Category Archives: Uncategorized

Bitcoin SegWit2X: A Plain English Guide, Fortune

(Significant update: The leaders of the SegWit2X faction announced on Wednesday, November 8 they would suspend their project to split bitcoin te mid-November.)

Bitcoin has faced turmoil ter the past but nothing like this. Te two weeks, a massive fight taking place among bitcoin insiders could produce a ruinous schism—undermining the integrity of digital currency and menacing its sky-high value. Read more

However, that is not of fundamental importance right now.

If you’ve shopped for a graphics card lately, you very likely know about the worldwide shortage — or you may even have seen something about it ter the news. Some sources blame miners for buying everything up. But who are thesis miners?

Miners is the term for people who collect cryptocurrency. Currency miners mine their cryptocurrency at their farms, specially tricked-out computers dedicated to the task. Read more

In-Browser Cryptocurrency Mining is Exploding Across the Web

When wij covered the appearance of in-browser cryptocurrency mining two weeks ago, it wasgoed limited to a single webpagina, The Pirate Bay. Now, te just a few weeks, the number of sites deploying this kleintje of in-browser mining solution has skyrocketed.

Originally, Coinhive wasgoed suggesting Monero (cryptocurrency) Javascript mining, but a host of clones have popped up ter a matter of weeks. Read more

Bitcoin: Hacking Coinbase, Cryptocurrency’s ‘Goldman Sachs, Fortune

Sean Everett wasn’t sure how his bullish bet on cryptocurrency would turn out. But he certainly didn’t expect it to be overheen so soon.

Te March, he sold all his stocks, including Apple and Amazon, and used a chunk of the proceeds to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum on a webpagina called Coinbase. The decision made Everett, the CEO of artificial intelligence startup Prome, almost instantly richer, spil the blockchain-based currencies’ value rocketed up exponentially overheen the next several weeks. Read more

1 2 3 9