Greenidge Generation, a cryptocurrency farm housed in a natural gas plant, has remained open while it appeals a denied air permit. It now faces questions around its water permit and its potential destruction of aquatic wildlife.
Greenidge Generation, the natural gas-fueled facility, is supposed to close under the decision. But its owners plan to keep operating, as they fight for an appeal.
Two Cornell University researchers showed Monday that much of the review could be conducted in less than a week with free online tools.
Since spring 2020, the Greenidge Generation natural gas plant in Dresden has powered a 24-7 bitcoin mining operation that is endangering the region environmentally, according to some residents.
Bitcoin is on pace to consume about as much electricity this year as all the homes in the mid-Atlantic states. Most of this energy comes from non-renewable sources.
Three would-be crypto-millionaires who attempted an alleged kidnapping involving a fake Uber driver and a volatile digital currency were indicted on Tuesday.
What are they and how do they work?
18-year-old murder suspect Quentin Capobianco now claims that Smith has tied him up and forced him to liquidate stocks before the fatal incident.
Well, we've already got ATMs for cupcakes and gold bars.
Bitcoin could be particularly advantageous for New York City's many immigrant families that often are sending money to family in other countries with regularity.
The anonymity inherent to bitcoins poses a threat to law enforcement.
The fallout from the October bust of the online, Tor-powered drug exchange the Silk Road continues.
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