Bitmain has unveiled a new miner for the privacy-oriented crypto zcash, which it says, has three times more hashing power than its predecessor.
Bitmain has published a firmware update for its Antminer S9, using controversial "AsicBoost" code to give an efficiency hike when mining bitcoin.
For all of bitcoin’s promise of being the world’s first decentralized, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency, 65 percent of the total hash power resides in China, according to a recent report by CoinShares Research.
Mining hardware maker Bitmain has claimed its new bitcoin ASIC will be the most power efficient chip available to the public.
A number of bitcoin mining pools around the world have been hit by a recent string of DDOS attacks.