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Amidst Bear Market, Crypto Miners Repurpose Mining Equipment

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Amidst Bear Market, Crypto Miners Repurpose Mining Equipment

A growing number of cryptocurrency miners are finding other ways to put their equipment to use as depressed digital asset prices make it increasingly difficult to stay afloat in the market. This is the theme of a special report in the Los Angeles Times July 17, 2018, which outlines amongst other things, how a surplus in computing power is making crypto…

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Research: Cryptojacking Incidents on a Steady Decline

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Research: Cryptojacking Incidents on a Steady Decline

While crypto enthusiasts pray for the bulls to reign at all times, sometimes a bearish trend comes with cool advantages. Per recent research findings, cryptojacking has become less lucrative for ‘cryptojackers’ due to the current market slump, leading to a sharp decline in occurrences of the illegal act. Meager Rewards According to a research report by Malwarebytes, a cybersecurity firm…

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SEC Stops Kodak-Branded “KashMiner” Bitcoin Mining Scheme

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SEC Stops Kodak-Branded “KashMiner” Bitcoin Mining Scheme

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has put a stop to a Kodak-branded cryptocurrency mining scheme including a Kodak KashMiner device, the company confirmed on July 16, 2018. The KashMiner “Scam” Spotlite USA, the company behind the product, first put the bitcoin mining computer named Kodak KashMiner on display at the Kodak booth at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)…

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PoWx’s Optical Proof of Work May Solve two of Bitcoin’s Biggest Problems

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PoWx’s Optical Proof of Work May Solve two of Bitcoin’s Biggest Problems

With bitcoin becoming more competitive, a new organization looks to bring decentralization back to mining by renovating the Proof of Work (PoW) consensus algorithm that some miners have come to love. The premise, in short, hopes to replace energy costs with manufacturing costs. Miner Profitability and Environmental Concerns PoWx is the foundation behind a new algorithm called OPoW, or Optical…

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New Screensaver Mines Bitcoin for Charity

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New Screensaver Mines Bitcoin for Charity

Petition platform Change.org and marketing agency TraceyLocke Brazil have devised an ingenious way to help those in need. They have created the Mining Screensaver, which lets you turn your device’s idle time into donations. Mining Screensaver – An Effortless Way to Be Charitable Many people mine cryptocurrencies today but do you know there is now a simple way to mine…

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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Affects League of Legend Gamers in the Philippines

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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Affects League of Legend Gamers in the Philippines

Players of the widely popular game League of Legends (LoL) in the Philippines faced a predicament after a significant cryptocurrency mining malware came to light on July 11, 2018. Garena+ Client Causes Havoc Daily eSports detailed the latest instance of the widespread mining attack, a first-of-its-kind. LoL players in the Philippines discovered a particular Garena client containing a malicious cryptocurrency…

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New York Looks to Attract Cryptocurrency Miners With New Electricity Tariffs

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New York Looks to Attract Cryptocurrency Miners With New Electricity Tariffs

The state of New York has approved a new set of utility rates aimed at attracting further investment from crypto miners into the state. Under the new framework, crypto miners who have descended on upstate New York to take advantage of low electricity prices will now be able to negotiate contracts with a utility supplier. New York is the New…

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Bitcoin Mining Made Accessible with BitMOR

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Bitcoin Mining Made Accessible with BitMOR

According to Argus Leader, a local South Dakota news site, BitMOR is a new cryptocurrency mining company that sells mining equipment and service to locals interested in mining cryptocurrencies. BitMOR is considered one of the first cryptocurrency mining businesses located in South Dakota. First Cryptocurrency Business in South Dakota BitMOR’s goal is to sell equipment and hosting for people who…

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Vitalik Buterin Proposes a Shift to Uniform Price Auction for Ethereum Miner Compensation

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Vitalik Buterin Proposes a Shift to Uniform Price Auction for Ethereum Miner Compensation

Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin has published a proposal to improve how cryptocurrency miners are paid. He believes that the current compensation model can be adjusted to benefit both miners and users. To that end, he has published a rather extensive document detailing how a uniform price auction can replace the current fee mechanism. Improving Transaction Fee and Market Dynamics Currently,…

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Bitcoin Mining Behemoth Bitmain now Worth $12 Billion, Invests in Opera Browser

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Bitcoin Mining Behemoth Bitmain now Worth $12 Billion, Invests in Opera Browser

The largest and most potent bitcoin mining firm on the planet, Bitmain has reached yet another significant milestone in its history. The ASIC manufacturer has now hit the $12 billion valuation mark after a successful Series B Financing round and has also pumped money into Opera Ltd., the makers of favorite Opera browser. A Giant Gets Bigger Per a Finance…

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