‘Free’ Money: How Students Mine Cryptocurrency in Their Dorm Rooms
Blockchain
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Blockchain
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‘Free’ Money: How Students Mine Cryptocurrency in Their Dorm Rooms

btcethereumadmin - April 7, 2019

Crypto mining seems popular among students, but does this “free” money thing really work? Last month, reports surfaced on crypto mining research conducted by tech conglomerate Cisco…

Grin Cryptocurrency to Vote on Change to Hard Fork Roadmap
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Crypto News
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Grin Cryptocurrency to Vote on Change to Hard Fork Roadmap

btcethereumadmin - March 26, 2019

Developers behind privacy-oriented coin Grin are discussing crucial, potential changes to the cryptocurrency’s hard fork roadmap. Since plans to keep mining decentralized through a series of system-wide…

Expert: Renewable Energy Not Enough for Bitcoin’s Sustainability Problem
Bitcoin
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Bitcoin
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Expert: Renewable Energy Not Enough for Bitcoin’s Sustainability Problem

btcethereumadmin - March 14, 2019

A PwC blockchain expert states that renewable energy is insufficient in addressing Bitcoin’s massive energy consumption. Renewable energy will not solve Bitcoin’s (BTC) sustainability problem according to…

As ProgPoW Aimed at Stopping ASIC Mining Gets Supporting Votes, New Conspiracies and Debates Appear
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Altcoin
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As ProgPoW Aimed at Stopping ASIC Mining Gets Supporting Votes, New Conspiracies and Debates Appear

btcethereumadmin - March 14, 2019

Despite the large number of opponents and rumors of collusion between Ethereum developers and GPU producers, the ProgPoW algorithm has been supported by 94 percent of the…

Crypto Winter Survivor: Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining
Blockchain
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Blockchain
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Crypto Winter Survivor: Inside Nvidia’s Difficult Relationship With Mining

btcethereumadmin - February 19, 2019

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

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

btcethereumadmin - February 18, 2019

Bitmain has announced its next generation 7nm ASIC chip, which reportedly enables faster and cheaper mining. Chinese mining giant and ASIC hardware producer Bitmain has announced its…

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

btcethereumadmin - February 15, 2019

Voters in favor of the ProgPoW implementation currently hold over three times more Ethereum than those who voted against it. An online vote over the implementation of…

Australian Banks Fraudulently Collected Fees From Deceased Customers
Bitcoin
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Bitcoin
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Australian Banks Fraudulently Collected Fees From Deceased Customers

btcethereumadmin - February 6, 2019

A national inquiry into the misconduct of Australia’s banking sector has revealed profit-driven malpractice that has shattered customer trust. Some of the country’s largest banks were found…

Ethereum Devs Delay ASIC-Resistant PoW Algorithm Decision Until Third-Party Audit
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Crypto News
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Ethereum Devs Delay ASIC-Resistant PoW Algorithm Decision Until Third-Party Audit

btcethereumadmin - February 2, 2019

Ethereum core developers have decided to delay their decision regarding the implementation of ASIC-resistant protocol, ProgPoW. Ethereum (ETH) core developers have delayed the decision to implement Application-Specific…

Chip Making Giant TSMC Reports Significant Drop in Crypto Mining Revenue
Bitcoin
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Bitcoin
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Chip Making Giant TSMC Reports Significant Drop in Crypto Mining Revenue

btcethereumadmin - January 18, 2019

Chip manufacturing giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing reported a sizeable drop in its crypto mining-related revenue in 2018. Chip manufacturing giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) reported a sizeable…