Cryptocurrency Mining Affects AMD Stock while Nvidia Overestimates GPU Demand

Demand from cryptocurrency miners has indirectly influenced the fortunes of GPU manufacturers Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Nvidia, with the former’s share prices increasing by 30 percent in May 2018 alone. AMD Stocks Rise on Mining Demand Since 2017, opportunistic cryptocurrency miners have started to bulk purchase GPU cards to build powerful mining rigs. While The post Cryptocurrency Mining Affects AMD Stock while Nvidia Overestimates GPU Demand appeared first on CCN

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Second-Largest Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Agrees to Process Zero-Fee Transactions

Two more bitcoin cash mining pools have announced they will support the “Miner’s Choice” initiative, which urges miners to remove the dust limit and begin processing a set number of zero-fee transactions. CoinGeek — which along with nChain devised the plan — on Thursday announced that mining pools ViaBTC and Bitcoin.com have agreed to join The post Second-Largest Bitcoin Cash Mining Pool Agrees to Process Zero-Fee Transactions appeared first on CCN

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