Mining and Staking

Is your cryptocurrency at risk of a 51% attack? by @Cryptobill
Half plus one attacks could theoretically happen to any Proof of Work based cryptocurrency. The amount of risk of such an attack happening depends on several factors, including ...
What is a Mining Pool? Do I need to join one? by @Cryptobill
As the name suggests, a mining pool is a group of miners working together to solve blocks and split the block rewards. Mining pools have become popular since GPU and ASICs started ...
How do I stake Cardano? by @Cryptobill
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? by @Cryptobill
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! by @Cryptobill
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? by @Cryptobill
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? by @Cryptobill
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? by @Cryptobill
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. by @Cryptobill
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 by @Cryptobill
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 ...