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Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate reaches a new high!

Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate reaches a new high!

We have another win for cryptocurrency miners! The hashrate, the computing power that is dedicated to the mining of bitcoin, has reached yet another high. According to data from BTC.com bitcoin’s two-week average hash rate has reached a whopping 85 exahashes per second (EH/s) last Friday. The data suggests that over 600.000 mining rigs have

Will cryptocurrencies ever be resistant to ASIC miners?

Will cryptocurrencies ever be resistant to ASIC miners?

From bitcoin (BTC) to ethereum (ETH), from waltonchain (WAN) to aion (AION); whether you are talking about a very popular cryptocurrency or a rather unknown one, they are all deeply rooted in mathematics. Mathematics that can be profitable if we are talking about cryptocurrency mining. As a result, the mining industry already grew massively in

Performances of mining pools in August 2019

Performances of mining pools in August 2019

Another month of bitcoin (BTC) mining has passed and that means we can have a look at the performances of the biggest bitcoin mining pools this past month. In this article we will have a look at the three biggest mining pools of August: BTC.com, F2Pool, and AntPool. The statistics used for this evaluation come

Why mining rewards are being halved

Why mining rewards are being halved

On the 5th of August, 2019, the mining rewards for Litecoin miners were halved. In 2020 Bitcoin miners will face the same fate. For cryptocurrency miners this might sound like bad news but a halving actually happens for a good reason! Keep reading to find out why. Satoshi Nakamoto Satoshi Nakamoto is the creator and

An introduction to the history of bitcoin (BTC) mining

An introduction to the history of bitcoin (BTC) mining

In 2009 the Bitcoin blockchain was born. Since then, many developments have occurred within the mining community. In this blog article you will read about the most important developments that formed bitcoin (BTC) mining as we know it today. First, let’s start with the birth of the Bitcoin blockchain. The mining of the Genesis block