カテゴリー: Hashrate

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin PrivateOn Oct. 13, ethical hacker “Geocold” followed through on his promise to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He eventually settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and quickly gained majority hashrate control, but the spectacle was fraught with setbacks, including censorship from two streaming services that pulled the plug. Also read: Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% […]

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Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin PrivateOn Oct. 13, ethical hacker “Geocold” followed through on his promise to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He eventually settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and quickly gained majority hashrate control, but the spectacle was fraught with setbacks, including censorship from two streaming services that pulled the plug. Also read: Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% […]

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Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private

Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin PrivateOn Oct. 13, ethical hacker “Geocold” followed through on his promise to 51 percent attack an altcoin. He eventually settled on Bitcoin Private (BTCP), and quickly gained majority hashrate control, but the spectacle was fraught with setbacks, including censorship from two streaming services that pulled the plug. Also read: Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% […]

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Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% Altcoin Attack

Mischief-Maker Promises to Livestream a 51% Altcoin Attack“On Oct 13, 3:00 CDT I will be doing a 51% attack against the cryptocurrency Einsteinium,” began the call-to-arms. As promises go, this one was as bold as it was brazen. The anonymous attacker has promised to assume majority hashrate control of an altcoin to demonstrate how easy the process is. As proof, they’ve not […]

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Ebang Announces 44 Terahash E-11 Miners With 10nm Chips

Ebang Announces 44 Terahash E-11 Miners With 10nm ChipsThe China-based Ebang Communication, one of the largest ASIC mining chip makers in the region has announced a new series of mining rigs this week at the World Digital Mining Summit in Tbilisi, Georgia. Ebang has revealed three new bitcoin mining rigs for its Ebit Miner E-11 series that claims to boast hashrate speeds between […]

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Less Than Two Months Away – Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Discussion Heats Up

Less Than Two Months Away - Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Discussion Heats UpOver the past few weeks, Bitcoin Cash supporters have been debating the upcoming hard fork scheduled for November 15th of this year. Most of the community understands, that as of right now, there are two camps that have entirely different visions. It doesn’t seem like a compromise is coming any time soon. Lately, as each […]

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BTC Hashpower Doubles During Bear Market as Miners Sacrifice Profit for Position

During Brutal Bear Market, Bitcoin Hashpower DoublesAccording to Fundstrat analyst Sam Doctor, it appears Bitcoin Core (BTC) hashpower has doubled since just before the start of summer. That figure is impressive considering the lingering and deep bear market. “Even with upgrades to existing equipment, implies almost 1GW of new power consumption vs 5.2GW in May ’18m” Mr. Doctor tweeted. “Breakeven now […]

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Second Hand Rigs Are Dumped as the Solo Mining Dream Dies

Second Hand Rigs Are Dumped as the Solo Mining Dream DiesIn the summer of 2017, rising cryptocurrency prices led to a run on high performance graphics cards. Coveted cards with a high hashrate were snapped up like proverbial hot cakes, leaving gamers, scientific researchers, and anyone else who relied on flagship GPUs priced out as the cryptocurrency frenzy escalated. One year on, and those same […]

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November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV Full Node Announcement

November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV AnnouncementBlockchain development firm Nchain has announced the company’s plans to launch a new Bitcoin Cash full node client called ‘Bitcoin SV.’ Lead developer Daniel Connolly has published the specifications for re-enabling old opcodes for the November 2018 BCH upgrade. So far the unpublished codebase has seen vocal support from the mining pool Coingeek, but right […]

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Squire Partnership Gives Coingeek Exclusive Rights to 10nm ASIC Chip

Squire Partnership Gives Coingeek Exclusive Rights to 10nm ASIC ChipOn Wednesday, August 15, blockchain firm and mining organization Coingeek, led by entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, announced that the company has signed a deal with Canada-based Squire Mining Limited. Coingeek details the company will have exclusive rights to Squire’s new ASIC chips and mining rigs that mine bitcoin cash (BCH) and a variety of other cryptocurrencies. […]

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