Materials by tag Miners

Sep 26, 2019 at 10:41
How Safe are Blockchain Technologies in Italy
One of the requirements of the blockchain to change a chain lock is that this decision is validated by the majority of decision-making power. Nothing could be more democratic, one would say. That's why it was initially seen as a system without masters where everyone can participate, in theory. Many Italians doubt whether technologies including cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, etc. are secure or not.
Aug 24, 2019 at 12:51
Ukraine Incarcerates Illegal Bitcoin Miners at Power Plant
The Ukrainian security authorities have detained cryptocurrency miners at a nuclear energy plant. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the law-enforcement agency and primary government security body in the fields of counterintelligence operation and fighting terrorism, arrested many people for illicitly mining Bitcoin and other digital assets at the country’s nuclear power plant (NPP).
Jun 21, 2019 at 13:21
Benefits and Criteria for Picking Cryptocurrency Mining Pool
The people who adopted Bitcoin earlier, benefited a lot from it, especially during the cryptocurrency bubble in December 2017 when they saw weighty block rewards and massive gains from this money-spinning new venture. The time when Bitcoin had just surfaced, its mining was relatively cheap, but when its price and popularity started to increase uniformly, the mining difficulty followed suit. Now, pools appear to be a big deal for crypto investors who want to venture into mining.
Feb 15, 2019 at 17:32
Monero to Prevent ASIC Mining, Hard Fork Scheduled for March 9
XMR developers, and the whole team at large, are ready and in high gear to fork their network on Saturday, March 9th 2019 in order to lower the effectiveness of ASICs (application-specific integrated circuits). The hard fork might cause a change to the Monero proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm and also lower the hash rate competences of ASIC miners by a significant factor of over 2.5.