Tag: Theymos

What Is Grin?

On January 15, the Grin mainnet went live, and it’s captured the attention from supporters and speculators across the space since. One of the pioneers behind MimbleWimble tech, Grin’s unwavering focus to privacy and scalability has presented a fresh project and point of interest for enthusiasts to observe. Just two days after launch, Theymos announced that Grin was to be accepted for Bitcointalk forum payments, the first currency beyond Bitcoin …
[Read More]

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 …
[Read More]

Someone Is Using Theymos’s Name to Sell BitcoinTalk Accounts on PasteCoin

Although cryptocurrency users like to complain about the Bitcointalk forum, it is still a very popular and powerful platform. A lot of interesting discussions regarding Bitcoin and various altcoins can be found there these days. Because of the popularity of this site, there’s also an increasing demand for older user accounts. They give users special privileges and opportunities to monetize their new accounts. Someone is using the name of Theymos to …
[Read More]

Theymos Planned to Have Bitcoin Knots Replace Bitcoin Core as Main Client

Not a day goes by without a healthy dose of Bitcoin drama, by the look of things. There have been so many discussions and debates over the years, it has become impossible to recollect them all. The latest incident involved a message on the Bitcoin.org website claiming the Core client would be replaced by Bitcoin Knots. While the note was removed quickly, it still sent an interesting message to the community. What is Theymos …
[Read More]