Cryptocurrency Mining News Headlines, October 2018 Recap

This is the first of a monthly recap of news and headlines in the topic realm of cryptocurrency mining.

Since this is my first mining news-focused post, I also happened to include some September articles.

Enjoy, and be well, Everyone.


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Mining News Headlines for the October, 2018

Week of Oct 21

Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain’s New Firmware Update Reignites AsicBoost Controversy

Europe-based Crypto Mining Startup Bitfury Plans for an IPO

Week of Oct 14

Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers to Fall Under US Tariff Increases

Week of Oct 7

Squire Ready to Create Next-Generation Mining Rigs With New Partner Giant Ennoconn

Monero Launches Initiative to Combat Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

Samsung to Manufacture ASIC Chips for Canadian Bitcoin Mining Firm

Bitfury Launches New Generation of ASIC-Based Bitcoin Mining Hardware

Bitmain Unveils Next-Generation ASIC Chip to Be Integrated into New Antminer Machines

Tech Giant GMO Wants to Help You Mine Zcash – For a Cut

One Musician’s Creative Solution to Drive ASICs Off Monero

Bitmain Unveils Next-Generation ASIC Chip to Be Integrated into New Antminer Machines


Miscellaneous Notes and Tools

to get started with cryptos

Follow Tiny Crypto Blog on Twitter @tinycryptoblog

You can also follow new posts on Facebook

If you’re ever in Chicago, you’re always welcome to swing by one of the live meetups.


Use the Brave browser and block unwanted ads and decide which websites YOU want to support! https://brave.com/tin140

Looking to start purchasing cryptos? Open an account at Coinbase, and you’ll receive $10 in free bitcoin for your first purchase of $100 or more. Link HERE

Binance is a great exchange to buy and sell cryptos. More Info Here

Kucoin is also a good option for coins not listed on Binance.  More Info Here

Are you new to cryptos and want an easy way to mine them?  The easiest way to get started is to use the Honeyminer.  More Info Here

If you’re a little more technical, Minergate is a good option as well. More Info Here

Need a good, basic crypto wallet? Download the Exodus wallet


I manage this blog because I love being involved in the space and sharing what I’ve learned.  If you’d like to say “thanks” in return, you can do so over at the TIP JAR

I also happily accept Smartcash tips

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