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ethereum-wallet

Finally there is work being done on an official GUI wallet for Ethereum that is curiously hosted in the Ethereum Mist Dapp Browser GitHub repository. Do note that this is a beta release that although functional could have some issues and is some advanced functionality is still not implemented, but the idea in this release is to get user feedback and to find any bugs. This is an official Ethereum GUI wallet that currently works along a Geth client as a backend, but should also be compatible with the Eth as well. The Mac and Windows 64-bit releases come bundled with Geth node and if you are not using it already it will need to synchronize the blockchain at the first start, otherwise it should tap to the already downloaded blockchain (already over 1.7 GB size) and work with any wallets available (backing the keys first is recommended). For other binary releases you would need to have the Geth (or Eth) client already running and then launch the Wallet GUI in order for it to work. Again, since this is a beta software it is best if you try it out on a system where you do not have a working Ethereum client installed in order to avoid any possible issues.

Another interesting development around Ethereum lately is apparently the start of adoption of Stratum support, there is the Stratum-Proxy for Ethereum project supported by Dwarfpool as well as the news that EthPool is working on a stratum enabled fork of Ethminer called qtminer that will be supported on their mining pool, but may get adopted by other pools. The current getwork implementation by Ethereum is not very practical and effective as compared to the Stratum implementation that is currently the standard for communication between pools and miners.

To download an test the new official Ethereum GUI Wallet 0.3.2 (Beta 2)…

bithire-logo

Bithire (HIRE) is a global online market place for offering services and acquiring services. Bithire uses Bitcoin and the blockchain for providing a secure and decentralized payment solution. In addition, members can utilize our in-site currency HIRE token for micro-tipping, redeeming rewards, and more. Bithire will allow those with valuable skills to do work in exchange for Bitcoin and Hire Token! Whether it’s working as a virtual assistant, graphic designer, website designer, coding or even giving lessons, Bithire is the place to find the perfect person to hire. The website will be the first to offer completely blockchain based payments and furthermore, will make use of the HIRE token for tipping. In addition to tipping, HIRE token will be accepted on the site for paid advertising, as well as featuring your gig. You cannot mine Bithire tokens as they are only minted via PoS.

Website:
http://www.bithire.me/

Block Explorer:
https://chainz.cryptoid.info/hire/

Coin Specifications

  • PoS only cryptocurrency
  • Coin Supply: 42,000,000 HIRE
  • PoS Interest: 3% annual
  • Coinbase Maturity: 20
  • Min Stake Age: 2 Hours
  • Block Time : 60 seconds

Wallet:
Windows

Source Code:
at GitHub

Mining Pools:
No mi ning pools available, the coin is PoS only.

Coin Exchanges:
Bittrex
C-Cex
Yobit

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Even though most people are either GPU mining or using specialized ASIC miners for most crypto coins, there are still some that are only CPU mineable or at least are worth CPU mining even if they do come with a GPU miner as well. Since we are getting questions what crypto coin to mine if you have some spare CPU power available, we have compiled a short list of coins that you might want to check out. Do note that with a single CPU you will most likely not earn much mining any CPU coin, but if you have multiple CPUs available along with free electricity the outcome might be better…

Crypto coins to check for CPU mining:
Boolberry (BBR)
Coin Magi (XMG)
Cryptonite (XCN)
DigitalNote (XDN)
Monero (XMR)

The list is alphabetically ordered are there are a few other CPU coins available as well besides the ones listed above, many of these based on the CryptoNight algorithm used by XMR and some others as well, so if you are interested you can dig a bit more into the alternatives. Alternatively you can look for new coin launches that only come with CPU mining, these can be profitable to mine initially as well.


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