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Brooklyn Bitcoin Mine Causes Static for T-Mobile Users

  • Authorities believe they have found the culprit that was causing static for T-Mobile US Inc. customers in southern Brooklyn: an energy-sucking, interference-spewing cryptocurrency miner tucked away in a home.
  • Agents for the Federal Communications Commission used direction-finding devices to locate the offending equipment in a home in zip code 11229, an area that includes Sheepshead Bay. On Thursday they sent a notice to a resident telling him to shut off his Antminer s5 Bitcoin Miner, or risk fines and seizure of the device.
  • The increasingly difficult computations needed to create new blockchains -- the encrypted digital ledgers that underpin cryptocurrencies -- require powerful computers.
  • That means bitcoin mining consumes electricity on a large scale, and operators often choose to work near cheap electricity sources -- which wouldn’t seem to include a home in Brooklyn.

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Bitcoin Mine Causes ‘Harmful Interference’ for T-Mobile Users

  • Authorities believe they have found the culprit that was causing static for T-Mobile US Inc. customers in southern Brooklyn: an energy-sucking, interference-spewing cryptocurrency miner tucked away in a home.
  • Agents for the Federal Communications Commission used direction-finding devices to locate the offending equipment in a home in zip code 11229, an area that includes Sheepshead Bay. On Thursday they sent a notice to a resident telling him to shut off his Antminer s5 Bitcoin Miner, or risk fines and seizure of the device.
  • The increasingly difficult computations needed to create new blockchains -- the encrypted digital ledgers that underpin cryptocurrencies -- require powerful computers.
  • That means bitcoin mining consumes electricity on a large scale, and operators often choose to work near cheap electricity sources -- which wouldn’t seem to include a home in Brooklyn.

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Dell EMC Designs New VxBlock Converged Infrastructure "for All Workloads"

  • This week Dell EMC expanded its converged infrastructure (CI) portfolio with the introduction of the VxBlock System 1000, which is designed to support all workload types and includes a wider choice of storage arrays, data protection, and compute than previous-generation VxBlock Systems.
  • On the agility side, users can mix four types of storage arrays (Dell EMC Unity, VMAX, XtremIO, and Isilon) and can opt for Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers, Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers, and a broad range of Dell EMC data protection products all in one system.
  • Compared to previous generations, the VxBlock 1000 increases server scalability by 56 percent (from 512 to 800 servers) and now supports up to ten storage arrays.
  • By "simplicity," Dell EMC means all of the above, as well as the fact that that's what converged infrastructure (with compute, networking, servers, storage, and virtualization rolled into one neat package) is all about.

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