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Monero Hard Forks to Maintain ASIC Resistance, But ‘Classic’ Hopes to Spoil the Party

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero has followed through on its promise to alter its mining algorithm to maintain ASIC resistance, but “Monero Classic” (XMC) hopes to spoil the party. Monero activated its semi-annual hard fork on Friday, bringing a host of new upgrades to the 10th-largest cryptocurrency. One ...

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Monero Devs Follow Through On Threats To Upgrade Algorithm To Maintain ASIC Resistance

After Bitmain’s announcement earlier this month of their new ASIC-powered Antminer X3 designed to mine Monero, as well as other cryptocurrencies based on the CryptoNight algorithm, the altcoin’s developers have released an update that will prevent the new device from being effective, according to Monero core developer Riccardo Spagni’s Github post from March 24. The new Monero update, called Lithium ...

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