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Protocol

Read about the latest Bitcoin protocol and Bitcoin Core news stories

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...

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...

Bitcoin Isn’t About Disrupting Credit Card Payments

Ever since bitcoin captured the hearts and minds of the mainstream press in 2013, many tech and finance experts have come out and said...

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...