Mining crypto

Crypto Mining Takes So Much Bandwidth It Inhibits Search For Alien Life

Thanks to the cryptocurrency craze, we might miss a call from ET Astronomers are reporting that they can’t as easily access the graphics processing units (GPUs) needed to run their powerful telescopes and radio arrays, as they are bought by those looking to mine cryptocurrency. Daniel Werthimer, chief scientist of the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial […]

Mining crypto

Now hackers are mining crypto on government websites

If you know any bitcoin investors, you might notice that they seem a bit disappointed lately. After months of trending upward, the value of bitcoin (as well as some lesser-known cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum and Ripple) has recently plummeted, suggesting that the “bubble” in its inflated value is starting to burst, that cryptocurrency in general […]