Protocol

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gavin Andresen: Bitcoin Core Won’t Make the Consensus Rules in the...

Although many bitcoiners see Bitcoin XT as nothing more than a BIP 101 enabled software client, the implications of Mike Hearn’s creation go much...

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...

Antonopoulos: Bitcoin is Inherently Resistant to Contentious Hard Forks

The possibility of a split of the Bitcoin network into two incompatible currency networks is worrying some bitcoin holders, but Mastering Bitcoin author Andreas...

Blockstream’s Matt Corallo: Bitcoin is Almost Hilariously Fragile, But It Works

Although many relatively large companies have now been built around Bitcoin, the reality is the peer-to-peer digital cash system is still not ready for...

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...