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January 2023 Work Progress Report: New API for CTXC, FIRO Wallet Problem

New API and statistics pages for Cortex, Ergo block reward reduction, Firo wallet problem, Beam delisting from Binance.

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December 2022 Work Progress Report: Year-end Results

ZEC, ERGO, CORTEX node updates, work in progress, the year 2022 results.

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November 2022 Work Progress Report: ZEC and ERGO Node Updates

ZEC and ERGO node updates, mining rewards fluctuation due to the market instability, BTG delisting from Binance.

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October 2022 Work Progress Report: Extra ETHW Rewards, Server Infrastructure Updates, ERGO Reward Reduction

Big blocks on EthereumPoW blockchain; planned ERGO block reward reduction; multiple node updates, new servers deployed.

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September 2022 Work Progress Report: Ethereum Switch to POS, New Coins NEOX and ETHW

Ethereum switch to POS; new pools: Neoxa and EthereumPoW; Expanse, Metaverse, and MimbleWimbleCoin delisting; BTC payouts for Ergo and Ravencoin; node updates.

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How to Mine Neoxa: Specs, Mining Settings, NEOX Mining Profitability

The major event in the mining industry in 2022 is Ethereum’s shift to the PoS consensus algorithm that has put an end to ETH mining on GPUs. Computing equipment owners have to figure out what coins would be the most profitable for mining as an alternative to ETH. One such alternative is Neoxa, targeted at the gaming industry. Let’s get to know this cryptocurrency better and learn how to mine it.

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The Most Profitable Coins to Mine on Different Equihash ASICs: Detailed Comparison

At the beginning of September, Bitmain’s Antminer E9 learned to mine Ethereum Classic (ETC), which became quite popular due to Ethereum’s switch to PoS. Bitmain managed to do that by upgrading the firmware, which was possible thanks to Ethash’s similarity to Etchash. As a rule, ASIC miners can’t change their operating algorithm. For example, ASICs built for Equihash can mine only Equihash – primarily we talk about Zcash ZEC and Horizen ZEN. In this article, we are going to cover the current situation with Equihash devices.

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How to Add Ethereum PoW (ETHW) Cryptocurrency Network to MetaMask Wallet

On September 15, Ethereum successfully switched to the PoS consensus algorithm. A few hours later, anonymous developers forked Eth blockchain and launched the Ethereum PoW coin. It operates like Ethereum was operating before, using the Proof-of-Work mechanism (mining). Since we’re dealing with the fork, ETH wallet holders could get access to ETHW through the alternative chain. Let’s try getting it through MetaMask wallet.

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Get Paid in Bitcoin for Altcoin Mining. BTC Payouts for GPU-Mined ETC, ERGO, RVN.

A year ago 2Miners mining pool released a unique feature of Bitcoin payouts for the Ethereum mining pool. Now we are spreading this option to the mining pools of other coins. In this post, we explain how the BTC payouts work and how could miners benefit from this feature.

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