ASICs

Ethereum’s ProgPoW Proposal: An Expensive Game of Whack-a-Mole

Dovey Wan and Martina Long are partners at Primitive Ventures, a crypto asset investment fund. ––––––––– Recently, there has been discussion…

Ethereum Mining Pool Receives Mysterious $300K Blockchain Payout

Ethereum mining pool Sparkpool received a payout of over 2,000 ETH (worth $300,000) just for mining one block on the…

Bitmain Announces New, More Efficient 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip

Bitmain Technologies has announced a new 7-nanometer bitcoin mining processor that it says offers new levels of energy efficiency. The…

Ethereum Foundation Weighs $15 Million Bid to Build ‘Randomness’ Tech

At the cutting edge of blockchain research is a potential $15 million dollar venture by the Ethereum Foundation centered around a…

Ethereum Miner Linzhi Calls Out Project Coders for Proposed ASIC Ban

Shenzhen-based miner manufacturer Linzhi has published a statement in response to a “tentative” decision, made by ethereum developers Friday, to block…

Russian Miners Sell Their Equipment Amid Market Plunge

A growing number of Russian miners are looking to sell their hardware. The recent market correction has decreased the profitability…

Bitmain’s New 7nm Antminer Goes on Sale on November 8

Mining rig manufacturer Bitmain Technologies has announced the company’s latest Antminers equipped with 7nm semiconductors will go on sale on…

Bitmain to Begin Selling New Bitcoin Miners Later This Week

Bitmain is launching two new Antminer models targeting the bitcoin mining industry. The crypto hardware manufacturing giant announced Tuesday that…

There’s a New Plan to Build the Hardware for Ethereum 2.0

The Ethereum Foundation is funding efforts to create specializing mining hardware in partnership with blockchain data storage network Filecoin. Announced…

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