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Monero Developers Consider Adopting New Proof-of-Work Algorithm in October

Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero (XMR) plans to switch to a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm in October. The new algorith...
May 24, 2019
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Funding for ProgPoW 3rd-Party Audit Approved

Ethereum (ETH) core developer Hudson Jameson announced that a third-party audit of the Application Specific Integrated Circuit ...

Chinese Publicly Listed Construction Company Turned Mining Firm Lost Over $23 Million

Chinese publicly listed construction company turned to cryptocurrency mining firm, Huatie HengAn, has reportedly been sold afte...

Zcash Exercises Restraint as the Antminer Z11 Release Approaches

Bitmain, the largest manufacturer of mining equipment, recently revealed the Antminer Z11 device for mining Zcash and other cry...

How Students Mine Cryptocurrency in Their Dorm Rooms

Last month, reports surfaced on crypto mining research conducted by tech conglomerate Cisco with the following headline: “Colle...

Renewable Energy Not Enough for Bitcoin’s Sustainability Problem

Renewable energy will not solve Bitcoin’s (BTC) sustainability problem according to a blockchain specialist at Big Four auditin...
March 15, 2019
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Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining

On Feb. 14, California-headquartered gaming and computer hardware manufacturer Nvidia reported full-year revenue gains in 2018,...

Bitmain Announces Energy-Efficient ASIC Chip for Mining Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

Chinese mining giant and ASIC hardware producer Bitmain has announced its next generation 7nm (nanometer) ASIC mining chip, acc...

Majority of Voters Support ASIC-Resistant ETH Algorithm Implementation, Online Vote Shows

An online vote over the implementation of ProgPoW in the Ethereum (ETH) proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm shows a majority in favor...
February 15, 2019
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Ethereum Devs Delay ASIC-Resistant PoW Algorithm Decision Until Third-Party Audit

Ethereum (ETH) core developers have delayed the decision to implement Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)-resistant ...
February 2, 2019
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