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Cryptocurrency mining news and mining hardware news

Cryptocurrency mining news column contains the latest and the most interesting news of the cryptocurrency mining sphere. Mining news is about new mining hardware that appears on the market and their characteristics. As cryptocurrency mining itself is divided into two large groups – using graphical processing unit (GPU) or application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC), mining news covers both GPU and ASIC mining hardware news. Cryptocurrency mining is the backbone of cryptocurrencies that use Proof-of-Work algorithm and it is the thing that keeps the blockchain running, that’s why cryptocurrency mining news always contains blockchain news and normally, but not always, bitcoin or altcoin news.

As most of the cryptocurrency is community-driven, cryptocurrency mining news sometimes contains articles about the impact of mining on the community. Recently, ASIC mining became the issue that causes lots of disputes argues about the influence of this type of cryptocurrency mining on the cryptocurrency network. ASIC is a specifically-built set of chips that is normally capable of mining the specific coin with the exact type of mining presets. Unlike GPU mining, ASICs cannot follow the network changes but are high-performance devices. So-called ASIC wars is the subcolumn of mining hardware news that contains articles about how developers of some coin try to withstand the threat that ASICs bring into the cryptocurrency world – centralization and the 51% attack possibility. This type of cryptocurrency mining news is full of arguable decisions.

The latest cryptocurrency mining news are of the highest importance for the crypto world as this young industry is developing really fast and the future of cryptocurrency depends on it.

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Watts Miners - fraud confirmed!

Watts Miners – fraud confirmed!

After publishing an article "Watts Miners ASICs – a scam?" we received many confirmations that, in fact, people don't receive their ASIC miners after making the payment. For example, you can check comments on...
Watch the 51% attack live! You are invited!

Watch the 51% attack live! You are invited!

On Oct 13, 3:00 CDT, 4:00 EDT 1:00 PST I'm going to do a 51% attack against the cryptocurrency Einsteinium Such a statement was posted by the anonymous hacker. He is going to gain control...
The Monero Malware Response

The Monero Malware Response

Monero developers announced the creation of a working group aimed at combating hidden mining and malware - Malware Response Workgroup. As part of the initiative, a website has been launched to inform users about how...
Sia: ASIC wars, bricking the Bitmain and Innosilicon ASICs

Sia: ASIC wars, bricking the Bitmain and Innosilicon ASICs

Here goes another chapter of ASIC wars. This time, Sia is under attack and is striking back with the v1.3.6 hardfork. This hardfork will reset Sia's Proof-of-Work function. This will make ASICs by Bitmain and Innosilicon useless. The...
New miner by Bitmain

New miner by Bitmain

Jihan Wu, co-founder and chief executive of Bitmain, announced the release of a new generation of ASIC chips - BM1391 for mining. According to the company, the new chip is stable and more efficient due...
Iceland will move from crypto mining to "pure blockchain business"

Iceland will move from crypto mining to “pure blockchain business”

It is assumed that Iceland's crypto mining industry will move away from mining to "pure blockchain business". This will happen according to the forecasts of a number of local industry insiders. Halldor Jorgensson, chairman of...
AntPool will be the official sponsor of NBA Houston Rockets

AntPool will be the official sponsor of NBA Houston Rockets

The largest pool for mining cryptocurrency AntPool will be the official sponsor of the NBA Houston Rockets basketball club. For both sides this will be the first cooperation of this kind. For the first time...
Ethereum update Constantinople will reduce the reward of the miners by 33%

Ethereum update Constantinople will reduce the reward of the miners by 33%

Ethereum is testing a network update that includes code optimization, improved scaling, pricing, data processing, and a reduction in the award of miners to 2 ETH. August 31, was completed the development of a new...
Iranian authorities: mining is recognized as an industry

Iranian authorities: mining is recognized as an industry

Secretary of the Supreme Council of Cyberspace of Iran reported that various ministries of the country's government recognized the mining of cryptocurrencies as an industry. Secretary of the Council of Cyberspace Abolhassan Firouzabadi stressed that...
The largest bitcoin-pool BTC.com will mine Ethereum and Ethereum Classic

The largest bitcoin-pool BTC.com will mine Ethereum and Ethereum Classic

The largest mining pool of BTC.com will soon add support for Ethereum and Ethereum Classic. In the near future, the BTC.com Mining Pool, owned by the Chinese company Bitmain, intends to offer its users the...

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