Startup Behind Siacoin Storage Platform Raises $3M, Rebrands as Skynet Labs

Skynet Labs has raised a $3 million funding round led by Paradigm, aiming to offer developers decentralized storage solutions for all types of applications.

Business  ·  22 September 2020

Cryptos on Coinbase’s New Exploratory List See Prices Jump 17% on Average

Most of the cryptocurrencies on Coinbase's new exploratory list saw their prices jump between 8% and 25% within a few hours.

News  ·  11 June 2020

Sia Reaches $225K SEC Settlement Over $120K Unregistered Token Sale

As part of the settlement, the SEC will not take enforcement actions against Siacoin maker Nebulous or current activity on the Sia network.

Markets  ·  1 October 2019
Hard Forks

Sia Network Releases Hard Fork Code to Block Crypto Mining Giants

Sia has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork that will block cryptocurrency mining firms like Bitmain from its blockchain network.

Tech  ·  19 October 2018

Threats Fly As Fight Over Siacoin’s Crypto Mining ‘Kill Switch’ Intensifies

A cryptocurrency community is devolving into infighting amid a controversy that has ensnared its creator and the founder of two of its key startups.

Tech  ·  21 August 2018

Coders Renew Efforts to Fork Mining Giant Bitmain Off Siacoin Blockchain

Coders on a smaller cryptocurrency protocol are showing why expansion might not be so easy for Bitmain, a mining giant that's soon to file for an IPO.

Tech  ·  14 August 2018

Internet Cafes Hacked to Mine $800k in Siacoin Cryptocurrency

A group of hackers have allegedly colluded with computer maintenance firms in China to place malware on internet cafe computers to mine cryptos.

Policy & regulation  ·  19 June 2018

Secret ASICs for the People: Obelisk Reveals Plan to Fight Big Miners

Chip manufacturers are making ASICs in secret, argues David Vorick. He wants new coin projects do the same – and to give those chips to the community.

Business  ·  6 June 2018

Crypto’s War On Miners? It Might Already Be Over

Months ago, savvy coders were taking an any-means-necessary approach to keeping big miners off their blockchains. Now, reality is setting in.

Tech  ·  31 May 2018