Rival cryptocurrency mining equipment firms are starting to catch up on Beijing-based Bitmain Technologies with analysts claiming that a write-down of the value of their inventory may be required. Bitmain's Dominance May Be Waning Bitmain Technologies is the world's top designer...
Many cryptocurrency critics actively discuss the amount of energy that Proof of Work (PoW) mining uses. However, some supporters of cryptocurrency make the case that the problem of cryptocurrencies' energy usage is overstated and misleading by using economic principles. Work Output...
Google Play reportedly has several apps that claim to be able to mine "unmineable" crypto assets such as XRP. These apps take advantage of consumers' desire to turn an easy crypto profit, even if they lack technical knowledge regarding...
BCH recently surged on the back of news that Coinbase will support the hard fork backed by Bitcoin ABC, a popular Bitcoin Cash client. Transaction volume has also surged to $471 million for the asset, nearly doubling the levels...
Bitcoin’s value has been plummeting since the start of 2018, with the asset now trading at under $7,000. Even though prices are falling, it does not seem to have a negative impact on the Bitcoin hashrate, which is rather...
A recent surge in the illicit mining of cryptocurrencies has been identified and reported by the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), which works towards — “bringing people together to focus on specific problems, share threat information, and work together to...
In a recent interview for CNBC, Roger Ver revealed that he intends to meet with a group of Bangkok-based Bitcoin Cash miners to discuss issues that involve the risk of chain splitting. Although he said that it is "very,...
We're 12 months into the brutal, frigid crypto winter, and the powers that be have shown no signs of abatement. And while crypto upstarts are watching their lives flash before their eyes, Bitcoin bugs seem to have survived the frostbite-inducing...
A leaked Bitmain pre-IPO document on Twitter suggests the China-based chip design and cryptocurrency mining company is running at a loss, despite the substantial profits posted in 2017.  Bitmain's alleged financial downswing is due to the company spending a large...
A recent survey by Citrix, a software analysis firm, claims that one-third of UK firms and organizations have suffered from rampant cryptojacking attacks. Cryptojacking Attacks on the Rise Like many already know, cryptojacking is the process where hackers inject computers with...

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