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BBC News: US leads Bitcoin mining as China ban takes effect

China's share of global Bitcoin mining has fallen to effectively zero, research by the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) suggests. The latest data by the Index, developed at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Financial Times: US overtakes China as biggest bitcoin mining hub after Beijing ban

The latest Bitcoin mining report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance finds that the US is now first in the world following a government crackdown in China. This new data (to the end of August 2021) shows the US…

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Bloomberg: The US leads the world in bitcoin mining after China crackdown

Another take on the Bitcoin research coming out of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School. The latest update to the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) has confirmed the impact of the Bitcoin mining…

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Geographic shift

The United States has taken the leading position in Bitcoin mining following China's crackdown on mining operations, shows data update from the Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. By Michel Rauchs, Digital Assets Lead…

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Charting the way

New guides for navigating the regulatory environment for fintech in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India and Mexico. This blogpost is written by Sarah Ombija, Regulatory Researcher at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School; Neha…

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Luckbox Magazine: Bitcoin mining is spewing carbon

Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index developed at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the article. According to the index, bitcoin mining uses more electricity than most nation-states. Read the full article [luckboxmagazine.com]…

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and World Economic Forum host MENA Regional Fintech Roundtable

Two-day virtual event convenes central bankers, regulators, development organisations and leading FinTech firms to examine practical partnerships for digital finance growth. Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the World Economic Forum have announced the successful completion…

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The New York Times: Bitcoin uses more electricity than many countries. How is that possible?

Research on Bitcoin mining by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, is cited in the New York Times article on electricity use. (subs) Read the full article [nytimes.com]…

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The Wall Street Journal: Cryptocurrency companies are leaving China in ‘Great Mining Migration’

The bitcoin electricity index developed at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, is cited in an article about cryptocurrency firms leaving China due to country’s crack down on cryptocurrency mining earlier this summer. (subs)…

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Finextra: CCAF, World Bank, World Economic Forum launch second Covid-19 fintech impact study

The survey is aiming to collect information and from firms globally to gain insights into fintech performance during coronavirus pandemic. Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), explains: “Our previous Rapid Assessment Study provided a…

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