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The Bitcoin Scaling Debate Gets Heated at Deconomy

At the Deconomy Conference in Seoul, South Korea, Blockstream’s Samson Mow, and Bitcoin.com’s Roger Ver engaged in a heated debate. Ostensibly it was about bitcoin scaling but quickly morphed into an argument on the merits of Bitcoin Cash and the Lightning Network. In all, the...

Bitcoin Developers and Bitmain Accuse Each Other of Making False Promises

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The divide between bitcoin mining company Bitmain and Bitcoin Core contributors is stronger than ever. In recent interviews, Bitcoin Core contributor Eric Lombrozo and Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu have accused each other of making false promises in private settings.Multiple attempts at coming to a...

Amir Taaki Sides with Blockstream, Peter Todd in Bitcoin Scaling Debate

Bitcoin Power Struggle
Amir Taaki was one of the first developers to start working on Bitcoin in the early days of the open-source project and is perhaps best known for his work on Dark Wallet, and his interest in the technology has always been political in nature....

Here’s What’s New in Bitcoin Core 0.14

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In a recent presentation at Bitcoin Meetup Switzerland, Bitcoin Core contributor Jonas Schnelli shared the changes that are included in the upcoming release of Bitcoin Core 0.14. The release does not include many exciting features from an end user’s perspective; however, there are plenty...

Bitcoin’s Block Size Controversy is Morphing Into a Debate Between Hard Forks and Soft Forks

Bitcoin Hard & Soft Fork
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 codebase run by nodes on the network. While manageable capacity increases are desired by many Bitcoin users, the complications associated...

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