Mystery Miner Sweeps 9,000 Bitcoin Cash from SegWit Addresses
Bitcoin Cash

Mystery Miner Sweeps 9,000 Bitcoin Cash from SegWit Addresses

Over the course of two years, an unknown mining entity managed to sweep addresses for lost Bitcoin Cash (BCH), taking the coins as their own instead of returning them to owners. Lost...

Christine Vasileva | 7 months ago
Bitcoin rare block double spend
Bitcoin Mining

Rare Bitcoin Stale Block Event Sees $3 Double-Spend

The Bitcoin network has seen its first stale block event since October 2019 resulting in a $3 double spend. With mining difficulty at an all-time high (ATH) and hash rate distributed...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 8 months ago
CFTC Chairman, America Should Lead Blockchain Space
ASIC miners

Bitmain Loses Bitcoin Mining Pool Dominance Amid Internal Issues

Antpool and BTC.com have lost a bit of their old glory, significantly shrinking the share of Bitcoin block rewards on a daily and weekly basis. The BTC mining pools, headed by Bitmain...

Christine Vasileva | 11 months ago
Bitcoin miners throw out stale block
Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) Miners Throw Out “Stale” Block

The Bitcoin network created a rare event – a block discovery happening by two pools at the same time. In theory, such an event could be the root of a hard fork. Highly...

Christine Vasileva | 11 months ago
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News

Bitcoin Hashrate Hits 3-Month High: Is BTC Price Next?

Bitcoin hashrate, the computing power of the network, has hit levels last seen in November 2018. Bitmain-operated hashrate, however, has hit its lowest point in the last 16 months. ...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
Web summit conference
Conferences

Web Summit Conference Sees Cryptocurrency Businesses Give Away Over $127M

November 8 marks the culmination of this year’s Web Summit conference, the largest tech event in Europe and one which saw businesses give away cryptocurrency worth at least $127...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
Bitmain mining empty blocks
Mining

Why Did Bitmain’s Antpool ‘Stop Mining’ SegWit Blocks?

Antpool, the Bitcoin mining pool owned by hardware manufacturer Bitmain, has stopped mining Segregated Witness (‘SegWit’) blocks. A Question Of ‘Charity’? In a move...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
News

2018 To Be the Year of SegWit

The year started with good news about Bitcoin’s urgently needed optimizations. Indeed, key entities of the cryptocurrency ecosystem began the year by rushing to become Segregated...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 3 years ago
BTC Pool
Bitcoin

BTC.com Launches New, Open Source Mining Pool

BTC.com has launched a new, open source bitcoin mining pool. Out of the gate, the pool seems to have some advantages in the pool sector of the mining industry. They have iOS and...

Scott Fargo | 4 years ago
BTC.com
Bitcoin

Million Dollar Bitcoin Domain Name BTC.com Launches Bitcoin And Digital Currency Industry...

Update: In a press release / statement Bitcoinist LTD used the word “acquired” instead of licensed from GAW Miners LLC. We are sorry for the inconvenience and misunderstanding we...

Bitcoinist | 5 years ago

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