As if using a third-largest bitcoin mining pool wasn’t enough, China-based Bitmain announced a launch of a second mining pool yesterday.
Unlike a other vast mining pools, though, a new charity (launched by a auxiliary BTC.com) will be open sourced to a village of users. According to Bitmain, a pool is not meant as a deputy for a popular Antpool platform (which has roughly 13% of a network’s marketplace share) though rather to raise a fortitude of a bitcoin network.
In interview, Nisthant Sharma, general selling manager during Bitmain, explained that a idea is to use this program to “promote decentralization of a bitcoin mining network”.
Sharma told CoinDesk:
“We wish that this open-source mining pool will set new benchmarks in terms of stability, efficiency, and use for all mining pools.”
Sharma explained that, by utilizing a tellurian community, a association believes it can set new technical standards for mining.
A pivotal concentration for a program is on shortening “orphan rates”, a metric that has a element impact on miner profitability.
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