Segwit

Bitcoin Mining Pools Initiate Segwit Lock-in Period

At approximately 00:06:48 UTC today, July 20, at block height #476768 the bitcoin network finished the BIP91 lock in period and entered a new phase in...

Ethereum’s Parity Users Lose Millions in a Multi-Sig Hack

On July 19 the ethereum community was warned that the Parity client version 1.5 and above contained a critical vulnerability in the multi-signature wallet...
Predicting the August 1 Split Scare Flow Chart the Hard Way

Predicting the August 1 Split Flow Chart the Hard Way

Below is a detailed flow chart graphic that depicts the possible outcomes to the upcoming scaling proposals that may be implemented in the near future. We...
Millionth Transaction

Counterparty Experiences Millionth Transaction

Counterparty recently experienced its millionth transaction. This is good news for the bitcoin-based smart contracting platform. It appears the Counterparty ecosystem is developing healthily...
13 Japanese Exchanges Agree to Suspend Bitcoin Service on August 1

13 Japanese Exchanges Agree to Suspend Bitcoin Service on August 1

The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association has officially announced its plan on how to deal with the possibility of a Bitcoin protocol split on August 1....

Following Money Through the Bitcoin Laundry Is Not So Easy

Just recently there was a small ransomware outburst called "Peyta" that attacked various computers around the world. The creators of Peyta didn't make as much...
Segwit2x

The Bitcoin Scaling Countdown: Miners Begin Running Segwit2x Software

It seems July 17 has initiated the beginning steps towards Segwit2x activation as the code has been released and miners who supported the “New...
Viabtc Launching Bitcoin Cash Token and Mining Pool for Bitcoin ABC

Viabtc Launching Bitcoin Cash Token and Mining Pool for Bitcoin ABC

Major mining pool and bitcoin exchange Viabtc has announced the launch of their new mining pool designed for "Bitcoin Cash" (BCC). These tokens are...

Mining Bitcoin Using Old Computers and Retro Gaming Consoles

Bitcoin mining has grown into a vast economy over the past few years as large ASIC-powered mining farms process transactions for the $32 billion...
Bitcoin Therapy Hotline

Breadwallet’s Bitcoin Therapy Hotline Exceeds Expectations

The first week with Breadwallet's Bitcoin Therapy Hotline exceeded all expectations, announced Breadwallet CMO Aaron Lasher. He did not know what to expect when...

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