Bitcoin Mining’s Electricity Bill: Is It Worth It?

By | June 2, 2018

Bitcoin Mining’s Electricity Bill: Is It Worth It? They say it takes money to make money; in order to make a profit off Bitcoin mining, you have to buy mining equipment and pay your electricity bill first. As more miners join the Bitcoin network, some individuals fear that the amount of electricity consumed by mining will have a… Read More »

ASUS to Release 20 Graphics Card ‘Mining Master’ Motherboard in Fall 2018

By | May 31, 2018

ASUS to Release 20 Graphics Card ‘Mining Master’ Motherboard in Fall 2018 U.S. hardware manufacturer ASUS formally announced the release of its “second generation” cryptocurrency mining motherboard on May 30. The new product, dubbed the H370 Mining Master Motherboard, sees the company attempt to corner the increasingly crowded market by targeting high-demand users. It follows the release of… Read More »

Chinese ASIC Manufacturer To Turn To AI In Case Of Stricter Gov’t Regulation

By | May 17, 2018

Chinese ASIC Manufacturer To Turn To AI In Case Of Stricter Gov’t Regulation Due to the recent crypto crackdown in China, Chinese ASIC chip manufacturer Bitmain is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) as an alternate revenue source, Bloomberg reports today, May 17. China’s crypto regulations have included an initial coin offering (ICO) ban in the fall of last… Read More »

U.S. Mutual Fund VP Says Blockchain Will Help ‘Drive This Next Industrial Revolution’

By | May 12, 2018

U.S. Mutual Fund VP Says Blockchain Will Help ‘Drive This Next Industrial Revolution’ Steve Chiavarone, a VP at financial services company Federated Investors, made bullish comments on blockchain technology as an “economic growth driver” in an interview on CNBC Friday, May 11. Responding to whether blockchain will be a driver of economic growth, Chiavarone noted the potential for… Read More »

China’s 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong

By | May 9, 2018

China’s 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong Canaan Creative, China’s second-largest Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware manufacturer plans to seek an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company’s decision to conduct an IPO in Hong Kong, instead of in the US, was reported by South China Morning Post (SCMP)… Read More »

China's 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong

By | May 9, 2018

China's 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong Canaan Creative, China’s second-largest Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware manufacturer plans to seek an Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company’s decision to conduct an IPO in Hong Kong, instead of in the US, was reported by South… Read More »

Revenues Down, Hashrates Up: 2018 Mining Outlook By The Numbers

By | May 3, 2018

Revenues Down, Hashrates Up: 2018 Mining Outlook By The Numbers Bitcoin (BTC) mining may well be the lifeblood of the cryptocurrency but the industry is in a constant state of flux for a number of reasons. 2017 was a banner year for cryptocurrencies in general, but Bitcoin was the standout as it soared to an all-time high of… Read More »

ASIC Resistance: Will Ethereum Join Monero Against the Mining Giant?

By | May 1, 2018

ASIC Resistance: Will Ethereum Join Monero Against the Mining Giant? The crypto community is bracing for a real revolution – leading cryptocurrencies may abandon the Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm. The reason is the far-reaching game of mining giant Bitmain, which is building up its monopoly on the market by stamping out new ASICs for top coins. This concerns not… Read More »

Major Chip Maker AMD’s Revenues Surge Due to Cryptocurrency Mining

By | April 27, 2018

Major Chip Maker AMD’s Revenues Surge Due to Cryptocurrency Mining Cryptocurrency mining has been an interesting industry for AMD and NVIDIA. The former has noted a strong earnings increase, although they remain wary of this industry. Especially with all cryptocurrencies losing value, the manufacturer isn’t too concerned about the future demand for new GPUs. Putting Wall Street investors’… Read More »

New Silent Miner v1.1.0 for NVIDA GPUs for Mining Ravencoin (X16R)

By | April 27, 2018

New Silent Miner v1.1.0 for NVIDA GPUs for Mining Ravencoin (X16R) 27 Apr2018 Silent Miner is a new fork of ccminer for mining Ravencoin’s (RVN) X16r algorithm that tries to compete with the fastest z-enemy miner in terms of performance. Previous versions of the Silent Miner were a bit slower compared to the latest z-enemy 1.08, but the… Read More »