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First Cash, Now Gold? Another Bitcoin Hard Fork Is on the Way
A plan to hard fork the bitcoin blockchain, and change its mining algorithm, is emerging. Still in its early stages, what does the new coin offer?
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Lightning's Next Act: Decentralizing Bitcoin Mining?
Could the same mechanisms used in the Lightning Network have the unintended benefit of also decentralizing mining?
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Decentralized Exchange Protocol 0x Raises $24 Million in ICO
The team behind the decentralized exchange protocol 0x has raised $24 million in an initial coin offering (ICO).
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On Blockchain, Intermediaries and Hype
A startup founder rails against the current hype over blockchain technology, arguing that it's a solution for a problem that doesn't exist
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Meet 0x: The Protocol That Lets You Trade Ethereum Tokens For Free
Decentralized exchange 0x just raised an unusual round of investment with the goal of being the one exchange that unites them all.
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How Ethereum Smart Contracts Could Replace Mining Pool Managers
Ethereum smart contracts might one day be used to combat 'mining centralization', if a new project called SmartPool comes to fruition.
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Bitfinex Heist Rings the Alarm of Bitcoin Centralization
Should the Bitfinex hack be seen as a call to action? That's the opinion of Nozomi Hayes, who argues it provides evidence decentralization is needed.
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Decentralization & Governance: Can Bitcoin Have the Best of Both?
In this opinion piece, contributor Ariel Deschapell asks, can bitcoin have decentralized governance without defining decentralization?
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