Compact Block Support
Bitcoin Core 0.13.0 should be available for download on bitcoincore.org and bitcoin.org shortly. (But before downloading, note this safety warning on bitcoin.org.)
Child Pa... Read More
Genesis Mining's Krohn explained:
What do AntPool's Jihan Wu, Genesis Mining's Marco Krohn, HaoBTC's Eric Mu and Slush Pool's Marek Palatinus expect of the halving?
“During my trip in West... Read More
A hard fork by Bitcoin Core has also become more likely over the past few weeks.
There are tradeoffs with any selected threshold. Ninety-five percent support requires near-universal consensu... Read More
Memory pools are the collections of unconfirmed transactions as stored individually by all full nodes. Memory pools fill up in between blocks as new transactions are transmitted over the Bitcoin netwo... Read More
When explaining the full picture of the block size debate, Lombrozo made the point that the non-technical Bitcoin community (likely a reference to Bitcoin subreddits) may not have had the full picture... Read More
UK Government Lures Distributed Ledger Projects With $26 Million Fund
The United Kingdom’s technology development arm, Innovate UK, is doubling down on its support for blockchain-based technologies, it announced on Jan. 22.
The nondepartmental public office said it w
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UN Forms Blockchain Coalition to Fight Climate Change
The United Nations is increasing its efforts to promote applications of blockchain technology to further action on climate change.
In a Jan. 22 blog post, the U.N. announced that it has helped laun