Bitmain, the world’s main producer of Bitcoin mining machines, has surprisingly introduced that it has suspended a few of its workers’ September salaries attributable to an absence of constructive money circulation.
A number of inner sources have confirmed that the assertion in query, printed on October 3, is correct.
This information comes shortly after Bitmain’s convention in Hong Kong, the place it unveiled its newest product, the S21 Bitcoin mining machine. This launch was extremely anticipated throughout the crypto neighborhood, as Bitmain continues to play a key function within the quickly evolving crypto mining trade.
The cryptocurrency mining trade is presently combating traditionally low hash costs. Hash value expresses the anticipated income per petahash per second of hash capability of a miner. This downturn is placing nice stress on miners all over the world, forcing them to rethink their methods and adapt to the altering atmosphere.
As Bitcoin provide dwindles, miners face two key challenges: sourcing power extra sustainably and utilizing extra environment friendly mining machines.
It was thought that Bitmain’s newly launched Antminer S21 units could possibly be helpful to miners on this regard. It isn’t but recognized how the monetary disaster that allegedly began within the firm will have an effect on machine manufacturing.
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