At the bottom of the late 2018 crypto bear market, the price of bitcoin dropped below the $4,500 threshold at which most miners are no longer profitable. A number of bitcoin mining operations were forced to turn off their machines creating an existential threat to the bitcoin network. In April, market sentiment improved as bitcoin roared back to $5,000, and now Bitfury has announced a new bitcoin mining fund. Is bitcoin mining back? Read the details on Brave New Coin

Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran Editor @aikarensf Karen is a proud third generation San Franciscan, and has worked in various positions including developer relations, winemaking, freelance writing, and as a teaching assistant for autistic children. She is passionate about disruptive tech, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. She is excited at how these technologies can improve the quality of life for people globally. When Karen isn’t busy discovering new things, you can find her enjoying the diversity of the Bay Area, keeping up to date on the latest tech news, or relaxing at home with her beloved rescued cat.

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