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News

Bitcoin Network Experiences Slowest Block in 5 Years

The Bitcoin (BTC) network produced an unusually slow block, taking 119 minutes to discover the block number. The anomaly is happening despite the record activity of miners. Slow Block...

Christine Vasileva | 3 weeks ago
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ASIC miners

Explosive Mining Growth Indicates High Confidence in Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoin miners are not giving up, showing immense confidence and working against significant network difficulty. The last difficulty hike from September 13 made it 10.38% less likely...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
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Altcoin News

Monero Successfully Upgrades Its Protocol

Monero (XMR), a privacy-focused cryptocurrency launched in 2014, announced that it has successfully performed a protocol upgrade on March 9, 2019.  Hard Fork Aims to Improve...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 7 months ago
Bitcoin Businesses

Bitmain Adds 5 New Billionaires to China’s Wealthiest List

China’s latest rich list for 2018 sees five billionaires joining China’s wealthiest for the first time thanks to Bitmain’s market lead on cryptocurrency mining. The Hurun...

Melanie Kramer | 1 year ago
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Companies

David Vs. Goliath: Companies Like MicroBt Look To Challenge...

Bitmain is well-known across the cryptocurrency community for dominating the mining hardware market. Some think the Chinese giant might be losing its edge, and a growing number of...

Kevin O’Brien | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago
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Altcoin Price

BTC Price Signals a Bull Market! What Cryptos Could Follow? (EVX...

BTC price once again has torn through resistance levels and with many October catalysts seems to be on the cusp of a bullish breakout. Could a bull run be on the horizon? Market...

JakeTheCryptoKing | 1 year ago
Bitmain Fights Rumors by Launching New ASIC Chip
ASIC miners

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 | 1 year ago
Mining Firm Bitfury Debuts New ASIC Chip
Bitcoin

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 | 1 year ago
Nvidia
ASIC miners

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 | 1 year ago
Mining

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 | 1 year ago
Nvidia
News

Will AMD and NVIDIA Give Up on GPU Mining as Cryptocurrency Prices...

Graphics card manufacturers NVIDIA and AMD have been raking in huge profits — thanks, in part, to the influx of cryptocurrency mining over the past year. Recently, however, the...

Kyle Baird | 1 year ago

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