Monero News

Monero is one of the privacy-focused cryptocurrencies with strong security features to protect end-user confidentiality. The hashing algorithm is CryptoNight v7. Read the latest Monero news & developers announcements on the Monero (XMR) project, algorithm changes or coin value analysis.

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.

CryptoNight vs. EquiHash

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CryptoNight vs. EquiHash

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.

Weekly Crypto Digest

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MinerGate Weekly Crypto Digest June 23-29

Coinbase CEO launched his own crypto charity project Brian Armstrong, the co-founder of Coinbase, announced his new charity project, aimed on providing unbanked individuals with financial services. The platform, called GiveCrypto, will donate cryptocurrencies to those people worldwide who have no access to the global banking and financial services. “Most people I respect and know […]

The latest Verge XVG fiasco. What is going on?

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Hackers have always attempted to manipulate and steal cryptocurrencies from the very beginning. It isn’t anything new and honestly is to be expected with something so novel and valuable.  The really beautiful thing about blockchain technology – the easiest thing to understand about it – is that it is practically impossible to hack. Take Bitcoin […]