A token project called "Litecoin Cash" (LCC) performed a hard fork on the Litecoin blockchain late yesterday, creating a token that trades on four minor exchanges. Is it a legitimate experiment with blockchain technology, or an attention-grabbing pump? We examine some of the details you should look at in this and any other hard-fork token offering. Also see: Junseth’s World … [Read more...] about So, the ‘Litecoin Cash’ Hard Fork Happened – Is It Legit?
Mining a single bitcoin -- the largest cryptocurrency by market cap -- cost a whopping $26,170 USD in South Korea, whereas it only costs $531 in Venezuela. That's according to a recent survey from lighting and furniture company Elite Fixtures. Also see: Gong Xi Fa Cai! Bitcoin Tops $10k Again as Chinese Year of the Dog Begins Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Mining Margins Are Shockingly Wide Between Countries
Government websites in the U.S. and the U.K. were hit with what one source refers to as “rogue code” over the weekend. The instance is the latest in a long series of “crypto-jacking” incidents, where visitors’ computers are surreptitiously used by hackers to mine cryptocurrency without permission. Also Read: Europol Worries About Billions in Bitcoin Money Laundering, but … [Read more...] about Government Websites Hit With Crypto-Mining Malware Over the Weekend
If you’ve ever had thoughts or questions about Iceland, it might seem plausible to think most of its energy is used to keep the heat running high. But recently, bitcoin mining has been growing so fast in the Arctic country that it's ready to take the first-place position. Also see: Brian Kelly Now Has “90 Percent” of Personal Wealth in Cryptocurrency Subscribe to … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Mining Will Soon Be Iceland’s Number One Energy Expenditure
Bitmain announced the Antminer A3 Blake 2b ASIC miner just a few short weeks ago -- and then surprising everyone, started shipped within a few days. While this did generate some controversy (which we covered here) the launch and deployment of the A3 has gone fairly smoothly so far. Bitmain also restricted initial sales of the A3 to allow for more of the initial launch batch to … [Read more...] about Review: Mining Siacoin on Bitmain’s Antminer A3 Blake 2b ASIC