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    ‘Cryptomatoes’ Using Excess Mining Heat to Grow Produce

    Over the past couple of years, there’s been a lot of discussions concerning the energy consumed by cryptocurrency mining. However, more recently mining operations have been using environmentally friendly methods and some of them are channeling the excess heat to do produce other goals. This week the co-founder of the trading platform Nakamoto X, Kamil […]

    Baikal Miner Team Launched New Product Baikal Giant-N

     The first batch of new Baikal Giant-N released on 11. March  is divided into two models: Cryptonight and Cryptonight-lite, with a power of only 60 watts, which is very economical and can be used for mining more than a dozen altcoins. Baikal Giant-N cryptonight/cryptonight-lite Power supply:ATX Power(12v 6pin connector*3) Interface:1 X Ethernet Temp Operation:0 ~ […]

    Bitmain Opens Repair Center in Russia

    Leading manufacturer of crypto mining equipment Bitmain has opened a service center in Russia. Miners in the country will be able to repair their ASIC rigs locally, saving both time and money. Previously, they had to send faulty equipment back to China, dealing with customs formalities and paying costly shipping.   Bitmain to Repair ASICs […]

    Hackers Target 400,000 Computers with Mining Malware

    More than 400,000 personal computers have been attacked in a large-scale attempt to distribute cryptocurrency mining malware. The hackers used sophisticated trojans to infect PCs mostly in Russia, but also in Turkey, Ukraine, and other countries. The coordinated assault lasted more than 12 hours.   Several Countries Affected, Russia Hit Harder The complex malicious software […]

    The ‘Crypto-Heater’ Mines Digital Currency While Heating Your Home

    A French company named Qarnot has released a new home heater called the “Crypto-Heater or QC-1” that heats a room in your home while mining cryptocurrencies. The startup says with the two graphics cards embedded in these home heaters people can “make heating a source of revenue, not an expense.” Mining Cryptocurrencies While Heating Your […]

    Highlights of China central bank governor’s news conference

    Central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan attends a news conference on the sidelines of the annual session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing, March 9, 2018. Yuan internationalization aids opening-up Renminbi internationalization promotes China’s opening-up, said Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People’s Bank of China. In terms of market access, China could take more bold […]

    New Player Asrock Said to Enter the GPU Mining Market

    Another major hardware producer may venture into the GPU market very soon. Motherboard manufacturer Asrock is reportedly going to offer new products for cryptocurrency mining in April. Currently, the company enjoys strong demand from crypto miners for its motherboards. Mining equipment shipments boosted its sales in 2017. Asrock May Offer Miners an Alternative Hardware manufacturer […]

    Domains Running Cryptocurrency Mining Scripts Surge 725 Percent

    The number of domains with cryptocurrency mining scripts installed has skyrocketed 725 percent in four months, according to a security firm’s research. Approximately 2.7 million users were attacked by malicious crypto miners last year, with the most successful cybercriminals earning millions of dollars. Domains with Mining Scripts Up 725% Cyren Security Lab has been tracking […]

    Québec Premier: We’re Not Really Interested in Bitcoin Mining

    Québec, Canada has recently been thought to be a bitcoin mining boom town, as more data centers set up there to take advantage of relatively cold climes and low cost electricity. Not everyone is happy about it, especially the local government who fail to see why decentralized, invisible, magic internet money is worth anything at […]

    Taiwanese Airline to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments for Flight Tickets

    Asia is probably the most cryptocurrency receptive part of the world where, in addition to a strong bitcoin trading mania, you can already find many regular companies accepting crypto payments to attract new clients. Asian consumers now have yet another way to spend their bitcoin: buying flight tickets for travel around the region. Flight Bitcoin […]