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The New York Times: Kazakhstan’s huge Bitcoin mining industry is upended by unrest

A report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, at Cambridge Judge Business School, on geographic shifts in Bitcoin mining, quoted in the New York Times. “Kazakhstan accounted for around 18 percent of the global hashrate in August last year,”…

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The Wall Street Journal: US takes Bitcoin mining crown after China crackdown

Further press coverage for the latest Bitcoin mining report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, finds that the US is now first in the world following a government crackdown in China. (subs) Read…

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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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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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Barron’s: Most Bitcoin is made in China. Competitors are chipping away

Michel Rauchs, Research Assistant at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative, comments on Bitcoin mining in China. He says that cheap electricity is not the only metric any more as investors “are also weighing regulatory risk and management quality.” Michel adds:…

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New interactive Bitcoin mining map launched

New mining map by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance provides increased transparency of the industry for investors, policymakers, researchers and general public. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School today (6 May) announced the…

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Energy-sapping bitcoin mining

The enormous use of energy used to mine cryptocurrencies is very contentious, but alternative methods pose too much of a security risk, says Michel Rauchs. Michel Rauchs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge…

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The Conversation: Why energy-sapping bitcoin mining is here to stay

Michel Rauchs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, writes about the lack of current alternatives to expensive and cumbersome bitcoin mining. "Given how quickly computing technology develops, perhaps an alternative method will be found. Until…

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Prospects for Australian mining companies as demand for commodities cools

Australia's economy has benefited tremendously from the commodities boom but what should their mining companies do in the face of cooling commodities demand. We are delighted to speak to Ben Gilbertson, Partner of Booz & Company, who has written a…

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