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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 | 3 years ago
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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 | 3 years ago
Bitcoin

Bug or Feature? Bitmain’s ‘Misunderstanding’ Response Receives Backlash

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 | 3 years ago
Charlie Shrem
Bitcoin

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

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 | 3 years ago
GDAX Prepares for a Chain Split
Bitcoin

ViaBTC Explains Why They Don’t Support SegWit

ViaBTC’s latest blog post sheds some light on why the mining pool is opposing the Bitcoin scaling proposal, SegWit. ViaBTC, Bitcoin Core and SegWit ViaBTC just published a blog post...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
GDAX Prepares for a Chain Split
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Companies Supporting SegWit UASF: 12, Opposed: 0

These companies are in favor of SegWit via a User Activated Sof Fork (UASF). No company has opposed it so far. Who Supports UASF Lately, there has been a lot of talk regarding the...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
Blocks
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On-Peak Or Off-Peak? Blocks Emptier & Spam-Free on Weekends

Bitcoin blocks are markedly less full at the weekend than during the week, with waiting times and fees lowering accordingly. ‘Legitimate’ Block Uses No Issue On Weekends...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price Hits 60-Day Low as Hard Fork Fears Loom

The Bitcoin community is not enjoying their weekend, thus far, as the Bitcoin price continues to fall as the week comes to a close. Bitcoin value approaches $900 USD as a major player...

Evander Smart | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin

6 Reasons to Run a Bitcoin Full Node

Running a Bitcoin full node isn’t just for mining pools and companies. Today, we’re going to outline 6 reasons why the average user should also consider running their own...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Unlimited Support Overtakes SegWit For the First Time

The percentage of blocks that are signaling support for Bitcoin Unlimited has surpassed Segregated Witness, making it the most popular scaling solution at the moment.  Scaling Bitcoin...

Antonio Madeira | 3 years ago
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Bitcoin

SegWit Won’t Happen, Says Influential Chinese Bitcoin Investor

SegWit is all but doomed and Bitcoin Core has no roadmap for scaling beyond the slight bump it allows, Chinese mining investor Jiang Zhuo’er has claimed. Also read: Force of Will...

Jon Southurst | 4 years ago
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Core Developer: Chinese Attack on Bitcoin Core Doubtful

Bitcoin.org, a self-reported objective information site in the Bitcoin space, has warned that the Bitcoin Core wallet — the official wallet of Bitcoin — is ripe for an...

Justin OConnell | 4 years ago