Mining

Best Bitcoin Mining Software – 2019 Edition

Cryptocurrency mining is slowly but surely becoming more and more commercial. Once reserved for neckbearded nerds with a passion for Linux, computer science and cryptography, the process is slowly becoming adopted beyond that exclusive world. The ...

Best Bitcoin Mining Pools 2019

Mining is a crucial part of any Proof-of-Work protocol and is integral in maintaining the decentralized, secure nature of a blockchain. Bitcoin employs a typical PoW algorithm which has miners maintaining and verifying the network, making sure that ...

How Long Does It Take To Mine a Bitcoin?

Right off the bat - you can't mine a bitcoin. You can mine a block of bitcoins. Update June 7th 2018: The Bitcoin hashrate jumped nearly 5 exahash in the last 2 weeks alone. To put that gain in perspective, it took ~8.5 years for the entire ...

Genesis Mining Review 2019 – Is it a scam? How profitable is cloud mining on Genesis?

“Should I invest in cloud mining?” is probably every other Bitcoin question I get. I’ve talked a lot about Bitcoin investments in the past and one of the things I always tell people who ask me about cloud mining is that I think ...

Complete Beginner’s Guide to Zcash Mining – Mine Zcash on Your PC

In the past few months, cryptocurrencies have risen exponentially and many people want in. One of the best ways to make money with cryptocurrencies is to 'mine' them. The majority of miners tend to focus their efforts on mining Bitcoins ...

The smart ways to mine bitcoin

It has been accepted that bitcoin and in general, cryptocurrencies are here to stay. In fact, this new and exciting technology can be argued to be already mainstream. Now, everyone has the ability to acquire, transact and even trade cryptocurrencies ...

Taxation Considerations for Home Crypto Mining

So you have your mining rigs set up at home. They are actively hashing away and accumulating you a nice stash of cryptocurrency. However, there is one thing you need to consider... and that is taxation More particularly, how do you deal with ...

By 2025, bitcoin mining will spend more energy than all electric cars on Earth

A common theme amongst crypto deniers is harping on about Bitcoin’s lack of environment awareness. And their criticism isn’t exactly misplaced, as Bitcoin mining eats insane amounts of energy. The world’s supply of energy is being more and more ...

How to Mine Monero (XMR)? Beginner’s Guide

Monero (XMR) is a Proof of Work (PoW) cryptocurrency that relies on Ring Signatures in order to provide a certain degree of privacy when making a transaction. Monero was launched in April 2014 and it currently sits around the top 10 of ...

The Best Ethereum Mining Hardware – AMD and Nvidia Cards Reviewed

Cryptocurrency mining is a big buzz topic in technology these days and many people have started mining cryptocurrencies. In 2018, Ethereum smashed its long-term $400 ceiling, and reached more than $1,000, which makes it one of the most ...