Category: Mining and Minting

How do I stake Cardano?
Cardano ADA will begin its fully decentralized operation later in 2018 when the Shelley update is released. Once the Cardano blockchain goes distributed, it'll allow users to parti...

What is network difficulty?
It is intuitive to most cryptocurrency miners that when more people join the mining operation, less reward is paid to each participating miner. It seems logical that it should w...

Understand hydro mining: generate your own electrical power for crypto mining!
Hydro mining is a general term which refers to the use of hydraulic power in the cryptocurrency mining process. It is generally considered to be related to green energy by attempti...

Why do I need to join a cryptocurrency mining pool?
The Bitcoin protocol is open, its source code is available to everyone and anyone can adapt this software to mine Bitcoins. In fact, the Bitcoin Core program started out with Bitco...

Is cryptocurrency mining still profitable? Is bitcoin mining worth it?
Mining can still be profitable if you have access to decently priced energy, follow a few good practices and build the right rig for the right price. In this article we give you a ...

Does cloud mining make financial sense?
Remember the Old West, when fools often bought maps to gold mines hoping for quick riches? Today, the basic question cowboys used to ask still makes sense: if the mine is full o...

SHA256: Larger Bitcoin blocks could make mining 8X as expensive.
It seems like the large block discussion has been all but pacified, but there's an issue that didn't receive as much attention as it should have: the mining cost for larger blocks....

Cardano ADA Staking Rewards Will (Really) Let HODLers Down
Everyone is excited about the next big update in the Cardano ADA Roadmap. As you probably know, at this time only trusted nodes are doing all the PoS ADA minting and the coins ...

What is cryptocurrency mining?
Mining is the process by which cryptocurrency transactions are verified. The process got its name from the fact that once a block is verified, whoever solves the block will earn so...

Bitcoin Gold: Bitcoin reaches block 491407
Block 491407 has been reached, marking the last checkpoint for the launch of Bitcoin Gold. Snapshot time! pic.twitter.com/3nt2a1PDQK — Bitcoin Gold (@bitcoingold) October 24,...