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A loud segment of the Bitcoin community has been pushing for a hard-forking increase to the block size limit for over a year now, but multiple efforts have failed to activate a fork up to this point. Both Bitcoin XT and Bitcoin Classic were unable to gain a significant...
A group of Ethereum Classic (ETC) supporters have committed themselves to promote the digital asset worldwide, and most particularly in China. Roy Zou, a Chinese entrepreneur and an engineer by training, is a long time Bitcoin believer. "The first time I heard about Bitcoin was from one of my Google...
Although recent media reports have claimed Bitcoin is in a crisis that could lead to the eventual demise of the technology, MIT Digital Currency Initiative member and Bitcoin Core contributor Cory Fields thinks the theoretically-immutable ledger system has never been healthier. In a recent presentation at the 2016 MIT...
Bitcoin Classic is an alternative implementation of the Bitcoin protocol that would cause a hard fork of the blockchain in order to increase the block size limit to 2 MB. The hard fork would be activated after 750 of the last 1000 mined blocks announced their support for the...
Jonas Schnelli is a contributor to Bitcoin Core whose first pull request was merged into the codebase in April of 2013. He has made 220 commits in total, which puts him in the number six spot of the contributors list, right behind Blockstream Core Tech Engineer Matt Corallo. Schnelli recently...