Manufacturer Holds Cryptonight ASIC Firesale after Monero Hard Forks


Mining hardware manufacturers have begun selling Cryptonight ASIC miners for next to nothing after privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero carried out its threat to adopt a hard fork to maintain ASIC resistance. Last week, Monero activated its semi-annual hard fork, an update that included an alteration to its instance of the Cryptonight Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus algorithm. This

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Posted by Josiah Wilmoth on April 9, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/manufacturer-holds-cryptonight-asic-firesale-after-monero-hard-forks/

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