Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has made another move into the cryptocurrency mining business. In an announced Friday, the company said it has rolled out a mining software client called Cryptknocker that is designed to let would-be miners mine Equihash algorithm-based cryptocurrencies like zcash using graphic processing units (GPUs) – as found in many home PCs. GMO said… Read More »
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 of specialized mining hardware that claims to generate more than six times as much profit… Read More »
Crypto newbies from around the world are now using their old laptops to earn bitcoin, according to statistics from the firm.
Gigabyte Technology Co Ltd announced at a recent investors’ conference that they are expecting a significant revenue drop for the second quarter of 2018. The company is a leading supplier of graphics cards and motherboards – components used in cryptocurrency mining operations. Weakened Demand for Cryptocurrency Mining Chips According to the Gigabyte, graphics card shipments are expected to… Read More »
Matthew Hrones · June 1, 2018 · 8:00 pm Altcoin mining has gained huge popularity over the past year as people use high-end GPUs to secure networks, and major computer part makers are taking notice, developing products for this emerging market. Now a manufacturer has released a motherboard that can support 20 GPUs. Better Hardware for Miners ASUS announced… Read More »