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Blockchain technology is shifting from a fringe phenomenon to being studied by traditional finance and governments, it is gaining more and more momentum and interest from VCs, financial experts and traders
In a growing trend, Bitcoin exchanges have recently begun expanding their business into mining. An example of this is the BTC mining pool recently launched by BTC China, which now accounts for 7% of all hashing power. Another China-based newcomer is Digcoin — a Bitcoin mining company owned by the Beijing based Huobi ex...
Genesis Mining has grown quickly amidst a rapidly-expanding cloudmining market and is now the SHA and Scrypt mining industry leader.
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Five of China's biggest mining pools — AntPool, F2Pool, BTCChina, BW Mining, and Huobi — have agreed to raise the block size limit to 8 MB.
Whether Bitcoin mining is profitable is not a simple question to answer.
Surreptitious mining ware planted on user PCs by torrent site uTorrent has created a backlash and could even be behind this week’s 3000% increase in Bitcoin Wikipedia requests.
Could malware be injected into the blockchain and be used to steal user's private keys? Cyber security firm Kaspersky Labs seems to think so.
The Internet is one of the most underestimated inventions. At the very moment when it seems it has come to a point beyond which it can offer something new, the new appears.
Bitcoin price patterns by themselves are relevant, but many things affect the price. By learning about the variables, we may catch a glimpse of how price is determined.
On October 15, 2015, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published 21 Inc.’s (21) patent application 20150294308 for “Digital Mining Circuitry.”
With bitcoin’s price volatility causing a lot of cryptocurrency start-ups to pivot, the world’s leading bitcoin processor BitPay has already jumped the gun ahead of its competitors and launched a new and controversial move into the bitcoin mining space.
This past weekend, bitcoin miners lost up to US$50,000 as the Bitcoin network was affected by the generation of invalid blocks due to the appearance of two separate versions of the blockchain or a “fork.”
As of January 2014, VK.com had at least 239 million accounts. VK is ranked 8th (as of August 1, 2014) in Alexa's global Top 500 sites and is the 2nd most visited website in Russia, after Yandex.
CoinTelegraph spoke with the creator of the first bitcoin mining pool of the world, Slushpool, which has released its Chinese version targeting the untapped potential of the growing Asian market.
BlockTrail yesterday launched its Mint exchange, which swaps “old” coins for newly mined ones. In a first of its kind, users can buy bitcoins that came straight from a mining pool.
KnCMiner, a Stockholm-based bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, has announced today the deployment of its home-designed 3D bitcoin mining 16-nanometer chip.
Jeff Garzik sent an email to Pieter Wuille in which Garzik spoke against the implementation of a fee market and also said that Bitcoin’s block size “will be increase eventually”
Cowboyminers, a Bitcoin mining company located in Thailand, has been completely destroyed by fire.
Bitcoin Unlimited takes off as Core blocks mined drop below 90% for the first time, indicating that Bitcoin may be forked, increasing the block size limit.
ViaBTC, one of the largest mining pools in the world, experienced a 50% drop in its hashpower after allocating all of its resources in mining Bitcoin Unlimited blocks.
On October 6, Bitcoin.com mining pool officially mined its 10th block, having secured nearly 1% of global hashrate.
Bitcoin.com’s mining pool mined its first block using the Bitcoin Unlimited protocol.
Bitmain’s BTC.com launches its open-source platform to compete in the global Bitcoin mining pool distribution market.
Bitmain Technologies Limited will next week launch what it claims to be the world’s most silent multi-terahash Bitcoin miner.
Hashflare mining software company is reducing energy costs for Bitcoin and Ethereum mining again.
Rootstock hopes to bring better Ethereum-like capabilities to the Bitcoin network, strengthen the network and benefit Bitcoin miners.
A day to block reward halving, Hashflare informed miners about reduction in the mining reward.
Will a group claiming to be hackers be able to rescue scammed miners who invested in the HashOcean mining company with their latest moves?
HashOcean has opened a new Facebook page, claims its domain and previous Facebook page were hacked.
A recent Princeton University study finds that a cap on max block size is necessary in a situation where mining rewards are entirely made of transaction fees.
Bitmain, the Beijing-based Bitcoin mining giant, has released its new S9 ASIC miner.
What effect will the July 11 halving have on the Bitcoin’s value? As many worry that mining becomes less profitable, some experts take a different view.
Bitcoin mining in Africa is almost non-existent yet the virtual currency’s level of adoption grows.
Is less actually more? Will halving be a boon to Bitcoin or an absolute curse that will lead to a spectacular crash?
Bitcoin saw a surge in price between March 2015-16 bringing back profitability to mining. Is this now a good time to get mining again?
Most frauds and scams don’t happen because of the technology involved but rather due to the underlying greed and callousness on the part of the users.
New Bitcoin-mining hardware may increase mining profits by 30%, claims the Indian scientist, Rakesh Kumar.
While banks and investors look to the blockchain as a singular investment vehicle, they miss the fact that Bitcoin is not only the strongest distributed ledger in existence
BitLicense requirements were said to be “in effect,” two Bitcoin mining pools have been forced to deny their services to New York IP addresses, and one exchange has done the same.
Three of the biggest Western mining pools – representing a total of some 19% of hashing power on the Bitcoin network – stand divided on raising the block size limit.
An unnamed employee of the US National Science Foundation (NSF) who allegedly used the organization’s supercomputers to mine bitcoins at two different universities should be “debarred,” recommends the most recent NSF semiannual report to Congress.
With the promise of the moon for its users without the need to purchase expensive mining equipment, the cloudmining industry has been experiencing its ups, and recently, its downs.
Online investment platform BnkToTheFuture has officially launched a fund to invest in the shares of Bitcoin Group Limited, Australia’s largest bitcoin mining operator, and the first Bitcoin company slated for an IPO
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