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Read about the latest Bitcoin protocol and Bitcoin Core news stories

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

Roughly three to four percent of Bitcoin’s overall hashrate is now pointed at a mining pool in India, putting it in the top ten...

How Does This Bitcoin Privacy Improvement Compare with CoinJoin and CoinShuffle?

Note: This article is part of a three-part series of articles on TumbleBit. You can read part one here. TumbleBit is a recently announced Bitcoin...

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...

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...

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...

Investment Bank Praises Bitcoin Core Scaling Roadmap in Price Report

Investment bank and asset management firm Needham & Company recently released a report regarding their views on the future price of bitcoin. Their price...

How Bitcoin Succeeded Where Ethereum Failed

Ethereum recently hard forked their blockchain to reimburse users who were affected by a poorly structured smart contract, known as The DAO. The hard...

Coinbase and Reddit CEOs Discuss Removal of Theymos as Moderator of...

The controversy surrounding the level of moderation in the /r/Bitcoin subreddit has been a huge topic of conversation in the Bitcoin community ever since...

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...

Jeff Garzik: Blockchain is Dawn of New Era in Real Estate

Bitcoin has already found success as a payment system for certain types of online transactions, but it may be time for people to use...