrate has dropped a few percentages after reaching 288 exahash per second (EH/s) on June 8, 2022. Bitcoin miners, however, got a break on Wednesday, June 22, as the mining difficulty dropped by 2.35% making it easier for miners to find blocks. The 2.35% drop brings the difficulty down to … Read more

Bitcoin’s Sinking Price Pushes Hashrate Below 200 Exahash, Mining Difficulty Expected to Slide 2.8% Lower – Mining Bitcoin News

While bitcoin’s price dropped below the $20K region, the network’s hashrate slipped under the 200 exahash per second (EH/s) region to 167 EH/s on June 18. At the time of writing, the hashrate is coasting along at 184 EH/s after a slight rebound following the drop. With the price per bitcoin lower this week and … Read more

Bitcoin Hashrate Briefly Slips Below 200 EH/S During Market Rout, Less Than 100K Blocks Left Until the Halving – Mining Bitcoin News

After reaching an all-time high on June 8, Bitcoin’s hashrate dropped during the recent bitcoin price drop on June 12-13 to a low of 182 exahash per second (EH/s). While bitcoin’s USD value remains under the $23K zone, Bitcoin’s hashrate has managed to climb back above the 200 EH/s region. Hashrate Drops to 182 EH/s … Read more

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Hits an All-Time High Nearing 300 Exahash per Second – Mining Bitcoin News

While Bitcoin’s mining difficulty was expected to decrease two days ago on June 8, instead the difficulty increased by 1.29% on Wednesday. On the same day, at block height 739,928, Bitcoin’s hashrate tapped an all-time high (ATH) reaching 292.02 exahash per second (EH/s). Bitcoin’s Blockchain Secured by Close to Three Hundred Quintillion Hashes per Second … Read more

Largest difficulty drop since July 2021 — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin (BTC) is off to a better start than most this week as bulls avoid serious losses into the weekly close. Still heavily tied to declining stock markets, the largest cryptocurrency is nonetheless defending $30,000 on May 23 and eyeing the top of its post-LUNA trading range. While there are no signs of an impending … Read more

Despite the Low Price, Bitcoin’s Hashrate Remains Elevated as Difficulty Taps an All-Time High – Mining Bitcoin News

Amid the Terra blockchain meltdown, Bitcoin’s hashrate has been well above the 200 exahash per second range, at 212 EH/s at the time of writing. Bitcoin’s hashpower has remained high after reaching an all-time high on May 02, at block height 734,577. Moreover, while bitcoin miners continue to search for blocks, the network recorded another … Read more

Bitcoin Miners Reach the Halfway Point to the Next Block Reward Halving – Bitcoin News

On May 5, 2022, at block height 735,000, the bitcoin mining pool Poolin mined the 105,000th block reward since the last halving. The mined block also represents the halfway point to the next halving that is estimated to take place on or around April 27, 2024. Block 735,000 follows the network issuing over 19 million … Read more

Bitcoin’s Hashrate Taps an All-Time High, Next-Gen Machine Deployment Could Push it Much Higher – Mining Bitcoin News

Bitcoin’s hashrate has once again reached an all-time high (ATH) this year, as the network’s processing power reached 275.01 exahash per second (EH/s) on May 2, 2022. The recent ATH follows a significant difficulty jump on April 27, and bitcoin’s value lost 6.2% against the U.S. dollar over the last two weeks. Bitcoin Hashrate Taps … Read more