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 »

Bitcoin Gold’s New Equihash-BTG PoW Algorithm

By | June 13, 2018

Bitcoin Gold’s New Equihash-BTG PoW Algorithm 13 Jun2018 Bitmain’s Equihash ASIC miners Z9 mini as well as Innosilicon’s A9 ZMaster are apparently being shipped and are getting into the hands of some users already. This essentially makes mining Equihash with GPUs pointless and not very profitable, so ZCash (ZEC) is already in the territory of ASIC miners, but… Read More »

Crypto Mining Firm Argo Set to Become London Stock Exchange’s First Blockchain Listing

By | June 12, 2018

Crypto Mining Firm Argo Set to Become London Stock Exchange’s First Blockchain Listing Cryptocurrency mining outfit Argo Blockchain will likely become the first blockchain company to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), Business Insider reported June 11. After launching its subscription service for mining contracts the same day, the company says it plans to hold an IPO,… Read More »

Argo Blockchain to Be First Crypto Company Listed on the London Stock Exchange

By | June 12, 2018

Argo Blockchain to Be First Crypto Company Listed on the London Stock Exchange The London Stock Exchange, one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world, has approved the listing of subscription-based mining firm Argo Blockchain, which will be the first crypto-related company listed. Argo Blockchain’s Listing Argo Blockchain said in a statement on Monday that it hopes… Read More »

Blockchain’s Once-Feared 51% Attack Is Now Becoming Regular

By | June 8, 2018

Blockchain’s Once-Feared 51% Attack Is Now Becoming Regular Monacoin, bitcoin gold, zencash, verge and now, litecoin cash. At least five cryptocurrencies have recently been hit with an attack that used to be more theoretical than actual, all in the last month. In each case, attackers have been able to amass enough computing power to compromise these smaller networks,… Read More »

Cryptos That Fell from Grace, Looking Back at Last Year’s Hot Altcoins

By | June 8, 2018

Cryptos That Fell from Grace, Looking Back at Last Year’s Hot Altcoins Ethereum Classic, Bitshares, Stratis, and Waves have all lost ground to newcomers. Things change fast in the crypto sphere and today’s hot cryptocurrency may well be tomorrow’s shitcoin. Looking back at the scene a year ago in June 2017 shows a slightly different set of coins… Read More »

Innosilicon A9 ZMaster 50 Ksol/s Equihash ASIC Miner

By | June 7, 2018

Innosilicon A9 ZMaster 50 Ksol/s Equihash ASIC Miner 7 Jun2018 Innosilicon has just announced their A9 ZMaster ASIC miner for the Equihash algorithm used by Zcash (ZEC) and other coins that is apparently capable of 50000 Sol/s with just 620W of power usage. This significantly outperforms the already announced Bitmain Antminer Z9 mini that should be offering 10… Read More »

Secret ASICs for the People: Obelisk Reveals Plan to Fight Big Miners

By | June 7, 2018

Secret ASICs for the People: Obelisk Reveals Plan to Fight Big Miners If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. The age-old idiom may be particularly relevant for David Vorick, the co-founder of the Sia blockchain, whose new project aims to fight powerful crypto mining chip manufacturers by bringing competition to the sector. To do this, Vorick launched Obelisk, a new… Read More »

Bitcoin Gold to announce harfork date in “three days from now”

By | June 5, 2018

Bitcoin Gold to announce harfork date in “three days from now” The Bitcoin Gold team promises to announce the exact date of the hardfork, aimed at making ASIC mining of the cryptocurrency inefficient. Bitcoin Gold announced that they are continuing to develop solutions that will change its Proof-of-Work algorithm and make the network resistant to mining on ASIC… Read More »

ZenCash Attacks Reveal Security Concerns Over Privacy Coins

By | June 5, 2018

ZenCash Attacks Reveal Security Concerns Over Privacy Coins A recent rash of double-spend attacks on ZenCash and other privacy coins is exposing a potential security oversight that has already cost investors and exchanges millions of dollars. Privacy-focused ZenCash (ZEN) joined the “51 Percent Attack” club when, on June 2, the cryptocurrency was subjected to at least three double-spend… Read More »