IOV Labs Plans To Solve Bitcoin's Scalability Issues
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IOV Labs Plans To Solve Bitcoin’s Scalability Issues

Scalability has always been an issue when it comes to blockchain technology. High network congestion has been a massive issue and is yet to be solved. Although many companies are...

Bitcoinist | 4 months ago
Doomsday Clock Nears Midnight, Time to Buy Bitcoin?
Bitcoin

Doomsday Clock Nears Midnight, Time to Buy Bitcoin?

The Doomsday Clock is now closer than its ever been in its 73 year history to spelling out the total destruction of mankind. Surely it must be Bitcoin o’clock now?  The...

Ricardo Martinez | 6 months ago
ethereum express interview
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Interview with Ethereum Express CEO, Vlad Miller: Why Community Plays an Essential Role in any...

Recently Bitcoinist caught up with Vlad Miller, CEO of Ethereum Express (EEX), the ‘world’s first community-driven ecosystem on the blockchain’. We discussed the differentiating...

Bitcoinist | 7 months ago
blockchain technology
How to

What is Blockchain Technology? How Secure is it?

Bitcoin’s inception in 2009 introduced the concept of hard money to the world. A peer-to-peer financial settlement system which is free from centralized control. It also gave an...

Bitcoinist | 8 months ago
Amazon May Soon Accept Bitcoin (And Sell the Data to Law Enforcement)
Companies

Amazon Files Proof-Of-Work Patent Using Cryptography

Amazon this week filed a US patent for a Proof-of-Work system which uses cryptography to generate Merkle trees. The Bitcoin and Ethereum networks use such ‘hash trees’ to...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
Bank of International Settlements (BIS)
News

Bitcoin Should ‘Depart’ From Proof-of-Work, Says Bank Of International Settlements

Bitcoin figures have dismissed the latest report on cryptocurrencies by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) after it claimed Bitcoin must stop using its Proof-of-Work...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
Ethereum

‘Ethereum 2.0’ PoS Blockchain Aims to Cut Energy Use by 99%

Ethereum not only hopes to maintain its position as one of the world’s largest cryptocurrencies but also to achieve supremacy by becoming more energy efficient. Ethereum leadership...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
News

Bank of Canada: Proof-of-Work Beats Alternative Consensus Systems

Canada’s central bank has championed proof-of-work (PoW) algorithms as part of a new research paper on Blockchain consensus. ‘Irretrievable Sunk Costs’ In its Staff...

Wilma Woo | 2 years ago
News

Proof of Burn: A Better Alternative to Proof of Work?

One emerging development that we are seeing within blockchain architecture is the growing need to construct the optimal consensus algorithm. These algorithms are fundamental in...

Bisade Asolo | 2 years ago
Coinage CEO: Market Needs to Move Beyond Bitcoin
News

Bitcoin.org Co-Owner: I Will Support New PoW Fork After SegWit2x

The co-owner of Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk has said he will support a new Bitcoin proof-of-work (PoW) chain after SegWit2x – even if the Core chain survives. ‘Prepare To...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
Algorithm
News

Reckless or Doable? Bitcoin Algorithm Change Sparks Backlash

The latest turn for the Bitcoin scaling debate has seen rumors abound of potential support for changing the virtual currency’s proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm. PoW Algorithm Change...

Wilma Woo | 3 years ago
HEAT ledger
Interviews

Blockchain 3.0 Technology: Project Leader on the New HEAT Ledger

Svante Lehtinen sat down with Bitcoinist to talk about the proposed HEAT ledger. Billed as a ‘blockchain 3.0 technology,’ The project claims to improve upon current...

Trevor Hill | 4 years ago