Kraken acquires Cryptowatch

March 1, 2017 admin 0

  Great news if you are a fan of the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken but hate its trading interface. News just broke that Kraken has announced the acquisition of Cryptowatch, a website that provides real-time charting and trading services for cryptocurrency [read more]

ViaBTC Transaction Accelerator

March 1, 2017 admin 0

  I recently came across a nifty service being offered by the ViaBTC mining pool, the ViaBTC Transaction Accelerator. With the recent flood of low-fee  unconfirmed transactions clogging up the Bitcoin network, this service can be useful if you find [read more]

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

March 1, 2017 admin 0

  The big news today was the formal announcement of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. Ethereum, which is just one of the many cryptocurrencies currently vying for market dominance,  is based upon a blockchain which is often referred to as a [read more]

Current State of Cryptocurrency

January 12, 2017 admin 3

Well it’s been awhile since I have made a posting and a lot has happened since last year. Unless you have been living under a rock, the biggest news is probably Bitcoin hitting its ATH (all-time-high) once again on January [read more]

Claymore’s ZEC (ZCash) Windows Miner 2.1

November 7, 2016 admin 0

  Update: Version 10 has now been released and offers a slight performance boost to older generation cards. According the the BitcoinTalk thread, he is still working on Polaris (RX470,RX480) performance updates now. Other notable improvements include a new Intensity [read more]

Zcash Slow Start

October 31, 2016 admin 0

Zcash Slow Start   Zcash is utilizing what is known as a “Slow Start” for the first 20,000 blocks mined which is expected to take around 34 days. This is intended to help give the Zcash network time to stabilize [read more]

Zcash Mining

October 24, 2016 admin 1

  Zcash Mining Of most interest to my target audience will of course be the mining of Zcash. To that end I have put together a bare bones post on available Zcash mining information as we approach launch to get [read more]

First Zcash Public Open Source GPU Miner

October 24, 2016 admin 0

  Wow things in the Zcash world are indeed beginning to move very fast. While there are many competing open source and private Zcash miners currently being developed an early entrant for GPU mining is now available to download. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1660023.0 [read more]

Zcash

October 23, 2016 admin 0

What is Zcash? You have probably by now heard about Zcash which is a new cryptocurrency that is currently in development. It is expected to launch on October 28th, 2016. Zcash will use the Equihash (white paper) algorithm, which is [read more]

MSI RX 470 Further Tweaks

October 17, 2016 admin 8

In my previous guide RX 470 BIOS Mod I showed you how to make a VBIOS modification to allow your RX series card to perform a bit better than stock by modifying the memory strap timings in the BIOS. While [read more]