Top graphic cards to mine crypto

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Can graphic cards turn a crypto mining profit? The hype cycles around cryptocurrencies are comparable in their ups and downs to the British weather. This is primarily due to high volatility, which can reduce the entire stash of a potential investor to almost nothing. Those who believe in the growth and prospects of cryptocurrencies are … Read more

Chinese influence on the Bitcoin network

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.China is the main centre for Bitcoin mining, but how much influence does the country really have on the Bitcoin network? According to Ripple CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, ‘There are 4 miners in China that represent 60%+ of mining capacity’ for Bitcoin. A slight oversight there, because it’s not 4 miners, it’s 4 distributed mining pools. … Read more

Bitmain and MicroBt launch new machines

Two of the biggest suppliers of bitcoin mining machines are racing to roll out the latest top of the range machines with Bitcoin halving just a few months away. Mining giant Bitmain, headquartered in Beijing, launched its new AntMiner S19 and S19 Pro models on Thursday. Featuring computing power of up to 11  terahashes per … Read more

Bitcoin miners prepare for halving

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With block rewards decreasing due to the Bitcoin halving and the Bitcoin network and hashrate growing, it’s an important time for Bitcoin miners and mining pools. As competition for the Bitcoin block reward grows it gets more difficult to win it. Therefore, it’s important that miners get ready and upgrade their systems in preparation for … Read more

Is USB mining the future of mining Bitcoin?

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USB Mining of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can be expensive and confusing at first. In fact, many question the profitability of Bitcoin mining. Is there another way of mining Bitcoin? USB mining lowers the barrier to entry for solo miners and makes it relatively easy to do. But can it compete for Bitcoin hash rate … Read more

Venezuela-state-casino-opens

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Venezuela is set to open the world’s first state-run cryptocurrency casino and as a world first it will accept only cryptocurrency. President Nicolás Maduro has overturned a gambling ban put in place by President Hugo Chavez in 211 to facilitate the launch of the state-run casino. The casino will be in the capital city Caracas … Read more

How to prevent cryptojacking?

Cryptojacking is a type of cybercrime that has been around for a few years. It involves exploiting user’s bandwidth and processing power to mine cryptocurrencies without their knowledge. The process is taxing on users’ devices, router, and servers. As a direct result victims experience overheating, the slowdown of devices, and higher electricity costs. There are … Read more

Bitcoin in Layman’s Terms

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Bitcoin can seem a little daunting if you attempt to understand it. So we will explain bitcoin in layman’s terms.  For the average person, trying to make sense of the Bitcoin whitepaper isn’t easy, and isn’t even necessary. Some say it’s just as difficult, and at times worrying, to use as to understand, but for … Read more

China’s Stance on Bitcoin Mining

China (like other countries) and Bitcoin have had what can only be described as a tempestuous relationship. Well, the Chinese government is the erratic one, because Bitcoin doesn’t do emotions. China is the main region of the world for mining, and no doubt brings in a lot of revenue. However, the Chinese government has always … Read more