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New operating system promises to solve the problems of miners

A startup team Braiins Systems has announced the launch of software that will solve many problems of miners. Braiins Systems monitors the work of the mining pool Slush Pool, so the launch of the software aims to provide support primarily to its participants. The company’s blog says that the operating system Braiins OS will be

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Russian blockchain association to introduce voluntary certification of miners

The Russian Association of Cryptoindustry and Blockchain (RACIB) in September will present its standards for voluntary certification of crypto mining. They explain that that mining is not regulated, but it is not prohibited. “There were precedents when the founders of mining centers simply disappeared, taking the equipment, and the owner of the property did not even

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Research: bitcoin mining promotes the development of “green” energy innovations

An analyst of Node Blockchain, a cryptographic company, Saad Imran has published a study on the positive aspects of bitcoin mining. He opposed the critics who claimed about the high risks associated with the extraction of cryptocurrencies. The opponents of bitcoin say that with one cryptocurrency transaction, energy consumption is several thousand times higher than

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“Dream of a geek”: Russian designer makes a prototype of minimalistic mining equipment

The design project of a home device for crypto mining called “Freer” became the first in the program for express design of objects. The cost of such work at the Studio of the famous Russian designer Artemi Lebedev is 300 thousand rubles (approximately 4500 $). The home miner from Artemi Lebedev looks like a white

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Firefox to implement protection against hidden mining

Firefox developers in the upcoming releases of the popular web browser will implement automatic locking programs for hidden mining. Representatives of the non-profit organization Mozilla Foundation has announced their intention to blockchain “malicious practices” in new versions of the browser. Some new features are already available in the beta version of Firefox Nightly. According to

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Research: crypto mining does not have a serious impact on the ecology

A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh argues that concerns related to high electricity consumption by miners have no basis. One of the most frequently mentioned flaws of crypto is its high power consumption (thus, being environmentally unfriendly). However, the researcher from the University of Pittsburgh, US Katrina Kelly-Pete, a specialist in the field of

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Noisy mining farm in Norway can be closed due to lack of necessary permits

Located north of Oslo, the miner center of Kryptovault, which was previously accused of excessive noise, may be closed due to possible problems with the law. Representatives of local authorities said that the company does not have the required permits and it works outlaw. At the same time, the head of the Kryptovault farm, Stig

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Building managers in Moscow has expropriated mining equipment worth 1.4 million rubles

On the afternoon of August, 15th the police station of Yakimanka in Moscow was alerted. The unknown entrepreneur explained that he rented a room from the building management company, where he placed the equipment for mining – to discover later that the staff took possession of his equipment. Now the Moscow police is verifying information

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Russia is preparing to launch the country’s largest mining data center

The industrial park “Levoberezhny” is building a crypto mining center. It will be located in an old Russian town of Kirishi that dates back to XVII century and stands on the banks of Volkhov river. The facility will be commissioned in the very near future. Representatives of the district administration noted that the new center will

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Student are mining BTC at their dorms, CNBS reports

In an interview with CNBC, Patrick Cines, a graduate of the Penn State College, spoke about his mining on the campus, in the dorm room. He noted that his small and simple equipment for bitcoin mining was a significant source of income for him, a college student. However, there were problems with ventilation: an open

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Eco-mining: startup from Kazakhstan comes up with a solar-based system

Within the Electrominer project, Almas Zhumanov (LIGHTHouse company) designed the data centers equipped with solar panels. He seeks to minimize environmental damage from mining, Forbes Kazakhstan reports. Mobile data centers will be tooled up with air cooling systems, which will be remotely control. The developers are trying to completely get rid of the necessity to

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Canaan Creative has released the world’s first TV with a mining function

Chinese manufacturer of ASIC-miners Canaan Creative has presented TV AvalonMiner Inside with the function of mining cryptocurrency. According to the company representatives, their equipment opens a new era of mining. Controlling the device with a 43-inch display, 4K resolution, and also with the built-in 16-nanometer ASIC A3210 chip is possible with voice commands and smartphones

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