Crypto Mining Definition & Meaning

Cryptocurrency mining (i.e. crypto mining) is the process of verifying user transactions by solving mathematical problems related to the calculation of the hash function. After the hash is solved a transaction is added to the blockchain. Read more about crypto mining in our blog or join our mining pool right away.

51% attack on ETC cannot discredit cryptocurrency.

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This is unfortunate and resulted in a lot of negative press. And any major failure casts a shadow on the entire industry.

There are several important concepts behind cryptocurrency. The first and most basic is security. We believed that trust between users was secured by the system. And this concept has justified itself. But there are still exceptions. Despite ETC’s claimed primacy of code, it was subject to a 51% attack. This is unfortunate and resulted in […]

MinerGate releases GUI miner to support upcoming Monero hardfork

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MinerGate releases GUI miner to support upcoming Monero hardfork

Our Monero (XMR) mining pool is already set up to support the upcoming Monero hardfork with our recently released GUI miner for Windows. Please update your software to continue mining Monero. In the meantime, we will be testing other versions to make sure you get the smoothest and safest XMR mining experience.

CryptoNote Mining Overview

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CryptoNote Mining Overview

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.

5 most important forks of fall 2018

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five most important forks of fall 2018

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 […]