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.
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 Lightning Network or “Lightning” is basically a payment protocol that runs atop a blockchain (primarily for Bitcoin network), and is added as a kind of the second layer in order to process more transactions and eliminate mining fees. It does so by settling a transaction before it’s published on the blockchain. The reason for […]
Either very clever or extremely risky and possibly both is the phrase which instantly springs to mind with the concept “National” cryptocurrency. Clever for Governments to seek to “own” the blockchain space and potential uses, and extremely risky due to the overall volatility in the market and the sophistication of key players to manipulate it. […]
Cryptocurrency is one of the shortest ways to increase your capital drastically, though it is associated with great risks. The most popular and the first mined crypto is Bitcoin (BTC). It was the first and stays the first of all coins.
What is Cloud Mining? Cloud mining means using shared hashing power provided by remote mining farms. All you need for a successful start is your laptop or your phone to get in touch with the service providers and a wallet to withdraw your rewards to.
2018 is the year of disillusionment and understanding for all those new to cryptocurrency. There is a lot to love in this new financial paradigm. We have finally learned to use this new shared monetary system and far from leaving it, we are in fact adopting it rapidly. It is only a matter of time […]
If you haven’t noticed yet, we are living in an entirely different world thanks to the advent of cryptocurrencies. There are many individuals around the world who believe in not only the value of cryptocurrencies but the ethos behind them as well. Every single day more and more people around the globe are being turned […]
No matter how optimistic some might have been regarding Bitcoin’s growth in 2017, the market’s bull-run, throughout the year, took price to a yearly high that exceeded the most hopeful predictions. During the past year, Bitcoin price increased by more than ten times. More interestingly, Bitcoin’s blockchain was forked more than 20 times during 2017. […]
During the past few weeks, bitcoin’s transaction fees have markedly increased and today, it typically costs around $20 to send a payment across bitcoin’s network. The reasons underlying this rise in transaction fees are rather complex but can be namely attributed to an increased number of transactions and the limited amount of transactions that the […]