Materials by tag Bitmain

Jul 31, 2019 at 10:52
Bitcoin is on the Verge of Becoming Centralized
Today, Bitcoin mining activity seems to be a hurdle for most anonymous participants due to the massive competition originating from the giant pools. So far, some of the biggest miners we have in the industry include BTC.com, F2Pool, AntPool, BTC.TOP, Poolin, Huibi.pool, SlushPool, ViaBTC and many others. However, the largest share of about 40% is currently taken by only three companies, of which two of these (BTC.com and Antpool) are managed by one company (Bitmain). This has brought a lot of queries in the blockchain and digital asset industry and has left people thinking that the flagship crypto is on the brink of becoming a centralized cryptocurrency.
Aug 30, 2016 at 11:52
Mine Bitcoins At Home Or Just Trade Them?
On August 29, one of the leading bitcoin mining equipment suppliers, Bitmain, released a new bitcoin mining rig, called the Antminer R4.