Asus Announces New Graphics Cards Focused on Cryptocurrency Mining

One of the world’s largest technology hardware makers has announced new graphics cards (GPUs) aimed at the cryptocurrency mining market. Taiwan-based manufacturer Asus revaeled the Mining RX 470 and Mining P106, which were designed to handle the energy and heat intensive process of mining….


Bitcoin Miners Can Now Signal Support for SegWit

Bitcoin miners can now show their support for a long proposed technical update that would boost the network’s transaction capacity. Following block 439,488 on the bitcoin blockchain (which occurred at roughly 8:30 UTC today), miners can now upgrade their software by…


21 Files for New Bitcoin Mining Patent

21 Inc has applied for a patent for specialized bitcoin mining circuitry, public records show. According to an application published earlier this month by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), 21 Inc is seeking a patent for “digital currency…