Bitcoin News

Bitcoin News

The best breaking Bitcoin news stories from around the world.

Op-Ed: Will Bitcoin’s High Transaction Fees Open the Door for Altcoin...

Altcoins have long been ridiculed as useless aspects of the bitcoin ecosystem that don’t offer much in terms of real value to anyone who...

Bitcoin Could Reach Tremendous Scale Through Trustless Bitcoin Banks

TumbleBit is a second layer payments proposal for bitcoin that has mostly gained attention due to its ability to improve privacy for users, but...

Bitcoin Dominance Index Crashes Below 80% as Ethereum and Dash Rise

Everyone has been watching the bitcoin price in the aftermath of the SEC’s decision to not allow the creation of a bitcoin ETF, but...

Wirex Raises US$3M From Japan’s SBI to Fuel Asian Expansion

Wirex Ltd., a London-headquartered startup providing bitcoin payment cards, has raised US$3 million in a Series A funding round from Japan's SBI Investment Co.,...

Higher Fees May Force Bitcoin Companies to Get More Creative with...

For the longest time, it has been known that bitcoin transaction fees would rise once blocks became full on a more frequent basis. In...

Many Bitcoin Miners Aren’t Paying Attention to the Scaling Debate

Much of the conversation regarding solutions for scaling Bitcoin to more users over the next few years has revolved around miners, but the reality...

Here’s What’s New in Bitcoin Core 0.14

In a recent presentation at Bitcoin Meetup Switzerland, Bitcoin Core contributor Jonas Schnelli shared the changes that are included in the upcoming release of...

Opinion: What’s the Difference Between a Bitcoin Hard Fork and an...

The general way in which rule changes have been made to Bitcoin so far is through the use of soft forks, specifically the process...

Ver Backed Qtum Founder Ran Previous ICO Scam

Patrick Dai, the founder of Qtum, has admitted to using another name and running another cryptocurrency before Qtum. He left the currency after it faced controversy...

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...