Materials by tag Miners

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.