RE: Bitcoin: Mining Difficulty Reaches New ATH
Today Bitcoin’s mining difficulty has reached a new ath, increasing by 3.6%:
Bitcoin is now harder to mine than ever
The difficulty of mining a Bitcoin block ramped up by 3.6% today, marking an all-time high for the network. But the adjustment does put additional pressure on miners.
While not the most significant leap in difficulty adjustment history, the 3.6% hike brought Bitcoin’s total network difficulty to a record high of 17.56 trillion (T). The last time network difficulty came close to that figure was in July.
Full article here: https://decrypt.co/39662/bitcoin-is-now-harder-to-mine-than-ever
It’s been a bumpy road for miners, as of late – in China it seems miners in Inner Mongolia have lost their subsidized electricity