Bitcoin Cash emergency difficulty adjustment

Bitcoin Cash emergency difficulty adjustment may take place as no blocks mined for some hours 
23 August 2017   4337

Bitcoin Cash, the brand new cryptocurrency emerged as the hard-forked version of Bitcoin, after reaching its all-time high price mark of more than $900 and being finally supported by the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, pools and wallets, now seem to be experiencing some mining troubles. 

Thus, Charlie Lee, the Litecoin creator and an active Twitter user also known as one of the most honest developers in the cryptocurrency world, reports on 2.5 hours without single Bitcoin Cash block being mined and expresses his scepticism about the future success of the cryptocurrency:

It's noteworthy, that a bit earlier, on August 21st, the man shared his predictions about Bitcoin Cash mining difficulties:

Jeff Garzik, a former Bitcoin Core developer, objected that, in his opinion, "this is a short term oscillation generated by profit-switching pools; occurs w/ litecoin, dogecoin, eth/etc & others". However, the creator of Litecoin hastened to remind Garzik about the Namecoin story:

Just like what happened with Namecoin in 2011. "Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it."
 

Charlie Lee
Litecoin creator

Thus, according to Jimmy Song, one of the Bitcoin developers, new difficulty adjustment is to take place:

What the future has in stock for the cryptocurrency, remains to be seen. At the time of writing, Bitcoin Cash price is about $658 and it's market capitalization is almost $11 billion (however, less than the 3-rd ranked Ripple's). 

Giant Mining Solar Powered Farm to Created in California

Plouton Mining will allocate solar panels on 49 acres and it's planned they should generate about 10-13 megawatts per day, working for an average of 12 hours
26 June 2019   56

Plouton Mining, a subsidiary of Plouton Group Holding, intends to open the largest Bitcoin farm in North America for mining, whose operations will be provided by solar energy. To this end, the firm chose a territory in the western part of the Mojave Desert, California.

Plouton Mining will place solar panels on 49 acres: they should generate about 10-13 megawatts per day, working for an average of 12 hours. The company stressed that Western Mojave receives sunlight for 70% of the year.

The company will also sign the necessary contracts with local electricity suppliers in order to operate the farm in the absence of solar radiation.

Meanwhile, the bitcoin hashrate has again updated the historical maximum at 66.666 EX / s.