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Largest Dutch Bitcoin Broker Rejects Bitcoin Unlimited, ‘No’ to Contentious Hard Forks
    Bitonic, the largest bitcoin broker in the Netherlands, released their official statement on hard fork contingency and in particular, the [...]
Bitcoin Politics Seep into Altcoins: SegWit Adoption Slow Across the Board
  Since most altcoins are based on Bitcoin’s codebase, upgrades to Bitcoin are often relatively easy to implement in altcoins. Indeed, as Segregated [...]
Antpool Points 75% Hashpower at BU, While Exchanges Confirm Listing a Split
  According to reports, the large mining pool Antpool which commands 16.6 percent of the global hashrate is currently switching it’s mining [...]
ROGER VER WILL REWARD MINERS 110% FOR SUPPORTING BITCOIN UNLIMITED
  Roger Ver has launched a Bitcoin mining pool from his own Bitcoin.com brand which offers miners a 110% block reward. 10% PREMIUM FOR MINING BITCOIN [...]
Founder of World’s Largest Bitcoin Mining Equipment Firm Criticizes Core and Segwit
  Recently, Jihan Wu, the co-founder of Bitmain, a mining equipment manufacturer which supplies 70% of the world’s miners, criticized Bitcoin Core for [...]
The Latest Twist to the Block Size Debate Is Called a “UASF”
  Just when Bitcoin’s long-lasting scalability dispute appeared to have reached a deadlock, a pseudonymous mailing-list contributor may have presented [...]
Bitcoin’s Capacity Increase from Segregated Witness Could Kick in Fast
  Segregated Witness (SegWit) is a proposed soft-forking change to the Bitcoin protocol that, among other things, increases capacity of the network. [...]
Bitcoin’s Transaction Queue Sets a New Record
  On February 22 the transaction queue for the Bitcoin network, otherwise known as the mempool, reached its all-time-high. During peak hours of the [...]
BITCOIN UNLIMITED’S 200 NEW NODES’ AUTHENTICITY FALLS UNDER SUSPICION
  Bitcoin Unlimited is under suspicion this week following a sudden instant surge in the number of its nodes, leading commentators to question its [...]
Why High Transaction Fees Aren’t a Big Issue for Bitcoin
  In the past, the bitcoin community was engaged in a controversial debate about the existence of a fee market and whether bitcoin was designed to [...]