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Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs

Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward with the goal of stopping specialized mining hardware from effectively operating on the network. Underway since April, the controversy surrounding application-specific integrated circuits (or ASICs) on ethereum rose after news broke last Thursday of a new line …

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African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Harley-Davidson is opening a Silicon Valley R&D center to power EV production With a $10 million round, Nigeria’s Paga plans global expansion Samantha Stein Contributor More posts by this contributor Only 48 …

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Grin Is Hard Forking Every Six Months to Keep ASICs Off the Network

Grin Is Hard Forking Every Six Months to Keep ASICs Off the Network The Grin community is trying to keep ASICs away – but only for the next two years. Best known for implementing MimbleWimble, which refactors and in turn, improves both the privacy and scalability of its blockchain,  the …

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Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active, a year later – TechCrunch

Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active, a year later – TechCrunch It’s been over a year since highly classified exploits built by the National Security Agency were stolen and published online. One of the tools, dubbed EternalBlue, can covertly break into almost any Windows …

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Inside Bitewei: The $20 Million Bitcoin Miner Being Hailed as a Bitmain Rival

Inside Bitewei: The $20 Million Bitcoin Miner Being Hailed as a Bitmain Rival Things haven’t been easy of late for Bitmain. After CoinDesk revealed the China-based crypto mining giant was planning an initial public offering (IPO) for September, the company has faced a wave of perhaps unprecedented scrutiny. On social media, …

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Iran’s Recognition of Crypto Mining Prompts Local Bitcoin Price Spike

Iran’s Recognition of Crypto Mining Prompts Local Bitcoin Price Spike The Iranian government has recognized cryptocurrency mining as a lawful activity as part of its effort to introduce a national cryptocurrency – a move that saw bitcoin’s price briefly spike to record levels on local exchanges. According to news agency IBENA, …

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Bitmain Fooled Investors with Promise of Backing From Russian Billionaire Fund

Bitmain Fooled Investors with Promise of Backing From Russian Billionaire Fund Bitmain Technologies, Ltd., the leading maker of cryptocurrency mining software and hardware, made false claims in at least two different versions of pitch decks that solicited money from US and Chinese investors, potentially violating domestic and international securities laws …

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The collapse of ETH is inevitable – TechCrunch

The collapse of ETH is inevitable – TechCrunch Jeremy Rubin is currently a technical advisor to Stellar, a Bitcoin Core Contributor, investor and advisor to early-stage crypto startups, starting a company for Bitcoin scalability and privacy solutions, and a freelance consultant for cryptocurrency tech fundamentals and due diligence. Previously, Jeremy …

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