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.
You may have seen ZCash, known to miners and exchanges as ZEC, while looking through the list of mineable coins on MinerGate. So what is ZCash and why should you mine it?
2018’s Summer is very hot because of forks, happening to most the popular cryptocurrencies. We’ve collected information about the forthcoming and recently happened forks of different coins for you to get the lay of the land.
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 […]
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 […]
Even though Bitcoin was initially thought of as a highly anonymous method of payment, the truth is that the privacy options offered via Bitcoin’s blockchain even when coin mixing processes, such as CoinJoin, are used are far from being perfect. Later on, many cryptocurrencies were created to solve Bitcoin’s anonymity flaws in an attempt to […]
The emergence of cryptocurrency market with the introduction of Bitcoin has laid solid foundation for further development in Blockchain technology, cryptography and virtual currencies or altcoins. With more privacy, confidentiality, anonymity and other technological concerns in the cryptocurrency market, altcoins are gradually gaining more interest among users of virtual or digital currencies. The following post will […]
MinerGate is happy to announce the integration of Zcash! In this post we will give you a quick insight on how to mine it on our pool and why it is an awesome new currency.