Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create and transact cryptocurrency. One mining operation in central New York came up with a novel solution that has alarmed environmentalists. It uses its own power plant. Greenidge Generation runs a once-mothballed plant near the shore… Continue reading Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

New ferris wheel debuts in Times Square, draws ire on social media

News 12 Staff Aug 25, 2021, 1:44pm Updated on: Aug 25, 2021, 1:45pm A new ferris wheel opening today in Times Square offers great views and vaccine incentives, but not all New Yorkers are willing to take a ride. Anyone who received or receives their first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination between Aug.… Continue reading New ferris wheel debuts in Times Square, draws ire on social media