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Read about the latest Bitcoin protocol and Bitcoin Core news stories

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...

Roger Ver: Paypal 2.0 Is An Acceptable Risk For Bitcoin Scaling

Bitcoin advocate, investor and CEO of Memorydealers.com, Roger Ver, stated that he believes scaling bitcoin quickly is worth the potential downsides, even if it...

Xapo CEO Wences Casares: Bitcoin More Robust Because We Don’t Depend...

At times, it appears that Satoshi Nakamoto has a cult-like following in the Bitcoin community. During debates on how Bitcoin should evolve over time,...

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...

Antonopoulos: Governments are Inadvertently Funding Bitcoin Scalability Solutions

In a highly political talk at a Coinscrum event , Mastering Bitcoin author Andreas Antonopoulos discussed the growing disgust with financial freedom displayed by various...

If Sidechains Existed, The Block Size Debate Would Be Irrelevant

During a recent interview with Epicenter Bitcoin, Blockstream Co-Founder and President Adam Back was pushed for clear answers on the topic of Bitcoin governance...

Andreas Antonopoulos: We’re Seeing Amazing Developments in Bitcoin Governance

Governance has become a key topic of interest in the Bitcoin community over the past few months, and Mastering Bitcoin Author Andreas Antonopoulos was...

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...

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...

Why Blockstream CEO, Austin Hill Believes The Scaling Debate Is A...

Bitcoin's scalability issues continue, coming to a head this week when Bitcoin developer and long-term evangelist, Mike Hearn brandished the technology a failure, announcing...