Cloud Mining Platform HashFlare Stops Services, Disables Equipment on SHA-256 Contracts

By | July 20, 2018

Cloud Mining Platform HashFlare Stops Services, Disables Equipment on SHA-256 Contracts Cloud cryptocurrency mining service HashFlare announced July 20, that it is stopping mining services and shutting down hardware on current SHA-256 contracts due to difficulty generating revenue. HashFlare is a cloud cryptocurrency mining platform founded in 2013. Cloud mining is a system where a user purchases a… Read More »

Crypto Mining in Your Browser: Detection and Protection Methods

By | July 20, 2018

Crypto Mining in Your Browser: Detection and Protection Methods Cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to make money. They have preferred ransomware for the last two years, but now they are turning their attention to browser-based cryptocurrency mining. Although principles for infecting browsers are well known, it often can be harder to detect such attacks than to… Read More »

Vietnam Central Bank Agrees To Suspend Import Of Cryptocurrency Mining Machines

By | July 20, 2018

Vietnam Central Bank Agrees To Suspend Import Of Cryptocurrency Mining Machines The gear has come under scrutiny by the State Bank of Vietnam and the Ministry of Industry and Trade. According to Hanoi newspaper Việt Nam News, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), the country’s central bank, has agreed with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to… Read More »

The State Bank of Vietnam Suspends Import of Crypto Mining Hardware

By | July 19, 2018

The State Bank of Vietnam Suspends Import of Crypto Mining Hardware The Vietnamese central bank, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) announced it will suspend the import of cryptocurrency mining hardware, according to local news agency Viet Nam News July 19. The move followed an official request from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), which suggested a… Read More »

Three mining producers from China officially called unicorns for first time

By | July 18, 2018

Three mining producers from China officially called unicorns for first time The rating of the Chinese unicorn companies for the first time included participants from the cryptocurrency industry. They are three Chinese companies that produce mining equipment. The Shanghai-based Hurun Research Institute published its Q2 Unicorn Index for the Greater China region, which lists 130 unicorn companies registered… Read More »

Petition website Change.org to start cryptocurrency mining

By | July 18, 2018

Petition website Change.org to start cryptocurrency mining Change.org has announced the launch of a special screensaver program that will mine Monero on website visitors’ computers. The money will be spent on charity. Change.org, online platform for petitions, announced that it launches a screensaver with a built-in mining script. A screensaver will consume resources only when users do not… Read More »

New Mining Pool Vows to Enhance Profitability While Reducing Power Consumption

By | July 17, 2018

New Mining Pool Vows to Enhance Profitability While Reducing Power Consumption A startup blockchain company, with a team featuring former executives from Samsung Electronics, have unveiled plans to invigorate the way cryptocurrency mining is performed – creating an infrastructure designed to enhance profit and help blockchain technology become more prolific in everyday life. 12SHIPS says it wants to… Read More »

Hive OS – A New Linux GPU Mining Platform Gaining Popularity

By | July 17, 2018

Hive OS – A New Linux GPU Mining Platform Gaining Popularity 17 Jul2018 There are a number of Linux-based mining distributions available out there, but most of them do have some limitation or a drawback or maybe are not very user friendly for non-advanced users. Hive OS is a relatively new Linux based mining platform that is trying… Read More »

Hodler’s Digest, July 9-15: While Mining ETH is a ‘Side Hustle’ for Google Co-Founder, Mining BTC for Russians May Fund Election ‘Interference’

By | July 15, 2018

Hodler’s Digest, July 9-15: While Mining ETH is a ‘Side Hustle’ for Google Co-Founder, Mining BTC for Russians May Fund Election ‘Interference’ Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more —… Read More »

New Faster Bytom (BTM) NebuTech BTMiner for Nvidia GPU Mining Rigs

By | July 12, 2018

New Faster Bytom (BTM) NebuTech BTMiner for Nvidia GPU Mining Rigs 12 Jul2018 The NebuTech BTMiner is the first Nvidia GPU miner for Bytom (BTM) and although the early versions were a bit problematic it is pretty stable now. Last month Bminer 9.0.0 got BTM support and it was faster in terms of hashrate, but the latest version… Read More »