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Bitcoin Core Planning Improvements to Its Development Process

The group of contributors behind Bitcoin Core, the reference implementation of the Bitcoin protocol, have taken a lot of heat in the past year...

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...

Blockchain.info Could Have a Major Impact on the Adoption of Bitcoin’s...

Lightning networks have long been touted as one of the most powerful solutions for scaling Bitcoin. The basic premise is to allow users to...

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...

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...

Bitcoin Price Continues to Rise in Spite of Increased Competition

During the recent Blockstack Summit 2017 event, there was a panel discussion on the usefulness of digital currencies, such as bitcoin, for payments. The...

Lightning Network Should Be Ready This Summer

Bitcoin’s saving grace for scalability (at least in the eyes of the vast majority of Bitcoin Core contributors) should be ready for use this...

How Bitcoin Succeeded Where Ethereum Failed

Ethereum recently hard forked their blockchain to reimburse users who were affected by a poorly structured smart contract, known as The DAO. The hard...

Lightning Network Developer Explains What Happens If SegWit Isn’t Activated on...

Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the Lightning Network have often been associated with each other because SegWit would enable an improved version of the Lightning...

$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin...

Bitcoin fees have significantly decreased over the past few months, especially since the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling solution and transaction...

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