Happy New Year from MineForeman.com

MineForeman LogoAs another year passes and another begins I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year.

It has been an exciting year for bitcoin and other crypto currencies, we have seen everything from scams and crashes to highs and profits.  Lets hope for more of the former and less ...

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ASICMiner the dark horse in the bitcoin ASIC race may have just come in first

Actual photo of a ASICMiner chip

While there has been a lot of focus on bitcoin ASIC devices that miners like you and I can buy, it does not mean that they are the only bitcoin ASIC devices that are been worked on.

While Butterfly Labs, Avalon and BTCFPGA have been hard at work trying to be the first to bring an ASIC to your desktop another company has been working on a different business model, and according to today's announcement on BitcoinTalk ASICMiner looks like it may have jumped into first place in the race for bitcoin ASIC devices.

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Avalon's bitcoin ASIC Countdown has started

Avalon Countdown

In a bold move Avalon ASIC have put a countdown clock on the front page of their website ticking down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until they ship.

Using a bit of simple maths and a calendar that works out to be Monday the 21st of January 2013.

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New Bitcoin ODP Editor in town

Dmoz-logoThe ODP (Open Directory Project) or dmoz.org is one of the true grandfathers of the Internet.  Started in 1998 it had a simple but very ambitious goal, to organise and categorise the Internet.

Fast forward 14 years to today the ODP contains just under 5 million unique websites and ...

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Merry Christmas from MineForeman.com

Merry Christmas Bitcoiners and Co-Op Members!

As New Zealand is the first country in to world to see in Christmas (or any day for that matter) I would like to be the first to wish you all an excellent Christmas! At this moment I am probably asleep but I will ...

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Another bitcoin exchange in trouble

BitMarketAs early as last September there has been talk in the bitcoin community about concerns with BitMarket.eu.  BitMarket was one of the very first exchanges in the European Union and began operating on February 25th, 2011,  just under two years ago.

There have been a few issues with BitMarket ...

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