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Some individuals in the Bitcoin community have been worried about the prospect of full blocks for quite some time now. In perhaps the most notable example of this fear of full blocks, former Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn quit working on the P2P digital cash system entirely after his preferred...
Bitcoin has been making headlines in the mainstream press over the past couple of weeks due to the recent rise in the exchange rate. After breaking through the $800 mark on December 20th, the price has continued to skyrocket and hit the $1000 mark on New Year’s Day.For the...
Bitcoin Developer Mike Hearn’s departure from the project last month created many stories in the mainstream press about how the end of Bitcoin may be near, but pretty much everyone left in the Bitcoin community has disagreed with Hearn’s overall position. The former Google employee, who is perhaps best...
If it weren't for the Cryptsy failure, Mike Hearn would undoubtedly be the most hated man in the Bitcoin community at the present moment. After publicly announcing that he was giving up the decentralized currency and called it a failure, he doesn't have many friends left. Unsurprisingly, leaders in the...
Bitcoin's scalability issues continue, coming to a head this week when Bitcoin developer and long-term evangelist, Mike Hearn brandished the technology a failure, announcing his exit from the space. We spoke to Blockstream CEO, Austin Hill to talk about the issues raised by Mike, and the proposals for scaling...

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