ASIC is an acronym for “Application Specific Integrated Circuit”. ASICs are silicon chips specifically designed to do a single task. In the case of bitcoin, they are designed to process SHA-256 hashing problems to mine new bitcoins.

Unregistered Crypto Asset Manager BPS Sued by Aussie Regulator
Australia's ASIC has sued BPS Financial Pty Ltd for misleading investors about Qoin Token
Aussie Regulator Halts 3 Crypto Funds Belonging to Holon Investments
The Australian regulator, ASIC has issued a stop order, halting three major funds linked to Holon Investments
Web3 Running App STEPN Launches NFT Sneakers with STEPN
Move-to-earn Web3 running app STEPN has partnered with ASICS to release a limited edition of "STEPN x ASICS NFT Sneaker" Mystery Box Collection.
Bit Digital Signs Partnership with BitMine to Host 7,000 ASIC Miners
Bit Digital has signed on with BitMine to buy ASIC miners that use oil cooled immersion technology to create a highly efficient environment for heat dissipation, provide superior mining production, and machine longevity.
Aussie Trading Platform Collapses after User's Damning Complaints
MyCryptoWallet, a platform that operates as a trading platform in Australia went bankrupt. A situation that was inevitable as many of the platform’s users started complaining that they were unable to access their funds on the exchange.
Australia’s Securities Regulator Approves the Launch of Crypto ETFs
Australia Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has finally opened the door for crypto ETFs to trade on Australian stock exchanges.
Jihan Wu Regains Control Of China Bitcoin Miner Making Giant Bitmain
Jihan Wu has regained his status as legal representative and executive director of Bitmain stripping Micree Zhan of broad controlling powers.
Bitmain Business Booming Despite Public Feud Between Co-Founders Jihan Wu and Micree Ketuan Zhan
Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain, continues to grow despite the public feud of its co-founders Jihan Wu and MicreeKetuan Zhan dominating the news over the last year.
Crypto Miners Allege Chinese Bitcoin Mining Giant Delivered "Defective" Product
Ahead of Bitcoin’s much-awaited halving event on May 12, a group of miners alleged Bitmain’s latest “Antminer” deliveries were defective and led to losses for investors.
Coronavirus Measures in China Delay Crypto Hardware for MicroBT and Bitmain Customers
The coronavirus is causing mass disruption throughout Asia and has now been declared a ‘global health emergency’ by the World Health Organisation. The Chinese government have taken drastic isolation measures and over 40 million people are effectively on lockdown. Two major crypto hardware manufacturers have been having difficulties servicing clients from their bases in China.

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