Layer1 Stabilizes Texas Grids With ‘Bitcoin Batteries’

Layer1 Technologies has deployed its proprietary mining containers as electricity storage systems to stabilize Texas’ electricity market. U.S.-based Bitcoin (BTC) mining datacenter operator Layer1 Technologies has deployed its mining containers as “Bitcoin Batteries” comprising large-scale energy storage systems. Layer1 asserts that its bitcoin batteries will help stabilize Texas’ seasonally volatile Continue Reading

Where Are the Bitcoin Pizza Coins Now?

Approximately 10 years ago, someone paid 10,000 Bitcoin for two pizzas, but what happened to those coins after the purchase? Coinfirm has found out. Today marks the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin’s first official commercial purchase. On May 22, 2010, programmer Laszlo Hanyecz completed the first documented commercial Bitcoin purchase, paying 10,000 Continue Reading