Bitcoin

Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

| Nikhilesh De

An Intel patent awarded Tuesday outlines a method for mining cryptos using the SHA-256 algorithm more efficiently.

Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Just Hit Their Highest Level Since April

| Sam Ouimet

The number of Google searches for bitcoin has seen a notable uptick this week, now recording its most searches worldwide since last April.

There Is No ‘Bitcoin’: What the SEC Doesn’t Get About Cryptocurrency

| Edan Yago

The SEC would like to establish jurisdiction over crypto assets but this is only appropriate where there are legally enforceable contracts between…

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Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project

| Christine Kim

RSK Labs is operating under a new banner, with an emphasis on creating a range of open-source protocols for blockchain infrastructure.

Builders on Wall Street: Bitcoin Devs Host Lightning Hack Day

| Alyssa Hertig

At the Lightning Hackday, it was hard to keep up with all the futuristic ideas for bitcoin's layer-two, but some devs are focusing on the basics.

Bitcoin’s White Paper Is Not a Bible – Stop Worshipping It

| Samson Mow

Software evolves, read-only text documents do not.

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The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword? Bitcoin’s White Paper Proves It

| Erik Voorhees

The pen is mightier than the sword, or so Satoshi Nakamoto proved with bitcoin.

The Bitcoin White Paper’s Birth Date Should Give Us All a Scare

| Garrick Hileman

Knowing Satoshi, Halloween was no coincidence.

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19 Words Prove Just How Audacious Bitcoin Really Was

| Richard Brown

Getting back to basics means capturing the spirit also.

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What Bitcoin’s White Paper Got Right, Wrong and What We Still Don’t Know

| Joseph Bonneau

Bitcoin's white paper has its flaws, too.