How to Mine Altcoins

Mining cryptocoins is an arms race that rewards early adopters. You might have heard of Bitcoin, the first decentralized cryptocurrency that was released in early 2009. Similar digital currencies have crept into the worldwide market since then, including a spin-off of Bitcoin called Bitcoin Cash. Today, there is very much a digital gold rush where people can make a small profit by investing a few hundred... Read More

Inside Genesis Mining Operation

Businesinsider.com got themselves inside the genesis mining operation in Iceland. Take a look at what they found…   Genesis Mining Bitcoin is surging right now. The digital currency is hitting highs not seen since February 2014, jumping by well over 30% in a month. It’s great news for bitcoin miners, the people responsible for creating new bitcoins. Mining infrastructure is... Read More

The ‘Big Block’ Bitcoin Movement is Embracing Bcoin

Intriguing, complex but vital Alyssa Hertig (@AlyssaHertig) | Published on April 7, 2017 here  Over the course of bitcoin’s two-year scaling debate, a few major alternatives have grown to challenge the network’s most popular and longest-running software, Bitcoin Core. Among the more notable efforts have been Bitcoin XT and Bitcoin Classic, which prioritized support larger block sizes as a method to support more... Read More

Here Comes the Pickaxe Race: Bitcoin Mining Jumps to GPU

Very interesting Article from coindesk for those interested in Bitcoin history. An early bitcoin developer and entrepreneur, Alex Waters served as COO and CIO for bitcoin exchange startup BitInstant. Waters would go on to start several bitcoin ventures, and was at the forefront of efforts to boost its regulatory compliance. In the second entry in CoinDesk’s ‘Bitcoin Milestones‘ series, Waters... Read More