Browsing the "Miners" Tag

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This College Freshman Is Out to 51% Attack Your Cryptocurrency

| Brady Dale

A young crypto enthusiast is 51% attacking cryptocurrencies – not to steal coins – but to show people these coins are vulnerable and over-valued.

A Solution to Crypto’s 51% Attack? Fine Miners Before It Happens

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

After losing money during a 51 percent attack earlier this year, crypto project Horizen claims to have a solution to crypto's famed vulnerability.

Coinbase Rolls Out System to Free Up Stuck Bitcoin Payments

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto exchange Coinbase has deployed a system aimed to automatically reduce delays in bitcoin payments arising from transaction fee volatility.

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Before the ‘Bomb’ Hits: Why the Race Is on to Alter Ethereum’s Economics

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

At least six proposals have been recently put forth, all of which could change the economics of the ethereum blockchain if enacted.

$1,999: GMO Reveals Details of Its New 7nm Bitcoin Miner

| Daniel Palmer

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has revealed prices and specs for its new-from-the-ground-up bitcoin miner – the world's first based on a 7nm chip.

Bitmain’s New Miner Is Drawing Criticism from Early Users

| Wolfie Zhao

Bitmain has been criticized over one of its mining products, the AntMiner B3, with users making allegations about its marketing and quality control.

CoinDesk Releases Q1 2018 State of Blockchain Report

| Peter Ryan

From bitcoin futures' impact on spot prices to the rise in hash rate and drop in fees, our latest research report sheds light on a tumultuous Q1.

First Bitcoin Smart Contracts Sidechain Now Secured By 1 in 10 Miners

| Alyssa Hertig

From miner adoption to a lightning-like network to new partners, RSK, which developed the bitcoin smart contracts sidechain, is building momentum.

Monero Fork Underway In Bid to Block Big Miners

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A planned hard fork of privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero has just executed and the community is keenly observing the results.

Antpool Adds Support for Siacoin Mining Amid Bitmain Miner Launch

| Wolfie Zhao

AntPool adds support for the siacoin token, as the mining pool's parent firm, Bitmain, launches a device that can mine it.