MrBitcoin

MrBitcoin September 21, 2018

Bitcoin (BTC) mining behemoth Bitmain has unveiled its next-generation ASIC chip soon to be used in the firm’s new “Antminer” crypto mining machines, Reuters reports September 21. An Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) chip is a piece of tailored mining hardware geared to mine cryptocurrency based on a specific hashing algorithm. Bitmain CEO and co-founder Jihan […]

MrBitcoin September 20, 2018

As controversies surrounding Bitmain’s looming IPO spell uncertainty for the future well-being of the mining goliath, competitors are fast to move in on the manufacturer’s territory. One of these competitors, Innosilicon, now claims to have a new ASIC miner for bitcoin in the works that will outperform any current hardware in speed, profitability and efficiency. […]

MrBitcoin September 20, 2018

US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase defended its business practices yet again this week after a US report said 20 percent of its volume came from the company itself. Figures ‘Misreported’ In a blog post September 20, chief policy officer Mike Lempres refuted claims made by New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood in […]