Bobby Lee: North Korea mines Bitcoin at the state level

Bobby Lee shares a rumour about North Korea mining Bitcoin at the state level
18 August 2017   1441

Bobby Lee, CEO of the Chinese cryptocurrency exchange BTCC and a well-known Twitter user, assumes that North Korean miners mine Bitcoin with the active support of the state in order to strengthen the national currency.

Thus, the man continued claiming that Bitcoin mining is actually a great idea for governments: 

The creator of Ethereum and another ore than a significant person in social network, Vitalik Buterin, also commented on the situation:

Notably, between 2013 and 2015, North Korean hackers stole from their southern neighbours the Bitcoins for a total of 100 million won ($ 88,000) each month. Presumably, this was done with the active support of the state in order to strengthen the national currency weakening under the pressure of international sanctions.

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.