Bitcoin nuclear war proof
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Protocol Receives Upgrade, Pronounced ‘Nuclear War Proof’

Bitcoin Core released the newest version of the protocol, 0.19.0.1. The move was seen as a strong sign BTC kept evolving, despite the recent rapid price crashes. New Version Introduces...

Christine Vasileva | 1 year ago
Bitcoin code locked up in artic vault
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Code to be Kept in Arctic Vault Facility

Bitcoin’s open-source code, at least its latest committed version, may be kept in a Svalbard vault, joining other projects in the GitHub Arctic Vault project. Satoshi’s...

Christine Vasileva | 1 year ago
Bitcoin full node
Bitcoin Technology

Bitcoin Public Full Node Count Surpasses 10,000

New data released by Coin Dance this week shows that the number of bitcoin public nodes made a significant jump. The reported 10,094 public nodes places the total number back over...

Emilio Janus | 2 years ago
3.2 GB Block Sizes: Developers Bash Bitcoin Climate Change 'Fake News'
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3.2 GB Block Sizes: Developers Bash Bitcoin Climate Change Study as ‘Fake News’

Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd joined the backlash against a “fake news” report about Bitcoin’s impact on global warming October 29. This occurred after multiple appearances...

Wilma Woo | 2 years 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 | 2 years ago
News

Drivechain Launch Promises Easy Bitcoin Sidechains

On Tuesday, September 25th, Paul Sztorc announced the first Drivechain release on testnet. Drivechain promises to radically reshape the cryptocurrency industry by allowing multiple...

Erich Grant | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Technology

John Newbery: I’m Responsible For ‘Worst Bitcoin Bug Since 2010’

Bitcoin Core developers have decried infighting between Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters after John Newbery claimed responsibility for last week’s CVE-2018-17144...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Bug
Bitcoin

Handling of Recent Bitcoin Bug Ruffles Feathers

Bitcoin Core developers urged all nodes to implement a patch on Friday, September 21, in order to prevent the exploitation of a recently discovered bug in the Bitcoin protocol. The...

Bitcoinist | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Core
Bitcoin Technology

‘Very Scary’: Bitcoin Core Developers Confirm Duplicate Transaction Bug Fix

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 | 2 years ago
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Accused of ‘Abusing Trust,’ Coinmarketcap May Now Let You Vote for New Listings

Cryptocurrency monitoring site Coinmarketcap appears to be mulling the idea of allowing users to vote on which assets it should track. Users Could Influence Listings In a Twitter...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Bitcoin mining
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‘Miners Are Miners Again’: Bitcoin Core Dev Launches Alternative Mining Protocol

Bitcoin core developer Matt Corallo has launched a mining protocol, which aims to increase decentralization as Bitcoin mining becomes increasingly monopolized. [Editor’s note...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
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Hard Forks May Kill Bitcoin in 100 Years, Says Nobel Laureate

American Nobel Laureate, economist, academic, and best-selling author Robert Shiller claims Bitcoin may be extinct in 100 years — and hard forks will be to blame.  A Big Forking...

Adam James | 2 years ago

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