FPGA Биткоин Майнинг

FPGA Биткоин майнинг: основы

FPGA майнер являлся превосходной альтернативой GPU и CPU майнинговым процессорам, но он и в подметки не годится ASIC майнерам. Несмотря на то, что эти майнеры считались лучшими и самыми быстрыми майннговыми устройствами в определенный период времени, дни мощных Bitcoin FPGA майнеров далеко позади. Главным преимуществом этих устройств над GPU процессорами являлась их энергоэффективность, что для Биткоин майнеров означало более низкие затраты на электроэнергию.

Создание новой отрасли

В 2011 году в то время, как многие Биткоин-энтузиасты были довольны преимуществами GPU процессоров над CPU майнерами, некоторые майнеры продолжали стремиться к лучшему.

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Updated Charts on CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange

Updated Charts on CEX.IO Bitcoin Exchange

We would like to announce updated charts on CEX.IO. From now on, you are able to view candlesticks with a time period ranging from 1 minute to 1 week. Check out a screenshot of BTC/USD chart with 15-minute candlesticks:

Recently, CEX.IO has also been integrated with TradingView, a useful financial charting platform. A monthly BTC/USD chart shown below is a vivid evidence of rapid Bitcoin price growth and volatility.

With such a positive price growth tendency and together with world’s enhanced attention to Bitcoin and blockchain technology, we are now experiencing even more intense cryptocurrency trading on the market.

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Bitcoin Markets and How to Get the Best from Them

Bitcoin Markets and How to Get the Best from Them

Bitcoin Market: General Information

A market is a network of buyers and sellers (of shares, stocks, or assets). It does not refer to a place, but rather to a system of buy or sell transactions. In other words, a market is an environment in which such transactions occur. In this case, Bitcoin market is the total number of offers available at a given period of time.

Bitcoin market cap: A definition

Another important concept is market capitalization, which refers to the total value of all the outstanding coins, or coins available for trade.

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Bitcoin Markets and How to Get the Best from Them

Bitcoin Markets and How to Get the Best from Them

Bitcoin Market: General Information

A market is a network of buyers and sellers (of shares, stocks, or assets). It does not refer to a place, but rather to a system of buy or sell transactions. In other words, a market is an environment in which such transactions occur. In this case, Bitcoin market is the total number of offers available at a given period of time.

Bitcoin market cap: A definition

Another important concept is market capitalization, which refers to the total value of all the outstanding coins, or coins available for trade.

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Official Statement on the Last Week’s DDoS-attack against GHash.IO Mining Pool

Official Statement on the Last Week’s DDoS-attack against GHash.IO Mining Pool

Last week, GHash.IO has experienced a DDoS-attack against the pool. Although the website itself did work, miners were not able to mine during 6 hours, as a result of the attack tacking up to 40 Gbps.

At the moment, GHash.IO works properly. Anti-DDoS protection provided by Voxility hosting is integrated with our platform. It’s worth mentioning that there was no information leak or crashed accounts, and only GHash.IO stratum server has been attacked, not affecting CEX.IO exchange.

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Official Statement on the Last Week’s DDoS-attack against GHash.IO Mining Pool

Official Statement on the Last Week’s DDoS-attack against GHash.IO Mining Pool

Last week, GHash.IO has experienced a DDoS-attack against the pool. Although the website itself did work, miners were not able to mine during 6 hours, as a result of the attack tacking up to 40 Gbps.

At the moment, GHash.IO works properly. Anti-DDoS protection provided by Voxility hosting is integrated with our platform. It’s worth mentioning that there was no information leak or crashed accounts, and only GHash.IO stratum server has been attacked, not affecting CEX.IO exchange.

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Bitcoin Exchange Rate: Using Charts to Predict the Price of Volatile Currency

Bitcoin Exchange Rate: Using Charts to Predict the Price of Volatile Currency

Introduction

Despite being the digital solution to a multitude of economic problems of the contemporary world, Bitcoin as a currency has some serious issues which stand in the way of its wide acceptance. The main reason is that Bitcoin is very volatile as a currency. The price at any given moment can be significantly different from what it was just a moment before. Fortunately, there are tools for checking out the current Bitcoin exchange rate and the charts to provide an outlook on Bitcoin exchange rate history.

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