Tag: Mining Pool

Multiple Mining Pools Suffer From Yiimp Hack

It has been a while since we last saw a major issue affecting cryptocurrency mining pools. It is not uncommon for one or two pools to experience issues at some point. In this case, however, a few different pools were impacted due to an issue with the mining software. Several altcoins are affected by this problem, including Verge and VertCoin. Pool Software Hack Proves to be a big Problem As of right …
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Bitfury vs F2Pool vs Antpool

There are quite a few bitcoin mining pools in existence, all of which play a critical role when it comes to solidifying the bitcoin network. Antpool, Bitfury, and F2Pool are some of the more prominent mining pools, as they have all been around for quite some time now. What makes these three pools so intriguing is how they have taken different paths along the way, yet still manage to remain …
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Top 6 Mining Pools Signaling Bitcoin Unlimited

Even though there are fewer bitcoin mining pools supporting Bitcoin Unlimited compared to SegWit, it would seem both solutions have virtually the same level of overall network support. With a total of six pools supporting BU right now, it is evident there is still a long way to go before this solution is activated on the network. That being said, this alternative branch of development is off to a good start, all …
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Bitcoin Unlimited Client Bug Causes 13.2 BTC in Mining Pool Losses

It appears something unusual has happened in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Unlimited, an alternative branch of development, tried to disrupt the network through an unintentional hard fork. Thankfully, the “fork” failed and the BU node count dropped by a few dozen. It appears a bug in the client code is to blame for this incident, and the developers made quick work of deploying a fix. Bitcoin Unlimited …
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