Bitcoin News

Bitcoin News

The best breaking Bitcoin news stories from around the world.

Bitcoin is Closing in On Its Transaction Capacity Limit, For Real...

Some individuals in the Bitcoin community have been worried about the prospect of full blocks for quite some time now. In perhaps the most...

Gavin Andresen Explains the Main Roadblock to Massive Bitcoin Adoption

After a bit of a break from the Bitcoin world, former Bitcoin Core lead maintainer Gavin Andresen recently re-emerged on an episode of The...

Bitcoin is Eating the Entire Online Gambling Industry

Although not many people seemed to notice, Bitcoin was heavily integrated into various aspects of the online gambling industry in 2016. While there have...

How Yours Has Already Implemented Lightning Network-Esque Bitcoin Micropayments

Yours is the latest social media application that gives audiences the ability to reward content creators via Bitcoin payments. The project is headed by...

A Simple Explanation of the Lightning Network

Network scalability has been a key topic of discussion in the bitcoin community over the past few years, and there are already many different...

Sorry Cryptsy Users, Your Funds Will Not Be Returned

Former Cryptsy users were teased over the weekend by an anonymous twitter and bitcointalk user, who claimed to be able to return funds that...

Bitcoin Dominance Index Approaches 90% as Ethereum and Steem Decline

Bitcoin has been making headlines in the mainstream press over the past couple of weeks due to the recent rise in the exchange rate....

TumbleBit Part 1: How Does This Bitcoin Privacy Proposal Compare to...

TumbleBit is one of the latest developments in the land of Bitcoin privacy proposals, and it’s gaining a large amount of attention from those...

New Indian Mining Pool GBMiners Gains 3% of Network Hashrate, Views...

Warning: Since this post was published, we have learned that GBMiners are associated with a Ponzi scheme Roughly three to four percent of Bitcoin’s overall...

Cryptsy’s Paul Vernon Started An Exchange In China

Paul Vernon, the disgraced owner of closed exchange Cryptsy started a new exchange out of China, it has been confirmed by a representative of...