Category: Monero

ASIC Resistance: Will Ethereum Join Monero Against the Mining Giant?

Subsequent to Monero hard fork Ethereum may abandon PoW to send ASIC miners to the penalty bench. The crypto community is bracing for a real revolution – leading cryptocurrencies may abandon the Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm. The reason is the far-reaching game of mining giant Bitmain, which is building up its monopoly on the market by

Japanese Regulator Pressures Exchanges to Drop Privacy Coins

Japan’s Financial Services Agency, tasked with monitoring the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges, has quietly been pressuring platforms to delist privacy coins. Coincheck has already done so in the wake of the $400 million NEM hack. If fellow exchanges follow suit, it could signal the beginning of the end for privacy coins such as zcash and monero

UNICEF Australia Offers Users Option To Mine Crypto As Donation

UNICEF Australia has released a website that will let users opt-in to mine crypto with their devices as a form of donation UNICEF Australia announced yesterday, April 29, an initiative that allows users to give over their computer’s processing power to mine cryptocurrency as a donation to the charity. We're excited to launch The Hopepage.

Japanese Regulators Discussed Restricting Trade Of Privacy-Focused Altcoins, Report Says

Japanese regulators are considering whether registered cryptocurrency exchanges should be “allowed” to trade privacy-focussed altcoins, reports say Japanese regulators suggested preventing cryptocurrency exchanges from trading anonymity-oriented altcoins Dash (DASH) and Monero (XMR) this month, Forbes reports today, April 30. Relating the outcome of a working group meeting of industry “experts” and the country’s regulator the