Browsing the "Siacoin" Tag

Sia Network Releases Hard Fork Code to Block Crypto Mining Giants

| Wolfie Zhao

Sia has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork that will block cryptocurrency mining firms like Bitmain from its blockchain network.

Threats Fly As Fight Over Siacoin’s Crypto Mining ‘Kill Switch’ Intensifies

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

A cryptocurrency community is devolving into infighting amid a controversy that has ensnared its creator and the founder of two of its key startups.

Coders Renew Efforts to Fork Mining Giant Bitmain Off Siacoin Blockchain

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Coders on a smaller cryptocurrency protocol are showing why expansion might not be so easy for Bitmain, a mining giant that's soon to file for an IPO.

Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800k in Siacoin Cryptocurrency

| Wolfie Zhao

A group of hackers have allegedly colluded with computer maintenance firms in China to place malware on internet cafe computers to mine cryptos.

Secret ASICs for the People: Obelisk Reveals Plan to Fight Big Miners

| David Floyd

Chip manufacturers are making ASICs in secret, argues David Vorick. He wants new coin projects do the same – and to give those chips to the…

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Crypto’s War On Miners? It Might Already Be Over

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Months ago, savvy coders were taking an any-means-necessary approach to keeping big miners off their blockchains. Now, reality is setting in.