Bitcoin.org issues 0.13.0 Binary Safety Warning

August 18, 2016 Yeti 0

  There is a Bitcoin safety warning being issued on the Bitcoin.org website urging users to be extra cautions with the upcoming 0.13.0 release of the bitcoin core wallet. https://bitcoin.org/en/alert/2016-08-17-binary-safety So far there is not a lot of information or [read more]

How To: Mining Shift (SHF)

August 14, 2016 Yeti 0

How To: Mining Shift (SHF) Besides Ethereum and Ethereum Classic, there are a few other coins that use the Ethash (based upon the Dagger-Hashimoto) mining algorithm that are also profitable to mine. One of these is Shift coin (SHF) and [read more]

First Look: MSI RX 470 4 GB

August 13, 2016 Yeti 0

  First Look: MSI RX 470 4 GB Yesterday I received in two MSI AMD RX 470 4 GB cards from NewEgg to evaluate their performance in Ethash (Ethereum) mining. From what I read these cards are capable of 20-22 [read more]

ETH/ETC

August 8, 2016 Yeti 0

  One of the side effects of the ongoing ETH/ETC “war” is the decreased hash rate and resulting decreased difficulty on the main Ethereum chain. While many miners have switched over to ETC mining due to its increased profitability, obtained [read more]

Coursera to Offer Online Bitcoin Course this Fall

August 7, 2016 Yeti 1

Coursera, which partners with top universities and organizations worldwide to offer courses online for anyone to take, will have a Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies class beginning in September 2106. I took a similar Bitcoin course offering from Coursera in the [read more]

Yet Another Ethereum Fork ? Classic Ethereum (CETH)

August 7, 2016 Yeti 0

According to a new post on Reddit https://www.reddit.com/r/classicethereum/comments/4vs73r/introducing_classic_ethereum_ceth/ another Ethereum fork may be in the works: Classic Ethereum (CETH). Not to be confused with Ethereum Classic (ETC), which resulted from the hard fork implemented due to the DAO hack, or [read more]

Update on Bitfinex

August 6, 2016 Yeti 0

Bitfinex has made another update to their blog post revealing a bit more information on how they plan to compensate customers for the loss of 119,756 Bitcoins valued at over $60 million at the time of this writing. Bitfinex closed [read more]