“I’m not going to endorse Segwit today is mainly because I feel like the current Core team didn’t listen at all to the actual business community using Bitcoin,” Mr. Ver says. “…You’re making a strong... Read More
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However, in the recording, this statement actually is, “I’m willing to consider endorsing segwit. I suppose the reason why I’m not going to endorse segwit today is mainly b... Read More
The very telling comments highlight a rift between the Bitcoin development team and those building parallel services around the system. As Ver warns, according to a transcript of the discussion, compa... Read More
Bitcoin Core developer Phil Potter, Chief Security Officer of Bitfinex, reports that miners, “relatively centralized and mostly in China”, have mobilized against Segwit.
Roger Ver, albeit later in... Read More
Moiseev previously deemed bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as “surrogate currencies” while stating that the law to ban bitcoin will be passed in 2014, or 2015, at the latest. Such a law has not come to pa... Read More
Burger King in Russia Will Enable Bitcoin Payments Later This Year
Getting more retailers to accept Bitcoin payments is never a bad idea. Convincing them to do so is a different matter, though. This is especially true in Russia, although things are slowly evolving
CFTC Chief Asks Congress for More Money to Oversee Blockchain
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has cited the advance of technologies like blockchain in a request to obtain additional funding for its oversight activities.
Testimony from acting CFTC
Privacy-Centered Altcoin Zcoin Implements Merkle Tree Proof as PoW
Privacy-centered altcoin, Zcoin, has announced the first working implementation of Merkle Tree Proof (MTP) as a proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm. The Zcoin team claims the development will promote high
‘Time to Eat Crow’ about Bitcoin: American Banker Editor
Marc Hochstein, editor-in-chief of American Banker, recognizes that five years ago, when writing about bitcoin’s advantages, he failed to realize bitcoin’s limited throughput would undermine the benef