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Quebec Halts Crypto Mining Approvals Pending New Restrictions

Quebec Halts Crypto Mining Approvals Pending New Restrictions Quebec has issued a moratorium on new cryptocurrency mining operations in a bid to give officials time to develop new restrictions and potentially increase energy costs, Reuters reported Thursday. The Canadian province long known for its cheap hydroelectric power has formally stopped …

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Quebec Halts Crypto Mining Approvals As New Rules In Progress

Quebec Halts Crypto Mining Approvals As New Rules In Progress Quebec has issued a moratorium on new cryptocurrency mining operations in a bid to give officials time to develop new restrictions and potentially increase energy costs, Reuters reported Thursday. The Canadian province long known for its cheap hydroelectric power has …

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

Secret ASICs for the People: Obelisk Reveals Plan to Fight Big Miners If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. The age-old idiom may be particularly relevant for David Vorick, the co-founder of the Sia blockchain, whose new project aims to fight powerful crypto mining chip manufacturers by bringing competition to …

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Grappling With Crypto Miners’ Existential Question: ASICs or GPUs?

Grappling With Crypto Miners’ Existential Question: ASICs or GPUs? Cryptocurrencies use proof-of-work to maximize security. Or was it decentralization? Both of these goals are close to the hearts of the cryptocurrency community at large, but they’re especially important to the miners whose hardware rigs perform that proof-of-work: the power-hungry computations …

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Outdated website software lets hackers mine cryptocurrencies at your expense – TechCrunch

Outdated website software lets hackers mine cryptocurrencies at your expense – TechCrunch An outdated version of Drupal, a popular content management system, let hackers mine the cryptocurrency Monero on over 300 websites including the websites for the “San Diego Zoo and the government of Chihuahua, Mexico.” A report by Troy …

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