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Bitcoin Core developers have criticized the Bitcoin Scaling Agreement presented by Digital Currency Group and 56 other companies that represent approximately 83 percent of hashing power.
SegWit cannot occur on Bitcoin in its full capacity until the current deployment expires, Greg Maxwell has said.
Resentment among senior Bitcoin figures continues as Gavin Andresen calls former co-developer Greg Maxwell and Samson Mow “toxic trolls.”
Segregated Witness (Segwit) support has been on the rise ever since the disclosure of the covert usage of AsicBoost by Bitcoin Core developer Greg Maxwell.
Bitcoin Unlimited succumbed to a second bug Tuesday which developers appeared to fix with non-open source code.
Greg Maxwell is a target of a recent online Bitcoin community controversy that originates in an alleged connection between Theymos and a Blockstream employee.
Monero (XMR), a privacy-focused open source cryptocurrency, has agitated the digital currency community after demonstrating a nearly 100% increase in price over a 6-day period.
With the increasing adoption of Bitcoin, cypherpunks have once again risen to prominence.
For a cryptocurrency to function requires more than just a network of miners. It also requires nodes to propagate messages, serve the blockchain and provide security to the network
This past weekend, bitcoin miners lost up to US$50,000 as the Bitcoin network was affected by the generation of invalid blocks due to the appearance of two separate versions of the blockchain or a “fork.”
Using the latest cryptography, Blockstream has created Confidential Transactions de-signed to improve Bitcoin’s user security by keeping the amounts sent visible only to participants in the transaction
Core Developer Gavin Andresen announced a request to increase the Bitcoin block size next year, which could mean significant changes to the Bitcoin code.
Despite being a decentralized project, which presumably should result in faster and more efficient development, Bitcoin has been experiencing a decline in its development pace in 2015.
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