Zcash Sets Stage for ‘Sapling’ Upgrade With New Software Release

By | August 17, 2018

Zcash Sets Stage for ‘Sapling’ Upgrade With New Software Release Privacy coin zcash is gearing up for a major upgrade with the first release of network software compatible with its upcoming Sapling hard fork. Zcash version 2.0.0 was released Thursday, according to a blog post penned by Sean Bowe, an engineer with the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company, which develops the… Read More »

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Zcash Mining Hardware for 2018

By | July 30, 2018

Zcash Mining Hardware for 2018 Zcash is a privacy coin that’s been on the market for a few years now. It uses a mining algorithm called Equihash. With an active developer and community, “shielded” (or private) transactions, and an appropriate fund for the founders, Zcash has been steadily developing, innovating, and appreciating in price. Zcash’s Equihash is currently… Read More »

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Europol: Bitcoin Remains Cybercriminals’ First Choice, But Privacy-Focused Alts Will Rise

By | September 19, 2018

Europol: Bitcoin Remains Cybercriminals’ First Choice, But Privacy-Focused Alts Will Rise Europol’s new cybercrime report has found that Bitcoin (BTC) remains the most popular form of crypto for illicit uses, but predicts a rise in the popularity of anonymity-focused altcoins such as Zcash (ZEC) and Monero (XMR). The report, the fifth edition of Europol’s Internet Organised Crime Threat… Read More »

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10 Years After Lehman Bitcoin and Wall Street Are Closer Than Ever

By | September 13, 2018

10 Years After Lehman Bitcoin and Wall Street Are Closer Than Ever Hank Paulson, former secretary of the U.S. Treasury, called it “an economic 9/11.” Having loaded up on mortgage debt that went sour, then failed to find a savior in the government or private sector, the 158-year-old Wall Street investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy on… Read More »

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New Merit (MRT) Mining Pools and Miner Updates Available

By | September 12, 2018

New Merit (MRT) Mining Pools and Miner Updates Available Copyright ©2014-2018 – Crypto Mining Blog – All About BTC, LTC, ETH mining as well as other alternative crypto currencies. This is a blog for crypto currency miners and users of Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), ZCash (ZEC) and many others.If you find helpful and useful information you… Read More »

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The Crypto IPO Race Is On: From Mining Companies to Exchanges

By | September 11, 2018

The Crypto IPO Race Is On: From Mining Companies to Exchanges Last week, at least two crypto-related enterprises, a Silicon Valley stock and cryptocurrency trading platform Robinhood and Singapore-based crypto exchange Huobi, moved closer to going public by holding an initial public offering (IPO). The ‘old school’ way to collect investments might seem especially attractive in the context… Read More »

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MEGA Chrome Extension Compromised to Steal Users’ Monero

By | September 4, 2018

MEGA Chrome Extension Compromised to Steal Users’ Monero The MEGA Chrome extension version 3.39.4 has been compromised and can now steal user’s Monero in addition to other sensitive information, according to recent posts on Twitter and Reddit. MEGA Chrome extension is a tool that claims to improve browser performance by reducing page loading times, in addition to providing… Read More »

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Bitcoin Seals Further Gains in a Mostly Green Market as Ethereum Fails to Break $300

By | September 4, 2018

Bitcoin Seals Further Gains in a Mostly Green Market as Ethereum Fails to Break $300 Tuesday, September 4: crypto markets are largely green today, with Bitcoin (BTC) inching upwards yet further, and several large-market-cap alts seeing solid gains, as Coin360 data shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading at around $7,374 at press time, up over… Read More »

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There's a Problem With Crypto Funding And Vitalik Just Might Have a Solution

By | September 4, 2018

There's a Problem With Crypto Funding And Vitalik Just Might Have a Solution There are free-riders in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. At least, that’s the contention of a new paper, shared with CoinDesk on Monday, written by ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin, Microsoft researcher Glen Weyl and Ph.D. of economics at Harvard, Zoë Hitzig. And free-riders pose a problem. Described in… Read More »

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How Venezuela Came to Be One of the Biggest Markets for Crypto in the World

By | September 2, 2018

How Venezuela Came to Be One of the Biggest Markets for Crypto in the World Venezuela has been living with hyperinflation since at least 2014. Its national currency — the Venezuelan bolívar — hit an official inflation rate of 57.3 percent in February 2014, while independent currency analysts were reporting that, by that September, the real inflation rate… Read More »

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