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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 […]

MinerGate supports Monero Network Upgrade

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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 […]

Top 4 ASIC miners for CryptoNight algorithm

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CryptoNight is a proof-of-work hashing algorithm developed to suit a regular PC with CPU-based computing principles. It originates from CryptoNote protocol that requires 2 Mb per instance. A megabyte of internal memory is an almost unacceptable size for a modern ASIC pipeline, so the consensus is meant to be ASIC resistant. However, some of you […]

Monero XMR – Malware’s Favorite Coin?

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Privacy within the cryptocurrency ecosystem is a much sought-after feature, and no one does it better than Monero (XMR). With ever increasing government and regulatory pressure, Monero offers a privacy solution in the form of ring signatures, ring confidential transactions, and stealth addresses to obfuscate the origins, amounts, and destination addresses of all transactions on the […]

AEON from science fiction to untraceable currency

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Everything in cryptocurrencies is experimentation and learning, if you discover a coin you have to study and learn from it to know it. AEON gathers everything to become a “lifestyle” as its official website says. AEON is a private, secure, untraceable currency. You control your funds, and nobody can trace your transfers. It has the […]