Tag: f2pool

Sep 15 2022

Before Merge F2Pool Mined the Last-Ever PoW Ether Block

Sep 15 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ether f2pool merge news

The miner paid for that deal with almost 30 million gwei. F2Pool mined the last proof-of-work (PoW) ether (ETH) block before the network switched to proof-of-stake (PoS) this morning.Data shows that the last ether block before the Merge was 15537393. F2Pool paid a gas fee of about 29,991,429 gwei, which is the smallest unit of […] The post...

Before Merge F2Pool Mined the Last-Ever PoW Ether Block

Sep 15 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ether f2pool merge news

The miner paid for that deal with almost 30 million gwei. F2Pool mined the last proof-of-work (PoW) ether (ETH) block before the network switched to proof-of-stake (PoS) this morning.Data shows that the last ether block before the Merge was 15537393. F2Pool paid a gas fee of about 29,991,429 gwei, which is the smallest unit of […] The post...

Aug 09 2022

Co-founder F2Pool reacts to claims of cheating Ethereum POW

Aug 09 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  ethereum f2pool news

The statement follows claims made by Israeli researchers that F2Pool had manipulated Ethereum block timestamps to increase mining earnings. Chun Wang, a co-founder of F2Pool, has replied to claims that his mining pool has tampered with Ethereum block timestamps in order to "consistently increase mining rewards." The mining pool is accused of conducting a "consensus-level" […] The post...

Jun 09 2021

Chinese Crypto Miners Register Severe Crash of Bitcoin (BTC) Hashrate Amid Crackdown

Amid severe crackdown from the Chinese regulators, local Bitcoin (BTC) miners have started pulling the plugs and discontinuing their operations. Because of these restriction policies, the BTC hashrate at some of the biggest Chinese crypto miners...

May 16 2021

Bitcoin Hashrate of Major Chinese Mining Pools Drops Rapidly

Bitcoin network's hashrate recorded a rapid drop today across major Chinese mining pools including f2pool losing 11.26% a spool lost 16.23%, Binancepool recorded a decline of 14.38%, and Huobipool lost 23.68%. The rapid...

Apr 15 2021

F2Pool Encodes Money-Printing Headline Into First Post-Coinbase Listing Block

Apr 15 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  coinbase culture f2pool genesis block

In an echo of the Bitcoin Genesis Block, F2Pool encoded a money-printing headline into the first block it mined after Coinbase went public.Bitcoin mining pool F2Pool memorialized Coinbase’s first day of public trading with a nod to Bitcoin’s Genesis Block,...

Jan 21 2021

Minority Mining Pools Threaten to Collude Against Contentious Ethereum Update

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum ethereum mining f2pool mining sparkpool

A small band of Ethereum miners are trying to pick off larger mining pools’ subscribers in a bid to shoot down EIP 1559.

Jan 14 2021

Bitcoin Miners Aren’t Responsible for Recent Price Dips, Data Shows

Analysts and mining pools say selling pressure from mining wallets hasn't contributed to recent corrections in bitcoin's price.

Dec 21 2020

Linzhi Begins Rollout of Long-Awaited Ethereum Miner ‘Phoenix’

Dec 21 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  asic mining ethereum mining f2pool linzhi mining

Linzhi’s “Phoenix” Ethereum ASIC miner is three times more powerful than other machines on the market, as well as more energy efficient.

Nov 19 2020

Majority of Bitcoin Hashrate Signals Support for Taproot Scaling, Privacy Upgrade

Nov 19 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  antpool bitcoin mining f2pool markets poolin

Over 50% of Bitcoin's hashrate now supports the "uncontroversial" upgrade.

Nov 11 2020

Bitcoin Hashrate Rebounds as Asian Miners Bring Machines Back Online

Nov 11 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin mining f2pool hashrate luxor markets

After moving machines out of Sichuan, miners are bringing ASICs back online.

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