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Gavin Andresen is Not Giving Up on Bitcoin Classic

During a recent AMA on Chinese Bitcoin community website 8btc, Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen confirmed that he’s not giving up on Bitcoin Classic and the project intends to proceed with their development plans. Andresen also reiterated his past statements regarding his plans...

The Bitcoin Foundation Doesn’t Need Elections, Anymore (Op-Ed)

As has been widely reported, Jim Harper and Olivier Janssens are no longer with the Bitcoin Foundation. As first reported here, the upcoming elections will be canceled and future board of director seats will be appointed and not elected. This all sounds really bad....

Fenton: All Board Member Vacancies Will Likely Be Appointed

The drama at the Bitcoin Foundation continued Tuesday when Olivier Janssens and Jim Harper were unceremoniously removed and asked to resign, respectively. The resignation and removal happened because, according to accounts on both sides, Harper voted to discontinue the organization and Janssens stated he would only...

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

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 deeper than that. While the alternative implementation of the Bitcoin protocol has not been able to gain wide acceptance among...

Bruce Fenton Promises $250,000 Scholarship For Clock Making Teen Ahmed Mohamed

When fourteen year old and aspiring engineer Ahmed Mohamed showed the digital clock he created to a teacher, he didn't expect to find himself in handcuffs, but that is where he found himself when the school decided to call the police and where the entire internet found...

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