Tag Archives: nchain
- nChain’s patent applications pave way for improved security of bitcoin wallets
August 7, 2017
As bitcoin continues to make history, it also brings to light a ghost from the cryptocurrency’s not-so-distant past: How secured are the coins on wallets and exchanges? Several weeks ago, authorities arrested BTC-e owner Alexander Vinnik on allegations of laundering $4 billion in cash through the virtual currency exchange. Vinnik...
- Fulfilling Satoshi’s vision: Craig Wright commends Bitcoin Cash initiative
July 28, 2017
As the debate over bitcoin's scaling rages on, one of the potential forks—Bitcoin Cash—is being lauded for its attempt to fulfil Satoshi Nakamoto's vision of true decentralized, peer-to-peer electronic cash with more efficient transaction capacity. If you're just joining us, the bitcoin community is currently divided on how to resolve...
- nChain completes workshop with Bitcoin Unlimited and announces support for bitcoin scaling initiatives
July 27, 2017
LONDON, July 26, 2017 -- On July 24 and 25, blockchain research and development pioneer nChain conducted its previously-announced workshop with members of Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) to jointly support bitcoin scaling initiatives. Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, teams from nChain and BU successfully explored ways in which they can collaborate to achieve larger...
- Bitcoin Unlimited gains technical support in battle for on-chain scaling
July 20, 2017
To support Bitcoin Unlimited’s (BU) vision of a scaled network, bitcoin technology and development outfit nChain has announced that it will provide technical support for the BU client software. If you’re just joining us, bitcoin is now at a critical juncture, and its community is becoming highly polarized with different...
- Craig Wright breaks SegWit’s illusion of bitcoin network scale
July 13, 2017
Segregated Witness proposes to distribute value, but does it really see the value of bitcoin? In a bid to resolve bitcoin's underlying scaling issue, different parties have been proposing to scale in different ways. Among these proposals is Bitcoin Core's Segregated Witness, or SegWit, whose main goal is to send...
- Experts poke gaping holes in SegWit, Lightning Network’s ‘unworkable’ schemes
June 28, 2017
The voracious debate over bitcoin’s scaling issue may soon be over, following reports that miners are now signaling more for the Segregated Witness (SegWit) scaling solution than the Emergent Consensus. But is SegWit the solution everyone is looking for, or will it end in even bigger—legal—problems for the community? Proposed...
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