カテゴリー: Miners

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 4 of 4

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 4 of 4The following opinion piece on Bitcoin Cash was written by Jonald Fyookball We’ve already discussed 3 reasons why the bitcoin project was subverted: lack of education, lack of clarity, and centralized development. Today I will proffer two more: censorship and propaganda were allowed to run rampant; miners didn’t understand their power and responsibility. Last Friday, Coingeek.com held a […]

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32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass Adoption

32MB Blocks Means Bitcoin Cash is Prepared for Mass AdoptionOn May 15, 2018, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgraded the chain’s base block size from 8MB to 32MB. The software advancement makes blocks big enough to process lots of transactions over time — which gives developers plenty of breathing room to adjust the size if it starts getting closer to its limit. Unfortunately, many misdirected individuals […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: China Mulls Blockchain Standard, Zcash Fights Chinese ASICs

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: China Mulls Blockchain Standard, Zcash Fights Chinese ASIC-MinerIn today’s Bitcoin in Brief we are covering a number of stories related to China. According to statements by Chinese officials, the People’s Republic is developing a national standard for blockchain technologies, which should be introduced next year. Also, the Zcash Foundation is taking steps to protect the network of the privacy coin from ASIC-based […]

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Japan’s GMO Has Mined Over 900 Bitcoins – Hashrate Doubled Last Month

Japan's GMO Has Mined Over 900 Bitcoins - Hashrate Doubled Last MonthThe mining operation of Japan’s internet giant GMO has resulted in over 900 bitcoins and 537 bitcoin cash so far, as the company roughly doubled its hashrate last month. Meanwhile, its crypto exchange reported a first-quarter loss after the country’s financial regulator ordered it to improve. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Over […]

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Crypto Youtuber Launching Bitcoin Funded TV Series on CBS

Crypto Youtuber Launching Bitcoin Funded TV Series on CBSA crypto Youtuber is launching his own television series that is fully paid for by bitcoin. They will air on CBS, the CW, and Roku. The first 13 episodes will air on CBS in selected areas, featuring topics such as crypto security, exchange trading, initial coin offerings, crypto crashes, mining, and the future of cryptocurrency. […]

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PR: Bitcoin-ABC incident report (26APR2018)

Bitcoin-ABC incident report (26APR2018)This document contains information regarding the response to a critical vulnerability applicable to miners of Bitcoin Cash using Bitcoin-ABC 0.17.0. Appropriate action has been taken to mitigate the impact of this vulnerability. This document is provided for information purposes only.

Bitcoin ABC 0.17.1 fixes this problem.

On 26APR2016 Bitcoin-ABC developers were notified by unknown person(s) of the vulnerability. If exploited the flaw would have caused an unintended split in the Bitcoin Cash network.

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Washington Utility Increases Security Amid Crypto Mining Moratorium

Washington Utility Increases Security Amid Crypto Mining MoratoriumA utility provider in Washington has ramped up security measures in anticipation of backlash in response to a moratorium recently placed on cryptocurrency miners by the company. Despite the measures, the company has not experienced a single incident requiring police assistance. Also Read: Ripple Sued for Alleged Violations of US Securities Laws Washington Utility Fears Backlash […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Farms on Wheels, a Hotel, and Even a Simulator for Miners

With 80 percent of all bitcoins already mined, and the hashrate of the network reaching all-time highs, in today’s Bitcoin in Brief we are covering some news from the world of crypto mining. An Italian company is developing mobile mining farms, while in Russia a mining hotel offers an opportunity to legally earn cryptocurrency. And, […]

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How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 2

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 2The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball. In part 1 of this series, I highlighted the importance of education. A community that is educated will be less influenced by propaganda. The second principle is that of clarity. The community needs to be “on the same page”. There is never going to be a perfect alignment […]

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Crypto Company Sends Bitcoin Mining Into the Stratosphere

Crypto Mining Company Sends Bitcoin Mining Into the StratosphereA crypto mining company has sent a balloon into the stratosphere to mine bitcoin on the edge of space, reaching over 35,000 meters in altitude. The company also shared the results of its survey on what the price of bitcoin would be this year. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Space Launch […]

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