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Bitcoin GPU Miner
August 12, 2019

Bitcoin GPU Miner

Security researchers have spotted a new strain of malware that targets Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer virtual currency that exploded onto the tech scene earlier this year. In a report issued last week, Symantec researchers described a Trojan that uses the user s computer to mine Bitcoins on behalf of the intruder. They estimate that, at current exchange rates, a fast…

Beginners Guide to Bitcoin mining
August 10, 2019

Beginners Guide to Bitcoin mining

The official logo of Bitcoin, a digital cryptocurrency. But while it s generated a furore in the community of underground hackers and crypto-anarchists, most people are bemused by all the fuss. What is this bitcoin business, and why is it so important? Let s start at the beginning: What exactly is bitcoin? Australian Craig Steven Wright claims to have created…

Current Bitcoin mining rate
August 8, 2019

Current Bitcoin mining rate

If we do some quick math, we can determine the following: If SHA-1 collisions can be found in 2^65.3 hashes, that s one SHA-1 collision found every 45 seconds . Every combination of bits can be flipped in an 84-bit keyspace every year . If mining is done strictly with ASICs and each ASIC can produce 1 trillion hashes per second, that s 1, , ASICs . If each ASIC…

Bitcoin mining Community
August 4, 2019

Bitcoin mining Community

Over 100 miners responded to the question, and there are pros and cons on both size for maintaining the status quo or getting ahead of the curve. Here is what each side of the argument generally looks like, and a pie chart with the results of the poll below. Against an increase of the block size: Bigger blocks will destroy the market for transaction fees: If…

Make money with Bitcoin mining
August 2, 2019

Make money with Bitcoin mining

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — Want to make money mining for bitcoin? If you think the cost of heavy-duty hardware stands in the way, consider a new cloud mining system being offered by GAW Miners, priced at an economical – and practically unbelievable — $15.99. But can you really make money with this thing? With the company’s Hashlet, a user buys a certain amount…

Blue Fury Bitcoin miners
July 31, 2019

Blue Fury Bitcoin miners

BITCOIN MINING USB Asic Miner Red Fury 2.2~2.7 GH/s Razorfish Razorfish Solutions manufacturers USB Asic Miner Red Fury bitcoin miner Red fury USB description: USB Asic Miner Red Fury bitcoin miner 2.2~2.7 GH/s NEXT GEN. MINER - USB BPMC ASIC MINER (RED PCB, AMBER LED) code name: RED FURY - Rated hashrate 2.2 - 2.7 GH/s (rates are +/- 10%) - Electricity consumption…

Best Bitcoin mining hardware 2014
July 29, 2019

Best Bitcoin mining hardware 2014

This is the third feature in our three-part series on the growing data center market for Bitcoin mining. Read the first one about a new breed of colocation for Bitcoin infrastructure or the second one about the tough economics of being a data center provider for customers in the Bitcoin mining business. Bitcoin mining operations are expected to spend at least…

Bitcoin mining profit
July 27, 2019

Bitcoin mining profit

New research has found that unless the price of bitcoin goes up, there will be little room for new miners to compete. In Minting Money With Megawatts , released this September, Sveinn Valfells of Flux, Ltd and Jón Helgi Egilsson of the University of Iceland conduct a broad analysis of the health of transaction processing on the open public blockchain, ultimately…

Largest Bitcoin mining pool
July 25, 2019

Largest Bitcoin mining pool

As if running the third-largest bitcoin mining pool wasn t enough, China-based Bitmain announced the launch of its second mining pool yesterday. Unlike the other large mining pools, though, the new offering (launched through its subsidiary BTC.com) will be open sourced to its community of users. According to Bitmain, the pool is not meant as a replacement for…

Profitability of Bitcoin mining
July 17, 2019

Profitability of Bitcoin mining

With the release of the latest generations of powerful mining hardware such as the Bitmain AntMiner S7 and Avalon 6 that is available to normal miners and not only to large mining operations along with the increase of the Bitcoin price lately mining for Bitcoin has started to become profitable again. As a direct result of the new hardware getting released and…

Can my computer mine bitcoins?
July 11, 2019

Can my computer mine bitcoins?

I have very limited knowledge of bitcoin, but, I hope you don t mind my asking this question: As I understand it, mining bitcoin requires significant computational prowess. A lot of dedicated mining rigs have been built out of FPGAs, ASICs and GPUs. But, I have always wondered: would it not be possible to mine ALL the bitcoins if you had access to some of…

Bitcoin mining map
July 9, 2019

Bitcoin mining map

The Bitcoin Map was a nameless project based on the analysis of addresses exchanged by bitcoin nodes. (This is not to be confused with a collaborative map of Bitcoin exchanges, miners and users titled The Bitcoin Map.) Based on the collected information, and by passing the collected IPs through Maxmind s GeoIP database, a map was created. It was suggested on…

How to make a Bitcoin mining machines?
July 5, 2019

How to make a Bitcoin mining machines?

Bitmart.co.za – the leading Bitcoin Mining Hardware supplier in South Africa since 2015 – Click here For Bitcoin Miners. We also focus on GPU Mining Rigs for Ethereum Mining, ZCash Mining & GPU mining hardware components such as USB Risers – Click here for Ethereum Miners. Bitmart has been involved in Bitcoin Trading & Arbitration since January…

Ways to earn bitcoins without mining
July 3, 2019

Ways to earn bitcoins without mining

Cryptocurrency mining is, as most forms of passive income, a very attractive investment, but not everyone has the technical expertise, time or space to buy new graphic cards, ASIC machines or other mining equipment. There is an alternative, however, you can rent hashing power online. There are several services that allow this service, the most common is cloud…

Does Bitcoin mining work
June 21, 2019

Does Bitcoin mining work

For Steve Vittitoe, bitcoin is a fun way to make some extra money. This unassuming 31-year-old family man, who is a computer programmer for a cybersecurity firm, runs a mini bitcoin-mining operation from the basement of his home in Valparaiso, Ind. It s as if there s a machine in my corner printing money,Vittitoe said. In one corner of his basement he has set…

Bitcoin mining What is it
June 15, 2019

Bitcoin mining What is it

The big news in the Bitcoin world, is that one entity, called GHash, seems to be in control of more than half of all of the mining power. A part of Bitcoin’s appeal has been its distributed nature: the idea that no one party is in control but the system operates through the cooperative action of a large community. The worry now is that GHash has too much power…

What exactly is Bitcoin mining?
June 9, 2019

What exactly is Bitcoin mining?

A government is the one who decides when to print paper money. However, due to the fact that Bitcoin is decentralized, it has a different way of churning coins: mining. There are two main aspects to mining: confirming transactions to the block chain and introducing new bitcoins to the system. To become a Bitcoin miner all you need is to run software with its…

Number of bitcoins mined
June 7, 2019

Number of bitcoins mined

Last week, the price of one Bitcoin surged above $1, 227, the price of an ounce of Gold. And the headlines soon followed, screaming, “Bitcoin worth more than Gold.” The implication, of course, that Bitcoin is the new Gold in the world. In reality, however, Bitcoin is hardly the “new” Gold, real or digital. In arguing for Bitcoin’s allure, enthusiasts tend to…

Bitcoin mining pool
June 5, 2019

Bitcoin mining pool

Bitcoin mining has become concentrated primarily in China, leading many in the community to believe that the country has too much power in what is supposed to be a global, borderless digital currency. In fact, mining pools located in China account for more than 60% of the total network power. Now, one Chinese mining hardware company and pool operator, Bitmain…

Created Bitcoin miners
June 3, 2019

Created Bitcoin miners

Editor’s Morning Note: Let’s end the week with a chart that points down. Bitcoin Mining In Action. Via NSA Archives. Happy Friday, friends, and welcome to our final entry together for the week. May the day go well, and when you reach that moment when you are finally closing more tabs than you open, enjoy it. The line shows the rise and fall in the dollar revenue…

Bitcoin mining difficulty factor
May 26, 2019

Bitcoin mining difficulty factor

Bitcoin mining today is dominated by mining pools. These mining pools arguably have a strong hold on the Bitcoin network, but also on their own participants. Since mining pools typically operate with little transparency, participants must issue a lot of trust in pool operators not to cheat them out of Bitcoin. Czech Republic-based Slush Pool – accounting for…

Getting started with Bitcoin mining
May 18, 2019

Getting started with Bitcoin mining

The only reasonable way is to join a cloudmining operation. One such operation is called and it has been running since 2014. They are still paying out profits daily without a problem. You can get started on with 6.20$ worth of Bitcoins, about 0.01 BTC, which will get you 20 kilohash/s. Your initial investment will be returned in approx. 2~ months. You can get…

Bitcoin mining Contracts worth it
May 12, 2019

Bitcoin mining Contracts worth it

The arms race in the Bitcoin mining industry has resulted in a huge shakeout of providers. Most of the Companies that were producing their own ASIC’s have either folded or moved into cloud mining where they run equipment on behalf of the client – but the growth in cloud mining has led to an increase in scam artists . Bitcoin Mining Equipment Bitcoin ASIC’s of…

How to make Bitcoin miners?
May 10, 2019

How to make Bitcoin miners?

As you know, Bitcoin is a digital currency. Currencies need checks and balances, validation and verification. Normally central governments and banks are the ones who perform these tasks, making their currencies difficult to forge while also keeping track of them. How do we know that person A has sent 1 bitcoin to person B? How do we stop person A from also sending…

Minecraft Bitcoin server
May 6, 2019

Minecraft Bitcoin server

A multi-player server on the wildly popular video game Minecraft has introduced bitcoin to its world as a way of teaching children about digital currency. While in-game currencies exist in several different minecraft worlds, using bitcoin means that players can take their money out of the game and use it in the real world too. The server, PlayMC, features an…

Hosted Bitcoin mining
May 4, 2019

Hosted Bitcoin mining

Bitcoin ASIC Hosting is a fully service managed hardware co-location service. By Miners for Miners. Bitcoin mining equipment from GPU, FPGA and the latest ASIC have one common thread. You get the most hashing performance when your mining hardware’s environment is in an optimal ambient temperature range. At Bitcoin ASIC Hosting we offer: Unit Management: We will…

Small Bitcoin mining pool
May 2, 2019

Small Bitcoin mining pool

Mining bitcoin used to be easier than buying it; indeed, before the first bitcoin exchanges arose, it wasn t even possible to buy bitcoin at all. The 21 Bitcoin Computer is a step along the path towards redecentralizing mining. To do this, we ve introduced a concept we call buffered pool mining , which smooths out undesirable variance in the time to mine bitcoin…

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