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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...

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...

Investment Bank Praises Bitcoin Core Scaling Roadmap in Price Report

Investment bank and asset management firm Needham & Company recently released a report regarding their views on the future price of bitcoin. Their price...

Austin Hill Of Blockstream: A lot of the Discussions About Private...

Austin Hill is a man who's history is firmly cemented in the history of digital currencies, founding Zero knowledge systems in the 1990s, he hired and...

Exclusive: Bitcoin Developers Explain Addition of Tor-Style Onion Routing to Lightning...

Although the Lightning Network has the potential to help Bitcoin scale to millions of new users, the scheme powered by payment channels has become...

Higher Fees May Force Bitcoin Companies to Get More Creative with...

For the longest time, it has been known that bitcoin transaction fees would rise once blocks became full on a more frequent basis. In...

Eric Lombrozo: Bitcoin Needs Protocol Layers Similar to the Internet

Eric Lombrozo is the CEO of Ciphrex and a longtime contributor to Bitcoin Core. At the recent Blockchain Agenda Conference in San Diego, Lombrozo...

Is the Bitcoin Blockchain a Court for Smart Contracts and Not...

The first response to Satoshi Nakamoto’s announcement of the Bitcoin white paper on a cryptography mailing list in 2008 was that the system does...

TumbleBit Part 3: Potential Privacy Improvements for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Note: This is part three of a three-part series on TumbleBit. You can read part two here or start from part one here. After TumbleBit...

Bitcoin Will Need to Scale to Levels Much Higher Than Visa,...

During discussions and debates related to Bitcoin scalability, the idea of the blockchain handling Visa levels of transactions per second is often mentioned. While...