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Marathon Digital Holdings CEO Fred Thiel at Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami. (CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Miner Marathon Expects to Recover Less Than Half Its Deposit From Bankrupt Compute North
In its monthly update the company also disclosed additions to its bitcoin stack and the payoff of some debt.
Marathon Digital Holdings CEO Fred Thiel at Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami. (CoinDesk)

Bitcoin miners are offered to help stabilize Texas power grid. (Illustration: Yunha/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Miners Offered Way to Cut Texas Electricity Usage to Help the Grid
The state's interim, voluntary program to lower power consumption during high demand periods, might go live as early as Jan. 1, 2023.
Bitcoin miners are offered to help stabilize Texas power grid. (Illustration: Yunha/CoinDesk)

Palacio legislativo de Paraguay. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Golpe a la minería cripto: Paraguay rechaza un proyecto de ley para la regulación del sector
De aprobarse, la ley habría podido poner un límite al valor que el operador de electricidad puede cobrar a los mineros de bitcoin.
Palacio legislativo de Paraguay. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

AI Generated Art Artwork Computer Servers under water submerged pool (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Miner Riot Switches Mining Pool After Falling Short in November
The miner used Braiins mining pool, whose payout method caused the variance between Riot’s mining capacity and the amount produced, according to a person familiar.
AI Generated Art Artwork Computer Servers under water submerged pool (Midjourney/CoinDesk)

Obra de IA sobre el colapso. (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
La exposición de las empresas mineras de bitcoin al contagio de FTX podría perjudicar aún más a la industria
Core Scientific, Bitfarms y Genesis Digital Assets se encuentran entre las mineras que tienen una exposición directa o indirecta a las consecuencias.
Obra de IA sobre el colapso. (DALL-E/CoinDesk)

AI Artwork collapse falling down crumbling (DALL-E/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Miners’ FTX Contagion Exposure May Amplify Industry Pain
Core Scientific, Bitfarms and Genesis Digital Assets are among miners that have direct and indirect exposures to the fallout.
AI Artwork collapse falling down crumbling (DALL-E/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: AI Artwork Ethereum miners pools (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
Binance's Crypto Mining Pool Adds Ravencoin Support
Former Ethereum miners have been drawn to alternative coins like ravencoin after they had to leave the Ethereum network post-merge.
CDCROP: AI Artwork Ethereum miners pools (Midjourney/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Dirt bike racing leap (Pixabay)
Pre-Halving Rally? Litecoin Surges 43% to 6-Month High
Litecoin's third mining reward halving due in eight months, will cut LTC's pace of supply expansion by 50%.
CDCROP: Dirt bike racing leap (Pixabay)

(Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
New York Imposes 2-Year Moratorium on New Proof-of-Work Mining After Gov. Hochul Signs Bill
The new law sets a two-year moratorium on new and renewed air permits for fossil fuel power plants used for energy-intensive proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrency mining.
(Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

Antminer bitcoin mining rigs displayed at Consensus 2021 (Christie Harkin/CoinDesk)
Crypto Mining and Staking Firm Foundry Buys Some of Troubled Bitcoin Miner Compute North's Assets
Foundry will buy two mining facilities and has an option to acquire a third site that is under development.
Antminer bitcoin mining rigs displayed at Consensus 2021 (Christie Harkin/CoinDesk)