Bitmain is diversifying into GPU powered mining rigs with the Antminer G1 and G2. GPU mining picked up major steam over the last year with altcoins like Ethereum, Monero, Zcash and Zcoin gaining value. This has made demand for GPUs grow to the point AMD and Nvidia are making GPUs directly for mining cryptocurrencies. The G1 is configured with 8x Nvidia 1060 mining GPUs and … [Read more...] about Antminer G2 GPU Mining Rig Review: Let’s Mine Some Altcoins
By now you might have heard about something called "Bitcoin Gold". What is it? Is it actually Bitcoin, or just another attempt to cash in on the name? Will BTC holders get it for free in a hard fork, and will it be worth anything? Read on to find out. Also read: QUOINE Partners With Bitfinex, ULS Group to Build Global Trading Platform Join the Bitsonline Telegram … [Read more...] about Know Your Crypto: What Is Bitcoin Gold?
Ethereum, the popular smart contract platform invented by Vitalik Buterin, is often confused as only having to do with a currency store. Miners are often viewed as selfish, money-hungry people. But, there’s another side to this coin. What is it that happens under the hood? What is it that makes it different from other cryptocurrency platforms like Bitcoin? Stay tuned to find … [Read more...] about Demystifying Ethereum: So Much More Than Just Money
An anonymous researcher has put a dollar amount on the Shadow Brokers’ exploit dumping service -- claiming they have made tens of thousands of dollars since they launched it in June. The researcher said he came to this conclusion by tracking Monero transactions, among other things. Also read: Overstock Now Accepts Dozens of Cryptocurrencies as Payment Shadow Brokers … [Read more...] about Shadow Brokers Exploit Dumping Service Allegedly Nets $90,000
Earlier this week, Pentest Partners revealed problems that affect several Bluetooth LE devices. Their security demonstration focused on the Hush, a new Bluetooth connected butt-plug, but extends to many other, similar devices. Much to customers' dismay, it turns out that the Hush isn't as quiet over the air -- as most would prefer it to be. Also read: Bitcoin.org ‘Denounces’ … [Read more...] about Bluetooth Vulnerability Turns High-End Sex Toys Into Tracking Devices