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The three Bitcoin core developers who were, up until now, funded by the Bitcoin Foundation will join the MIT Media Lab's newly established Digital Currency Initiative.
Three of China's biggest mining pools – F2Pool, BTCChina Pool and Huobi Pool – maintain that the Bitcoin Core development team should strive for consensus, and will therefore not support a switch to Bitcoin XT
Two of China's biggest bitcoin exchanges - BTCChina and Huobi - have voiced concerns over Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen's proposal to raise the block size limit to 20 megabytes by next year.
Newly elected board member of the Bitcoin Foundation Olivier Janssens has gone to Reddit to post an extensive critique on the foundation.
Gavin Andresen suggested that he would shift his efforts from the main Bitcoin implementation (Bitcoin core) to the alternative Bitcoin-Xt implementation.
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In response to a Reddit post asking whether cloud mining contracts make sense, Andresen wrote the following: “No, they make no sense. I suspect many of them will turn out to be Ponzi schemes.”
Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen today proposed a hard fork change for Bitcoin XT in order to allow for an increased block size limit on the Bitcoin network.
Bitcoin never had a clear future, but it looks even cloudier in the midst of the unpleasant, yet weirdly magnetic, blocksize debate.
According to a month-old internal document originally drafted by the management team of the Bitcoin Foundation and which has now been openly published, the foundation is considering splitting into two separate organizations.
In the ongoing debate regarding Bitcoin's block size limit, Bitcoin Core developer Pieter “sipa” Wuille has published a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) to increase the maximum block size by 17.7% per year, starting in January 2017.
Core Developer Gavin Andresen announced a request to increase the Bitcoin block size next year, which could mean significant changes to the Bitcoin code.
When CoinTelegraph asked the Bitcoin Wallet software providers listed on bitcoin.org, they showed broad support for increasing the Bitcoin block size limit from 1 to 20 MB.
This week, bitcoin Jesus Roger Ver weighed in on the block size debate stating that the block size limit should be increased if it is technologically achievable.
CoinTelegraph spoke to Peter Todd about the issue, along with the topics of centralized blockchains and Bitcoin core development funding.
Throw a dynamic and interconnected social-technical distributed currency network into the mix, and even the famously epigrammatic Yogi Berra would be at a loss to package the issue in an appropriately pithy witticism.
With the promise of the moon for its users without the need to purchase expensive mining equipment, the cloudmining industry has been experiencing its ups, and recently, its downs.
The publicly traded shares of the Bitcoin Investment Trust have officially started trading on the public markets, Bitcoin startup Case has launched its Bitcoin hardware wallet on-stage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, and more news.
Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist and former lead developer of Bitcoin Core, Gavin Andresen, believes to have come up with a solution to vastly speed up block validation, the global bitcoin exchange Coinsetter announced Project High Line, and other top stories for February 27.
Melotic exchange has announced it is closing down , Kim DotCom has been awarded US$96,000 monthly living expenses, CNET founder Halsey Minor wants to bring Bitcoin to India, and more news.
Peter Todd has outlined his view that more regulation on all levels is on the way for the digital currency sector; Stellar adopts SCP protocol; Gavin Andresen has called Shrem and Karpeles a “black eye” for the organization, and other news.
Gavin Andresen graces us with an appearance as an expert on Bitcoin. He has worked on the project in some way or other since 2010 and is still one of its best-known figures.
Gavin Andresen and Stephen Pair write their thoughts about results of the “Satoshi Roundtable”. What said experts in the field of cryptocurrency. Should we count on the future of Bitcoin.
Thirty-six days have already passed since the new hard fork of Bitcoin, under the name Bitcoin Classic, came into being.
The Bitcoin economy is evolving at lightning speed. In recent years, a basic knowledge of Bitcoin has become commonplace. Many companies have been following the progress of Bitcoin and the Blockchain
The White House has appointed Ed Felter as the Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer; BitFilm has released a trailer for an upcoming movie about Satoshi Nakamoto and more news.
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