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
Wealth Manager Canaccord: ICOs Could Become Commonplace
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) could one day come to be seen as similar to initial public offerings (IPOs), according to a new report from financial services firm Canaccord Genuity.
Alleged Bitcoin Launderer Faces Extradition Hearing Next Month
An alleged money launderer tied to the defunct BTC-e bitcoin exchange and wanted by both Russia and the U.S. will attend an extradition hearing next month.
The Dec. 6 hearing, The Associated Press
Fujitsu Eyes Cryptocurrency Trading With Cross-Blockchain Payments Tech
Japanese IT firm Fujitsu has unveiled a new payments technology designed to facilitate transactions between blockchains.
Announced today, the "ConnectionChain" project is aimed at providing a way f
Brokerage Chief: Bitcoin Futures Must Be Quarantined
A well-known electronic brokerage firm is issuing dire warnings against the CME Group's plan to launch a bitcoin futures contract next month.
But Interactive Brokers, in a comment letter dated Nov.