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Former Bitmain Chip Designer Seeks to Revoke Mining Giant's Patent (coindesk.com) 10/17/2017 - 5:00am
A former employee is engaged in a tit-for-tat battle with mining giant Bitmain over the alleged misuse of intellectual property.
Crypto-coin miners caught toiling away in hacked cloud boxes (theregister.co.uk) 10/17/2017 - 1:28am
Manic miners don't even pwn you: They just use default creds admins are too lazy to change Here's yet another reason to make sure you lock down your clutch of cloud services:...
In a post from October 2010, Satoshi is shocked by the power of some guy's mining rig. It mined a block every 3 hours. Today it would mine a block every 2 million years. (reddit.com) 10/17/2017 - 1:14am
Is this correct for Peercoin mining? (bitcointalk.org) 10/16/2017 - 6:24pm
It is time to unite, organize and squeeze-out any possible viability for S2X/NYA. (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 4:56pm
And the simplest, cheapest, fastest and more efficient way to do it is this one: Expose to the sunlight what DCG is and who is behind it First, let's just post the links to the...
Preparing for the Bitcoin Hard Forks: A Step-by-Step Walkthrough (news.bitcoin.com) 10/16/2017 - 4:30pm
At the moment there are two forks planned for the Bitcoin network, and cryptocurrency proponents are curious about taking the best preparations. One fork is called Bitcoin Gold...
PSA: Just running the BTC core client won't really count as an actual node: Forward port 8333! (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 2:33pm
You should have >8 active connections to the BTC core network. More info: https://bitcoin.org/en/full-node#network-configuration Test here: https://www.lurkmore.com/mining/...
If large miners really want to fulfill Satoshi’s vision, I encourage them to dismantle their data centres which completely destroy Satoshi’s clear statement around “one-cpu-one-vote”. (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 1:38pm
Claiming to have 95% of the votes among three companies is about as contrary to the bitcoin white paper as I could imagine anything being. Claiming to be fulfilling Satoshi’s...
I'm loosing up to 15% of my mining fee, can I use segwit wallet and lower my fees? (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 7:31am
Hi, I'm new to mining and after getting few mining fees just noticed that fees to get my 0.01B was in range 0.0011B to 0.0015B, su up to 15% :( I'm not an an crypto expert but...
Australian Bitcoin Adoption Increases Following Regulatory Amendments (news.bitcoin.com) 10/16/2017 - 6:00am
In recent months, the Australian government has sought to amend its bitcoin regulations – which were previously notoriously unfavorable to businesses and individuals seeking to...
Isn't the process of selling through an exchange inherently risky? (reddit.com) 10/16/2017 - 1:04am
Say I have 50BTC from mining. I have them stored on paper because I don't trust exchanges. I decide that I want to sell. I make a Gemini account, get verified and make a few small...
Segwit2x is NOT a fork...it is intended to supplant the existing bitcoin chain in effectively a hostile takeover (reddit.com) 10/15/2017 - 12:41pm
I am seeing many people getting excited about the coming Segwit2x "fork", thinking they will be getting a new batch of B2X coins, similar to what happened with BCH. To be clear,...
Bitcoin Market Capitalization Approaches $100 Billion USD (news.bitcoin.com) 10/15/2017 - 11:00am
The total market capitalization of bitcoin is approaching $100 billion USD, currently sitting at approximately $94 billion USD. The current market capitalization is comparable to...
Bitcoin news roundup, October 15 2017 (deepd.tw) 10/15/2017 - 9:16am
This week’s summary of various cryptocurrency news and developments: New developments: Various companies are announcing their position on the SegWit2x hard fork Last week,...
Miner modify pending block (not yet on chain) and successfully solve the PoW (bitcointalk.org) 10/15/2017 - 6:13am
S2X should never succeed. If it does, we no longer have Bitcoin. The way it's organized and implemented is against what Bitcoin stands for. (reddit.com) 10/15/2017 - 4:04am
Questions for S2X supporters: No-one seems to know true numbers of how big part of economy is supporting S2X. Arguments by supporters are that the big companies supporting it...
How to select minimum difficulty when mining with Slush Pool (bitcointalk.org) 10/15/2017 - 3:25am
Russian Regulators Think They Found a Way to Find, Tax, and License Crypto Miners (news.bitcoin.com) 10/14/2017 - 10:17pm
Russia’s regulators have revealed how they plan to find and tax cryptocurrency miners as well as license them. This follows their meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin...
What is the fastest ASIC miner? (bitcointalk.org) 10/14/2017 - 3:34pm
Research Shows Half a Billion People Are Mining Cryptocurrencies Without Knowing It (news.bitcoin.com) 10/14/2017 - 2:55pm
The company behind the ad blocking program Adguard has analyzed the most popular 100,000 websites for cryptocurrency mining scripts. They found that over 500 million people have...
Canadian Securities Commission Keen to Support Cryptocurrencies and ICOs (news.bitcoin.com) 10/14/2017 - 1:00pm
The Ontario Securities Commission recently declared that it is “keen to support” cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). In addition to its service to help businesses...
What incentivizes non-miner nodes to propagate transactions? (bitcointalk.org) 10/14/2017 - 12:45am
Big Name Investors Voicing Bitcoin Optimism Are Louder Than Negative Colleagues (news.bitcoin.com) 10/13/2017 - 8:00pm
Bitcoin’s price is on a tear in 2017, and it’s hard not to notice the decentralized currency’s spectacular run this year. As the value climbed to new heights this October,...
What internet data usage can I expect when mining in pools? (bitcointalk.org) 10/13/2017 - 11:19am
F2Pool and Slush Pool are the most honorable miners out there! They act of stability instead of greed. Switch and join their pools, people! (reddit.com) 10/13/2017 - 10:45am
BTC valuing at those price levels provide enough profits for the honorable! All the others are losing their face right now. They are really willing to risk bitcoin ecosystem for a...
Coinbase Users Can Now Use Bank Accounts to Instantly Purchase Cryptocurrency (news.bitcoin.com) 10/13/2017 - 7:30am
San Francisco-based company Coinbase just announced they will allow customers to buy bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin instantly with bank accounts. Each customer can buy up to $25,...
Does anyone know about a working fastest cpu miner (bitcointalk.org) 10/12/2017 - 10:10pm
The Pirate Bay Resumes Running In-Browser Javascript Cryptocurrency Miners (news.bitcoin.com) 10/12/2017 - 1:25pm
The major torrenting website, The Pirate Bay, is reported to again be using cryptocurrency mining scripts on its website. Last month, it was discovered that The Pirate Bay had...
If the pool you are mining for is signalling NYA, switch to Slush Pool or F2Pool (reddit.com) 10/12/2017 - 9:44am
Just a reminder.. Let's show Slush and F2Pool some love, they are both against Segwit2x/NYA. I believe Slush gives the option to choose, but majority of their miners don't want...
Iranian Computer Hardware Company Accepts Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 10/12/2017 - 9:30am
Lioncomputer is an Iranian computing hardware company that has been operating since 2013. Yasser Ahmadi of Lioncomputer told news.Bitcoin.com that Lioncomputer has sought to...
Swedish Officials Settle First Debt in Bitcoin (news.bitcoin.com) 10/12/2017 - 7:30am
Swedish officials with the Swedish Enforcement Authority has settled a debt with bitcoin. This is the first time the enforcement agency in the country accepted bitcoin as payment...
Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies (news.bitcoin.com) 10/12/2017 - 7:00am
Following the meeting with Vladimir Putin, Russian regulators announced that cryptocurrencies will officially be regulated in Russia. The central bank and the finance ministry...
Bitcoin.org Publishes List Against Businesses and Miners Supporting the 2X Fork (news.bitcoin.com) 10/12/2017 - 3:30am
On October 11, the web portal Bitcoin.org published its controversial hard fork warning update that contains a list of companies and services that have pledged to support the...
"You can burn a billion dollars of energy mining a block, but if it doesn't follow the rules to which we agree, we reject." Full Nodes Matter (reddit.com) 10/11/2017 - 11:10pm
The Bitcoin Gold Project Responds to Negative Criticism (news.bitcoin.com) 10/11/2017 - 9:30pm
Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the alleged hard fork project, Bitcoin Gold, that’s supposedly scheduled to take place on October 25. We also we investigated the...
XBT Provider Launches First Ethereum Exchange-Traded Notes (news.bitcoin.com) 10/11/2017 - 6:30pm
The issuer of the world’s first bitcoin exchange-traded notes (ETN), XBT Provider, has announced the launch of the first ethereum ETNs. XBT Provider will launch two exchange-...
Where's Segwit2X support as of today? (reddit.com) 10/11/2017 - 6:07pm
Here are some stats, from different sources: Miners signaling intention to mine B2X : BTC : 15.2% B2X : 94.8% Hashrate on Slushpool : BTC : 86% B2X : 14% (BTC: 36.95% B2X: 9.65%...
Japan Emerges as the World’s Foremost Hotbed of Bitcoin Trading (news.bitcoin.com) 10/11/2017 - 3:03pm
Japan has emerged as the largest market for bitcoin trading by volume. This represents a shift from the market dominance controlled by China as a result of the Chinese government...
PR: What’s Killing Cryptocurrency at the Point-Of-Sale and How Graft Can Prevent It (news.bitcoin.com) 10/11/2017 - 1:30pm
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Two More Bitcoin Startups Reveal Hard Fork Contingency Plans (news.bitcoin.com) 10/11/2017 - 6:02am
This week two more bitcoin-based businesses announced their company’s stance towards the upcoming 2MB hard fork this November. The fork will be implemented by the Segwit2x (BTC1)...
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Ukraine Proposes Law to Completely Legalize Cryptocurrency Transactions (news.bitcoin.com) 10/10/2017 - 3:58pm
The first draft of a bill to legalize all cryptocurrency transactions in Ukraine has been submitted to its Parliament. Initiated by a group of deputies, the bill proposes to...
Russia’s Finance Ministry Proposes Registering Cryptocurrency Miners and Licensing Exchanges (news.bitcoin.com) 10/10/2017 - 3:30pm
At a meeting of regulators on Monday, the Russian Finance Ministry proposed to register cryptocurrency miners as well as to license exchanges dealing with them. A State Duma...
Abu Dhabi to Regulate Cryptocurrencies as Commodities and ICOs as ‘Specified Investments’ (news.bitcoin.com) 10/10/2017 - 2:00pm
The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has published its position regarding cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) under...
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Russia to Block Access to Cryptocurrency Exchange Websites (news.bitcoin.com) 10/10/2017 - 11:21am
The first deputy Governor of Russia’s Central Bank, Sergei Shvetsov, is reported to have stated that Russia will move to institute a nationwide ban on access to cryptocurrency...
It's time for miners to stop signaling S2X (reddit.com) 10/10/2017 - 10:12am
The S2X hard fork attack on bitcoin shows no signs of abating. The community has signalled their opposition in several ways. A number of major exchanges have made it clear that...
Torrent Website Offers User Incentives in Exchange for Cryptocurrency Mining (coindesk.com) 10/10/2017 - 10:00am
The recent trend of websites installing cryptocurrency miners to harness visitors' processing power has taken a more positive twist, a report says.
Torrent Website Offers Users Rewards for Cryptocurrency Mining (coindesk.com) 10/10/2017 - 10:00am
The recent trend of websites installing cryptocurrency miners to harness visitors' processing power has taken a more positive twist, a report says.
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