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Bitcoin Mining Pool GBMiners Loses Software Vendor Over Connection to Ponzi...

Earlier this year, a connection between the relatively new bitcoin mining pool GBMiners and India-based, bitcoin-focused Ponzi scheme GainBitcoin was discovered by CoinJournal. The...

Why a 51% Attack is Not What Most Bitcoin Users Think...

The one weakness that most people hear about when it comes to Bitcoin is the 51% attack. This is a possible attack vector that...

Bitmain Co-CEO Micree Zhan Prefers Bitcoin Unlimited Over SegWit for Now

While Bitmain is one of the most important companies in the Bitcoin industry, not many people realize the company has two CEOs. Most of...

Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu: Bitcoin Needs Smart Contracts, ICOs, and More

Bitmain is the largest producer of bitcoin mining hardware in the world, and the company’s co-CEO Jihan Wu gave the keynote speech at The...

Many Bitcoin Miners Aren’t Paying Attention to the Scaling Debate

Much of the conversation regarding solutions for scaling Bitcoin to more users over the next few years has revolved around miners, but the reality...

Charlie Lee: Bitcoin Miner Voting is Kind of Silly, But Safest...

On a recent episode of The Bitcoin Podcast, Litecoin creator and Coinbase Director of Engineering Charlie Lee spoke with co-hosts Corey Petty and Marcello...

Bitcoin’s Block Size Controversy is Morphing Into a Debate Between Hard...

For nearly the past two years, various alternatives to Bitcoin Core have attempted to increase Bitcoin’s block size limit via hard-forking changes to the...

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,...

Effects of Bigger Bitcoin Blocks on Mining Centralization Debated at State...

During a panel discussion on Bitcoin scaling at the recent State of Digital Money event in Los Angeles, the idea that a larger block...

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...

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