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Litecoin Hashrate May Drop By 20%-30% After Halving

Aug 5, 2019

lylian Teng

With just hours to go until litecoin’s (LTC) next halving event, F2Pool founder estimated that a majority of Antminer L3+ would have to be shut down for being unprofitable after the halving. Mao Shixing, founder of F2Pool, world’s second-largest bitcoin mining pool, commented on We...

Bitcoin Price Bounces Back as Hard Fork Risk Is Getting Lower

Jul 19, 2017


Bitcoin price has been an emotional roller coaster ride over the week. The price slumped to $2268 in the face of a potential hard fork on July 11, but bounces back to $2327 (open price)this Tuesday. According to Coingecko, the price of altcoins has also increased significantly. The ...

F2Pool Under a Wave of DDOS Attacks

Jul 17, 2017


  F2Pool, the world’s second largest bitcoin mining pool, has been hit by large distributed denial-of-service(DDOS) attacks in recent days. According to Mao Shixing, creator of F2Pool, the attacks first appeared on July 14. “We are being DDoS’d in a hostile manner. Ou...

Litecoin Price Rallies as SegWit Looks Likely

Apr 25, 2017


Over the past 30 days the price of Litecoin skyrocketed from $4 on March 26 to $14.7 on April 24, nearly beating a three-year high. According to CoinMarketCap, Litecoin is currently ranked the fourth most capitalized cryptocurrency. It has outperformed Dash pushing it to the fift...

F2Pool Officially Decides to Support SegWit on Bitcoin

Apr 18, 2017


F2Pool, the world’s second largest mining pool, released an announcement this Tuesday signaling SegWit(Segregated Witness )for bitcoin. F2Pool's stance on SegWit has been ambiguous over the past several weeks. On March 22, Wang Chun, the owner of F2Pool, wrote across social medi...

F2Pool, why not pick a side?

Mar 30, 2017

Olusegun Ogundeji

Many had wanted Wang Chun to start signalling for the activation of SegWit especially in the wake of the recent showdown between the Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Unlimited developers. The man known to be the face of F2Pool - the second largest mining pool controlling about 12% of the min...