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yifu[1]Avalon Asics CEO Yifu Guo. Photo: Avalon

Inside the Race to Build the World’s Fastest Bitcoin Miner

There’s more than one way to make money from the Bitcoin craze, which has seen the value of the digital currency increase more than six-fold over the past few months. You can do it the old-fashioned way: buying low and sellin...
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BFL Jalapeno first shipment

Butterfly Labs finally ship their first batch of Jalapenos

“Goodbye little jalapeños! Good luck on your voyage to your new homes!” a short status message on facebook page of Butterfly lab with a pictures of 9 Jalapeno’s boxes. 6 of them are closed and ready to ship, ...
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BFL Single SC -

Butterfly Labs Ships First Finished ASIC For Review

After nearly six months of delays, Butterfly Labs has finally released a copy of what appears to be the final version of one of their long-awaited ASIC mining products. Similarly to how Avalon first shipped a sample copy of the...
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Mining bitcoins takes power, but it isn’t an ‘environmental disaster’

Gimein notes that mining Bitcoins — performing computationally expensive calculations needed to define new Bitcoins — uses power. A lot of power. (Read our  2011 Bitcoin primer for more details.) He writes: About...
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BFL’s jalapeño unboxing, hashing and more

By David Perry – codeinmysleep Well everyone, it’s been a long hard road to this point but I can finally officially say without a shadow of a doubt that the Butterfly Labs ASIC miners exist. I know this because I’ve g...
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