Tag Archives: Bitcoin Core
- Will bitcoin price fall after hard fork? Sportsbook weighs in
July 31, 2017
As the clock tick down to August 1, sportsbooks are joining in on the bitcoin fun. The bitcoin community, if you haven’t heard already, is currently divided on how to resolve the network’s underlying scaling issue. On one side we have the we have the Bitcoin Unlimited, which is pressing...
- Big rise ahead: Bitcoin price poised to hit $100,000 in 10 years
May 31, 2017
After correctly calling bitcoin’s $2,000 price this year, analyst Kay Van Petersen is looking long term for the cryptocurrency. Van Petersen, a global macro strategist for Denmark-based Saxo Bank, predicted in December that the price of the popular digital currency will hit over $2,000 in 2017. Less than six months...
- New scaling consensus promises to resolve bitcoin civil war
May 24, 2017
Fifty-six companies have announced an agreement that seeks to resolve bitcoin’s underlying scaling issue. The agreement, published in a Medium post tilted “Bitcoin Scaling Agreement at Consensus 2017,” outlined a plan to deploy Bitcoin Core’s Segregated Witness (SegWit) proposal and a 2MB hard fork within six months. The proposal has...
- Cryptanalyst debunks outlandish Bitcoin Core dev comments
May 16, 2017
For an organization that claims to believe in consensus, Bitcoin Core—or at least, some of its members—just couldn’t resist spewing vitriol aimed at intimidating the rest of the community. Bitcoin Core, if you're just joining us, is insisting that blockchain technology's 1MB size limit is doing fine in its current...
- Bitcoin Core knows best? Developers revealed to be altering code
May 11, 2017
The gloves are off, at least on the part of Bitcoin Core, as the fight over the future of the bitcoin cryptocurrency continues. If you haven’t heard, there is a debate raging over bitcoin’s underlying blockchain technology’s current 1MB block size limit. A number of camps, including Bitcoin Unlimited, believe...
- Ex-Bitcoin Core’s Gavin Andresen calls out Greg Maxwell, Samson Mow for being ‘toxic trolls’
May 5, 2017
Stay away from Blockstream. That was the warning given out by Gavin Andresen, marking a U-turn in the former Bitcoin Core’s allegiances. The Massachusetts-based software developer, who is best known for his involvement with bitcoin, took the two Bitcoin Core proponents to task on Twitter for their “toxic” trolling, telling...
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Bitcoin’s price crashes as it braces for an ugly split
March 20, 2017