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Fixing Gigabyte Windforce VGA Fans For GPU Mining Rigs

Some of you might remember our guide from last year on How to Maintain and Repair Dual-X and Other Non-Serviceable GPU Fans covering the whole procedure on how you can fix the fans of old mining video cards that use cheaper sleeve bearing fans. That guide was demonstrating the whole… Read more »

Samsung builds its own Bitcoin mining rig out of 8 Galaxy’s S5.

Holding on old Samsung smartphones may have been a good choice for many users as Samsung just built a Bitcoin mining rig out of 40 Samsung’s old smartphones. Although as you may have been expected, this mining rig isn’t powerful enough to mine Bitcoin with profits, it is more efficient… Read more »

Cryptomining: A Major Boost for Hardware Firms

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang reported a 54 percent gain in the company’s original equipment manufacture sector. His secret? Cryptominers high demand for the company’s processing boards and graphics cards. New Market Ventures As the demand for cryptocurrencies rises steadily, the need for more efficient miners also follows suit. But as… Read more »

Wirex and SBI Holdings Partner Up, Prep to Launch Bitcoin Card in Japan

London crypto-payments company Wirex just partnered with Japanese-based SBI Holdings. Their goal is to produce a bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment card for Japanese customers. The partnership is geared to create more mass adoption for cryptocurrencies and break Wirex into the mainstream limelight.  Also read: Venezuelans Risk “Energy Theft” Arrest and Police… Read more »

The Pirate Bay Resumes Running In-Browser Javascript Cryptocurrency Miners

The major torrenting website, The Pirate Bay, is reported to again be using cryptocurrency mining scripts on its website. Last month, it was discovered that The Pirate Bay had embedded multiple Monero miners on its website, which the company claimed was being trialed as an alternative revenue model to hosting… Read more »

New HDMI Display Emulators (Dummy Plugs) Available

It seems that there is a new wave of HDMI dummy plugs coming from China at very cheap prices (At least if you order directly from there) that are based on the Headless Ghost display emulator. These HDMI display emulator devices just plug inside the main video card of your… Read more »

Russia’s Finance Ministry Proposes Registering Cryptocurrency Miners and Licensing Exchanges

At a meeting of regulators on Monday, the Russian Finance Ministry proposed to register cryptocurrency miners as well as to license exchanges dealing with them. A State Duma Deputy also made a proposal to officially legalize mining in order to tax miners and to only allow banks to exchange cryptocurrencies… Read more »

Web Mining – Monetize Your Website through User Browsers

The post Web Mining – Monetize Your Website through User Browsers appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Coinhive is a Monero (XMR) miner that runs on users’ web browsers when they’re visiting certain sites (don’t worry, we don’t employ this on 99Bitcoins). Recently, The Pirate Bay and CBS’s Showtime were busted for… Read more »