Browsing the "Bitcoin XT" Tag

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Scalability Debate Continues As Bitcoin XT Proposal Stalls

| Daniel Palmer

As a key date for a proposed bitcoin scaling solution passes, CoinDesk looks at the current state of industry debate.


Why We Should Care about Bitcoin Governance

| Nozomi Hayase

The block size debate has yet to be solved and raises the important issue bitcoin governance – what does the future hold and why should we care?

Constructive Debate Shines as Scaling Bitcoin Unites Developers

| Pete Rizzo

Billed as a potential venue for debate on issues surrounding the viability of the bitcoin network, Scaling Bitcoin took place in Montreal yesterday.

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Bitcoin Developers Pen Open Letter on Network Scalability

| Emily Spaven

More than 30 bitcoin developers and contributors have signed a letter that discusses how the project aims to achieve consensus for scalability.

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Bitcoin Block Size Debate: Who’s Picking Sides?

| Grace Caffyn

Which companies are supporting BIP 100 or BIP 101? We've tracked down the answers.


Support Grows for BIP 100 Bitcoin Block Size Proposal

| Grace Caffyn

Support for BIP 100, the scalability fix from core developer Jeff Garzik, is growing as more miners pick sides in bitcoin's block size debate.

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Bitcoin Tweets of the Week: Forking Drama and Black Monday

| Yessi Bello Perez

Bitcoin XT and Black Monday – CoinDesk takes a look at the topics that have dominated the bitcoin Twittersphere over the past week.

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Bitcoin Price Slumps Following Bitfinex Outage

| Grace Caffyn

The price of bitcoin slumped again today after Bitfinex closed its order book, citing issues with its post-trade processing.

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What is the Bitcoin Block Size Debate and Why Does it Matter?

| Grace Caffyn

Bitcoin is divided. The crux of the issue comes down to a single technical detail: the size of bitcoin’s blocks.