Bitcoin core

What Led to this Casual Boost of More than 15% of Bitcoin’s Value?
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Bitcoin Price Will Be $50k in April 2020, Says Developer Luke-jr

Bitcoin Core developer Luke-jr has delivered an April Fools Day joke for Bitcoin users, lobbying for a market-wide minimum Bitcoin price of $50,000. Fighting ‘Unreasonably Low...

Esther Kim | 4 months ago
BitMEX: Not Competing with Bitcoin Core?
Bitcoin core

BitMEX: Not Competing with Bitcoin Core?

An article appeared on the BitMEX blog this week comparing competition to the Bitcoin Core software project. It concluded that, even if the Bitcoin Core repository were hijacked or...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago
Bitcoin Core
Bitcoin Technology

‘Very Scary’: Bitcoin Core Developers Confirm Duplicate...

Bitcoin developers released a new version of the Bitcoin Core client September 18 after fixing a “very scary” bug which could have seen a malicious party take many nodes offline...

Wilma Woo | 10 months ago
Bitcoin core

‘Roger Ver is Our Best Advocate’ – Bitcoin Core...

A group of developers have embraced the Bitcoin Core monicker perpetuated by Bitcoin Cash’s Roger Ver and have launched a cryptocurrency under the same name calling it the real open...

Allen Scott | 1 year ago
bitcoin.org
Bitcoin

Bitcoin.org Once Again Boasts Fast Speed, Cheap Transactions

The Bitcoin.org website admins have reverted to the original 2010 website front page. This decision comes after months of controversy that the pull request on the website’s GitHub...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
Lightning Network
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Lightning Network Crosses 100 Nodes, SegWit Nears 20% Dominance

The Lightning Network (LN) mainnet has almost doubled its node count and capacity in days as Bitcoin users rapidly switch on to its benefits. Lightning: Core Enthusiasm Yet To Become...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
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Greg Maxwell Exits Blockstream As Lightning Network Sparks Warnings

Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream co-founder Greg Maxwell announced he has left the company as criticism mounts over its Lightning Network advocacy. Maxwell: Blockstream Has Been...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
segwit
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SegWit Wallet Support is Coming to Bitcoin Core

A new pull request will likely see SegWit included in the forthcoming Bitcoin Core version 0.16 release, easing Core node access to the technology. ‘It’s Happening’...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
pool
Bitcoin

The Biggest Mining Pool is Now Signaling to Keep Bitcoin Whole

BIP91 blocks have been successfully mined by BiXin and Antpool helping to allay fears that Bitcoin could split in the face of incompatibility between rival Segwit2x and BIP148...

Matthew Tompkins | 2 years ago
Falkvinge patent
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Adam Back: Blockstream ‘Has No Patents Related To SegWit’

Blockstream CEO Adam Back has refuted claims by Swedish Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge that the company “has patents in SegWit.”  Pirate Party’s Falkvinge: Blockstream...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Bitcoin

Bug or Feature? Bitmain’s ‘Misunderstanding’...

Following the AsicBoost controversy, Bitmain has now responded to the accusations of having purposefully programmed a backdoor into the firmware of multiple Antminer models. ...

Antonio Madeira | 2 years ago
Charlie Shrem
Bitcoin

Charlie Shrem: ‘It’s Not About The Technology Anymore...

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem shared his views on the scaling debate, stating that “it’s not about technology anymore, it’s about power.” Shrem...

Antonio Madeira | 2 years ago

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