29Mar/20

BitMEX Research Unveils Who Funds Bitcoin Network Development

The research arm of cryptocurrency exchange, BitMEX, shed some light on who is funding the development of the open source software behind Bitcoin (BTC). According to a BitMEX Research report published onRead More…

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02Jun/19

Maxwell, Wuille Co-Author Proposal for a Big Boost to Bitcoin’s Bandwidth

A newly-proposed relay protocol could reduce the “transaction bandwidth” used up by bitcoin nodes by up to 75%. Called Erlay, the proposed protocol alters the way transactions are relayed so that theyRead More…

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29May/19

Study: Publicly Listed Chinese Firms Quietly Participate in Bitcoin Mining

According to regional reports, a few publicly listed Chinese companies have been secretly mining bitcoin by pretending to provide cloud or web hosting services. Moreover, recent studies have revealed a growing trendRead More…

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28May/19

Countries Suffering From Rapid Inflation Show Significant Demand for Cryptos

Cryptocurrencies have been trending upwards in price over the last few weeks, but in certain countries around the world digital assets have become far more valuable. For instance, in Argentina, the nation’sRead More…

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24May/19

Hackers Have Looted More Bitcoin Than Satoshi’s Entire Stash

Ever since cryptocurrencies started gaining value, hackers have targeted exchanges that provide digital asset trading and malicious entities have siphoned billions of dollars worth of bitcoin since 2011. So far, over 1Read More…

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19May/19

Inflation Bug Still a Danger to More Than Half of All Bitcoin Full Nodes

Figures published by bitcoin core developer Luke Dashjr show that more than half of the full nodes in the bitcoin network are still running client software vulnerable to the inflation bug discoveredRead More…

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19May/19

Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin Core wants to distance itself politically from the former project leader Gavin Andresen, the payment protocol BIP070 he was involved with, and from the BTC-friendly Bitpay payment processor company. The attemptsRead More…

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