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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...

The Founder of India-Based Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners is Running a...

Update: This post has been updated with a response from Amit BhardwajGBMiners has made headlines in various media outlets lately due to the bitcoin mining...

3 Teams Receive Funding from $1.2 Million Bitcoin Development Grant, More...

Late last year, a letter was posted on BitcoinDevelopmentGrant.com that announced a $1.2 million grant fund for those working on Bitcoin protocol development. Attached...

Nathaniel Popper On TechCrunch’s Trust Disrupted: Bitcoin and the Blockchain

Known for their coverage of disruptive technology, Techcrunch have this week released the initial episodes of their first series on Bitcoin and blockchain technology,...

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...

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...

The Bitcoin Halving Explained

Bitcoin is a digital asset and a peer-to-peer payment network operating on a cryptographic protocol. The concept was first introduced in 2008 when Satoshi...

Blockstream President Adam Back Shares His Roadmap for Scaling Bitcoin

During a recent presentation at Paralelni Polis in Prague, Czech Republic, Blockstream President Adam Back shared his personal vision for scaling Bitcoin to handle...

KnCMiner Could Return To Enthusiast Hardware, If The Price Increases

At the after-event DC Blockchain summit reception, KnCMiner CEO Sam Cole would not rule out a return to producing enthusiast level bitcoin mining hardware...

Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus: Wladimir Says ‘I’m All For It’

Speaking to CoinJournal through email, Bitcoin Core lead developer Wladimir van der Laan has commented on the Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus agreement, and his comments...