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Review: Spondoolies-Tech SP10 Dawson (Part Two)

In the previous part of this review I discussed how I ended up receiving my Spondoolies-Tech SP10 Dawson.  This time around I am going to go a deeper into the Operating System that runs Spondoolies-Tech miners. The SP10 Dawson comes with

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Review: Spondoolies-Tech SP10 Dawson (Part One)

About a month ago I received a pleasant email from a gentleman named Stas, he complimented me on MinePeon and asked me if I would have any issue if he included all or parts MinePeon on a new range of miners

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NewstalkZB Radio Interview about the MtGox trading halt

Much to my surprise on my way home yesterday I received a call from NewstalkZB. One of the producers (sorry, I forgot her name in my nervousness) wanted to ask if I would not mind going on air with Larry Williams

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Posted in Bitcoin, Editorial, General, MtGOX, News

CoinTerra start shipping!

Hot on the heels of an announcement from CoinTerra updating their Engineering and Production Status of their bitcoin mining devices it seems that not only are they shipping, but at least one lucky Reddit customer is up and hashing. All is not

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Cointerra GoldStrike™ASIC wafers schedualed for December 17th

With the difficulty continuing to climb at an unprecedented rate the next jump is only just around the corner. US company CoinTerra originally entered the Bitcoin ASIC miner market only 4 months ago in August.  The plan at the time was

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Creativity. Is it an issue with Bitcoin & Crypto Currencies.

I don’t often write about subjects that are not directly related to mining but this morning I will make an exception. During my morning reading of Slashdot an article caught my eye, it was entitled “Study: People Are Biased Against

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KnCMiner on my doorstep

Some time ago (the 11th of August to be exact) I decided to take a bit of a gamble and order one of KnCMiners lesser offering the Mercury 100 GH/s bitcoin miner. Mercury’s are no longer available but all up

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50BTC.com say’s “50BTC is alive”.

It has been a hard week and a bit for the 50BTC mining pool.  After it was first noticed that incorrect balances were showing for users on the 20th of this month and revelations that “Our billing server have been

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50BTC hacked, don’t believe your account ballance

If you log in to you 50BTC.com account you’re in for a pleasant surprise, unfortunately it is one that wont last. It seems that someone has gained access to 50BTC’s servers and managed to increase all of our balances, the website

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First look: BlueFury USB Bitcoin Mining Device

Being the author of MinePeon the Linux mining appliance for the Raspberry Pi usually involves late nights debugging strange errors submitted by one of it’s thousands of users, compiling software and upgrading packages.  While it is far from a thankless

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