Tag Archives: Bitcoin Core

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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15May/19

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

The world’s largest options and futures exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) and its bitcoin futures contracts saw an all-time high on May 13. According to CME’sRead More…

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11May/19

Markets Update: Crypto Bulls Outpace Stocks and Gold

Cryptocurrency markets have been doing extremely well over the last 48 hours, making a lot of prior skeptics think the bearish crypto winter may have ended. Since our last markets update threeRead More…

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08May/19

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Strong Recovery After Binance Loss

Cryptocurrency markets are doing much better the day after the digital asset exchange Binance lost roughly 7,000 BTC ($40 million). Immediately after the trading platform officially announced the multi-million dollar loss, theRead More…

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03May/19

Markets Update: Optimism Grows as Cryptocurrency Prices Surge

Cryptocurrency markets are seeing fresh gains today as the entire cryptoconomy has gathered $186 billion market valuation after gaining $16 billion over the last 24 hours. The most notable coins leading theRead More…

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