Bitcoin Miners snapped up 3 Million GPU’s last year

Over three million Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) have been sold to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners last year, Jon Peddie Research announced in its latest report, with total sales of video cards reaching $776 million. The market research firm does not expect prices to go down in the near future.     The study covers data from the top three producers of GPUs – AMD, Nvidia, and Intel. Recently, Advanced Micro Devices acknowledged shortages of its Radeon cards because of their use in mining applications.   AMD’s main competitor, Nvidia,…

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Spectre and Meltdown are going straight for your Private Keys – How safe is your hardware wallet?

The BBC reported today that the tech industry kept the latest threat to our online life secret for six months, hiding behind non-disclosure agreements.     Apparently, there are two bugs, known as Meltdown and Spectre, which exploit security vulnerabilities in Intel, AMD, and ARM processors in all types o devices, including PCs, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.   Meltdown affects all devices with Intel chips, which are estimated to be in 90% of all computers (desktop and laptop combined), the BBC reported. Intel stock price had its own Meltdown today…

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