Category: ASICs

Sia Network Releases Hard Fork Code to Block Crypto Mining Giants

The sia blockchain network has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork that will block miners using hardware…

Chip Maker TSMC Forecasts Weaker Crypto Mining Demand in Q4

Chip-making giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has predicted that demand for processors from cryptocurrency miners will remain low for…

A Multi-Million Dollar Bet Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake Isn’t Coming Soon

What if ethereum never switches its core consensus algorithm? It's an idea that may sound blasphemous to developers building the…

A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig

Cryptocurrency mining has in many respects become an industrialized business. But despite the concentration of hashing power, the increasing difficulty…

One Musician’s Creative Solution to Drive ASICs Off Monero

Algorithms are creative. At least, that's according to Howard Chu, a monero core developer who has dedicated his time to…

Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs

Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward with the goal of stopping specialized mining hardware from effectively operating on…

Bitmain CEO Announces New 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip

The bitcoin mining industry is having an exciting couple of days. Just a day after Bitfury revealed a new 14nm mining…

Bitfury Reveals New Generation of Bitcoin ASIC Chips

Bitfury Group has developed a new, more efficient bitcoin mining chip, the firm announced Wednesday. The Bitfury Clarke application-specific integrated…

Grin Is Hard Forking Every Six Months to Keep ASICs Off the Network

The Grin community is trying to keep ASICs away – but only for the next two years. Best known for…

A New Line of Powerful ASIC Miners Is Coming to Ethereum

A chip designer with extensive experience in developing bitcoin mining devices is turning her sights on the ethereum protocol. Chen…

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