Braiins Cobalt Mining OS Released

bOS standardizes how devices work and interact with the Slush Pool
06 December 2018   739

Czech-based software solutions developer Braiins Systems, which is the operator of the first mining pool in history - Slush Pool, introduced a version of Braiins OS Cobalt (bOS).

bOS standardizes how devices work and interact with the Slush Pool, and gives users complete control over their miners.

In the new version of the operating system, the developers presented an updated monitoring page, which displays various information about the activities of the mining farm through the API. Also, there is an option to monitor the voltage for each device.

Scripts are now available to users for quick installation and subsequent system updates in the form of an opkg package. At the same time, bOS Cobalt is fully compatible with the Awesome Miner application.

China Can Legally Ban Crypto Mining

Cryptocurrency mining is among the list of 450 industries, that can be completelly banned
10 April 2019   228

The National Development and Reform Commission of China (NDRC) promulgated a bill that outlines the industries that the government needs to support, restrict, or ban. Mining of cryptocurrency in this document is called "undesirable industry" and propose to ban. This is reported by the People's Daily, China.

Note that the discussion of the bill will last until May 7. Mining was among the 450 industries and activities that may be subject to a complete ban. The NDRC published a similar list for the first time back in 2011.

ICO and cryptocurrency airdrops are prohibited in China.

It is noteworthy that the largest manufacturers of equipment for mining are based in China. It's Bitmain, Canaan Creative and Ebang. How they intend to respond to the threat of a complete ban is still unknown.