Distributed Digest: Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Veil prediction market platform is launching on the Ethereum mainnet soon, a tutorial to quickly deploy the Görli testnet is out, and ShapeShift is feeling the effects of crypto winter. Your daily distillation of crypto news for Wednesday, January 9, 2019: Let’s Meet Veil Launching on the Ethereum mainnet on Tuesday, January 15, is…

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What's Next for Bitcoin Miners in 2019 Amid Lower Price?

The year-long bear market finally forced many Bitcoin miners to capitulate by either scaling down or shuttering their operations. However, with the decrease in difficulty, some of these smaller establishments might want to get back into the business seeing as it is now easier to mine the top-ranked cryptocurrency. Bitcoin Miners Adapt to Lower BTC…

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Bitcoin Miners Unaffected by Price Decline — Hashrates Spiked Exponentially

Despite the multitude of headlines declaring that bitcoin mining was becoming unprofitable over the last four months, the hashrate between both Bitcoin Core (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) networks has exploded. At the moment both SHA-256 proof-of-work (POW) powered protocols have been maintaining more than 35 exahash per second, becoming one of the most powerful…

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