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The Miner’s Advantage With Uncapped Block Size

/u/dpinna submitted a technical paper on the Bitcoin Subreddit to the dev-list which outlines the advantages gained by increasing block sizes. It is well known that block size has been...

Drew Cordell | Aug 29, 2015 | 23:58
Bitcoin core

BitPay in Favor of Merging BIP 101 Into Bitcoin Core

Regardless of which side you agree with, the block size debate affects everyone in the Bitcoin community. There are a lot of opinions to be heard, from developers, miners, and...

Jp Buntinx | Aug 21, 2015 | 08:00
Bitcoin core

Bitcoin Market Wrap Up 6/28 – 7/5: BTC Up From BIP66, Greece as...

Bitcoin has done extremely well this week, rising from a low of $249 from the beginning of this week, all the way up to a high of $270, with price sitting at $269.61 currently. With...

Nigel Dollentas | Jul 06, 2015 | 14:00
Bitcoin core

Is Bitcoin Better Than Gold? Part Two: Trust

Trust is a component in both gold currency and Bitcoin, although working in two fundamentally different ways. With gold, trust is almost always required, be it in mining, minting, or...

Evan Faggart | Jun 04, 2015 | 15:00
Bitcoin core

Blockchain Startup Onename Launches Passcard

Imagine a digital form of identity and access control that can replace passwords, forms of physical identification like passports and driver’s licenses and how this can bring...

Deepak Tiwari | May 16, 2015 | 08:00
2015
Bitcoin core

NASDAQ OMX to Bring Blockchain Technology to Wall Street

Although Bitcoin has not yet reached Wall Street, its underlying blockchain technology will soon be right in the middle of the action. NASDAQ OMX, the company behind the NASDAQ stock...

Deepak Tiwari | May 14, 2015 | 08:00
Bitcoin core

Should We Raise the Bitcoin Block Size Limit?

Over the past several days, the debate over increasing the Bitcoin block size limit has been rekindled. Gavin Andresen, the most prominent Core developer, restarted the debate in a...

Evan Faggart | May 13, 2015 | 19:00
Bitcoin core

Sfards to Host Contest For Creative Miner Designers

Sfards, a Bitcoin mining company that uses advanced semiconductor technology to develop the future of Bitcoin mining chips, is organizing a contest for the most creative miner...

Deepak Tiwari | May 11, 2015 | 12:00
Bitcoin core

Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Bruce Fenton Outlines Plans for...

Article by Kyle Torpey The Bitcoin Foundation has been wrapped up in controversy throughout its entire existence, but the non-profit organization could turn a new leaf with the...

Scott Fargo | Apr 30, 2015 | 09:00
Bitcoin core

Gavin Andresen Leaves Bitcoin Foundation; Joins Digital Currency...

Update: Gavin Andersen has contacted us via Twitter regarding this article. He has stated that he is still the Chief scientist for the Bitcoin Foundation. Bitcoinist is reaching out...

Nigel Dollentas | Apr 24, 2015 | 13:00

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