Mining

AMD CEO: Blockchain Is Important But “A Bit Of Distraction”

4 weeks ago kakp2 Comments Off on AMD CEO: Blockchain Is Important But “A Bit Of Distraction”
CEO Lisa Su of AMD, an American multinational semiconductor company, said that Blockchain is “a bit of a distraction in the short term” in an interview with CNBC April 26. Su admitted the importance of blockchain, stating, “It’s a very important technology The idea you can do all these peer-to-peer transactions, a decentralized network, Read More

Belarus-style Silicon Valley: Why Nobody Rushes Up Into Tax-Free ICOs?

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on Belarus-style Silicon Valley: Why Nobody Rushes Up Into Tax-Free ICOs?
The “unprecedented” Decree on the Development of Digital Economy, signed by President Alexander Lukashenko in December, officially came into force on March 28 in the Republic of Belarus. The document signals a new dawn for the country, facilitating any form of cryptocurrency-related activity, and according to the leader should make Belarus “a tech country”. The Read More

Taiwanese Miner Shot By Gangsters, Blames China’s ‘Strict’ Bitcoin Control

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on Taiwanese Miner Shot By Gangsters, Blames China’s ‘Strict’ Bitcoin Control
A Taiwanese Bitcoin miner has been shot by gangsters after an argument about mining profits went wrong, local media report April 15. According to Liberty Times, a Bitcoin miner known only by the name Wu accepted 10 mln Chinese yuan, equal to almost $1.6 mln, from two “local gangsters” in order to turn Bitcoin mining Read More

Students Jamming University Networks With Crypt-Mining

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on Students Jamming University Networks With Crypt-Mining
Illegal cryptocurrency mining has seen a major increase recently, especially since hackers took an interest and found sources of unsecured systems. According to the analysis made by Vectra, the higher education sector was one industry with the biggest amount of infected devices that have been used for crypto mining. Hackers target higher education sectors The Read More

Local Authorities Approve Lease For Bitmain Subsidiary In Rural Washington

1 month ago kakp2 Comments Off on Local Authorities Approve Lease For Bitmain Subsidiary In Rural Washington
Port of Walla Walla, Washington commissioners have unanimously agreed to embark on a land lease and purchase option for 10 acres to be used for cryptocurrency mining project by Bitmain subsidiary Ant Creek LLC, local news Union Bulletin reports April 13. The decision to award the permit followed an hour and a half of spirited Read More

Altcoins This Week: Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining, Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrency And More

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Altcoins This Week: Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining, Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrency And More
Today we discuss the Altcoins market, the stand Monero and SiaCoin have taken against ASIC mining, the recent legalization of cryptocurrency, ICOs and Smart Contracts in Belarus and so much more. Come take a look. Monero & SiaCoin Against ASIC Mining After Bitmain released the ASIC-powered Antminer X3 (which was designed to mine with the Read More

Bitmain Unveils First Ethereum ASIC Mining Gadget

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Bitmain Unveils First Ethereum ASIC Mining Gadget
Bitmain Unveils First Ethereum ASIC Mining Gadget Bitman, a China-based Bitcoin mining firm and manufacturer of ASIC (Application-specific integrated circuits) has again made known it will start selling and shipping the newly unveiled Ethereum mining gadget on 16th July 2018. Bitmain announced last month that it has also designed a new ASIC-powered Antminer X3 purposely Read More

Graphics Cards Shortage Due To Crypto Gold Rush

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Graphics Cards Shortage Due To Crypto Gold Rush
Gaming graphics cards are hard to come by these days, and the reason is crypto mining. If you are not too sure what crypto mining is, check out this article for a basic vocab lesson, and an overview of how crypto miners have made upgrading your gaming rig too expensive. Where have all the graphics Read More

ASIC vs. GPU Mining Rig: What is Better?

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on ASIC vs. GPU Mining Rig: What is Better?
All new minors have the same arising question, “Is it better to buy ASIC (for example Antminer S9, Antminer L3+) or set up a GPU mining rig (based on NVIDIA GTX 1060 or GTX 1070 for example)?.” In this article, based on our experience, we will show you all pros and cons of ASIC and Read More

Definitive Guide to Dual Mining: ETC + Siacoin

2 months ago 7ring Comments Off on Definitive Guide to Dual Mining: ETC + Siacoin
We must warn you right away that dual mining is not possible if you use Equihash algorithm (Zcash, Zen, or Zclassic). Please keep on reading if you prefer Ethash (Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Musicoin, Ubiq, or Expanse) and use Claymore’s miner. First, choose the second cryptocurrency you want to mine. It may be Decred, Siacoin, Lbry Read More