Bitcoin's Record Price Literally Broke our Software (sort of)

By Chunkhost, posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020

We have fixed an issue that arose earlier today where our system's Bitcoin price was not updating.

Quick background: Chunkhost has accepted Bitcoin for a long time. In November 2012, a developer here sent a transaction of 50 BTC to test the system - back when that wasn't literally $1MM...

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New TensorFlow 1-Click Installer

By Chunkhost, posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

If you're at all interested in machine learning, you have probably heard of TensorFlow. Since the first release a couple of years ago, it has grown to become the most popular deep learning library around.

TensorFlow was originally created by Google Brain, but is open source (Apache License 2.0), so...

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New Wordpress 1-Click Installer

By Chunkhost, posted on Friday, October 11, 2019

A fast, easy, up-to-date way to start a Wordpress blog or site in 2019? You bet!

Just a quick note to point to our new Wordpress 1-Click installer. I'm not going to write a whole lot about it, because we have all the details right here, so check that out....

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Bitcoin Revenue in 2014

By Sergey Tsalkov, posted on Friday, February 27, 2015

As our customers will know, we've been true believers in Bitcoin for about as long as there has been Bitcoin in the world! We've been accepting it for several years now, and wanted to share our data on Bitcoin payments! So without any further ado, here it is! The percentage...

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Huge Security Hole in ZPanel 10.1

By Sergey, posted on Monday, October 6, 2014

When it comes to managing a VPS, many of our customers would prefer to install some kind of control panel rather than do it all themselves from the command line. ZPanel is perhaps the most popular choice for this. We even offered ZPanel 10.1 as a pre-made image -- it...

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Huge Security Hole in Sendgrid

By Nate Daiger, posted on Wednesday, March 26, 2014

We had a serious security incident over the weekend that took us by surprise. Although no customer accounts were compromised, it was a really close call.

Like lots of companies that want to be...

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Rebilling Bitcoiners

By Josh Jones, posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Heya! We started accepting Bitcoin (in earnest) back in September... so enough time has now passed that we thought we should do some analysis on how people who paid with Bitcoin compared to those that did not!

And there you go.. for people who signed up for ChunkHost...

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ChunkHost Gets 30% of November Revenue in Bitcoins!

By Nick Langer, posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Here at ChunkHost, we don't consider ourselves a Bitcoin company any more than we're a Visa or PayPal company. We just provide the chunkiest VPSes on the market at great prices, with awesome support, Josh's crazy sense of humor, and all the other perks our customers have come...

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How to Mine Bitcoins using ASICMiner Block Eruptor USB sticks

By Nate Daiger, posted on Saturday, November 23, 2013

Guess who doesn't pay for electricty in their office?

We love Bitcoin, and while we haven't done much mining since GPUs got involved, last week Josh saw some little ASICMiner Block Eruptor USB sticks available for $30 each and figured they would be fun to mess around with.


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Satoshi Nakamoto == Adam Luna

By Josh Jones, posted on Monday, November 11, 2013

As you might know, we accept Bitcoin for payment here at ChunkHost, and we love it. So much we give a 5% discount whenever you pay with it!

As you also might know, Bitcoin was invented in 2009 by an anonymous person or persons under the alias of "Satoshi...

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