Tag: Gavin Andresen

Meet Bitcoin XT, the Precursor to Bitcoin Cash

Since its inception and launch last summer, Bitcoin Cash has maintained the attention of everyone in the cryptocurrency community. For better or worse, the Bitcoin hard fork has assumed a major role as the leading dissenter to the Bitcoin protocol. While most individuals currently involved in cryptocurrency have some knowledge of the sentiments and events associated with Bitcoin Cash (BCH), most are unaware of the historical antecedents of the August 1 hard fork. Prior to …
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Gavin Andresen Causes A Stir With Controversial Ethereum Nodes Comments

The world of cryptocurrency remains one of competition, even though various ecosystems can coexist without any issues. The Bitcoin and Ethereum ecosystems often seem to be at war with one another, even though they could not be more different. A new tweet by Gavin Andresen about the network nodes for Bitcoin and Ethereum has the community riled up once again. Bitcoin and Ethereum Network Nodes Are Very Different Gavin Andresen …
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Gavin Andresen GitHub Commit Access Revoked

With all of the drama surrounding to supposed reveal of the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, a lot of news is not getting the attention it deserves. Gavin Andresen has allegedly validated Craig Wright’s claims as being Satoshi, but at the same time, his commit access to Bitcoin Core’s Github project has been removed. Gavin Andresen Loses Bitcoin Core Privileges Although they may be a certain truth to Gavin Andresen’s social …
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Digital Currency Groups Announces New Investors

Barry Silbert, Founder and CEO of New York-based investment firm Digital Currency Group, announced today a slew of new investment partners and several new appointments to the DCG Board of Directors. On the investment partners side, DCG welcomes Western Union, Beijing-based HCM International Company and Gibraltar Ventures, among several other smaller investment managers and firms. Silbert’s post revealed that several prominent figures from the bitcoin space and the financial industry …
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