Tag: mining

Asus Allows Gamers to Mine Crypto With Their Idle Graphics Cards

Taiwan-based tech giant Asus is now letting gamers use the number crunching power of their graphics cards to earn a share of profits from cryptocurrency mining.

Mining Giant Bitmain Launches Crypto Index for Investors

Beijing-based cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has launched a new cryptocurrency index as a benchmark for investors.

Bitmain Faces $5 Million Lawsuit Over Alleged Unauthorized Crypto Mining

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain is facing a class action lawsuit for over $5 million that alleges unauthorized crypto mining by the firm.

Japan’s GMO Internet Reports ‘Historical Q3 Performance’ for its Crypto-Related Businesses

Japanese IT giant GMO Internet has published its third quarter report Monday, Nov. 12, revealing a “historical performance” of its crypto-related sectors despite “the harsh external environment.”

New Linux-Targeting Crypto-Mining Malware Combines Hiding and Upgrading Capabilities

Japanese multinational cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has detected a new strain of crypto-miningmalware that targets PCs running Linux, according to a report published Nov. 8.

BTCC Mining Pool Stops Operation: How A “State Pool” Taking Up 15% Computing Power Is Kicked Out?

On the morning of November 6, Qianjie Zhao, the senior vice president of BTCC, left the following message on his Wechat Moments: “Thank you for all of your support along the way. I have spent four years in the cryptocurrency field, mostly in the mining pool. I’ll say no more—see you around.”

Bitmain Files Lawsuit Against Hacker Who Allegedly Stole $5.5 Million From Its Binance Account

Bitmain has recently filed a "John Doe" lawsuit against a hacker who alleged broke into its Binance account.

Bitmain Rushes to Deploy 90,000 Antminer S9 Miners in Xinjiang as Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Looms

With the Bitcoin Cash(BCH)hard fork 7 days away, the two opposing camps—Bitcoin ABC and nChain—are moving forward with their plans. Bitmain, the world’s biggest maker of cryptocurrency hardware and the loyal proponent of Bitcoin ABC, is expediting the deployment of roughly 90,000 Antminer S9 miners in China’s far-western region of Xinjiang, to gain upper hand ...

Chinese School Principals Caught Mining Ethereum At Work

Two principals at a Chinese school got in hot water after stealing power from the institution to mine the ethereum cryptocurrency.

China: Bitcoin Mining Behemoth Bitmain Releases New 7nm Antminer Hardware

Bitcoin (BTC) mining giant Bitmain has officially released two new 7nm (nanometer)  “Antminer” crypto mining machines, according to an official tweet posted Nov. 5.

Mining Pool of China’s Oldest Bitcoin Exchange BTCC to See ‘Indefinite’ Closure

BTCC Pool, the mining operation of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange BTCC, will close “indefinitely” at the end of this month, a statement from the firm confirmed Nov. 6.

Bitcoin Mining Giant BTC.com Launches New Ethereum (ETH) Block Explorer

BTC.com has recently released a new ethereum block explorer to the ethereum community to help improve ethereum’s efficiency and performance.