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.

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...

Nathaniel Popper On TechCrunch’s Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Known for their coverage of disruptive technology, Techcrunch have this week released the initial episodes of their first series on Bitcoin and blockchain technology,...

Bitcoin’s Block Size Controversy is Morphing Into a Debate Between Hard...

For nearly the past two years, various alternatives to Bitcoin Core have attempted to increase Bitcoin’s block size limit via hard-forking changes to the...

3 Teams Receive Funding from $1.2 Million Bitcoin Development Grant, More...

Late last year, a letter was posted on BitcoinDevelopmentGrant.com that announced a $1.2 million grant fund for those working on Bitcoin protocol development. Attached...

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...

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...

What is Selfish Mining and is it a Threat to Bitcoin?

Although the 51% attack is the potential vulnerability that seems to garner the most attention in the bitcoin community, there are many other possible...

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...

Who Asked Wlad? What Does Bitcoin’s Lead Developer Say About The...

Speaking to CoinJournal, Bitcoin lead developer Wladimir van der Laan has reiterated and updated his stance on the Bitcoin scaling debate. The debate over Bitcoin...

BitMain Announces Antminer S2 Upgrade Kit

While we were talking to Yoshi goto over at the Bitmain booth during Inside Bitcoins Berlin last week, he also unveiled another major announcement....