The push for bigger blocks within China's mining community was also on display during a recent event hosted by bitcoin mining firm Bitmain. This development has largely continued despite the protests ... Read More
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The pending launch follows months of testing by developers. SegWit's code, for example, was first released for testing over the summer, but the new version would bring that c... Read More
Areas where Bitcoin Unlimited is seeking submissions include longer-term scaling initiatives; incremental scaling improvements; empirical studies; quality control; and outreach.
In a blog post toda... Read More
Nearly 70% of nodes running Bitcoin Unlimited went offline today as word emerged of a bug in the software's code.
The bug opened a vulnerability through which a certain kind of message sent to ... Read More
Bitcoin’s price remained stable as news surfaced of a bug in Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) shutting down half of its nodes. On Tuesday, BU’s node numbers dropped suddenly from around 800 to 400, with... Read More
Central Bank Digital Currency Brings Wider Access: Bank of Japan
A blockchain-based central bank digital currency issued to the public would allow wider and unrestricted access to payment and settlement systems, the deputy governor of the Bank of Japan said earlier
Levine on Wall Street: Bank Troubles and Oil Worries
JPMorgan had earnings.
It's a miss, $1.19 per share versus $1.31 estimates, with fixed-income revenue down in part because of the sale of the commodities unit, and in part because, you know, tradin
Levine on Wall Street: Capital Raises and Stress Tests
Deutsche Bank is raising some money.
Yesterday it announced that it's raising about 8 billion euros of common equity capital, mostly from an underwritten rights offering but also 1.75 billion euros
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