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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Dear miners, for your convenience, MinerGate plans to add a new coin – Monero Original. XMO will be exclusively available for mining and for merged mining starting April 6, 2018
According to the official announcement, Monero team is going to change PoW and issue a new algorithm CryptoNightV7. The main cause for the change is “to maintain ASIC resistance by swiftly reacting to any potential threat from ASICs and considering slightly modifying the PoW at every hardfork.” The Monero team is protecting XMR from the […]