Mining Pools

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Bitcoin Mining Pool BTC Guild to Close Over BitLicense Concerns
Bitcoin mining pool BTC Guild is shutting down later this month, and its operator has cited the BitLicense finalization as a major factor.
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Research Tracks Bitcoin Mining from Hobby to Big Business
New research from New York University uncovers how mining has changed from a solo activity to an industry dominated by powerful groups of miners.
Aug 26 - flickr nicmcphee miner

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Bitcoin Mining Pools Attack When Threatened, Study Finds
Researchers have investigated the conditions under which bitcoin mining pools will attack one another or co-exist peacefully.
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Bitcoins
BTC China's New Pool Mines 3,325 BTC in Five Weeks
BTC China's recently launched mining pool has already produced over $1.2m-worth of bitcoin, the company says.
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The Bitcoin Mining Arms Race: GHash.io and the 51% Issue
Tensions have eased following the mining industry's summit, but we're still in an ASIC arms race, argues Jon Matonis.
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Are 51% Attacks a Real Threat to Bitcoin?
While mining pools offer better returns for miners, they have caused concerns over their power over the bitcoin network.
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Cloud Hashing
Cloud Hashing CEO on Hardware, Network Growth and the Threat of Pools
Emmanuel Abiodun describes his flexible attitude to mining hardware and says big pools are nothing to worry about.
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DirectPool bitcoin mining
DirectPool Aims To Prevent 51% Attack with Community-First Mining Pool Approach
DirectPool has launched with the goal differentiating itself from other mining pools with a community emphasis.
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Coin Miners Dogged By Mining Pool Security Flaws
Distributed denial-of-service attacks have posed an increasingly severe and frustrating problem for mining pools in recent weeks.
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Bitcoin Miners Ditch Ghash.io Pool Over Fears of 51% Attack
Bitcoin miners around the world are leaving Ghash.io, following a significant increase in the pool’s hash share.
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