Crypto start-up Coinmine has announced the launch of a device that it hopes will bring crypto mining to the masses. It’s known as the ‘One’ and will be able to mine Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Monero and Zcash. Read more
BitFury announced on Monday the release of Crystal Blockchain version 1.6.0, which adds support for Bitcoin as well as improved user functionality.
Canaan Creative is releasing a new Bitcoin ASIC mining rig known as the AvalonMiner A911. The news was announced at a mining summit in Chengdu on Sunday, where the company also revealed plans to release a suite of new crypto mining products. Read more
On Tuesday, BitFury announced the release of a new ‘enterprise-grade’ Bitcoin mining server which can offer up to 80 TH/s. The Dutch outfit’s new piece of kit is seen as a natural successor to their B8 which was released last December. Read more
GMO Internet Group has announced the release of a free software client which can be used to mine ZCash and other crypto currencies based on the Equihash algorithm. Known as Crypto Knocker, the software is free to download, although any profits generated from its use are subject to a 2% charge. Read more
Blockchain specialists, Bitfury, launched a new ASIC mining chip on Wednesday, which it claims represents a ‘new generation of Bitcoin mining hardware’. Known as the Bitfury Clarke, the 14mn chip is customised for SHA256 mining and can execute up to 120 GH/s. Read more
The Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX has been made available for pre-order from around 80 world-wide retailers. AMD’s second-generation unit boasts the highest benchmark score of any single-socket desktop processor and goes on general sale from August 13. Read more
SRBMiner has released a new update to its software which adds a number of improvements including support for the new Cryptonight Red (Mox) algorithm. Version 1.6.5 allows users to benchmark their algo configuration while offline, without the need to connect to a mining pool. Read more
Innosilicon have announced that their Terminator SHA256 ASIC series have recently broke industry energy-efficiency records. Aimed at Bitcoin mining, the company’s flag-ship ASIC was developed using Samsung’s cutting-edge, low-power FinFet technology and draws just 75W/TH at the wall. Read more
Crypto payment specialists, Bitfi have announced the release of a new crypto wallet, which backer John McAfee claims is unhackable. So confident is Mr McAfee that his new piece of kit is completely fool-proof, he’s promised a £100,000 bounty to anybody that manages to prove him wrong.