ASIC miners

Sia Announces Hard Fork to Brick Bitmain ASICs

After close to a year of debates within its community, Sia has finally gone ahead with a hard fork to brick out Bitmain and Innosilicoin ASICs. Following the hard fork, only miners...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 02, 2018 | 10:00
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Samsung to Build 10nm ASIC Bitcoin Mining Chips

Squire Mining Ltd. has announced Samsung as the manufacturer for its ASIC chips for Bitcoin mining. The Canadian based company also selected Gaonchips as the firm responsible for its...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Sep 27, 2018 | 12:00
Bitmain Fights Rumors by Launching New ASIC Chip
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Bitmain Fights Rumors by Launching New ASIC Chip

As Bitmain’s IPO date approaches, negative news involving the company could add up. The CEO of Bitmain, Jihan Wu, countered the pessimism by launching a brand new “algorithm...

Paula Baciu | Sep 21, 2018 | 19:00
Mining Firm Bitfury Debuts New ASIC Chip
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Mining Firm Bitfury Debuts New ASIC Chip

Bitfury has announced the release of a new Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) chip, as well as a new generation of its Bitcoin mining hardware. The Bitcoin mining firm...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Sep 20, 2018 | 00:00
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Bitmain Activates Controversial ‘AsicBoost’ for Antpool

New evidence suggests that Bitmain controlled AntPool has activated a controversial hack on its mining operations. The AsicBoost hack supposedly gives a 20% efficiency boost when...

Emilio Janus | Sep 06, 2018 | 12:00
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Nvidia Calls Off Cryptocurrency Mining Production Amid Low Earnings

Graphics chip manufacturing giant Nvidia saw huge growth in late 2017 and throughout most of 2018 as demand for its high-end Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), used for cryptocurrency...

Kyle Baird | Aug 18, 2018 | 03:00
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Squire Ltd. to Develop Next Generation 10nm ASIC Chips and Trade...

Squire Mining Ltd. recently announced the closing of a non-brokered private placement equity financing of Canadian $25,500,000 to fund the developing, manufacturing, and selling data...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Aug 12, 2018 | 19:00
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Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Has Big Plans for Small Texas Town

A sleepy Texas town is set to reinvigorate the local economy thanks to a multimillion-dollar project to build a cryptocurrency mining and data center in place of a recently closed coal...

Eustace Cryptus | Aug 07, 2018 | 10:00
Investors Petition for the Extradition of Sky Mining CEO Accused of Crypto Mining Scam
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Investors Petition for the Extradition of Sky Mining CEO Accused of...

Nearly a thousand people have signed a petition for the extradition of Leh Minh Tam, the CEO of Sky Mining, a cryptocurrency mining firm based in Ho Chi Minh City. The signatories are...

Nigel Gambanga | Aug 05, 2018 | 10:00
Bitmain Looking to Launch Canadian Bitcoin Mining Operation
ASIC miners

Bitmain Mining Monopoly: Dancing with the Devil

Today, the days of hobbyist crypto miners are long gone, and thanks to the growth of larger miners (namely Bitmain) we can enjoy a more reliable, stable and faster network. However...

Bitcoinist | Jul 29, 2018 | 04:00
Former Alcoa Smelting Factory Turns To Crypto Mining In Upstate NY
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Bitmain Approaching 51% of Total Bitcoin Network Hashrate

Bitcoin Mining giant Bitmain has mined 42% of all Bitcoin blocks this past week, steadily moving closer to controlling a majority 51% of th network hash rate.  Bitmain Moves Closer to...

Kyle Baird | Jun 24, 2018 | 13:00
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Nvidia Expects 2/3 Decrease in Sales to Crypto Miners in The Next...

Nvidia announced that they had a successful 1st quarter in terms of sales, in part due to the fact that cryptocurrency-related sales boosted their revenues by 10%. Despite the good...

Nick Chong | May 13, 2018 | 19:00

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