August 6, 2020 Bitmain to postpone Antminer shipments amid internal dispute.

ASIC manufacturer Bitmain has announced via its WeChat account it will delay shipments of Antminers by three months, citing “external interference over the company’s management.” The move comes amid a tense dispute over control of the company between its two co-founders, Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan Ketuan. To compensate for losses, Bitmain is offering purchasers coupons with value equivalent to the estimated earnings from mining BTC during the delay.