Op-Ed | Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin Consume Significantly Less Resources than Fiat Money

Earlier this week, I wrote on social media that it costs significantly…

Secret ASICs, Hidden Farms, and Manufacturers Playing Dirty: the New State of Cryptocurrecy Mining

Proof of Work cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are facing struggles with the wave…

Nvidia Made $289 Million from Cryptocurrency Mining in Q1

Nvidia, the world’s largest GPU Manufacturer, posted their earnings call for the…

UNICEF Wants to Use Your CPU to Mine Monero to Raise Funds for Children

UNICEF Australia, an organization that is dedicated to humanitarian aid for disadvantaged…

Cryptocurrency Mining CPUs in South Korea are Rising in Popularity

In South Korea, investors have started to purchase CPUs equipped with high…

Cryptojacking Campaign Uses Five-Year-Old Vulnerability to Rake in Monero

A nearly five-year-old vulnerability is reportedly being used to infect Linux servers…

‘Adversely Affected’: AMD Worries Crypto Miners’ GPU Demand Could Fall

AMD has warned that reduced demand from cryptocurrency miners could “adversely” affect…

$776 Million: Cryptocurrency Miners Bought 3 Million GPUs in 2017, Research Reveals

As covered by CCN, last year’s cryptocurrency mining ‘boom’ has led to…

Cryptocurrency Mining Is Stopping Us From Finding Aliens, Critics Claim

Over the years, cryptocurrency critics have unleashed a barrage of attacks on…

Malware Hijacks Millions of Android Devices to Mine Monero

Cybercriminals are increasingly hijacking other people’s devices to mine Monero (XMR), in…

Samsung Begins Manufacturing ASIC Chips for Bitcoin Mining Rigs: Report

Electronics giant Samsung has begun manufacturing ASIC chips designed for Bitcoin mining,…

80% of Bitcoin Mined and Multi-Billion Dollar Firms are Now Joining the Party

80 percent of bitcoin has officially been mined and more than 16.8…

China’s Bitcoin Miners Head West…to Canada

China is losing its grip on bitcoin mining, while Canada, home of vast…

Bitcoin Mining Marketplace NiceHash Hacked: $62 Million Stolen?

A hacker successfully breached cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash, resulting in the theft…