There is no doubt that mining is the backbone of every cryptocurrency. Whether it is on a mobile phone, ASIC, or hardware in the Cloud, it is these computations, big or small, that make the transactions of users possible. Here is an up-to-date review of the CryptoNote mining scene.
There have been many algorithms discussed and proposed over the years in the cryptocurrency space. There are many arguments for and against each Proof-of-Work algorithm, however, we’ll discuss two most widely known of them – CryptoNight and EquiHash.
This year has been an eventful year for forks. We have seen excitement build over and over again as a barrage of forks came our way from every corner of the cryptocurrency community. Monero, in particular, saw no less than 5 forks in just a few past months. Here we will look forward to the […]
The words “blockchain” and “distributed ledger technology” sounds like synonyms for most people. Only a few can tell the distinction between this two terms. But DLT is not equal to the blockchain, even though they have so much in common.
You may have seen ZCash, known to miners and exchanges as ZEC, while looking through the list of mineable coins on MinerGate. So what is ZCash and why should you mine it?
Digital currencies are still continuing to sweep the world and establish new financial paradigms for our changing lives. There is no doubt that the future of money lies in this new, decentralized ledger-based system.
Digital collectibles games have been around for years, even though they were often hard to trade, and almost impossible to transfer between games. Coin based games have been around since before 2014 though dwarfed by PC and game console communities. Collectible games have been the foundation for the concept of earning “coin” to pay for […]
To continue where we left off in the previous part, this part delves further deeper into the various consensus mechanisms that have been making a lot of news lately and are being proven as worthy successors to the consensus problem. These algorithms have worked really well in theory but are yet to be adopted into […]
MinerGate mining pool is going off-chain, outsourcing their withdrawal infrastructure in order to focus solely on their core business, which is mining. The adoption of off-chain microtransaction technology will modernize the company’s service, introducing fast, free, and easy transaction execution. Users will benefit from new features: Free and instant withdrawals to your automatically created Freewallet […]
We know more about celebrities today than ever before thanks to social media. Be it actors or athletes, musicians or tech gurus, we all have our favorites just a click away. What you may not know is that some celebrities have jumped on the cryptocurrency train, and have been actively promoting them. The number of […]