Mining Bytom (BTM) With NebuTech BTMiner On Nvidia GPU Mining Rigs

By | June 16, 2018

Mining Bytom (BTM) With NebuTech BTMiner On Nvidia GPU Mining Rigs 16 Jun2018 A while ago we have written about the launch of ASIC miners for Bytom (BTM) from Bitmain right in time when Bytom was actually launching their network. The Antminer B3 ASIC miners for Bytom were offering 780 H/s with 360 Watts of power usage and… Read More »

UK Company Launches Crypto Mining Electric Bicycle

By | June 16, 2018

UK Company Launches Crypto Mining Electric Bicycle 50cycles, a specialist electric bicycle manufacturer, has revealed what it has described as the world’s first range of cryptocurrency mining e-bikes. Toba, the new series of crypto mining bikes, are estimated to generate approximately £20 (approximately $26.5 USD) worth of ‘Loyalcoin’ per 1,000 miles ridden. UK Company Reveals Cryptocurrency Mining E-Bike… Read More »

Ethereum to Combine Casper and Sharding Upgrades

By | June 15, 2018

Ethereum to Combine Casper and Sharding Upgrades Ethereum (ETH) developers have recently discussed the most significant upcoming updates to the ETH network at Ethereum Core Devs Meeting #40 that took place Friday, June 15. https://twitter.com/ethereum/status/1007622548211884032 The key point of the recent meeting is rescheduling the releases of two main Ethereum chain upgrades such as Casper and sharding. Casper… Read More »

Bitcoin Core Version 0.16.1 Officially Released

By | June 15, 2018

Bitcoin Core Version 0.16.1 Officially Released Bitcoin Core version 0.16.1, a new major version including new features and performance improvements, has been officially released, according to an announcement made June 15. The new release reportedly includes “new features, various bugfixes and performance improvements, as well as updated translations.” Notably, this Bitcoin Core version removed miner block size recalling… Read More »

ZCash suffers exploding ASIC mining

By | June 15, 2018

ZCash suffers exploding ASIC mining ASIC miners has rapidly captured more than 30% of the ZCash hash rate. Miners are afraid that mining on ASICs will gain controll over 51% of the network in a couple of weeks. The Zcash Foundation, together with the University of Luxembourg, conducted a network survey and found that, as of the end… Read More »

Crypto Incomes Declared on Tax Returns in Russia

By | June 15, 2018

Crypto Incomes Declared on Tax Returns in Russia Taxpayers in Russia have started declaring incomes and profits from crypto transactions even before cryptocurrencies are legalized in the country, results from this year’s tax campaign show. The Finance Ministry has again clarified the applicable tax rules, while the State Duma is still fine-tuning the upcoming regulations. One Conscientious Taxpayer… Read More »

Venezuela Begins Monitoring Bank Accounts for Crypto Transactions

By | June 15, 2018

Venezuela Begins Monitoring Bank Accounts for Crypto Transactions The government of Venezuela has started monitoring the bank accounts of its citizens for cryptocurrency-related transactions. Accounts found to contain crypto transactions at prices which the government considers to be “undermining the national currency” will be “severely punished,” Vice President Tareck El Aissami said. Next Phase of Operation Paper Hands… Read More »

EOS Goes Live, Over 150 Mln Tokens Staked to Validate Mainnet

By | June 15, 2018

EOS Goes Live, Over 150 Mln Tokens Staked to Validate Mainnet The EOS blockchain has now officially been activated, after the 15 percent – or 150 mln – positive vote threshold was hit yesterday, June 14, according to EOS Block Producer voting statistics. As of press time, over 177 mln of all EOS token have been staked, successfully… Read More »

New EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner v0.1 For GPU Mining

By | June 15, 2018

New EWBF Cuda Equihash Miner v0.1 For GPU Mining 15 Jun2018 The official Equihash algorithm (equihash 200,9) as used by ZCash (ZEC) may have moved in the domain of ASIC miners, but that does not mean that a modified version of algorithm cannot be still used by other coins and be GPU mined. An example is the Bitcoin… Read More »

Every twentieth Monero coin is mined by a hidden miner

By | June 14, 2018

Every twentieth Monero coin is mined by a hidden miner At least 5% of the issued Monero coins were mined by malicious software. About 2% of the total hash rate of the Monero network comes from devices infected with malicious programs that mine this famous anonymous cryptocurrency, researchers of the cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks found out. Experts… Read More »