Tag: SIAcoin

Siacoin Price Aims to Surpass $0.03 Again

The cryptocurrency markets once again find themselves in an awkward position. Most weekends result in rather boring trading action, and this week is no different. With most markets suffering from a small retrace, it’s all the more remarkable to see the Siacoin price rise to nearly $0.03 again. Siacoin Price Make Small Positive Moves As is usually the case on a Sunday, the cryptocurrency markets start off the day with …
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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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Bitmain Unveils the Antminer A3 ASIC Miner for Siacoin

In the world of cryptocurrency mining, ASIC hardware is in high demand. Although many people would associate this type of hardware with Bitcoin or Litecoin mining, there are devices suited for other currencies as well. More specifically, Bitmain has announced the Antminer A3, which is designed specifically for the Blake (2b) algorithm. So far, there is only one (major) currency which uses this algorithm. Fans of Siacoin will be pleased …
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What is the Obelisk SC1 ASIC Miner?

Many currencies can only be properly mined by using an ASIC. This is especially true when it comes to Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dash, or now even SiaCoin. Obelisk SC1 is the first ASIC miner designed to mine Siacoin, or so rumors claim. Apparently, the coin developers have worked together with an undisclosed US ASIC manufacturer to build this unit. Numerous┬ádetails are still shrouded in mystery. The Siacoin Obelisk SC1 ASIC Miner …
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