Cryptocurrency Mining: It’s all about Location

When it comes to mining there are many decisions to make, from which blockchain to mine to what hardware to purchase. However, one factor which often gets left out of the conversation is the mining location. The location of mining equipment can play an important role in determining mining profits and longevity of a mining operation. Pick the wrong location …

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Why Green Energy is Needed to Sustain Bitcoin

2017 may be the year remembered for Bitcoin entering into the global consciousness. With its value ballooning to over $250 billion and more transactions than ever being completed on its blockchain, Bitcoin saw a quick rise to prominence. However, this hasn’t come without its issues, one of the most notable being the energy consumption it takes to maintain a secure …

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Cryptocurrency Mining vs. Investing

In a new market it is always a good idea to diversify across all areas, spreading any risk of capital investment which could play a factor in the future. In the emerging cryptocurrency industry two methods of supporting the industry have manifested themselves in the forms of investing and mining. Both of these methods have their own benefits and risks …

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Hosted Mining vs. Cloud Mining: A Comparison

As Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to grow, more and more opportunities to capitalize on these technologies are presenting themselves. One major way in which consumers and businesses alike are profiting from the surge in cryptocurrency is via mining. Yet, cryptocurrency mining is extremely complex, and requires knowledge of decentralized protocols and the correct equipment in order to succeed. For …

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How FPGA Mining Works: The A-B-Cs of FPGA Mining

A Field Programmable Gate Array, or FPGA, is a special type of integrated circuit that has a wide range of uses in technology. From signal and image processing to use in mathematics and general high-end computations, FPGAs, since they are programmable in the field after purchase by the customer, can be arranged and customized to meet any computational need. You …