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Block Subsidiary Spiral, Mining Tech Firm Braiins Spearhead Push for Bitcoin Mining Upgrades
The firms are part of a working group pushing for the adoption of Stratum V2, which promises to increase the Bitcoin network's censorship resistance and decentralization.
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Crypto Long & Short: Peter Thiel Defines Bitcoin’s Accidental Role in Global Politics
Thiel's comments about China “weaponizing” bitcoin to hurt the U.S. are a warning about the cost of inaction.
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Watch Out for These Risks Before Investing in Bitcoin or Ether
Twelve years after its creation, regulating bitcoin is still complicated in most countries. That's just one of the investment risks.
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Bitcoin Core Lead Maintainer Steps Back, Encourages Decentralization
"One thing is clear: This is a serious project now, and we need to start taking decentralization seriously," said Wladimir van der Laan.
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Crypto Long & Short: How Bitcoin Development Is Evolving – And What’s Behind It
Bitcoin price spikes grab headlines, but the asset's long-term value depends on its developers – and what drives them.
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Fixing This Bitcoin-Killing Bug Will (Eventually) Require a Hard Fork
The bug sheds light on the challenges of Bitcoin's decentralization. At least we've got 86 years for the community to join together and implement a fix.
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Grasping Lightning: Mapping the Key Players in Bitcoin's Next Phase
All kinds of groups are developing for lightning, the likely future of bitcoin payments. Here's a guide to notable players and projects.
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Pieter Wuille Unveils Two Proposals for Upcoming Bitcoin Privacy Soft Fork
Bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille unveiled two proposals today that offer new plans for bitcoin's possible next big upgrade.
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Bitcoin's 'Lightning Torch' Explained: What It Is and Why It Matters
The bitcoin community is currently immersed in an experiment called the “lightning torch," and it's reached 37 countries so far.
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This Spongebob-Themed Tech Proves That Bitcoin's Lightning Is Advancing
Spongebob Squarepants term "wumbo" has been appropriated to describe one of the next milestones for bitcoin's lightning network.
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