XMR

All you need to know about the Monero update

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All you need to know about the Monero update

Monero (XMR) was initially released in April 2014 and was one of the first anonymous cryptocurrencies in the field. Since its launch, the Monero network has experienced many changes and updates, the most recent one taking place on 9 March 2019. Let’s have a quick look at what changed and what people need to do […]

About Monero (XMR) hardfork

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All you need to know about the Monero update

Dear miners! MinerGate is pleased to inform you, that our developers’ team is working on the preparations for the upcoming hard forks in Monero (XMR) network, which is planned on March 9, 2019. The list of changes and improvements of the update could be found in official XMR sources. MinerGate will fully support the hard […]

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.

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 […]

What to expect and How to prepare for the Monero V fork

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You may have heard that Monero (XMR) is about to undergo a “hard fork” which will produce a brand new coin, Monero V (XMV). Originally this fork was scheduled for March 14 but was postponed to the end of April for a few reasons. First of all, the Monero network is going to be updated […]