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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...

Exclusive: Bitcoin Developers Explain Addition of Tor-Style Onion Routing to Lightning...

Although the Lightning Network has the potential to help Bitcoin scale to millions of new users, the scheme powered by payment channels has become...

Peter Todd Disputes Claim That 75% Majority Hard Forks are Safe

Bitcoin Classic is an alternative implementation of the Bitcoin protocol that would cause a hard fork of the blockchain in order to increase the...

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...

Princeton’s Arvind Narayanan on the Pros and Cons of Bitcoin-Powered Decentralization...

http://coinjournal.net/princetons-arvind-narayanan-on-the-pros-and-cons-of-bitcoin-powered-decentralization-part-1/For the final lecture of Princeton’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies online course, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Arvind Narayanan shared some ideas related to what...

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...

ICICI Bank, Coins.ph, Flutterwave & Tempo Integrate With Stellar Network For...

The Stellar Development Foundation, the non-profit organization that oversees the Stellar open source payment network, has announced new partnerships to power cross-border payments in...

Bitcoin Will Need to Scale to Levels Much Higher Than Visa,...

During discussions and debates related to Bitcoin scalability, the idea of the blockchain handling Visa levels of transactions per second is often mentioned. While...

Jeff Garzik: Sidechains a Better Bitcoin Scaling Solution Than Lightning Network

In a recent interview with Bitcoin Uncensored, Bitcoin Core contributor and Bloq Co-Founder Jeff Garzik shared his views on the issue of scalability in...

Prediction: $10 Billion Will Be Invested in Blockchain Projects in 2016

2015 was Bitcoin’s biggest year thus far when it comes to startup investments, and the industry as a whole has been able to raise...