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.
A cryptocurrency project seeking to chart a new course for bitcoin has officially launched, though the project is not yet live.
Interest in crypto mining has boosted the revenue of GPU makers at a time that's traditionally their slowest. But some fear the boom won't last.
Nvidia's CEO is bullish on cryptocurrencies following Q2 sales figures that were boosted by GPU sales to miners.