Monthly Archives: November 2019

Bitcoin mining difficulty sees sudden drop

Bitcoin mining difficulty sees sudden drop

On Monday November 11 not only the price of bitcoin (BTC) dipped. The mining difficulty of the most dominant cryptocurrency plummeted as well. In fact, after dropping 7% on Monday, the difficulty of the original cryptocurrency hit its lowest point since December 2018.  So what is mining difficulty? For those who do not know, mining

Poolin Vice President on the global impact of mining

Poolin Vice President on the global impact of mining

Cryptocurrency and blockchain news platform The Daily Chain interviewed Alejandro De La Torre, Vice President of multi-currency mining pool Poolin, last month on the global impact of cryptocurrency mining. De La Torre expressed his opinion on several issues regarding the environment and centralization. Centralization of mining pools The Daily Chain addressed the view of critics

How to pick a mining pool?

How to pick a mining pool?

Have you ever been interested in joining a mining pool? These groups of miners that work together are growing in popularity and therefore it can be quite the challenge to pick one that suits you. What selection criteria should you be looking at? In this article we will briefly discuss some important things to consider.