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Are Nvidia’s rumored Lite Hash Rate GPUs enough to fix supply woes?

Are Nvidia’s rumored Lite Hash Rate GPUs enough to fix supply woes?

Nvidia's RTX 3000 series cards may get refreshed with a feature to limit hash rates, making them less appealing to crypto miners. But will that fix the problem?
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A new supply shortage is now hitting SSDs and hard drives

A new supply shortage is now hitting SSDs and hard drives

After shortages of CPUs and GPUs, the upcoming Chia cryptocurrency could be to blame for an imminent shortage of SSDs, adding to gamers' woes.
How to buy Bitcoins

How to buy Bitcoin

How to buy Bitcoin

In this guide, we teach you how to buy Bitcoin for the first time, from finding the right wallets and exchanges to spending Bitcoin in a smart, efficient way.
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How to mine Bitcoin

How to mine Bitcoin

Cloud mining offers a relatively cheap entry point for Bitcoin mining, but if you have the right hardware and cheap power, you can mine yourself. Which is best?
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What is an ASIC miner?

What is an ASIC miner?

Mining cryptocurrency is an intensive process. To be profitable, you need hardware designed specifically mining, like ASIC miners. Here's what makes them tick.
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A brief history of NFTs

A brief history of NFTs

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are having a moment right now. Curious about what they are and where they came from? Check out this timeline.

How to buy Bitcoin with PayPal

How to buy Bitcoin with PayPal

You can buy Bitcoin with almost everything right now, but if you want to use Paypal, it's not so straightforward. Here's how to do it.
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Passing the $1 trillion mark, Bitcoin is almost as big as Google

Passing the $1 trillion mark, Bitcoin is almost as big as Google

Bitcoin joins publicly traded companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon in breaking the $1 trillion market capitalization barrier.
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Here’s how Nvidia plans to stop crypto miners from buying gaming GPUs

Here’s how Nvidia plans to stop crypto miners from buying gaming GPUs

Nvidia is appeasing gamers who have been frustrated by the lack of GPU availability by offering cryptocurrency miners a new CMP.
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Internet cafes are being repurposed as cryptocurrency mining farms

Internet cafes are being repurposed as cryptocurrency mining farms

With gamers unable to visit cyber cafes during the pandemic, these businesses are making more money sitting empty, with owners now focused on crypto mining.
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The best cryptocurrency apps for Android and iOS

The best cryptocurrency apps for Android and iOS

There's no better place to get started with Bitcoin and cryptocurrency than your smartphone. Here are the best cryptocurrency apps for both iOS and Android.

The best bitcoin alternatives

The best bitcoin alternatives

There are hundreds of cryptocurrencies on the market, but which are the best Bitcoin alternatives? Here are some altcoins to consider, and what each offers.
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Ledger Nano S vs. X

Ledger Nano S vs. X

We compared the Ledger Nano S and X, examining the two cryptocurrency hardware wallets to find out which one is the best overall and which is the best for you.
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A crypto miner is using 78 RTX 3080s graphics cards to earn over $20K a month

A crypto miner is using 78 RTX 3080s graphics cards to earn over $20K a month

Huge demand for Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 has resulted in GPU shortages. We are learning that profitable cryptocurrency mining is also a contributing factor.
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One of Russia’s largest oil producers creates a Bitcoin mining farm in Siberia

One of Russia’s largest oil producers creates a Bitcoin mining farm in Siberia

Gazprom Neft, one of the largest oil producers in Russia, is getting into mining -- for Bitcoin, that is.
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Bitcoin sets new all-time high value of over $19,800, before falling again

Bitcoin sets new all-time high value of over $19,800, before falling again

The price of Bitcoin has hit a new all-time high, but it didn't last for long, quickly falling several percent points to hover around the $19,000 per-coin-mark.
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Bitcoin price surges past $18,000, approaching its all-time high

Bitcoin price surges past $18,000, approaching its all-time high

Bitcoin, the world's most popular form of cryptocurrency, is surging in price. Prices on the digital currency hit above $18,000 before dropping again.
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Steve Wozniak sues YouTube, Google over Bitcoin scam videos

Steve Wozniak sues YouTube, Google over Bitcoin scam videos

Steve Wozniak claims YouTube has failed to take down the scam videos that feature photos of his face and offer a cryptocurrency giveaway.
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How Coinbase stopped the Twitter Bitcoin hack from being even worse

How Coinbase stopped the Twitter Bitcoin hack from being even worse

Twitter scammers could have stolen much more Bitcoin during the massive hack last week had Coinbase not halted transactions to the hackers' account.
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FBI moves in to investigate Twitter’s massive Bitcoin hack

FBI moves in to investigate Twitter’s massive Bitcoin hack

The FBI is now examining the major hack that hit Twitter on Wednesday, July 17, in a bid to find out who was behind the incident.
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Dozens of major Twitter accounts hacked in massive Bitcoin scam

Dozens of major Twitter accounts hacked in massive Bitcoin scam

Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Apple, and other high-profile Twitter accounts were apparently hacked in a massive Bitcoin scam. Many tweets have since been deleted.
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How to buy Ripple

How to buy Ripple

Ripple is an exciting cryptocurrency for buyers, sellers, and traders. In this guide, we break down just how to make your first XRP purchase and keep it safe.
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What is Ripple?

What is Ripple?

Ripple is a much more centralized cryptocurrency than its cousins, Bitcoin and Ethereum. Learn more about this unique cryptocurrency and what it has to offer.
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The best Bitcoin wallets

The best Bitcoin wallets

Whether you want the convenience of online storage or the security of paper, these are the best Bitcoin wallets, including our favorites and great alternatives.
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Litecoin vs. Ethereum

Litecoin vs. Ethereum

When you pit Litecoin vs. Ethereum, which is the better cryptocurrency? Both have fast block times and low transaction costs, but does one come out victorious?
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Ethereum vs. Bitcoin: What’s the difference?

Ethereum vs. Bitcoin: What’s the difference?

Ethereum vs. Bitcoin: That's the question many are asking themselves when it comes to investing. What's the difference and how do they stack up when compared?
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Facebook rebrands its cryptocurrency wallet as Novi

Facebook rebrands its cryptocurrency wallet as Novi

Previously called Calibra, Facebook's Novi digital wallet will let you send and hold digital currencies, including Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra.
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Facebook Libra vs. Bitcoin

Facebook Libra vs. Bitcoin

Facebook's new Libra cryptocurrency has drawn a lot of attention and many comparisons to the very first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. But how do these two digital assets compare? To find out, we pitted Facebook Libra vs. Bitcoin in a head-to-head on regulation, privacy, value, and their buying power.
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What is Bitcoin halving and when does it happen?

What is Bitcoin halving and when does it happen?

If you're new to Bitcoin or unfamiliar with what Bitcoin halving means, we’ve broken down what to expect next month during the third Bitcoin halving event. 
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Microsoft invention could mine cryptocurrency by reading brain waves

Microsoft invention could mine cryptocurrency by reading brain waves

An unusual patent from Microsoft describes a way of monitoring people's brain waves as they watch ads, then rewarding them with cryptocurrency.
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Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency is scaling back its plans

Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency is scaling back its plans

Updates include shifting from an open global financial network to offer both single-currency and multi-currency coins that would be tied to local currencies.
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What is Bitcoin mining?

What is Bitcoin mining?

Mining is how people bring new Bitcoin into circulation. Here we explain the basics, including looking ahead to how these trends will play out in the future.
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Future JPEGs could use blockchain to flag fakes, and A.I. for smaller file sizes

Future JPEGs could use blockchain to flag fakes, and A.I. for smaller file sizes

What if blockchain-protected metadata could help any application identify a faked or stolen photo? The JPEG organization is exploring that possibility.
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Elon Musk says Bitcoin scammers impersonating him on Twitter are ‘not cool’

Elon Musk says Bitcoin scammers impersonating him on Twitter are ‘not cool’

For more than a year, bots and trolls have used Twitter to scam cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, and used Elon Musk’s name to do it. Musk called out the scammers.