Tag: Bitmain

Perlin Review: Leaderless Blockchain, Lightning Fast Transactions

Perlin (PERL) is the next high profile token offering slated to take place on the Binance Exchange – and it is already generating quite a bit of interest. The project claims to be completely “Leaderless” and is focused on developing...

/ August 12, 2019
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
Bitcoin Website Co-Owner Hardfork

Co-owner of Established Bitcoin Websites Wants a Hard Fork

Cøbra is the co-owner of Bitcointalk.org and Bitcoin.org. These websites have been around since the beginning of Bitcoin and are known for having some of the strongest opinions in the community. They also see competing chains such as Bitcoin Cash...

/ February 26, 2018
Softfork for Siacoin

Softfork for Siacoin? Obelisk Threaten Bitmain over Antminer A3

Yesterday, we brought you the news of the release of the Bitmain Antminer A3. This was an interesting release as the ASIC miner was designed to mine Siacoin and not Bitcoins. This is because the new miner will be able...

/ January 19, 2018
Antminer S3 Review

Bitmain Releases Their New AntMiner A3: Worth the Hype?

There’ve been a lot of powerful new mining rigs being brought to fruition as of late, like the much-hyped Dragonmint ASIC that we here at CoinBureau covered not long ago. Next in line is Bitmain’s AntMiner A3. The A3 is...

/ January 18, 2018
Antminer Scam Advertising on Facebook

Antminer Scam Advertising on Facebook: What to Watch out For

Everyone is trying to get their hands on the latest Antminer S9 ASIC from Bitmain. This is something that has also not escaped the attention of various online scammers. One that is making the rounds on Facebook appears to offer...

/ January 18, 2018
Bitcoin Miners Moving to Canada

Looking for the Next Big Bitcoin Mining Hub? Try Canada

Canada is a well-respected nation on the world stage, long associated with hockey, maple syrup, and now … bitcoin mining? That’s shaping up to be the case, as Canada and localities within the country are actively enticing bitcoin miners to...

/ January 15, 2018

Panama Papers’ Latest Revelation? Chinese Billionaire Lei Jun’s Connections to Bitmain

The Panama Papers – heard of them yet? If you haven’t, these “Papers” are an astonishingly massive leak of legal documents from a tax haven law firm from within Panama. The gargantuan trove was delivered anonymously to a South German...

/ November 25, 2017
China Bitcoin Mining Crackdown

China’s Bitcoin Miners Prepare for Exit after Crackdown Rumours

Members of China’s active cryptocurrency community continue to have their work cut out as the nation’s regulators crack down on all cryptocurrency related activities. In September, Chinese regulators closed in on firms and individuals raising funds via token sales. The...

/ November 16, 2017
Bitcoin Gold Hard Fork

Are we Heading to yet Another Version of Bitcoin?

It seems as if many investors were just getting used to the concept of Bitcoin cash, Bitcoin and the SegWitx2 fork in November. However, they may have to get used to the concept of yet another version of Bitcoin called “Bitcoin...

/ September 27, 2017