Is it so bad for the owners of "older" ASICs and there is no hope for efficient and profitable mining for them? Let's try to find out and for this purpose let's examine the economic models of both new ASICs and their "boosted" rivals.
The decision of the officials created a storm of indignation in the crypto community. However, miners using the Proof-of-Work algorithm, for example, can avoid any liability, except for the violation of general electricity standards, environmental protection, etc.
The distinctive feature of Vitalik Buterin and Co.'s brainchild is the ability to deploy decentralized applications and smart contracts. At the same time, the description of the project appeared two years before the launch, in 2013.
The product is called the NewPac. It connects to a laptop or PC through a USB port. According to the businessman, it allows everyone to try mining and become part of the cryptocurrency world.
They used Coinbase and 1.5 BTC for the transaction. A password was generated in the process, but the JSON file required for transactions was never uploaded online.
Analysts expect a falling rate to 22 thousand and even lower. This is due to the fact that a fairly massive sale of the asset began, which caused a slight panic among smaller holders.