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 […]
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.
MinerGate Educational presents another “How To NiceHash” special. Before reading this, please check our previous tutorial.
ZCash is soon to make a forthcoming upgrade. ZCash’s official website says that a new version of the blockchain will start after an activation of block 419200, that will supposedly be mined on October 29.
Firstly, please note that this post is not intended as financial advice and one should always try to do their own research before making any final decisions. Investing in Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO’s) can be speculative, and the market is quite unregulated.
One of the most popular third-party mining solutions among MinerGate’s users – XMRig – appeared to have a critical bug in its codebase, making the mining of the updated Monero (XMR) within MinerGate XMR mining pool impossible.
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.
Dear miners, MinerGate team is glad to inform you that we intend to support the upcoming hard fork of the Monero (XMR) network. Scheduled on the block height of 1685555, the approximate date of the network update is October 18, 2018.
Dear miners, Today MinerGate is pleased to announce the launch of its brand-new SHA-256-based pool for Bitcoin (BTC) mining. It is the first MinerGate’s public BTC mining pool, which opens new frontiers for listing SHA-256-based PoW cryptocurrencies.
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.
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 […]