Intel patents breakthrough in energy-efficient Bitcoin mining

Technology behemoth Intel, has just gotten a patent whose potentials might make it a game-changer in the area of cryptocurrency mining.

Two days ago, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted the company a patent concerning a processor which is said to be able to conduct “energy-efficient high performance bitcoin mining.” 

This is good news for Bitcoin miners who have had to face high energy costs, protests and restrictions because of the high amount of energy currently used to mine Bitcoin.