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    Crypto Markets, Weak Demand from Miners Hurt GPU Producers

    Dipping cryptocurrency markets are hurting not only crypto holders but also a number of related businesses and sectors. Manufacturers of hardware that can be used in mining applications, like GPU makers Nvidia, AMD and their OEM partners, are also hit by weak demand in the sector which is pushing inventories up. Excess Inventory Due to […]

    Nvidia Faces Inventory Issues with Reduced Crypto Mining Demand

    After a meteoric rise in 2017, the cryptocurrency market is suffering from a massive slow down this year. This has not only affected the crypto investors but made a massive impact on other industries as well. One such industry is the GPU manufacturing industry which saw a massive rise in demand last year. At Computex […]

    Jihan Wu of Bitmain: I’m Not A Shrewd Businessman

    Jihan Wu, co-founder of the dominant crypto miner manufacturer Bitmain, said in a recent interview with tech entrepreneur Wang Feng, 2017 is a year with good harvest for the company accompanied by the fast growth of the broader crypto industry, and it is branching out into area including artificial intelligence. Bitmain’s revenue in 2017 is more than […]

    Chinese Gov’t Rates EOS as the Best Public Blockchain, Bitcoin Drop to 17th

    EOS tops the public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space, while bitcoin, the original and largest cryptocurrency, is ranked 17th, according to the Chinese government’s second monthly Global Public Blockchain Assessment Index released on June 20. The index was created and released by the China Center for Information Industry Development (CCID), a research unit of the […]

    Bithumb $31 Million Crypto Exchange Hack: What We Know (And Don’t)

    On Wednesday, roughly 35 billion Korean won (around $31 million) in cryptocurrency was stolen by hackers from the South Korea-based exchange Bithumb. Although the breach may not be as severe as the $530 million hack of the Coincheck exchange earlier this year, the fact that Bithumb now ranks as the sixth biggest trading venue in […]

    Bitcoin HashRate At All-Time High With ‘Price to Follow‘

    Bitcoin’s hash rate reached new all-time highs in June, prompting well-known industry figures to renew calls for imminent price increases. Keiser: ‘Price Follows Hashrate’ Data from Blockchain.info confirms that Bitcoin network hashrate continued growing in 2018, despite prices conversely remaining suppressed and transaction volume declining. Hashrate refers to the total computing power of the Bitcoin […]

    How to Mine Monero Original (XMO): Complete Beginner’s Guide

    Monero Original is a fork of Monero. Because of this, Monero Original adds Monero’s privacy (Ring CT) aspect to it. The coin is identical to Monero in total supply, block time, block reward etc. The reason Monero Original was created was because on April 6th, 2018 at block 1546500 Monero hard forked their code to […]

    Cryptocurrency Mining Guide: Speculative Mining & Other Strategies

    If you have been following my articles the past few months, you have seen we have covered a lot of different coins, using a lot of different mining algorithms. One thing that I feel a lot of mining youtube channels or mining publications do not cover is, how do you know what coin to mine? […]

    Crypto Miners Embrace Cheap Power in Europe’s Poorest Country

    In Kosovo, Europe’s poorest country, there are few job opportunities for a population of which 50% are under 25 and most adults in the country wish to go abroad to work away from rampant corruption and cronyism. There is at least one positive asset though, cheap electricity. For a select few tech-savvy English speaking entrepreneurs who […]

    Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800,000 in Siacoin Cryptocurrency

    A group of hackers has allegedly colluded with computer maintenance firms in China to hack into computers owned by internet cafes to mine cryptocurrency. According to a local news report on Saturday, police in Rui’An city in Zhejiang province arrested 16 suspects who, it’s claimed, have gained 5 million yuan ($800,000) by hacking more than […]