Ethereum Security Lead Joins Effort to Oust Blockchain’s Big Miners
Security lead for the Ethereum Foundation said today that he supports swift action to remove ASIC mining hardware from the ethereum platform.
The Bitmain co-founder says ASIC miners are making blockchains more decentralized and ethereum's ProgPow proposal could still be "ASICable."
Ethereum core developers reaffirmed during a meeting today that mining algorithm change "ProgPoW" would be added to a coming hard fork.
Upstart manufacturer Linzhi is ready to produce its first batch of powerful new machines for mining ethereum and ethereum classic.
The code designed to enact ethereum’s next system-wide upgrade, Istanbul, may feature the inclusion of a controversial mining algorithm said to allow for broader participation in its network. Discussed Tuesday during a meeting of project managers working on the world’s second-largest blockchain, Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1057, also known as Progressive Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW), has been long debated. […]
Cryptocurrency mining pool Sparkpool received a payout today of over $300,000 for mining one block on the ethereum blockchain.