Browsing the "Mining Pools" Tag

Asus Allows Gamers to Mine Crypto With Their Idle Graphics Cards

| Yogita Khatri

Taiwan-based tech giant Asus is now letting gamers use their graphics cards to earn a share of profits from cryptocurrency mining.

Bitmain’s BTC.com Is Launching an Ethereum Mining Pool

| Nikhilesh De

BTC.com will now offer ethereum and ethereum classic mining pools, as well as a block explorer, the company announced Thursday.

Honeyminer Signs Up 50K Users for Easy Crypto Mining App

| Leigh Cuen

Crypto newbies from around the world are now using their old laptops to earn bitcoin, according to statistics from the firm.

Meet Honeyminer: The App That Lets You Earn Bitcoin With a Laptop Again

| Leigh Cuen

Honeyminer's downloadable app isn't the most profitable way to mine cryptocurrency, but it may be one of the easiest methods to date.

Bitcoin Miner BTCC to Sell Stake in Pool for $17 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

BTCC's mining pool has provisionally agreed to sell a large portion of its equity to a Hong Kong-based financial service firm for $17 million.

Cisco Claims New Patent Could Apply to Bitcoin Mining

| Nikhilesh De

A Cisco patent suggests that internet customers would be able to create a distributed mining pool through a proprietary cloud application.

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North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale

| Leigh Cuen

North Carolina deems passive mining pool "shares" are unregistered securities.

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.

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Lightning’s Next Act: Decentralizing Bitcoin Mining?

| Alyssa Hertig

Could the same mechanisms used in the Lightning Network have the unintended benefit of also decentralizing mining?

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Monopoly-Resistant Mining? Paper Claims Bitcoin Centralization Fears Overblown

| Alyssa Hertig

A new paper suggests bitcoin mining may naturally resist centralization – a finding with potential implications for the long simmering scaling…