If you’re reading the newbie’s guide to Ethereum mining and have a GPU that’s powerful enough to make it worthwhile, we’re going to assume you’re running Windows, so we’ll focus on mining Zcash on that platform.
When Apple released iOS 7 in September 2013, it included a feature called AirDrop. AirDrop was not exactly a new feature because it had already been a part of OS X since 2011, but it was new for the iPhone, iPad, and the iPod Touch.
Several projects used a crowdsale model to try and fund their development work in 2013. Ripple pre-mined 1 billion XRP tokens and sold them to willing investors in exchange for fiat currencies or bitcoin. Ethereum raised a little over $18 million in early 2014 – the largest ICO ever completed at that time.
Regardless, the point doesn’t mean that cryptomarkets are as they should be. That ICOs would eventually get ahead of themselves and bubble like so many young technology niches was predicted at least since last October. How long the good times will last isn’t obvious. But the correction will come, as always, and when it does, we’ll see which cryptos have a real shot.
I’ve done a search here and no one is talking about Bminer a new Equihash miner released last month. from gpumining I started with EBWF then I discovered DSTM which was the tits with the higher hashrate but it was fairly unstable if I tried to adjust the vid cards through MSI AB giving me hard freezes or bsods. Sometimes they happened a short while after I walked away after adjusting a setting to give it time to settle. Sometimes hours later. I saw this post: and tried it out. Using the exact same stable msi AB settings I… Read more »
On October 28, 2016, the launch of Zcash made ZEC coins available for mining. Since Zcash is an open source, decentralized cryptocurrency, we believe that mining for ZEC is an important way to help strengthen and decentralize the Zcash community, contribute to computer science, and win our gratitude and a prize. Mining should be available to everyone, regardless of their access to specialized hardware; anyone should be able to use a computer to “mine” by using open source software, and add more transactions to the Zcash ledger to possibly get Zcash coins in return for their effort. By distributing the ability to perform mining with open source software, the Zcash network can be a more accessible and a truly community-supported cryptocurrency.
I think it’s a “discovery” issue, because people hit the sharing button, then if they pick AirDrop, they see … nothing. So they ignore it and share to Facebook and never think of it again for the most part.
What all cryptocurrencies have in common is their primary operating principle: they all rely on a decentralized network to store transaction information, which basically makes all transactions publicly accessible and incorruptible. This network is usually known as a blockchain, and consists of blocks that each contains information about multiple transactions. When a transaction is initiated, it needs to be included in a block and verified for authenticity; the verification part is done through complex computations performed by – you guess it – miners.
Initial coin offerings are all the rage. Dozens of companies have raised nearly $1.5 billion via the novel fundraising mechanism just this year. Celebrities from Floyd Mayweather to Paris Hilton have jumped on the hype train. But don’t feel bad if you’re still wondering: what the hell is an ICO?
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The advantages of CEFs over other investments are many. They offer instant diversification. Many of them have low fees. They also allow investors to invest in some great investments like convertible bonds.
For just a single miner, edit the local.conf file with nano or vim to configure the miner to work for you. Here is an example configuration for mining Zcash. Put this at the beginning of the local.conf file:
If the user you’re sharing with taps Accept, you’ll see a blue line move around the outside of their icon indicating the progress of the transfer. When the transfer is complete, Sent will appear under their icon.
Take a look at the upcoming ICO of Humaniq, which is a good example of a well thought-out campaign. A detailed Whitepaper and roadmap, clearly defined goals for the project, commentary from independent expert and the fact that the developers have chosen to reveal their identities – these are all signs of a legitimate campaign.
For example, in the Photos app you may decide you want to share a few images of a memorable moment with a friend, or want to send some 4K video clips from an iPhone to a Mac for editing in Final Cut Pro X.
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This list is now outdated since AMD released their new RX Vega line. They dominate the competition especially after tweaking. Plus with the right drivers, some of the under performing GPUs are now pretty decent. Check out newest review of the best GPUs for mining: https://cryptosrus.com/best-gpu-for-mining/