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Bitcoin mining power hits a new all-time-high suggesting more than 600,000 ASICs have come online

The computing power dedicated to mining bitcoin has hit yet another new high, suggesting that more than 600,000 ASIC mining machines may have come online in the last three months: CoinDesk; according to data from crypto mining pool BTC.com, bitcoin’s two-week average hash rate has crossed another major threshold, reaching 85 exahashes per second (EH/s) […]

By |September 16th, 2019|Mining, Security|0 Comments

0x Exchange v2.0 contract shut down and migrated due to potential exploit

Decentralized exchange protocol 0x disclosed that a potential exploit was found in one of its smart contracts; the exploit would have allowed an attacker to fill certain orders with an invalid signature leading the team to shut down the impacted contracts and redeploy them overnight – Link

By |July 13th, 2019|Security|0 Comments

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty just posted its biggest increase since 2018

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty jumped by 14.23% from 7.93 trillion to 9.06 trillion at block 584,640 on July 9th; the jump clear past the 8 trillion range has predictions for the next adjustment to 10.35 trillion; hashing power hit as high as 74.5 quintillion hashes per second, although the percent increase in hashing power over the […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Adoption, Investing, Security|0 Comments

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