Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been the center of many Twitter scams recently, where unlike scams in fiat currencies like USD or GBP, money sent to a scammer in Bitcoin can be very hard to get back, and also difficult to link to the person behind the scam. This combined with many new crypto investors keen to make money quickly has led to many people losing money in these scams.

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On the 15th March 2018, Bitmain released a Monero ASIC miner called the Antminer X3, or rather a CryptoNight miner - the algorithm Monero currently uses. Because of an upcoming hard fork, and various other factors, this is a very high risk miner to buy.

This guide will go through the risks of buying an Antminer X3, compare this against the D3 & A3, and explain the relevance of upcoming fo...

Before you start mining Bitcoin, you have to decide where to buy your hashpower from. You might want to invest a certain amount of money, perhaps $300 or $3000; or you might just want a particular hashrate, say 14TH/s.

Based on what you want, different approaches may be more suitable. This guide compares how expensive hashrate is when buying a Bitcoin miner yourself (e.g. an Antminer S9) ...

When setting up a Bitcoin wallet, you're normally provided a backup seed, so that if you lose access to the wallet you can recover any money in it. This backup seed needs to be kept very safe, as without it you may lose access to your Bitcoin, and if someone else gets it they can steal your money (e.g. you should never store this in plain text, or take a picture of it on your smartphone).

This guide gives the current profitability of all cloud mining contracts on CCG Mining. These numbers were calculated on 12th March 2018.

To compare contracts equally, we scale hashpower down to a $30 initial investment. Calculations are made using our cloud mining calculator: We did a similar comparison for HashFlare here.


Coinbase is a popular platform for buying cryptocurrencies in 2018. For newcomers it's user interface is very user friendly and less intimidating than exchanges like Kraken or Bittrex, easily allowing Bitcoin to be bought with credit/debit cards.

But Coinbase isn't perfect. It charges very high fees, supports a limited range of countries, offers a limited range of coins (BTC, BCH, LTC and...

HashFlare has had two sales in 2018 so far, one for Valentine's Day back in February, and now one for Spring. In this guide we'll go through if these discounts are worthwhile, or if they're just because of a decrease in demand.

HashFlare's price changes over 2018

HashFlare tend to change their prices quite often. ...

HTML Coin is a new 'hybrid' coin built with a combination of Bitcoin Core's technology, proof-of-stake and Ethereum's Virtual Machine. It's purpose seems to be utilising the benefits of Qtum (click here for more info on these), but to offer additional functionality on top of that. We've seen this referred to as 'Qtum 2.0' on several websites.

Although this coin is referred to as 'HTMLCOIN...

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