Bitcoin Mining News

Bitcoin Mining News

Read the latest Bitcoin mining news with CoinJournal.net: Our stories include new on the latest mining hardware, Asic development, changes to difficulty and interviews with your favourite mining pool operators and hardware companies.

Why Miners are Lowest in the Hierarchy of Control Over Bitcoin

Although some view bitcoin miners as the de facto trusted third party in what is supposed to be a decentralized system, the reality is...

Bitcoin’s CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY : What is it, and why is it relevant?

The latest development in the Bitcoin ecosystem appears to be the source of some confusion within the community, with some Bitcoin users experiencing misinformation...

The Bitcoin Halving Explained

Bitcoin is a digital asset and a peer-to-peer payment network operating on a cryptographic protocol. The concept was first introduced in 2008 when Satoshi...

Blockstream President Adam Back Shares His Roadmap for Scaling Bitcoin

During a recent presentation at Paralelni Polis in Prague, Czech Republic, Blockstream President Adam Back shared his personal vision for scaling Bitcoin to handle...

KnCMiner Could Return To Enthusiast Hardware, If The Price Increases

At the after-event DC Blockchain summit reception, KnCMiner CEO Sam Cole would not rule out a return to producing enthusiast level bitcoin mining hardware...

Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus: Wladimir Says ‘I’m All For It’

Speaking to CoinJournal through email, Bitcoin Core lead developer Wladimir van der Laan has commented on the Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus agreement, and his comments...

Austin Hill Of Blockstream: A lot of the Discussions About Private...

Austin Hill is a man who's history is firmly cemented in the history of digital currencies, founding Zero knowledge systems in the 1990s, he hired and...

Visa Europe Collab & Epiphyte On The Future Of Blockchains (Interview)

In an interview with CoinJournal, Jon Downing of Visa Europe Collab and Edan Yago of Epiphyte said that while they are interested in other...

Gavin Andresen: Bitcoin Core Won’t Make the Consensus Rules in the...

Although many bitcoiners see Bitcoin XT as nothing more than a BIP 101 enabled software client, the implications of Mike Hearn’s creation go much...

Why a 51% Attack is Not What Most Bitcoin Users Think...

The one weakness that most people hear about when it comes to Bitcoin is the 51% attack. This is a possible attack vector that...