Category: Crypto

Current state of the blocksize debate – BIP-100 vs BIP-101

Blockchain technology is a brand new technology whose first application is Bitcoin. Like all software, it is not perfect. Bitcoin has proven to be resilient in terms of security and as a store of value, but one major roadblock that we are running into is scalability. As you may know, Bitcoin currently has a 1MB block size limit. A block is found on average every 10 minutes meaning that as …
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Countries where Bitcoin and other digital currencies have been banned

While Bitcoin has often been referred to as ‘the currency of the world’, there are a couple of countries where governments weren’t too excited about this new payment platform, hence deciding to ban it. While nations such as the United States, the UK and even China have welcomed the digital currency with a positive attitude, this is certainly not the case with the following countries: Russia At this moment in …
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Changetip & LoveStamp Bring Bitcoin To The Everyday Consumer

Ever since ChangeTip entered the market of combining the Bitcoin technology and rewarding users and content alike, the world has not been the same. Not only can you tip content creators with Bitcoin across all major platforms – including Twitch, Disqus, Slack, and Twitter – but you can also show your love in physical and fun way. LoveStamp – Physical Love Between Retailer & Consumer Everyone has heard of ChangeTip’s …
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Silk Road Founder Convicted Through Bitcoin Analysis

While Bitcoin is most probably the cryptocurrency of the future, thanks to its wide array of benefits, it also has times when it behaves like an actual currency. With this in mind, Bitcoin recently played an important role in determining whether a crime was committed or not. Ross Ulbricht, who is one of the few people who had the possibility to run Silk Road, was recently arrested on drug trafficking charges. …
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