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Bitmain Antminer Z9 Mini Equihash Miner first batch is sold out!

Bitmain’s Antminer Z9 mini announcement and sale shocked the GPU mining market since Equihash was one of the last GPU-only mineable algorithm. Bitmain had earlier listed the first batch of miners to be shipping between June 20-June 30.  The listing for the first batch miner is no longer available on Bitmain’s shop and appears to…
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Gobyte team updates their 2018 roadmap

GoByte team has tweaked their roadmap a bit on completion of some of their objectives. List of items completed in Q1 2018: White Paper published Exchange listing completed on HitBTC GoByte Web Wallet beta version published Rest of the items are postponed to Q2 2018. Update: This post has been updated with response from GoByte’s…
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Bitmain allows customers to order more than one Antminer Z9 mini

When Bitmain announced Z9 mini Equihash miners, they limited the maximum number of orders per user account to 1. Bitmain typically does this to prevent users from hoarding the miners and to allow a large number of miners to get the devices before it gets sold out. As such, Antminer Z9 was limited to one…
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LitecoinZ team announces ASIC resistance to Bitmain Antminer Z9

LitecoinZ developer has announced on BitcoinTalk that their coin will fork to be ASIC resistant. Thanks for your feedback. We are already discussing it on LTZ discord, and we will make some adjustments to be again ASIC resistant.

Zero announces ASIC resistance in light of Z9 miner

Zero coin’s development team announced on twitter about their renewed commitment towards ASIC resistance. Zero is ASIC RESISTANT 💪$zer #zero #zerocurrency #crypto #privacy #privacycoin #cryptocurrency #cryptocurrencies #BTC #bitcoin $btc #zcash $ZEC #Mining #zerohero #zerotohero #equihash192_7 #equihash #miners #algorithm #GPUMining #whatisit #ASIC #ecofriendly #resistant — Ƶero (@ZeroCurrencies) May 3, 2018

BitcoinZ to fork against Antminer Z9 Equihash miner

BitcoinZ’s team announced on BitcoinTalk, that their  coin will always be ASIC resistant. Our team is aware of the recent Equihash ASIC development and is currently working on a response. More information will be released shortly regarding direction. Rest assured, BitcoinZ will always be ASIC resistant. Read more at BitcoinTalk

Safecoin announces fork to become resistant to Bitmain Antminer Z9 Miner

SafeCoin team took to twitter to announce that they will be forking to make the coin resistant to ASIC mining against the upcoming Antminer Z9 Mini. ** Important Update from the @SafeCoins Team ** This update is in regards to the upcoming release of equihash ASICs. #Equihash #bitcoin #Bitcointalk #Mining #miningpool #bitcoins #btcnews #BTC…
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Komodo devs turn down Fork against Antminer Z9 Mini

Komodo developer, jl777B, commenting on the BitcoinTalk forum, responded that the Komodo team won’t be doing a hard fork against the Bitmain Antminer Z9 Mini Equihash miner. We wont be changing the PoW just because there are ASIC for them, especially since the 5% dominates mining and notary mining is the majority of the mining…
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Bitcoin Gold BTG to fork away from Antminer Z9 Mini Equihash miner

4th May 2018: We will not allow that to happen – BTG team On the Bitcoin Gold website, BTG team issued a response to the miner. Apparently, they are going to either modify the equihash algorithm or move to a different algorithm altogether. ASIC-resistance is central to our mission. Bitcoin Gold, BTG, was conceived while…
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