Innosilicon's mining equipment no longer works on Sia following a planned algorithm change. But not everyone went along with the fork.
Sia has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork that will block cryptocurrency mining firms like Bitmain from its blockchain network.
After months of debate, Siacoin's founder is announcing a fork. That's good news for his other project, which will have the coin's only working ASICs.
Defending cryptocurrencies against the centralizing forces of ASIC mining chips requires more than coding fixes; human governance is also critical.
Technology infrastructure provider SIA Group and DLT consortium R3 have teamed up in an effort to get banks and corporates using blockchain apps.