The Biggest Mining Pool is Now Signaling to Keep Bitcoin Whole

BIP91 blocks have been successfully mined by BiXin and Antpool helping to allay fears that Bitcoin could split in the face of incompatibility between rival Segwit2x and BIP148 implementations. BIP91...

Matthew Tompkins | Jul 17, 2017 | 11:00

MGT Announces Pilot to Mine Ether and Ether Classic

MGT Capital Investments has recently announced a...

Antonio Madeira | Jun 25, 2017 | 17:30

GPU Shortages in Russia as Bitcoin Fever Shows No Sign of Stopping

Bitcoin’s high price is causing GPU shortages...

Matthew Tompkins | Jun 21, 2017 | 17:00

Antpool Mines Its First SegWit2x Block

Antpool mined its first SegWit2x block today...

Antonio Madeira | Jun 19, 2017 | 09:00

Former Microsoft Engineer Helps Raise $8 Million to Fund Giga Watt...

Giga Watt Token Launch has raised $8 million to...

Cynthia Turcotte | Jun 15, 2017 | 17:00

5 Companies Set to Profit From The Cryptocurrency Gold Rush

Nvidia, AMD, Intel and Micron as makers of hardware...

Matthew Tompkins | Jun 12, 2017 | 12:00

Bug or Feature? Bitmain’s ‘Misunderstanding’...

Following the AsicBoost controversy, Bitmain has now...

Antonio Madeira | Apr 28, 2017 | 13:00

Despite Risk of Arrest, Venezuelans are Turning to Bitcoin Mining

In a troubled economy, more and more Venezuelans are...

Vishal S. | Apr 24, 2017 | 15:00

Bitcoin Miners Raked in Over $2 Billion Since 2008

According to a new study published by the Cambridge...

Vishal S. | Apr 12, 2017 | 15:00
Hard Fork Wars

Why The Bitcoin Miners Are Destined To Lose The Forking Wars

Excuse me for indulging myself, but there are many points of view towards what may be an impending hard fork for Bitcoin. This may come across as a loosely coherent ramble, but at...

Evander Smart | Mar 24, 2017 | 18:00

Bitcoin Unlimited Support Overtakes SegWit For the First Time

The percentage of blocks that are signaling support for Bitcoin Unlimited has surpassed Segregated Witness, making it the most popular scaling solution at the moment.  Scaling Bitcoin...

Antonio Madeira | Feb 05, 2017 | 11:30

Bitcoin Unlimited Dev: Bug Caused By ‘Miscounting of...

Bitcoin.com pool has lost 13.21 BTC or over $12,000 USD due to a bug in BitcoinUnlimited software, which caused it to mine a block bigger than 1MB. So…What Happened? Bitcoin.com...

Antonio Madeira | Jan 31, 2017 | 04:30

Venezuela Arrests 4 Bitcoin Miners as Trading Highs Continue

Venezuela has arrested a group of Bitcoin miners for allegedly “affecting stability” of the country’s electricity supply. Thirsty Work Causes Problems for Miners As reported in...

William Suberg | Jan 26, 2017 | 06:00

SegWit Won’t Happen, Says Influential Chinese Bitcoin Investor

SegWit is all but doomed and Bitcoin Core has no...

Jon Southurst | Nov 23, 2016 | 23:34

GTX 1070 Optimized: 390X Ethereum Hashing on 140 Watts?

The new Nvidia-beta driver package that allows for...

Tyson O'Ham | Aug 19, 2016 | 09:00

OXBTC Releases New BTC/ETH Cloudhash Hosting Services

OXBTC (www.oxbtc.com) – the China-based cloud...

Bitcoinist | Aug 17, 2016 | 15:00

A Review of The EVGA GTX 1070 SC ACX 3.0

EVGA is the Largest Supplier of Nvidia GPUs to the US...

Tyson O'Ham | Aug 10, 2016 | 19:09

Radeon Overview: Aftermarket Polaris Cards Shaking up GPU Mining?

The Radeon RX 480 was released onto the GPU market...

Tyson O'Ham | Jul 30, 2016 | 05:00

Bittrex’s Bill Shihara on Ethereum Classic and Poloniex

Bitcoinist recently spoke with Bill Shihara, CEO of...

Trevor Hill | Jul 26, 2016 | 19:22

Industry Report: How Badly Was the DAO Attacked?

Scams, suits and cyber-attacks, with and a little bit...

Nick Marinoff | Jun 23, 2016 | 09:00
Breaking News

GAW Gets Sued: Josh Garza Faces Class-Action Suit Over Scams

A class action suit has been filed against Joshua...

Tyson O'Ham | Jun 18, 2016 | 01:55
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Review: Bitmain AntMiner S9 First 16nm ASIC to Market Miner

Bitmain has long led the industry not only in ASIC development but also in making sure they are available to more than just a few big customers. The other hallmark of Bitmain is they...

Scott Fargo | Jun 16, 2016 | 05:00
Baikal X11 150 mhs ASIC

Review of the Baikal 150 mh/s X11 DASH ASIC Miner

Until the new X11 miners hit the market, ASICs have been mostly for Bitcoin/SHA-256 and Scrypt coins, other than a few test runs of other algorithms.   Also Read:  KickAssTorrents...

Scott Fargo | Jun 13, 2016 | 05:00