Tag: Miners

Manufacturing Giants Bitmain and Canaan Announce Second-Generation Miners

Manufacturing Giants Bitmain and Canaan Announce Second-Generation Miners On March 29, the two largest mining rig manufacturers, Canaan Creative and Bitmain Technologies, announced the sale of their next generation devices that process the SHA-256 algorithm. Both firms are gearing up to sell the new products this spring as a slew […]

Report: ‘Free’ Electricity for Students Makes College Campuses Major Crypto Miners

Report: ‘Free’ Electricity for Students Makes College Campuses Major Crypto Miners Per a recent study by Cisco, college campuses are ranked the second biggest miners of digital currency across industry verticals, as students use “free” electricity Cointelegraph.com News

Chinese Miners Flock to Sichuan for Cheap Electricity During the Wet Season

Chinese Miners Flock to Sichuan for Cheap Electricity During the Wet Season Over the last two months, the hashrate between the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks has increased significantly since hitting a low on December 15, 2018. Numerous reports detail that many Chinese miners who control a […]

Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Dominated by ASIC Miners

Report Claims 85% of the Monero Network Dominated by ASIC Miners Over the last few years, certain cryptocurrency networks have tried to block ASIC mining with many fruitless attempts to forge ASIC-resistant protocols. Multiple cryptocurrency developers have attempted to brick ASIC miners, but with scant success. A perfect example is […]

Mystery Bitcoin Miners Are Altering Mining Pool Dominance

Mystery Bitcoin Miners Are Altering Mining Pool Dominance During the first month of 2019, studies have revealed the growing trend of unknown miners processing blocks on the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. A few years ago, most mining pools began revealing their identity via the coinbase parameter when they found a […]