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Opolis launches decentralized employment organization with eBenefits Network
12/05/2019 2:26 pm

Opolis, a next-generation employment ecosystem for the self-sovereign worker built on Ethereum, announced today a new blockchain-based Decentralized Employment Organization (DEO) with eBenefits Network, an independent U.S. based network for employee benefits and related services. Based on a trust-minimized protocol that integrates web2 and web3 technologies, eBN’s DEO will allow individuals to access portable, democratically […]

CryptoNinjas: Opolis launches decentralized employment organization with eBenefits Network

DApp monitoring platform Terminal integrates SKALE network
12/05/2019 1:46 pm

Terminal, a plug-and-play developer platform for web3 and blockchain applications, has announced full integration with SKALE, a blockchain network that allows developers to deploy dApps onto a decentralized modular cloud composed of elastic sidechains. Elastic sidechains achieve high throughput by assembling a distinct subset of nodes present in the SKALE network to serve as validators […]

CryptoNinjas: DApp monitoring platform Terminal integrates SKALE network

Ethereum’s Top DEX Is Rebooting With New Scaling Features
12/05/2019 1:00 pm
IDEX is launching a new DEX built on a layer 2 scalibility protocol made possible through Ethereum's Istanbul hard fork.
MARKETS DAILY: Casualties Ahead in the Cryptocurrency Mining Arms Race
12/05/2019 11:41 am
On another down day, we're talking U.S. warnings on digital assets, a brief history of troubled but systemically important stablecoin "Tether", and a look at the arms-race in blockchain mining technology.
Stack Overflow VP Joins Crypto Lending Firm as Chief Product Officer
12/05/2019 11:00 am
Crypto lending firm Unchained Capital has hired Will Cole of the Wyoming Blockchain Task Force as its new chief product officer.
Matter Labs Unveils Layer-2 Scaling Solution for Ethereum Payments
12/05/2019 9:00 am
Matter Labs released Thursday the testnet of ZK-Sync, a privacy-minded scaling tool meant to help blockchains boost transaction speeds.
Pompliano Joins Board of Blockchain-Based Lending Firm After $103M Raise
12/05/2019 9:00 am
Blockchain-based consumer lender Figure added Morgan Creek Digital’s Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano to its board following a $103 million funding round.
BTSE crypto exchange integrates Blockstream’s Liquid Bitcoin and USDt
12/04/2019 5:25 pm

BTSE, a UAE registered cryptocurrency exchange, today announced that as a launch member of the Liquid Network, it now offers support for two of the sidechain’s most notable assets: Liquid Bitcoin (L-BTC) and Liquid USDt. L-BTC With L-BTC, users circumvent the need to deal with unpredictable confirmation times of the Bitcoin blockchain. As the protocol […]

CryptoNinjas: BTSE crypto exchange integrates Blockstream’s Liquid Bitcoin and USDt

Decentralized exchange ViteX lists Ripple (XRP) and EOS
12/04/2019 3:29 pm

Vite, a high-performance DAG-based blockchain ecosystem, last week announced the listing of Ripple (XRP) on its decentralized exchange ViteX, and today announced the listing of EOS. Deposit and withdrawal of EOS on ViteX will open December 5th at 7 am UTC+0, and the mining eligible EOS/BTC trading pair will open 7 am UTC+0 on December […]

CryptoNinjas: Decentralized exchange ViteX lists Ripple (XRP) and EOS

P2P crypto network AirSwap launches bug bounty with rewards up to 20K DAI
12/04/2019 3:03 pm

AirSwap, a P2P crypto trading network built on Ethereum, has announced the launch of a bug bounty to reward bug discovery and reporting on specific Solidity smart contracts, with rewards up to 20K DAI depending on risk severity. The scope of the bug bounty is limited to contracts located within the AirSwap Protocols repository that have been […]

CryptoNinjas: P2P crypto network AirSwap launches bug bounty with rewards up to 20K DAI

MinerGate Exclusive: Interview with the chat moderator
06/26/2019 10:04 am

Recently, we released our very own loyalty token – the MinerGate Token

It’s the token that we believe will empower all parts of the MinerGate ecosystem and positively engage the community in the project’s life. 

A few tokens have already been delivered to the most active users as gratitude for their contribution. As well, there have been a lot of questions regarding ‘How can one obtain more/additional tokens?’. Of course more is coming, but currently, there are two ways:

  • Trade and exchange them on HitBTC, EOSDAQ, BTEX, and DEXEOS
  • Become a voice of MinerGate, e.g., become a contributor. 

The value added by each user is significant, whether it is feedback on social platforms or engagement of new users. But what is appreciated the most is the contribution to consistently making our services better, more prominent, and more welcoming.  

To set an example, we reached out to one of our contributors: a moderator of a chat room on our website – @NMR, who implemented an informative bot in our chat rooms, and asked him to share his experience and provide some inspiration for those who would like to engage more in the MinerGate ecosystem. Below is the interview with our faithful moderator:

 

Q: How long have you been using MinerGate? What do you like most about it?

A: I started mining with MinerGate a long time ago when cryptocurrencies weren’t so widespread. What I like most about MinerGate is how easy it is to start mining: everything is simple and clear.

 

Q: What, in your opinion, should be changed or developed in MinerGate?

A: To make MinerGate more convenient, I would introduce account statistics. These statistics would show such info as how many workers are online and how many are offline at the moment, and how many coins are earned per day. 

 

Q: How did you become a moderator in the MinerGate community? What are your responsibilities and privileges?

A: I became a moderator because I was an active user and helped other people from the community solve their problems and answered their questions. Being a moderator does not give me any privileges, but it helps me resolve conflicts and inadequate situations.

 

Q: How did you come up with the idea of introducing a chatbot? What is the main advantage of using a chatbot? 

A: When I analyzed new MinerGate users’ questions, I realized that they are all pretty much the same. So in advance, I prepared answers to these questions that will help in such situations. That is how I came up with this idea. The main advantage of a chatbot is that it can help a user at any time of the day. It would never replace live communication between real people, but it can be an excellent assistant to moderators.

 

Q: What is the main feature of the MinerGate community? As a moderator, how you can influence the community and MinerGate itself?

A: For me, it was essential to find not just a pool where I can mine a coin I like, but also a reliable and stable service. If it happens that there’s an issue with MinerGate, the team is always ready to solve it quickly. The other thing I like in MinerGate is the web chat because it improves user coordination on the website. 

 

Q: Recently, you received MG tokens for launching a chatbot as a thank-you for your contribution. Do you already have any plans about how you are going to use them? 

A: MG tokens have only existed for a short time, so all I’m going to do is hold.

 

Q: What do you enjoy besides mining? What is your hobby?

A: In my free time, I study new technologies and enhance my programming skills.

 

Q: What advice would you give to other miners?

A: A lot of miners don’t want to get into the details of mining because they think it’s complicated. Thus, they lose their interest. I believe that before starting to mine, it’s better to understand the mining process. Then, you will be ready for all the risks and will be able to make profits. 

 

Once more, we’d like to thank @NMR for taking time to be interviewed and for being such a fantastic part of the MinerGate community. 

In conclusion, you can always visit our chat room if you have questions or are curious about things related to mining and the software itself. There, you’ll find like-minded people ready to help and friendly support. 

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Welcome MinerGate xFast 1.5
06/24/2019 2:18 pm

Dear miners,

The MinerGate team is working hard to bring you the best mining solutions and user-friendly services. Making MinerGate a multifunctional platform will allow our new users to understand all mining processes faster and benefit from the cutting edge technologies available for our seasoned miners.

MinerGate xFast miner is a highly efficient and easily operated mining software that provides users with the highest hashrate compared to other mining equipment. It already is front line technology, but we decided to make it even better. The updates of xFast are the next level of mining implemented to provide the best mining experience and future mass adoption.

This version introduces the following features:

  • The Windows versions (NVIDIA + AMD/CPU) of GUI miner, as well as CLI, will be merged into one. That will make working with MinerGate more convenient for new users;
  • NVIDIA card bugs are fixed, therefore nothing will keep users from  effective mining;
  • Push notifications for GUI miner users. Such notifications will inform miners about updates and product changes. Thus we will make information about MinerGate developments more inclusive and approachable.

The main goal of MinerGate team is to provide users with the best mining products possible. We are sure that the updated version of 1.5 xFast Miner is a significant impact in the future of crypto mining.

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MinerGate DSP Portal. Essential elements of decreasing the cost of developing DApp
06/14/2019 6:30 pm

For just a year, the EOS system has proved itself to be worthy of being a next-generation blockchain project with industry-leading scalability and transaction speed. Its philosophy and solutions are giving new opportunities to blockchain developers.

Lots of dApps – a crucial part of the system – are now built on EOS. The number has been growing with time; according to DappRadar, 18% of dApps are built on EOS, yet obstacles to implementation still remain. There are two known reasons why the potential of this scalable and efficient blockchain system cannot be fully reached by developers and BPs running nodes.

  • Cost.

To operate on the EOS blockchain, dApp developers need RAM resources which are not cheap. According to bloks.io, it’s more than 108 EOS (694$)/1 MB as of June 13th, 2019.

  • Limited supply.

RAM usage is also capped by supply, which is currently 90GB approx. It is anticipated to increase to 128GB in December of this year, but still, it severely limits the capability of developers to refine a ‘killer app’ that will be able to engage a mainstream audience.

Considering these points, LiquidApps introduced the DAPP Network, a set of technical solutions that makes developing on blockchains essentially easier & more affordable. DAPP Network is a system that unites developers, service providers, and users all in one, and DSPs are the driving force of it.

Recently MinerGate has become a dApp service provider on the DAPP Network, in order to help developers build scalable dApps with lower costs and no storage limitations. The newly released DSP Portal by MinerGate with intuitive design is serving solutions that will simplify the searching, choosing, and connecting process to the appropriate DSP package.

The efficiency of DSP Portal has become possible due to the data provided by Milleneos, a platform that offers trustworthy APIs for blockchain developers. The solutions presented by the Milleneos team allows for keeping track of blocks and transactions in real-time, as well as providing historical data. The team is introducing standard APIs, but they also provide custom ones, for example, DSP APIs.  

Lastly, it is exciting to see such projects coming out with great solutions for the good of decentralized development that was previously unimaginable. The resolutions of this scale will be able to pave the way for a new inconceivable level of dApps that will break through the limitations and become a crucial part of mass adoption.

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News from our partners LumiWallet. Get EOS account for free!
06/14/2019 11:21 am

MinerGate is pleased to announce that our partner – Lumi Wallet, a highly secure multi-currency wallet – is launching an EOS account giveaway. This giveaway campaign has become possible due to the productive collaboration of MinerGate, Lumi Wallet, and Changelly.

MinerGate believes in EOS due to its next generation and open source blockchain protocol that has a well-endowed structure with a DPoS consensus algorithm. As block producer and a part of the community, we aim to advance EOS development by offering cutting edge technological solutions. We are glad that many projects, and our strategic partners – Lumi Wallet, in particular – have made such a great contribution to the EOS system. The giveaway will enable more users to experience all the advantages of the EOS ecosystem and become a part of its prosperous community.

And EOS account allows for the use of EOS decentralized applications and making an immediate transaction on EOS blockchain. However, one of the main features of EOS is that users pay a small fee to create a new EOS account that allows them to store and manage the coin. The average price of an EOS account is $4 plus a service commission that may reach up to $10. Lumi Wallet, with MinerGate’s support, is providing 1000 free EOS accounts to giveaway participants. Thus, it will allow more people to benefit from all of the EOS system assets and make the entry barrier for new users and EOS fans as easy as possible.

To participate in the giveaway, you need to follow these simple instructions:

1 – Install the Lumi Wallet app on your mobile device. No matter how long you’ve had Lumi Wallet, one year or one day, you can participate in the giveaway;

2 – Go to the ‘Wallet’ section and tap the “create wallet” button and set up an account;

3 – Fill in the fields and create a name for your new account. The first 1000 users will receive a free EOS account.

Feel free to share your feedback and ask for the details about EOS via email, support tickets, or in social media. Vote for MinerGate as an EOS block producer and make your impact on the evolution of the blockchain industry.

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MinerGate Has Become a DApp Service Provider
06/05/2019 12:45 pm

MinerGate has become a dApp Service Provider on the DAPP Network.

It’s no secret that there have been some significant obstacles in the way of the efficient performance of dApp development. To develop on EOS, dApp developers must own and use RAM, which has its limitations. There are two of them: the high cost (more than 115 EOS/1 MB as of June 5th, 2019) and the limited supply (currently around 90 GB, anticipated to increase to 128 GB by the end of the year). As a matter of fact, these two points severely restrain the capabilities of dApp developers and their applications.

So recently, LiquidApps have launched an alternative solution on the EOS blockchain which solves the scarcity of RAM for dApp developers – vRAM. The vRAM system is RAM compatible and aims to remove the current interdependence between the cost of memory (RAM) and the size of stored smart contracts, by using RAM as cache memory.

The whole ecosystem named the DAPP Network solves the limitation for decentralized application development. It makes it possible to store a potentially unlimited amount of data more affordably and efficiently. Along with EOS blockchains’ scale and speed, it will help utilize blockchain technology’s potential to the fullest.

Thus, MinerGate DSP is eager to help dApp developers by bringing to the table solutions (Service Packages) that enable affordable and unlimited access to storage and off-chain processing with on-chain integrity so that the way scalable dApps are built on blockchains today will sufficiently evolve.

Here you can find our official tutorial ‘How To Use MinerGate DSP Package.’

 

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MinerGate Token Is Now On EOSDAQ
05/16/2019 10:15 am

Dear Miner,

The MinerGate team is pleased to announce that our ultimate loyalty tool, the MG Token, is now available on EOSDAQ, the world’s first on-chain decentralized exchange. EOSDAQ is a platform that supports the peer-to-peer trade of EOS-based tokens. All transactions there are recorded on the blockchain in a transparent manner. 

The EOS-based MinerGate token was created as a symbol of reciprocal loyalty between the team and the miners as well as a means of fuel for the whole project. A few tokens have already been delivered to the most active users. The token distribution will be continued, and the further allocation of tokens will be based on the users’ contribution to the project evolution.

Both MinerGate’s and EOSDAQ’s top priority is to maximize user experience and security, while contributing to the enhancement of the EOS ecosystem.

For more information on EOSDAQ, please visit eosdaq.com.

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HitBTC – The First Major Exchange To Support The MinerGate (MG) Token
05/09/2019 3:55 pm

Dear miner,

We are glad to announce that HitBTC will be the first major exchange to list the MG Token. Support from HitBTC is an important step towards developing the MinerGate loyalty tool. HitBTC is one of the most advanced cryptocurrency exchanges out there, providing markets for more than 300 different cryptocurrencies. HitBTC delivers to its users a reliable, powerful and fast platform solution for crypto.

The MinerGate token was created as a new way of cooperation between our product and its users. A few tokens have already been delivered to the most active clients as a token of gratitude for their feedback and contribution to the project. Along with being a community endorsement to participate in the project’s growth, the MG Token is designed to be the fuel for the entire MinerGate ecosystem in the future.

For more information on HitBTC, please visit: https://hitbtc.com/

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MinerGate Token (MG): The Ultimate Loyalty Tool For Users
04/29/2019 7:01 pm

MinerGate is glad to introduce MinerGate Token (MG) – a token created as a loyalty tool. It is designed as a vital instrument to fuel the entire ecosystem of MinerGate products.

We have always been focused on enhancing our service and providing better user experience, and now the new MG token is going to serve this goal in full. It will be used as a community reward and a countable means of gratitude for our most loyal community members.

The MG token provides new opportunities for the whole existing cryptospace as well as it’s newcomers. The token distribution will be continued, and the further allocation of tokens will be based on the users’ contribution to our project evolution. It is not only about giving feedback and participation in social life revolving around the project but also about running decentralized communities with MinerGate’s supervision.

To build MG, we thought deeply about the technical background and its connection with our vision. Relying on the team experience and vivid community support we’ve decided to use EOS as a basis for MG token. We believe that advanced blockchain technologies powered by EOS will help the platform to reach its full potential.

The MinerGate Token is going to empower all parts of MinerGate ecosystem by the synergic effect it brings to the field.

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How to Vote for MinerGate in TRON Super Representative Elections
04/24/2019 10:08 am

Greetings!

In light of recent developments, we’re glad to announce that MinerGate will support the TRON mainnet by becoming its new Super Representative. We believe that our strong expertise in high load solutions for both hardware and software systems will help TRON scale to a new level.  

As a Super Representative, we want to use our wide range of expertise to let more people know about the idea behind TRON. As a cryptocurrency pool with more than 3,5 million users, it is important for us to support the main purposes of the decentralized Internet.

To help us carry the platform forward read the instructions below.

How to VOTE for MinerGate as a TRON Super Representative:

  1. First, for you to be able to give your vote for any SR, you have to acquire a TRX wallet. The official ‘How to’ can be found here.
  2. Secondly, don’t forget to fill your wallet with TRX. You can do it by using an exchange that you find favorable.
  3. Now you’ve got the wallet and the TRX, which should be set up on Tronscan. Decide the amount of TRX you want to vote with and freeze it. Frozen TRX is locked and can’t be transferred for 3 days.
  4. To freeze the TRX move to your account page and find the blue Freeze button. After you click the button it will request for the amount of TRX you want to freeze and confirmation (don’t forget to choose ‘Freeze TRX to gain energy’ option). In exchange you’ll receive TRON Power, the resource used when casting your votes. 

5. Then head to the ‘Votes’ page, where you’ll be able to submit your vote for MinerGate and also, see when the next voting round begins (remember that you can vote every 6 hours). You’ll see the ‘Click here to Start Voting’ button near the top of the page.

6. Find MinerGate in the list and then you can set the right amount of TRX to vote by using ‘+’ button. Right after you feel satisfied with the number, submit your vote by clicking the green button on the top right corner.

And that’s it! Your voice has been registered! Thank you for following this tutorial and helping us achieve our goals!

P.S.: Don’t worry if you don’t see your vote take effect immediately. Votes are tallied at the start of every 6-hour mark.

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Lumi Wallet with EOS support released
04/23/2019 12:56 pm

The MinerGate team is glad to inform you, that our strategic partner – Lumi Wallet – have released the first version of the updated Lumi Wallet App with the support of EOS cryptocurrency. This project become possible thanks to the close cooperation of MinerGate and Lumi Wallet developers teams.

In the first version of the updated wallet, there are some basic key features implemented, including:

  • Keys import – you can easily migrate your existing EOS account to the Lumi Wallet;
  • Send and receive transactions;
  • Transactions history.

Support of the EOS ecosystem within the Lumi Wallet is a bold and important step for the further development of both Lumi Wallet and MinerGate projects. As it was earlier announced, this partnership is aimed at the creation of the smooth EOS-based ecosystem, built around MinerGate’s groundworks in developing high-load infrastructures.

Lumi Wallet from this point of view is about to become a vital part of the upcoming ecosystem, being the main Wallet to operate EOS within it. Such outsourcing of wallet development allowing MinerGate to focus on its substantive expertise – developing and maintaining high-load bulletproof infrastructures.

Try the updated Lumi Wallet with EOS support added – visit lumiwallet.com, download the app and start discovering the EOS ecosystem in a new way.

 

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