An awesome overview of the mining world from the Lead developer of a cryptocurrencies that tried to develop an ASIC and was beaten to market by bitmain
While most big banks have steered clear of virtual currencies, the Wall Street giant will use its own money to trade in Bitcoin-related contracts. This lead to a +15% increase in BTC price
Telegram cancels ICO: the encrypted messaging service reportedly decided to scrap plans for a public offering for its cryptocurrency, known as grams. Is this the first event of a new trend?
The first version of the much-anticipated Casper update has been released — representing a critical step forward for Ethereum’s transition from Proof-of-Work (PoW) to Proof-of-Stake (PoS). This will reduce the reward for miners drastically: 0.6 instead of 3 ETH.
Bitmain finally gets a competitor which uses SAMSUNG chips to achieve a (little) better energy efficiency. This could be the first real competitor in the bitcoin ASIC field. Will the competition lower the prices?
Bitmain has released an ASIC for an algorithm that was considered ASIC-resistant, with 10x efficiency compared to GPUs.
A newcomer in the crypto fields claims that he will release an FPGA source code that reaches 3x-10x efficiency on most algorithm that remained to be GPU minable only