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  • Pseudo-Satoshi: Craig Wright's Latest Talk Ignites Bitcoin Community Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Pseudo-Satoshi: Craig Wright’s Latest Talk Ignites Bitcoin Community

    The cryptocurrency community has come out in force against the latest activities from self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright. Wright: Anyone Unable To Afford $20,000 Node Should ‘Piss Off’ The Australian computer scientist Craig Wright’s talk at the Future of Bitcoin conference in Arnhem, Netherlands on July 1 caused considerable uproar with its content, as well as the speaker’s choice of language, which was laden with expletives and perceived as threatening. In particular, Wright took aim at Bitcoin

    · July 3, 2017 · 6:00 pm
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    Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright Declares War on Segwit

    Self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator Craig Wright announced that his company nChain will form an non-segwit Bitcoin pool, promising to retain 20% of the Bitcoin network. Craig Wright: ‘Our Pool Will Reject Segwit’ The announcement was made today at The Future of Bitcoin conference sponsored by Bitcoin Unlimited and Bitmain. The event is being held in Arnhem, the Netherlands, which will run from June 30 to July 1. The seemingly unhinged Wright made his non-segwit pool announcement during a

    · June 30, 2017 · 9:00 am
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    BoostVC declares itself the Bitcoin accelerator.

    BoostVC declares itself the Bitcoin accelerator. BoostVC is focusing it’s accelerator program exclusively on Bitcoin companies. The accelerator aims to invest in 20-30 Bitcoin companies twice a year for three months, and strives to accelerate 100 Bitcoin startups by 2017. “We made a promise to the bitcoin community to back 100 bitcoin companies in the next three years,” says BoostVC CEO Adam Draper. “[This focus] gets us there faster.” BoostVC is 2 years old, and

    · November 28, 2014 · 3:12 pm
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    Gavin Andresen proposes a roadmap for scaling Bitcoin.

    Gavin Andresen proposes a roadmap for scaling Bitcoin By Alberto Mata On October 6, Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist at Bitcoin Foundation proposed a roadmap for overcoming challenges to scaling Bitcoin. Andresen suggests rolling out a hard fork that increases the maximum block size limit to enable Visa scale transaction volumes of about 3,000 transactions per second. The maximum block size is currently hardcoded at 1MB enabling 7 transactions per second, and if increased would have

    · October 31, 2014 · 9:53 pm