Op-Ed: Bitcoin’s High Fees are Forcing Companies to Optimize Their Interactions with the Blockchain, And That’s a Good Thing

Op-Ed: Bitcoin’s High Fees are Forcing Companies to Optimize Their Interactions with the Blockchain, And That’s a Good Thing

There have been quite a few proposals to raise Bitcoin’s block size limit by way of a hard fork over the past three years, but none of them were able to gain consensus among the nodes on the network. The key selling point of such an increase to the blo…

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Cornell Professor Claims Ethereum is More Distributed and Decentralized Than Bitcoin

Cornell Professor Claims Ethereum is More Distributed and Decentralized Than Bitcoin

According to a study led by Cornell professor Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell research professor Robbert van Renesse, and LinkedIn researcher Adem Efe Gencer, Ethereum’s nodes are better distributed than bitcoin, and thus the network is more decentralized than…

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Charlie Lee Wants to Test a New Solution for Bitcoin Fee Estimation on Litecoin

Charlie Lee Wants to Test a New Solution for Bitcoin Fee Estimation on Litecoin

Litecoin, which is an altcoin that has long been marketed as the “silver to bitcoin’s gold”, was not the most difficult thing for creator Charlie Lee to launch. He simply took the Bitcoin Core codebase, changed a few parameters (such as the block time …

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Ethereum Pioneer and Early Contributor Says ETH Could Triple in 2018

Ethereum Pioneer and Early Contributor Says ETH Could Triple in 2018

Ether, the cryptocurrency native to the Ethereum network, could triple in value in 2018 as businesses in various industries are beginning to recognize the potential of Ethereum. The surge in the number of projects being built on the platform, coupled w…

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South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean Cryptocurrency Mania: Exchanges are Adding More Employees Than Banks

South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges including Bithumb, Coinone, and Korbit are adding more employees than banks and financial institutions, local mainstream news networks have reported. YTN, one of South Korea’s largest mainstream media outlets, reve…

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Ethereum Co-Founder: We Have the Most Active Developer Community, Optimistic Price Indicator

Ethereum Co-Founder: We Have the Most Active Developer Community, Optimistic Price Indicator

Joseph Lubin, one of the co-founders of Ethereum, recently appeared on Bloomberg Markets and discussed a range of subjects regarding Ethereum, bitcoin, and the initial coin offering (ICO) market. Talking to hosts, Julia Chatterley and Scarlet Fu, Lubin…

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South Korean Government Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Refutes Ban Rumors

South Korean Government Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Refutes Ban Rumors

The South Korean government has officially refuted various reports on the possibility of a cryptocurrency trading ban within the country. On Wednesday, December 13th, the South Korean government, central bank, and financial authorities had held an emer…

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Senior Vice President of eBay: We Are ‘Seriously Considering’ Accepting Bitcoin

Senior Vice President of eBay: We Are ‘Seriously Considering’ Accepting Bitcoin

The senior vice president of eBay Americas has said that it is ‘seriously considering’ accepting bitcoin as a payment method. Speaking to Yahoo! Finance, Scott Cutler, said that while the company was thinking about it, they are ‘not quite there yet.’ H…

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Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

Over the last year, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan, the largest bank in the global finance sector with a market valuation of over $367 billion, has publicly expressed his opposition to bitcoin, falsely describing the cryptocurrency as a fraud and a money…

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With Ethereum and Bitcoin Reaching All-Time Highs, Hacking Attacks Will Increase

With Ethereum and Bitcoin Reaching All-Time Highs, Hacking Attacks Will Increase

The market valuation of bitcoin and Ethereum have reached new all-time highs, and investors including billionaire hedge fund legend Mike Novogratz believe the two cryptocurrencies could at least triple in value by the end of 2018. Amidst strong rallies…

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