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Reddit’s /r/btc Reaches 100,000+ Subscribers in a Victory for Censorship Resistance

Featured Decentralization is a tool to attain censorship resistance. The more avenues for debate, the better. Bitcoiners around the world depend on forums such as the popular Reddit.com bulletin board for candid, behind the headlines examination. In a year of striking all-time-highs, the subreddit /r/btc reached 100,000 subscribers this week. Th

When will the internet become the Internet of Value?

Nov. 13, 2017By Andrei PovarovBlockchain is often associated with cryptocurrencies, and not without reason. Introduced in 2008 as the technical concept underlying bitcoin, blockchain now powers hundreds of virtual currencies.In doing so, blockchain has built a firm proof of concept for its functionality, which goes far beyond cryptocurrency-based financial transactions.When the internet started it


The Centralization Issue of Scaling Bitcoin Solely by Block Size Increase

A block size increase from 1 MB to 2 MB or even to 8 MB will likely not lead to the occurence of severe technical issues that could negatively affect the bitcoin blockchain in the long-term.But, as bitcoin and security expert Andreas Antonopoulos explained at the ‘Bitcoins in Bali’ meetup on June 27th 2017, if the block size gets increased in orders of magnitude at a rate that is proportional

Bitcoin Cash Drops From $2,800 to $1,300, What Lies Ahead in Long-Term

The Bitcoin Cash price has dropped from $2,800 to $1,300 in a matter of hours, as the price of bitcoin rebounded from $5,500 to $6,400.Many bitcoin experts including former Coinbase executive and Litecoin creator Charlie Lee stated that in the long-term, it is less likely that Bitcoin Cash would be able to compete with bitcoin due to its lack of infrastructure and developer activity.Lee stated:“


Three Ways To Be Wrong About Crypto-Tokens

I recently gave a talk to a clutch of enthusiastic crypto-investors in Indore, in central India. One gentleman, who was particularly knowledgeable got up to make some comments. “See, I feel that most of the other cryptos out there have no value. Ultimately it will all come down to Bitcoin and maybe Ethereum. In many ways what is happening now is just like the Dot Com rush. Valuations are everywh


Signal or noise?: Deciphering the value of cryptocurrencies

Do you frequently ask yourself, "Why is there a double coincidence of wants in asset exchange?" Do you often wonder, "What can the infinite blockchain computer do?" Have you always wanted to "Warp economic spacetime to create dynamic/evanescent/impossible/infinite organizations"?If so, you might want to look into blockchain startups Bancor, Dfinity and Economic Space Agency. They would like to int


Scaling Bitcoin Releases This Year’s Program and a New Developer Bootcamp

Today, Scaling Bitcoin, the international engineering conference focused on Bitcoin and blockchain research, released its program for the 2017 edition. The conference, to be held in Stanford, California, in the first weekend of November, will also introduce a new side event this year: Bitcoin Edge, a bootcamp for starting Bitcoin developers.“The program is extremely interesting because it d


How Decentralized Exchanges Make Bitcoin More Resilient (and Us More Free)

Governments and central banks all over the world are gradually warming up to the idea of leveraging the unique advantages offered by blockchain technology — low-cost transactions permanently recorded in tamper-proof distributed ledgers — to modernize their financial systems.According to sources familiar with the matter, the Indian government is considering a proposal to introduce its own crypt


The Curious Case of Bitcoin’s “Moby Dick” Spam and the Miners That Confirmed It

The scaling debate has dominated the Bitcoin space for well over two years now. As a central issue, Bitcoin’s one-megabyte block size limit was often insufficient to include all transactions on the network. This ultimately led to the replacement of this block size limit for a block weight limit through SegregatedWitness, allowing for up to four megabytes of transaction data. And a group of Bitco

MMA Championships Use Bitcoin To Circumvent Censorship

Interview Bitcoin proponents often talk about the many benefits the decentralized currency can offer the world, and one of these attributes is bitcoin’s censorship resistance. This week news.Bitcoin.com chatted with, Firas Zahabi, a well known Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) grappling trainer from Canada who decided to use bitcoin as an incentiv