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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monero, with its focus on privacy and decentralization, today is one of the ten most popular cryptocurrencies in the world by market capitalization.
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 […]
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.
Mining Bitcoins using MinerGate is probably the easiest way to mine at home. It does not require special equipment or high computer skills, and it is also a fun experiment. It simply requires installing a program and pressing the “Start” button.
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 […]