Tag Archives: Block Size

Bitcoin Unlimited Miners May Be Preparing a 51% Attack on Bitcoin
  Although it is hard to say how big the chance actually is, Bitcoin Unlimited miners may soon start mining bigger blocks. If they do, they will [...]
War of the Words: Who’s Said What About a Bitcoin Fork?
  Bitcoin is abuzz with chatter about the prospects of a possible network split, a development that could drive the emergence of two separate [...]
How Light Clients Can Protect Themselves From a Bitcoin Coin-Split
  Bitcoin could soon split in two. If Bitcoin Unlimited miners start mining blocks exceeding one megabyte, these would be rejected by full Bitcoin [...]
Charts: Determining the Ideal Block Size for Bitcoin
  Willy Woo is an entrepreneur, investor, trader and cryptocurrency enthusiast. In this guest piece, Woo weighs in on the block size, analyzing the [...]
Giga Watt CEO: “We Desperately Need Balance of Power in the Mining Space”
  Dave Carlson is a former Microsoft software engineer who discovered Bitcoin in 2010, a year after the system was launched by creator Satoshi [...]
The Increased Politicization of Bitcoin Mining Is a Distraction
  One of the key narratives around Bitcoin has always been that it is a math-based, apolitical currency. In other words, the digital cash system was [...]
A Bitcoin Beginner’s Guide to Surviving a Coin-Split
  There is a chance Bitcoin will experience a coin-split soon. If a majority of miners (by hash power) switch to Bitcoin Unlimited and decide to mine [...]
BitPay Has Studied Bitcoin Blockchain Alternatives: “None of Them Are Compelling”
  BitPay co-founders Stephen Pair and Tony Gallippi have been around Bitcoin for about as long as anyone else in the industry. The company was founded [...]
Are Bitcoin Miners Making More Money Off Small Blocks?
  Nearly every block of transactions on the Bitcoin network has been full for the past couple of weeks, and miners are reaping the benefits of users [...]
IT Executive on Bitcoin Block Scaling
  As I read the Bitcoin news each day and see the price of bitcoin cycling up and down, I’ve been thinking about the different sides of the blockchain [...]