Proof-of-work Hearing, Robinhood on Crypto Investments, 55 ‘Rug-Potentials’ + More News

Source: Adobe/New Africa Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. __________ Regulation news The United States House Committee on Energy and Commerce announced a hearing on the crypto industry’s energy consumption, which will take place on Thursday, January 20, 2022. … Read more

Bitcoin Mining Hash Rate to Double in 2022, Compute North CEO Predicts

Source: AdobeStock / Сергей Шиманович With all of the new capacity that is being promised by major bitcoin (BTC) miners, the bitcoin network’s hash rate – or the computing power that goes into mining new coins – is likely to grow twice the current number over the following year, suggested Dave Perrill, CEO of mining … Read more

Exeger takes $38M to ramp up production of its flexible solar cells for self-powered gadgets

Sweden’s Exeger, which for over a decade has been developing flexible solar cell technology (called Powerfoyle) that it touts as efficient enough to power gadgets solely with light, has taken in another tranche of funding to expand its manufacturing capabilities by opening a second factory in the country. The $38 million raise is comprised of … Read more