Braiins OS: An Open Source Alternative to Bitcoin Mining Firmware

Braiins OS wants to redefine open-source mining software. The project, an offshoot of Satoshi Labs (the company behind Slush Pool and Trezor), recently...

Global Chip Supplier Expects Low Demand for Crypto Mining, Offsetting Q4 Revenue Growth

Major global chip manufacturing firm Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) predicts revenue growth in Q4, but expects a counterbalance due to the low demand for...

Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers to Fall Under US Tariff Increases

Major mining hardware producers, such as Bitmain, Canaan and Ebang, could be affected by recently imposed U.S. sanctions on Chinese goods, Hong Kong’s English-language...

Redditors Accuse Amex of Sponsoring Anti-Crypto Tweets, But Proof Inconclusive

Reddit users have alleged that American Express (Amex) has sponsored crypto-skeptical content on Twitter, according to a popular forum thread opened Tuesday, Oct. 16....

Russian Accused of Hacking Public Servers to Mine Bitcoin Faces up to Five Years...

A 21-year-old Russian from the Siberian city of Kurgan is facing criminal charges for illegally mining Bitcoins (BTC) via government-owned servers, local news agency...

US City Mulls Roll Out of Tougher Rules for Crypto Miners

Plattsburgh, New York, is considering bringing in stricter requirements on commercial cryptocurrency mining farms operating in the city. Patrick McFarlin, a councilor of Plattsburgh's...

Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Faces ‘Consensus Issue’ in Testing

An alleged “consensus issue” in the testing of a planned hard fork of Ethereum, called Constantinople, has caused a testnet to be “not usable,”...

Report Links 74% of Bitcoin Mining to China, Sees Threat to Network

Bitcoin, the world’s most sought-after cryptocurrency, could be at the wish and whim of Asia’s economic giant. A recent study titled “The Looming...

New Google Joke Advertisement Questions the Validity of Cryptocurrency as Money

Google entered the cryptocurrency-as-money debate on Tuesday, Oct. 9, arguing over its validity during an introductory video for a new feature from its Google...

A Solution to Crypto's 51% Attack? Fine Miners Before It Happens

One of crypto's most feared attacks may have an elegant solution. At least, that's according to the team behind cryptocurrency project Horizen – formally zencash –...
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