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Litecoin miners are being urged to leave the Coinotron mining pool due to an increase in its hash rate, which has been edging toward 51% of the network’s total. Despite warnings from the litecoin community across forums like reddit, the pool briefly crossed the 50% mark this week – leaving the […]

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Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer HashFast is just one hearing away from being forced into involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The company is currently entangled in a number of disputes with customers demanding shipment of various bitcoin miners, including mining company Liquidbits. Liquidbits is taking action over the company’s failure to fulfil […]

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MultBit has been quietly dropping scraps of information about its new MultBit HD wallet for months now. At the recent Bitcoin2014 conference, Jim Burton and Gary Rowe of MultiBit gave CoinDesk a hands-on preview of the new software. One of the most popular wallets out there, MultiBit gets around 4,500 […]

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Tim Swanson is an educator, researcher and the author of ‘Great Wall of Numbers: Business Opportunities and Challenges in China’. Here, he explores the mining systems of dogecoin and litecoin to show how the dogecoin economy can thrive. The key ingredient to the success of any decentralized public ledger, such […]

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British ASIC designer Alpha Technology has revised the spec for its upcoming Viper scrypt miner, promising a significant speed boost, but also dropping a few features in the process. The hashing power gains are significant: Alpha had originally promised 5 MH/s and 25 MH/s units, but earlier this year it […]

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Boston-based ATM network provider Liberty Teller has been one of the more high-profile local ATM operators due to its ability to place machines in notable locations such as South Station and Harvard Square, two of the metropolitan area’s biggest commuter hubs. Liberty Teller rose to prominence by taking a more […]

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Las Vegas-based online bitcoin banking provider and ATM manufacturer Robocoin has debuted its first machine in China. Robocoin indicates that Chinese consumers can now buy and sell bitcoin for Chinese yuan at Beijing’s Satoshi Plaza – a 1,000-square-meter bitcoin meetup space and incubator. Commenting on the announcement, CEO Jordan Kelly stressed […]

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More than 50 representatives from China’s key mining equipment manufacturers held a first-of-its-kind, three-day gathering in Shenzhen this week, demonstrating just how integral the region is for the world’s digital currency hardware infrastructure. Initially billed as a ‘private meeting’, the event was perhaps most impressive due to the sheer number of industry […]

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Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer BitFury has announced $20m in new financing that it will use to further strengthen its international market presence while accelerating its production of ASIC, semiconductor and server products. Participants in the round included Binary Financial, Crypto Currency Partners, Georgian Co-Investment Fund, Queensbridge Venture Partners and ZAD […]