Could the same mechanisms used in the Lightning Network have the unintended benefit of also decentralizing mining?
A new paper suggests bitcoin mining may naturally resist centralization – a finding with potential implications for the long simmering scaling…
Controversial scaling proposal, Segwit2x has lost Chinese mining pool, F2Pool's support over its timeline for a 2MB hard fork.
Passing a key threshold on Wednesday, the bitcoin network will soon be upgraded with a long in-development code change.
SegWit is on par to lock-in today. Miners are embracing the scaling upgrade, but there's still time before users are able to take advantage.
After a few difficulty adjustments, blocks on the bitcoin cash blockchain are now being mined more steadily.
Industry startups face tricky decisions as a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, moves to split off from the main bitcoin network next week.
A controversial mining pool arguably at the center of bitcoin's upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork is opening up about its position and global perception.
How can miners block bitcoin changes? CoinDesk takes a look at how the network upgrades and the role these parties play.
In a surprise move, bitcoin's mining community has begun to signal for a controversial code upgrade called Segwit2x by way of a proposal called BIP91.