Europe set to clamp down on Bitcoins
Published in News


Cryptocurrencies used for money laundering, claim

European Union and United Kingdom regulators will take action to prevent trading in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency being conducted under conditions of anonymity, amid claims that people are hopping on the bandwagon to finance drug dealing, terrorism and money laundering.

Celebs warned against peddling cryptocurrencies
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Because they might go to jail

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a blunt warning on celebrities using social media to buy stocks and other investments related to the promotion of Initial Coin Offerings

Nvidia predicts fully autonomous cars in four years
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But forget about the cryptocurrency miners


Nvidia chief executive Jensen Huang said artificial intelligence would enable fully automated cars within four years, but played down a demand for its chips from cryptocurrency miners.

Bitcoin hits $6,000 while mining peaks
Published in Graphics


Crypto GPU market here to stay

AMD and Nvidia are heavily profitinging from the crypto market right now. Today, a few quarters into the whole Bitcoin and Ethereum, it looks like the cryptocurrencies are here to stay.

Switzerland shuts down fake cryptocurrency
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In the good old days all you had to worry about was Nazi gold


Switzerland’s financial watchdog FINMA has closed down what it said was the provider of "a fake" cryptocurrency and is investigating around a dozen other similar "fraud" cases.

AMD's CEO underlines why gaming is important
Published in Graphics


But most GPUs are sold to miners

Lisa Su was asked at Q2'17 investors conference call about the mining market and she was brave enough to say that the company didn’t plan its financials on the mining market boom. This sales tsunami did give AMD a great quarter,  but at the expense that plucky gamers could not buy any cards.

AMD selling MXM GPUs to miners
Published in Graphics


At the right quality and price

There is no doubt that AMD GPU profits are coming from bitcoin miners and AMD is taking advantage of this sudden interest. 

Biostar releases B250 mining motherboard
Published in Motherboards


With 12 PCIe slots

With cryptocurrency mining creating havoc on the GPU market, Biostar is looking to cash in on the craze by releasing a motherboard based on Intel's B250 chipset and with no less than 12 PCI-Express slots, the TB250-BTC Pro.

AMD has massive shortage of 500 series
Published in Graphics


Don’t hope to get one soon

Miners of the modern world are using the Radeon and Geforce cards to dig the ore called Ethereum.

Miners' shipment of 570 and 1060 affect warranty
Published in Graphics


Down to three months

It looks like the GPU industry as we know is in the middle of a metamorphosis. Multiple sources from the channel, all the way to the AIB partners and chip manufacturers, have confirmed that GPUs used for mining will get shorter warranties.