Top Ten Altcoins of 2014

Top Ten Altcoins of 2014

With the new year quickly approaching, it is time to take a look at a few of the many altcoins that were developed over the past year. As most cryptocurrency fanatics have noticed, the development of altcoins has slowed down quite a bit over the past few months, and the coins developed throughout 2014 may very well be some of the last altcoins developed.

Fibre

Fibre is a currency that uses the unique NIST5 mining algorithm.

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New Coins You Should Look at (November 6, 2014)

New Coins You Should Look at (November 6, 2014)

The announcement of Bitcoin’s sidechaining feature that will likely soon be active is very good news for Bitcoin, but it might be even better news for altcoins.

Sidechains will likely be just the first of many useful additions to Bitcoin and clearly demonstrates it’s programmability, allowing it to be modified without disrupting the network. Since any cryptocurrency can be a Bitcoin sidechain I would expect to see several current and future altcoins operating as Bitcoin sidechains.

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Altcoins Roundup or New Coins You Should Look at

Altcoins Roundup or New Coins You Should Look at

Although support for Bitcoin is probably higher now than it has ever been, many enthusiasts and investors alike are all too aware of its potential problem in sustainability. As anyone who has personally attempted to mine knows, it is extremely energy-consuming and, at this point, almost impossible to produce enough to pay for the energy costs and still make a profit without a decent-sized mining farm. In addition to its sustainability issue, the Bitcoin wallet is a bit lacking in features that many newer altcoins have integrated.

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Bitcoin Mining News in Review: October 24, 2014

Bitcoin Mining News in Review: October 24, 2014

Although there haven’t been any huge announcements for new Bitcoin mining hardware lately, there’s still been plenty of Bitcoin mining-related news that has come out recently. The first-ever Bitcoin conference that focused on mining above everything else took place in Las Vegas, and Butterfly Labs is still trying to figure out how to keep operating while they are under investigation. Let’s take a look at the biggest news stories in Bitcoin mining from the past few weeks.

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Mining Hardware News Roundup: Butterfly Labs, GAWMiners and More

Mining Hardware News Roundup: Butterfly Labs, GAWMiners and More

 

The last few weeks have been rather active when it comes to Bitcoin mining news, and one company in the Bitcoin mining industry has been shutdown by the FTC in the United States. Although much of the news in the Bitcoin mining hardware industry has been negative over the past few years, there are still some companies out there doing good, honest work. Let’s take a look at some of the latest news stories in Bitcoin mining.

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