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by fgianikos
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Mining
Topic: Bitmain’s New Miner Is Attracts Criticism from Early Users
Replies: 0
Views: 442

Bitmain’s New Miner Is Attracts Criticism from Early Users

After the launch of the AntMiner B3, Bitmain, China’s mining hardware giant, has been widely criticized over the alleged marketing tactics as well as its quality. Upon its launch, the first batch of 25,000 B3 miners was sold out just in seconds. The price for this new device was quoted at 17,000 Chi...
by fgianikos
Wed May 16, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Mining
Topic: Connecting to a Bitcoin Mining Pool
Replies: 0
Views: 559

Connecting to a Bitcoin Mining Pool

Mining alone or solo is profitable, although the chances of succeeding in mining a block are minimal given that mining is highly based on luck. Instead, mining in a pool gives the high hash power you need and rewards you depending on the work that you have done. However, before joining a pool, you s...
by fgianikos
Wed May 09, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: When will Alt Season end?
Replies: 0
Views: 327

When will Alt Season end?

Author: Brad Berbari The Crypto Fam To fully understand altcoin market cycles, it is imperative to understand the Bitcoin dominance metric. Previously on our Twitter account (@thecryptofam), we posted threads dealing with the following topics: A potential indicator for the beginning of alt season, a...
by fgianikos
Fri May 04, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Monero
Topic: Mining Monero: A Complete Guide
Replies: 1
Views: 4289

Mining Monero: A Complete Guide

According to the Monero website, Monero is a cryptocurrency that ensures anonymity, security and non-traceability. Its special cryptography ensures that transactions cannot be linked or traced. Given all the benefits that it offers, it is not surprising that it is being adopted in large numbers, and...
by fgianikos
Wed May 02, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Exchanges
Topic: Bitfinex Exchange: The Complete Guide
Replies: 2
Views: 750

Bitfinex Exchange: The Complete Guide

Bitfinex is a cryptocurrency exchange platform that launched in 2012. The Hong Kong-based company was founded by Raphael Nicolle and is owned and run by iFinex, Inc. Since its introduction, Bitfinex has managed to find its way to the upper echelon of crypto trading exchanges thanks to a suite of adv...
by fgianikos
Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: Pillar (PLR): Beginner's Guide
Replies: 0
Views: 381

Pillar (PLR): Beginner's Guide

The number of blockchain projects and decentralized apps is increasing at a tremendous pace; however, few projects are trying to do away with the way the digital works as of now. Pillar is such a project. It offers a wallet for storing Pillar coins, data and other assets as well. As everyone knows, ...
by fgianikos
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is Neblio and how to buy NEBL
Replies: 0
Views: 458

What is Neblio and how to buy NEBL

The number of blockchain projects is increasing at a tremendous pace. Developers and entrepreneurs realize that blockchain offers a way to have faster, more efficient, and more secure ways of doing business. While many of the projects today gain a lot of streams before there’s anything to offer, Neb...
by fgianikos
Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Mining
Topic: Republic Of Georgia Ranked Second in the World for Cryptocurrency Mining after China
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Republic Of Georgia Ranked Second in the World for Cryptocurrency Mining after China

The former Soviet Republic of Georgia is currently ranked among the leading countries in the space of cryptocurrency and now in second place after leaders China. This move is due to the country’s electricity subsidies and regulation. It Is Powered By an Accommodating State Though mining has its econ...
by fgianikos
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Dear Satoshi Nakamoto...Whoever you are!
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Dear Satoshi Nakamoto...Whoever you are!

Bitcoin is the pioneer cryptocurrency that set the ball rolling for all the altcoins available in the market. The whitepaper for Bitcoin was published in 2008, and the first Bitcoin transaction took place in 2009. Since 2013, the cryptocurrency has seen global acceptance by traders, investors, and e...
by fgianikos
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is Monacoin?
Replies: 0
Views: 380

What is Monacoin?

Monacoin is a cryptocurrency which was born in January 2014 after the hard fork of Litecoin; therefore, its aim is to improve its service. Monacoin functions as a digital token like Bitcoin. Furthermore, it has the accolade of being the first Japanese cryptocurrency. As a result, Monacoin is quite p...
by fgianikos
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is Bitcore?
Replies: 0
Views: 373

What is Bitcore?

Bitcore is a cryptocurrency that is a hybrid fork of Bitcoin. Although hard forks are heard of, a lot of people only know of Bitcoin hard forks such as Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold; instead, a few people know of Bitcore or hybrid forks. Using Bitcoin’s source code and technology, Bitcore created a ...
by fgianikos
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Global Cryptocurrency Regulations 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 515

Global Cryptocurrency Regulations 2018

Cryptocurrencies ended 2017 on a high; as more people put money in them, exchanges sprung up all over the world and new cryptocurrency-based products were developed. However, several high-profile crypto exchange hacks, as well as cases of illicit financial flows and businesses, are using cryptos as ...
by fgianikos
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Beginners & Help
Topic: Bytom Platform: The Complete Guide
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Bytom Platform: The Complete Guide

A first look at the Bytom platform is bound to confuse the beginner; the company speaks for itself as being a medium for the exchange or transference of “byte assets”. But delving further into the wording of the product lines provides a little clarification as to what these byte assets are. The byte...
by fgianikos
Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is Electroneum (ETN)?
Replies: 0
Views: 292

What is Electroneum (ETN)?

Have you ever wanted to invest in cryptocurrencies but stopped when confronted with selfies, documents, passports and complicated, slow processes? Maybe you’re tired of paying huge fees and having to go through your bank, worried you might get hacked. Electroneum thought about this sort of problems ...
by fgianikos
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: DigiByte: What is it?
Replies: 0
Views: 280

DigiByte: What is it?

DigiByte is one of the many cryptocurrency projects that we have come to learn about in the last few years. It is one of the older coins, founded in 2014 and yet it is still relatively unknown to most people. It focuses on decentralization, security and speed. In fact, compared to Bitcoin, it is run...
by fgianikos
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: DASH: A few words about the success of 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 261

DASH: A few words about the success of 2017

In 2014, Evan Duffield created Dash in order to address the three problems, in his opinion, of the Bitcoin network: - Insufficient transaction speed - Governance troubles - Lack of privacy As of today, Dash is one of the most successful cryptocurrencies out there. Dash Origin Dash originated from a ...
by fgianikos
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: The Path to Decentralization – by Bitcoin Benny
Replies: 0
Views: 411

The Path to Decentralization – by Bitcoin Benny

Centralization vs. Decentralization is a frequent topic in the world of Blockchain. However, with so much uncertainty around regulation, laws and government intervention, many often wonder how the path to decentralization will ever eventuate. What people fail to realize, is that the path is already ...
by fgianikos
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Mining hardware
Topic: Antminer S9 Review: World's Most Powerful Bitcoin Miner!
Replies: 0
Views: 651

Antminer S9 Review: World's Most Powerful Bitcoin Miner!

Antminer S9 is the world’s most powerful Bitcoin miner, which is smaller in size than many other portable boom boxes available. The Antminer S9 has a form factor similar to the very popular Antminer S7. The only difference associated with Antminer S9 is that it has three times more power than that o...
by fgianikos
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Mining
Topic: Bitmain Announces Antminer E3 to mine Ethash
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Bitmain Announces Antminer E3 to mine Ethash

Bitmain Technologies, Chinese based firm, launched its latest miner the Antminer E3 on April 3rd, 2018. This new hardware processes the hashing algorithm Ethash, the PoW consensus protocol for the Ethereum network. Founded in 2013 by Jihan Wu, Bitmain has been doing well revenue-wise, and last year,...
by fgianikos
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is Aelf and how it Works
Replies: 0
Views: 261

What is Aelf and how it Works

The fact that the future of the internet currently looks very promising is undeniable. Aelf is a blockchain site that is turning the potential of the internet a notch higher, by introducing devolved cloud computing. The main purpose of the project is the creation of a ‘linux bionetwork’ for blockcha...
by fgianikos
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Mining
Topic: Best GPUs for Mining in 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 443

Best GPUs for Mining in 2018

With the increase in popularity of the cryptocurrency, every person wants to learn about cryptocurrency mining to earn big. To start mining cryptocurrencies, it is important for to have correct information about the GPU’s that are available. Here is the list of some of the best GPU’s on the market f...
by fgianikos
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Mining
Topic: Bitcoin Mining Basics
Replies: 0
Views: 443

Bitcoin Mining Basics

Bitcoin has gradually proven to be a crucial element of the current financial times especially with the increased reliance on technology in all fields around the globe. This currency has gained much popularity and is being used in many transactions including purchasing of other cryptocurrencies. It ...
by fgianikos
Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is Enigma (ENG)?
Replies: 0
Views: 253

What is Enigma (ENG)?

Enigma is a network protocol. It operates to complement the blockchain network; it has another layer of data storage (other than the blockchain) and data computations. Its biggest advantage is the highest privacy and security in comparison to the ordinary blockchain. In a nut-shell, Enigma uses secr...
by fgianikos
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is SmartCash & how to buy it
Replies: 0
Views: 397

What is SmartCash & how to buy it

SmartCash was launched in 2017; it is one of the ‘lastborn’ of the virtual currency world. In terms of value, it has surprised many people because despite its ‘young age’ it has managed to surpass coins that have been in the market for two to three years. SMART operates as an end-to-end devolved vir...
by fgianikos
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Altcoins / Alternative Cryptocurrencies
Topic: What is Maker (MKR)? A Beginner's Guide
Replies: 0
Views: 243

What is Maker (MKR)? A Beginner's Guide

Maker (MKR) is a cryptocurrency platform in the Ethereum blockchain that sells Dai tokens and seeks to minimize their volatility. This smart contract platform stabilizes the value of the Dai bond through the Collateralized Dept Positions (CDP) platform. The Dai bond is exchanged at a value of one do...

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