Category: Mining

Best ZCash Mining Pools

Finding The Best ZCash Mining Pools: What You Need To Know

ZCash (ZEC) has quickly become one of the top privacy coins since being introduced in 2016, and if you want to get some for yourself there are two options: Buy ZCash Mine ZCash Personally I prefer the mining option because...

/ July 9, 2018
Best Litecoin Mining Pools

The Best Litecoin Mining Pools: Complete List

Litecoin (LTC) is an altcoin that was created in 2011 by Charlie Lee as a faster alternative to Bitcoin. Where Bitcoin blocks are verified roughly every 10 minutes, Litecoin blocks are verified every 2.5 minutes, making the network four times...

/ June 26, 2018
Ethereum Mining Pools

Ethereum Mining Pools: Best Places to Mine ETH

If you’ve decided to mine Ethereum before it switches to proof of stake you’ll need a few things to be successful. The first is obviously a strong Ethereum mining rig. Assuming you’ve already bought or built a rig for mining...

/ June 7, 2018
Tax Implications Crypto Mining

The Tax Implications of Home Crypto Mining: How Does it Work?

While it seems many U.S. citizens haven’t been paying taxes on their Bitcoin mining activity, it is important for you to know that mining bitcoin is not exempt from taxes in the U.S. It doesn’t matter if you’re mining specifically...

/ May 25, 2018
Zcash ASIC

The Battle Against ASICs: Antminer Z9 Angers the Zcash Community

On May 3rd, Bitmain, the Bitcoin mining company behind ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) chips, announced the release of a new Antminer Z9 mini, an ASIC miner capable of mining any crypto currency running the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm, particularly Zcash. This...

/ May 10, 2018
Home Mining Cryptocurrency

The Economics of Home Mining: Is it Worth Your Time?

As cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin become increasingly popular many people have wondered if it’s worth their time to mine crypto at home. The real question though is whether it’s worth the investment to mine cryptocurrencies at home. Other than the time...

/ April 21, 2018
Run IOTA Full Node

Setting Up An IOTA Node & Earning MIOTA: Step by Step Guide

IOTA is a unique distributed ledger technology which was born in 2014 out of a hardware initiative intended to support general distributed computing as the groundwork for the IoT infrastructure of inter-connected devices. The IOTA foundation is dedicated to developing industrial...

/ April 14, 2018
Mine Monero on your PC

Start Mining Monero at Home with These Easy Steps

Even if you’ve just started in cryptocurrency you likely know that new Bitcoins are created through a process known as mining. You might not know that Bitcoin isn’t the only coin that can be mined – in fact there are...

/ April 12, 2018