Asic

BitTorrent Creator Calls Vitalik’s ASIC-Resistant Proof-of-Work ‘A Pipe Dream And a Bad Idea’

Bran Cohen, best known as author of the peer-to-peer (P2P) BitTorrent protocol, has responded to some of Vitalik Buterin’s opin...

Ethereum Istanbul Hard Fork Release Date Confirmed By Core Developer

Team lead at the Ethereum (ETH) Foundation Péter Szilágyi has confirmed Dec. 4 as the expected date for the network’s forthcomi...
November 8, 2019
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Next Bitcoin Halving May Not Lead to Bull Market, Says Bitmain CEO

Jihan Wu, co-founder and CEO of Chinese mining giant Bitmain, believes the next Bitcoin (BTC) block reward halving may not lead...

Bitmain Announces Two New ASIC Cryptocurrency Mining Rigs

Leading Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) producer Bitmain announced two new series 17 Bitcoin (BTC) mining machin...
October 10, 2019
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Customs Agents Seize Crypto Mining Units Smuggled out of Mongolia

The Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation stopped the illegal import of four crypto mining devices from Mongolia in...

Samsung’s Blockchain SSD Patent Could Disrupt Crypto Mining

Electronics giant Samsung filed for a patent in May 2019 titled, “Programmable Blockchain Solid State Drive and Switch.” Even t...

Bitmain Launches Two New S17 Bitcoin ASIC Miners Today

Leading mining Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) producer Bitmain announced two new S17 miners in a press release ...
September 9, 2019
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Mining ASIC Giant Bitmain Lost $625 Million, Expects Profits in April

Chinese mining and mining Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) manufacturer Bitmain lost $625 million in the first tw...
August 3, 2019
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Cryptocurrency Grin Follows Through With Anticipated July 17 Mainnet Hardfork

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Grin has completed the first hardfork so far on its mainnet. The fork occurred at block height 2...

Over 74% of Bitcoin Mining is Powered by Renewable Energy

Cryptocurrency investment products and research firm CoinShares estimates that 74.1% of bitcoin (BTC) mining is powered by rene...