Tag: ASIC

Ethereum Miners

Ether Miners Are All Losing Money, According to Recent Statistics

According to recent data, the mining profitability of Ether has dropped to such a point that most miners are likely losing money. In other words, the cost of running mining...

/ October 29, 2018 / 1 Comment
Dash Guide

DASH Proposal to Unseat CEO Ryan Taylor Fails: Controversy Ensues

A proposal that hit the Dash system recently has just been voted down by a large margin. The proposal was a highly controversial one that was asking for the removal...

/ September 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Obelisk

Obelisk Could Make Open Source ASICs, Universal ASICs to Follow?

The threat of mining centralization is a common topic. But what is the solution? So far, most answers have been either to switch to proof-of-stake, or regularly change algorithms to...

/ June 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
GMO Miner

Japanese Tech Giant: “We Will Top Bitmain” GMO B2 Bitcoin Miner Revealed

A major technology company in Japan has just announced their new 7 nm bitcoin ASIC miner. The device has a higher price point than the competition, but according to reports,...

/ June 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bitmain Customers Targeted in Phone Scam Selling Non-Existent “S11” Miners

Bitmain just released a statement claiming they are aware that a number of their customers have been targeted by a phone scammer claiming to be from Bitmain and offering advanced...

/ May 31, 2018 / 2 Comments
Bitcoin Proof of Work Mining

Andreas Antonopoulos: Changing Bitcoin PoW Tantamount to Shooting Itself In The Foot

In a recent Q&A video, famed bitcoin commentator Andreas Antonopoulos answered a question about whether or not the bitcoin community should consider changing the current proof-of-work algorithm in an attempt...

/ May 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Classic Difficulty Bomb

Ethereum Classic Difficulty Bomb Successfully Disarmed, Miners Rejoice

According to official reports, the Ethereum Classic difficulty bomb has been successfully disabled through a fork procedure. The fork occurred on block 5,899,999 and the difficulty bomb that Ethereum Classic...

/ May 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitmain

What is Bitmain? Beginner’s Guide to The Controversial ASIC Mining Behemoth

If someone were to ask you to name a company that has a huge influence on cryptocurrency at large, especially bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum, a safe answer would definitely be...

/ April 30, 2018 / 0 Comments
Vitalik Buterin Asic

Ethereum Founder Vitalik Against Anti-ASIC Fork

After the recent Bitmain gearing of a new ASIC chip designed to mine Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin has gone on record as saying that he is opposed to the whole idea...

/ April 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitmain Ethereum ASIC Miner

Bitmain Launches ASIC Ethereum Miner – Antminer E3

Folks at Wall Street might be developing a few jitters with the new coming out of Bitmain, the largest crypto mining hardware manufacturer in the world. With the mining giant...

/ April 4, 2018 / 0 Comments