Browsing the "Bitcoin Unlimited" Tag

‘A Sad Joke’: Bitcoin Cash’s Lead Coder Quits Bitcoin Unlimited Project

| Alyssa Hertig

Amaury S├ęchet, a leading developer of bitcoin cash, is leaving one of the projects that paved the way for the controversial cryptocurrency.


How to Watch the Bitcoin Cash Fork As It Happens

| Christine Kim

Part system upgrade, part political battle, Thursday's BCH hard fork could get interesting.

Bitcoin Cash: Why It’s Forking the Blockchain And What That Means

| Alyssa Hertig

A group of miners unhappy with scaling proposal Segwit2x have created Bitcoin Cash, an alternative that could fork the bitcoin network on Aug. 1.

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Research Finds Design Flaws in Scaling Proposal Bitcoin Unlimited

| Pete Rizzo

New research has provided a rare academic lens to the conversation on how to best scale bitcoin's technology for more users.

Gambling on a Hard Fork: Will Roger Ver Take up a High-Stakes Bitcoin Wager?

| Amy Castor

Will controversial bitcoin investor Roger Ver take this high-stakes wager on a possible hard fork now there's a technical solution?

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Bitcoin Scaling: How to Give Everyone More Control

| Jimmy Song

Jimmy Song of Paxos discusses bitcoin's scaling debate, arguing that adding sidechains to the protocol could ultimately provide the best path forward.

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Consensus 2017: BitPay CEO Calls Bitcoin Fork ‘Only Option’ For Businesses

| Alyssa Hertig

A panel focused on bitcoin scaling drew crowds at Consensus 2017 today, though panelists painted a somewhat murky picture of potential paths forward.

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The Hidden History of Bitcoin Unlimited

| Paul Elliot-Ennis & Rachel-Rose O'Leary

A deep dive into the history of Bitcoin Unlimited, a bitcoin implementation seeking to become the dominant software on the network.

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The ‘Big Block’ Bitcoin Movement is Embracing Bcoin

| Alyssa Hertig

A new bitcoin implementation called 'Bcoin' is attracting wide support as a means to end the scaling debate.

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Bitcoin’s Broken Record: Why the Scaling Debate Isn’t Going Away

| Alyssa Hertig

As the bitcoin scaling debate drags on, patterns are emerging that yield interesting insights into technical exploration on the network.