Application Specific integrated circuits. Computing units designed for use on a single algorithm providing high performance and power efficiency
Kazakh officials seize 360 illegal Bitcoin ASICs amid push for higher mining tax
Kazakhstan continues its "decisive action against gray mining.”
New Ethereum ASIC dominates GPU mining performance
Canaan unveiled a new Ethereum ASIC that’s more than 5-times more efficient than commercially available GPUs.
Is ASIC-resistant cryptocurrency even possible?
It’s about remembering the people who were there in the beginning.
Monero Upgrade Successful: Improved ASIC Resistance, Security, and Privacy
Monero successfully completed a scheduled protocol upgrade (hard fork) on March 9th.
Bitmain Launches New Energy-Efficient 7nm ASIC Chip for Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash
Bitmain, the largest mining hardware manufacturer in the world, has launched a new 7nm ASIC mining chip which achieves new levels of performance, chip size, and energy efficiency for mining Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH).
Analysis Suggests that 85 Percent of Monero Network is Dominated by ASICs
Within the last 40 days, analysis suggests that Monero is once again dominated by ASIC mining, with 85 percent of the network hash rate coming from this specialized computer hardware.
Will Ethereum Adopt ‘ProgPoW,’ the ASIC-Resistant Mining Algorithm?
After Ethereum core developers expressed broad support in January for ProgPoW—an ASIC resistant upgrade to the Ethereum network—the Ethereum community raised concerns that the highly anticipated patch may cause the same problem it was intended to solve.
Zcoin Implementing ASIC Resistant Merkle Tree Proof (MTP) Crypto Mining
Zcoin is implementing a new mining algorithm that hampers FPGA, ASIC, and botnet mining.
ASIC Resistance Is Still Worth the Fight for Egalitarian Mining, This Time With Merkle Tree Proofs (MTP)
ASIC resistance is worth pursuing for egalitarian mining with our new Proof of Work (PoW) algorithm, Merkle Tree Proofs (MTP).
Zcoin Gives ASICs the Boot with Merkle Tree Proofs
In a direct challenge to the type of industrial-grade efforts that have transformed once-lone cryptocurrency miners into multi-billion-dollar oligarchies, Zcoin has held itself up as the first cryptocurrency to “democratize” mining using Merkle Tree Proofs, a PoW algorithm for ASIC-resistance.