Tag: SIA

Obelisk Team Provides a Major Update on Their SIA ASIC Miner

ASIC mining hardware has always been considered somewhat controversial in the world of cryptocurrency mining. These powerful devices give wealthier miners a competitive advantage over others, which can eventually lead to centralization. In the case of Sia, miners have been looking forward to the Obelisk ASIC miner for quite some time now. The big question is when this unit will finally come to market. The Current Status of the Obelisk ASIC …
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Sia Devs Won’t Prevent Bitmain’s A3 Devices from Mining

Multiple Sia community members were concerned about Bitmain’s new ASIC miner. The company suddenly announced the A3, which is designed specifically for mining Siacoin. There were some brief discussions about possibly introducing a Sia fork which would disallow the ASIC hardware from impacting the network. It seems those plans have now been dismissed and nothing will happen to prevent the use of ASIC miners on the network. No Sia Fork …
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Duplicati Users Can Now Back Up Files on the Sia Network

Multiple cryptocurrency projects are focusing on coming up with ways to provide decentralized storage. One of those projects goes by the name of Sia, which has made a rather big impact so far. Based on its latest development update, it appears the integration with Duplicati is complete. This means Duplicati users can now select Sia as a backup destination for all their computer files. It’s an intriguing development, to say the …
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Siacoin Inches Closer Toward a US$0.01 Value as Bittrex Enables SC Trading

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts may have noticed the Siacoin price has exploded over the past few weeks. For most traders, this comes as a complete surprise. However, there has been some interesting new for the Sia ecosystem, all of which attributed to the price rise in one way or another. The addition to Bittrex, as well as the blog post regarding the Sia ethos, should not be overlooked by any means. Things …
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