Exodus now supports BCC and ETC

Multi-currency wallet added Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Classic support in new version
13 October 2017   3106

The new version of the multi-currency wallet Exodus (v. 1.36.1) supports Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC) coins.

The Exodus website reported that the developers improved the interface in the 'Assets' section, increased the productivity of the wallet, and also corrected minor bugs.

In several previous versions of the wallet, support for SALT and Civic tokens has been added. To date, Exodus supports 16 different crypto assets, including BTC, ETH, DASH, LTC, DCR, OMG, ANT, REP, GNO, GNT and EOS.

Also, in September, the developers of the Exodus purse added support for Qtum and BAT (Basic Attention Token).

Bitmain to Announce New ASIC Chip

BM1397 chip requires less energy and is able to achieve efficiency at 30J / TH
18 February 2019   390

This Monday, the Chinese mining company Bitmain announced the next-generation 7-nm chip codenamed BM1397, which, according to it surpasses its predecessors in performance and energy efficiency and is suitable for mining cryptocurrencies on the SHA256 algorithm, including Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.

The BM1397 chip requires less energy and is able to achieve efficiency at 30J / TH, which is “higher by 28.6% than the previous 7-nm chip from Bitmain”, codenamed BM1391.

BM1397 is manufactured using TSMC, a Taiwan-based semiconductor product company, which is one of the leading suppliers in the cryptocurrency mining industry.

The BM1397 chip will be installed in the new ASIC miners of the Antminer S17 and Antminer T17 models, the release of which Bitmain promises to announce later. The company does not provide other details of the updated devices in its message.