Jack Dorsey Muses on Social Media ‘Takeover,’ Ethereum Weaknesses; Plus the Most recent in Crypto Mining — Bitcoin.com News Week in Overview

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ponders Ethereum’s “single points of failure” and whether one man should be able to control an entire social media network, while Bitcoin.com News gives you the latest scoop in the world of ETH and BTC mining rigs. To top it all off, one economist predicts that the U.S. central bank’s […]

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At the present time’s High Ethereum and Bitcoin Mining Devices Continue to Rake in Earnings

As the crypto economy hovers just under $2 trillion in value, application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining devices are making decent profits. While ASIC miners can still mine ethereum, a 1.5 gigahash (GH/s) Ethash mining device can rake in $51.58 per day in profits. SHA256 bitcoin miners that can process at speeds up to 110 terahash, […]

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Bitcoin’s Hashpower Drops, BTC Mining Speak Expected to Bounce Increased in 4 Days

The processing power behind the Bitcoin network has dropped 30% since the hashrate’s all-time high (ATH) on February 15, sliding from 249 exahash per second (EH/s) to 169 EH/s. Furthermore, four days from now, the network’s mining difficulty is expected to increase following the 4.78% epoch change on February 17. Bitcoin Hashrate Drops From 249 […]

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Intel to Originate Crypto Mining Accelerators, Claims Circuits Will Divulge ‘1000x Greater Performance per Watt’

The California-based technology company and the world’s largest semiconductor chip manufacturer by revenue, Intel, has revealed the company will “contribute to the development of blockchain technologies” by offering “energy-efficient accelerators.” Intel executive Raja M. Koduri explained that the company expects its circuit innovations will deliver “1000x better performance per watt” than today’s GPU or SHA256-based […]

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