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 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 […]

MinerGate becomes NiceHash friendly

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MinerGate becomes NiceHash friendly

Dear miners, We’re glad to inform you that MinerGate multicurrency mining pool is now compatible with NiceHash. Through NiceHash Miner GUI software, users can sell the computing power of their CPUs, GPUs, ASICs and rig farms, to buyers who use it to mine with larger pools. To benefit from this feature, MinerGate users simply need […]

Blockchain Consensus Types: Proof of Elapsed Time, Proof of Authority, Proof of Bandwidth

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Blockchain Consensus Types: Proof of Elapsed Time, Proof of Authority, Proof of Bandwidth

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 […]