Yesterday, representatives from all mining pools from Bitcoin Cash, the bitcoin hard fork, gathered to discuss a way of funding the development of community projects using mining rewards. This discussion was held at the Coingeek conference in Hong Kong,...
Jonathan Koomey, an expert on energy consumption from Berkeley Labs, has stated that the numbers on energy consumption of bitcoin mining could be greatly overestimated, on an NBC article yesterday. He said this in response to a study that...
A study published in the scientific journal Joule about bitcoin mining and its energy signature has found some disturbing facts regarding the sustainability of the bitcoin network for the next years. The academic paper written by Alex de Vries,...
Today, an Israeli cryptocurrency mining company has filed a lawsuit against a national bank because they suspended their account three months after being opened with no explanation whatsoever. This lead to the mining company to be unable to purchase...
HashFlare, the cloud mining company based in Scotland, has announced via email to its registered users that they are slashing prices of its bitcoin mining contracts to $0.60 per 10 GH/s, from its initial price of $1,2. The reason...
Today, the people from Ice Rock Mining, an ICO that seeks to build a mining operation inside a Soviet bunker in Khazahstan, dropped a bomb via email to their registered backers. The email sent contains a set of claims...
Mining ASICs market has been a difficult one to attack since its inception. Mining, in the beginning, was done using CPUs and GPUs, that yielded enough gains to make a profit of it at its initial stages. But then...
Last week, the Monero community faced a hard task: executing a network-wide hard fork. And more if someone is forcing your hand. The Monero dev community hard forked to evade Bitmain's hash rate centralization. But the mistake was believing that they...
Today, Monero, the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency completed a hard fork. This with the main objective of avoiding centralization of the hash rate by Bitmain, the hardware mining giant. Bitmain, announced recently the launch of specially designed ASICs (Application Specific Integrated...
ASRock, the Taiwanese hardware giant is supposedly entering the cryptocurrency mining market and the GPU market, according to a leaked slide tweeted by the graphics hardware oriented site Videocardz. In the tweet, they show a series of gaming cards, and...

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