Mining Cryptocurrency: The Beginner Course

Hello there! We would like to welcome again to our feature on bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general! In our previous installment, we went over the humble beginnings of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency as it ballooned into the pop culture curiosity it has become. In today’s feature, we will be going over the basics of mining cryptocurrency, one […]
  • Staff Contributor
  • March 16, 2018
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Cryptocurrency mining program Coinhive sparks controversy

Coinhive, a Javascript application that uses website visitors’ computing power to mine cryptocurrency, launched on September 14. Since, the program has generated controversy, as website owners and hackers alike insert it into a number of high-profile websites. Coinhive markets itself as a legitimate way for websites to make money, but does not endorse the use […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • September 26, 2017
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ASUS Developing Cryptocurrency Mining Graphics Card

With most graphics cards designed to cater to PC gamers and artificial intelligence programmers, graphics card designer ASUS is innovating a new use for graphics cards: mining cryptocurrency. Mining digital currencies including Bitcoin requires a lot of computing power, meaning that powerful graphics cards are beneficial for miners. Seeing an opportunity in a niche market, […]
  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • June 28, 2017
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