Browsing the "ASIC" Tag

Inside Monero’s ‘Last Ditch Effort’ to Block Crypto Mining ASICs

| Christine Kim

The Monero community is making one last attempt to block specialized mining hardware devices from the network.

Australian Securities Watchdog Updates Guidance on ICOs and Crypto Assets

| Yogita Khatri

ASIC, the Australian securities regulator, has updated its guidance for businesses involved with initial coin offerings and crypto assets.

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Grin Cryptocurrency to Discuss Change to Mining Difficulty Schedule

| Christine Kim

Grin developers are discussing potential changes to the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency's difficulty schedule.

Bitcoin ‘Breakthrough’ Claims Block Size Increase Possible Without Hard Fork

| Alyssa Hertig

Developer Mark Friedenbach has unveiled a discovery that could make certain contentious changes to bitcoin a bit easier.

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Kill Switch Engage: Sia Cryptocurrency to Block Bitmain and Other Big Miners

| David Floyd and Rachel Rose O'Leary

After months of debate, Siacoin's founder is announcing a fork. That's good news for his other project, which will have the coin's only working ASICs.

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Australia’s Securities Watchdog Has Halted 5 ICOs Since April

| Stan Higgins

Australia's securities regulator said late last week that it has halted five initial coin offerings (ICOs) in as many months.

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Bitmain’s Latest Crypto ASIC Can Mine Zcash

| David Floyd

The company announced that it has developed hardware to mine the Equihash algorithm, spelling big changes for zcash and other coins.

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Australia’s Securities Watchdog Moves to Halt ‘Deceptive’ ICOs

| Stan Higgins

Yet another global regulator is speaking out about its attempts to fight fraud in the ICO market. This time, it's Australia taking the lead.

Australia’s Securities Watchdog Airs Concerns About Overseas ICOs

| Wolfie Zhao

ASIC is to extend its guidelines on initial coin offerings over concerns about overseas projects targeting local investors.

Bitmain Confirms Release of First Ethereum ASIC Miners

| Stan Higgins

Bitcoin mining hardware firm Bitmain unveiled its long-rumored ethereum mining tech on Monday.