Bitcoin Mining News

Bitcoin Mining News

Read the latest Bitcoin mining news with CoinJournal.net: Our stories include new on the latest mining hardware, Asic development, changes to difficulty and interviews with your favourite mining pool operators and hardware companies.

Why Miners are Lowest in the Hierarchy of Control Over Bitcoin

Although some view bitcoin miners as the de facto trusted third party in what is supposed to be a decentralized system, the reality is...

What is Selfish Mining and is it a Threat to Bitcoin?

Although the 51% attack is the potential vulnerability that seems to garner the most attention in the bitcoin community, there are many other possible...

Who Asked Wlad? What Does Bitcoin’s Lead Developer Say About The...

Speaking to CoinJournal, Bitcoin lead developer Wladimir van der Laan has reiterated and updated his stance on the Bitcoin scaling debate. The debate over Bitcoin...

BitMain Announces Antminer S2 Upgrade Kit

While we were talking to Yoshi goto over at the Bitmain booth during Inside Bitcoins Berlin last week, he also unveiled another major announcement....

World’s First Bitcoin MIning Pool Targets Chinese Market

A lot of Bitcoin efforts are being focused on Western Europe, the United States and Canada. Neither of these three regions will benefits from...

Gavin Andresen: Bitcoin Core Won’t Make the Consensus Rules in the...

Although many bitcoiners see Bitcoin XT as nothing more than a BIP 101 enabled software client, the implications of Mike Hearn’s creation go much...

WePayBTC Makes Bitcoin Mining a Breeze

Bitcoin mining at home seems to be a thing of the past according to most of the miners out there. Unless you have access...

Bitcoin’s CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY : What is it, and why is it relevant?

The latest development in the Bitcoin ecosystem appears to be the source of some confusion within the community, with some Bitcoin users experiencing misinformation...

Blockstream’s Matt Corallo: Bitcoin is Almost Hilariously Fragile, But It Works

Although many relatively large companies have now been built around Bitcoin, the reality is the peer-to-peer digital cash system is still not ready for...

Industry Experts Share Their Thoughts on Bitcoin Mining Centralisation in 2015

2014 was – to say the least – an interesting year for bitcoin mining. First, there was the worry that Ghash.io would be able...