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    How to Use Ethereum

    The thought of using ethereum might sound intimidating, but it could be rewarding. If the ‘unstoppable world computer’ develops according to plan, it could provide alternatives to the Facebooks and Googles that many people use everyday (as explained in “What is Ethereum?”). Ethereum might not be as intuitive as the web as we know it today, but […]

    What is Ethereum?

    Before you can understand ethereum, it helps to first understand the internet. Today, our personal data, passwords and financial information are all largely stored on other people’s computers – in clouds and servers owned by companies like Amazon, Facebook or Google. Even this CoinDesk article is stored on a server controlled by a company that […]

    Cryptocurrency for Dummies: Bitcoin and Beyond

    Note: The is a guest post from Toptal . Demir is a developer and project manager with over 15 years of professional experience in a wide range of software development roles. 8BTC is always looking for talented contributors. Bitcoin created a lot of buzz on the Internet. It was ridiculed, it was attacked, and eventually it was accepted […]

    Ebang Release E10 18T BTC Miner With Samsung 10nm Chips

    December 20 2017 Hangzhou-Ebang, the NEEQ-listed company based in Hanghzou, release its new bitcoin mining machine, Ebit E9 + + and E10. The DW1228 chips manufactured by Samsung 10nm process could boost E10 hashrate to 18TH / S. Almost one year ago, the Company release its 14nm E9 miner and shocked the industry. At present, […]

    How Can I Buy Bitcoins?

    OK, so you’ve learned the basics about bitcoin, the next step is to get some bitcoins. But how? This guide will tell you what you need to know. You can buy bitcoins from either exchanges, or directly from other people via marketplaces. You can pay for them in a variety of ways, ranging from hard […]

    Could Bitmain Prevail AI with Sophon TPU?

    Micree Zhan (Zhan Ketuan), co-founder and CEO of Bitmain, delivered a speech entitled “Another Plnetary Computing Driven By AI” on the “AI WORLD 2017 Beijing”. He and officially released the BITMAIN AI Brand:SOPHON (Suanfeng in Chinese Pinyin), and the world’s first tensor computing processor:BM1680; Deep Learning Accelerating Card SC1SC1 / SC1 +, intelligent video analytics […]

    The Ecology and Application of Digital Currency-China Blockchain Innovation Summit Forum

    On December 21, 2017, “China Blockchain Innovation Forum (Shenzhen)” was co-held by 8BTC, Bytom Blockchain and Dream Chaser Capital. The forum invited representatives from various background including venture investment institutions, financial institutions, law firms and blockchain start-ups. With the theme of “Blockchain Technology, Interconnection of Industries and Capital and Ecological outlook”, in-depth discussion was heatedly undergoing […]

    Bitcoin Mining Hardware Guide

    The best Bitcoin mining hardware has evolved dramatically since 2009. At first, miners used their central processing unit (CPU) to mine, but soon this wasn’t fast enough and it bogged down the system resources of the host computer. Miners quickly moved on to using the graphical processing unit (GPU) in computer graphics cards because they […]

    Bitmain Antminer S9 Review

    Pros Highest available hashrate at ~14 TH/s Very efficient at ~0.1 Joule per GH/s Cons High cost at ~$2100 (USD) Power supply sold separately (adding another $170 – $200) AntMiner S9: Game Changer for Hobbyist Miners? Bitcoin’s Difficulty has recorded several strong and often consecutive monthly increases since its creation, and especially from late November […]

    Canaan (Avalon) Release A841 Miner At 13T/1200W And AI KPU

    On December 19, the ABCD + Frontier Technology Experience Day was held in Hangzhou,China. The Avalon team,named Jia Nan Yun Zhi, officially released the world’s leading blockchain computer A8. At the Conference,the chairman Nangeng Zhang, known as the “Father of Mining Machines”, introduced the new blockchain computer A8, Jia Nan Yun Zhi blockchain chip and […]