Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has made another move into the cryptocurrency space with the launch of a GPU mining client for zcash.
Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward in the hope of halting ASICs from effectively operating on the ethereum network.
Crypto newbies from around the world are now using their old laptops to earn bitcoin, according to statistics from the firm.
Defending cryptocurrencies against the centralizing forces of ASIC mining chips requires more than coding fixes; human governance is also critical.
A proposal up for consideration on the ethereum classic blockchain could open the $2 billion network to a controversial type of mining hardware.
Taiwan-based motherboard producer ASRock confirmed that some of its new GPUs are meant for cryptocurrency mining.
AMD expressed concern in a new SEC filing about the potential impact of a drop in GPU demand from crypto miners.
Demand from cryptocurrency miners for GPU maker Nvidia's products was bigger than anticipated in the fourth quarter of last year.
Prices increases in ethereum, monero and other cryptocurrencies could spark a sales boost for makers of graphics cards (GPUs).
Cryptominers will likely purchase fewer graphics cards in 2018 as ethereum's hard forks make mining a less profitable exercise.