Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tag Archives: Cryptocurrency

Hardware News

NVIDIA’s Turing Card Is Actually Made Specifically for Crypto-Mining

Well it turns out that "Turing" is named after British scientist Alan Turing, who is credited with leading a team of mathematicians that broke the Nazi "Enigma" cryptography. In any case NVIDIA's "Turing" is a crypto-mining and blockchain compute accelerator. It is designed to be compact, efficient, and ready to be deployed in large scale.

Web News

US and UK Government Website Infected With Crypto-Mining Malware

It seems that potentially thousands of websites run by U.S. and UK government agencies were infected Sunday with malware that caused visitors to secretly mine cryptocurrency. Government websites are already known for being slow and having horrible out-dated web design standards, and now they are embedded with crypto-mining malware that slows things down even more.

Web News

Crypto Exchange Coincheck Hacked, Biggest Heist Ever

In what appears to be the biggest Crypto heist in history, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has been hacked for $655 million. Coincheck handles about 3% of the total cryptocurrency transactions. The heist, which seems to be particular to the NEM cryptocurrency took $532 million from the exchanges wallets.

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Hardware News

NVIDIA Tells Retailers To Sell GPUs To Gamers, Not Miners

Cryptocurrency mining is something that flourished in 2017 and it does not look like it is slowing down in 2018. With Cryptocurrency miners grabbing up all of the available graphics cards it is really hurting those who want to build their own gaming PCs. If you haven't noticed graphics card prices have sky-rocketed over the past couple of months. I simple search for a GTX 1080 Ti returns cards going for $1200-$1400 on Amazon!

Podcast

ThinkComputers Podcast #122

In this episode of our weekly tech podcast we talk about our three reviews this week, benchmarks on the new NVIDIA Titan V graphics card, cryptocurrency, some free games you can pick up and more! Leave...

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