You Can Now Buy Bitcoin Mining Hardware From Walmart

Not long ago, mining Bitcoin was territory for serious nerds and hardware freaks who were willing to horde GPUs and Frankenstein them into hulking digital drills that devoured electricity and spit out cryptocurrency and garbage heat. Now, all you have to do is buy a little black box on Walmart.com. » 5/29/14 10:20am 5/29/14 10:20am

These Are the Brains of the Next Bitcoin Mining Monster

In just a few short years, bitcoin mining has come a long way, from CPUs, to GPUs, to specialized, single purpose, system-on-a-chip beasts. There's still progress to be made, though, more efficient mining marvels to build. This is that progress. Meet the (prototype) brains of an insane digital drill. » 1/08/14 5:35pm 1/08/14 5:35pm