Bitcoin (BTC) Should Not Mind Altcoins: Ari Paul

Bitcoin (BTC) supporters should be neutral or even friendly to altcoins, but be very skeptical of hard forks, commented Ari David Paul, co-founder of BlockTower Capital. But what is worrying is hard forks that challenge the mining of the SHA-256 algorithm. Ari Paul, who recently joined Hedera Hashgraph, showed a balanced stance toward altcoins in […]

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5 Facts About Bitcoin You May Not Know

Bitcoin turned heads when it hit an all-time high price of $20,000 in December 2017. Folks who were already invested in it since the genesis became overnight millionaires and billionaires. Lots became self-proclaimed bitcoin traders and investors. Even then, quite a lot have remained ignorant about a few facts.  For newcomers to Bitcoin and ‘veteran […]

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What It’s Like to Review Bitcoin’s Code

On June 19, Chaincode developer John Newbery gathered a group of developers to examine a proposed change to bitcoin’s code. Taking place via Internet Relay Chat (IRC), the topic was whether the change, which would help prevent a group of rogue miners from inflating bitcoin’s money supply, is a positive one with limited security risks or adverse impacts. […]

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Michael Ford Named Newest Bitcoin Core Code Maintainer

Long-time Bitcoin Core contributor Michael Ford, who often goes by the handle “fanquake,” has been named the newest maintainer of the open-source software project. Ford will join the four other current Bitcoin Core maintainers — Wladimir van Der Laan, Jonas Schnelli, Marco Falke, and Samuel Dobson — in doing the “janitorial” work that keeps the […]

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