Tag: ASIC

Ethereum Constantinople

Funding Secured for Ethereum ProgPoW Audit, Results Due This Summer

As Ethereum's shift to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) security is still in the works, its blockchain relies on the Ethash Proof-of-Work (PoW) mining algorithm....

/ April 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
Monero Upgrade

Monero Blockchain Upgrade Deemed Success: ASICs Purged

While Bitcoin's core developers have embraced application-specific integrated circuit devices (ASICs), computational units created for a single task, with open arms, the...

/ March 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Monero

Monero To Hard Fork Blockchain In March To Stifle XMR ASIC Miners

ASICs, or application-specific integrated circuits, are a polarizing topic in the broader crypto industry. Some blockchain projects, namely Bitcoin and Litecoin, have...

/ February 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
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....

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ 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...

/ May 30, 2018 / 0 Comments