3.2 GB Block Sizes: Developers Bash Bitcoin Climate Change Study as ‘Fake News’

Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd joined the backlash against a “fake news” report about Bitcoin’s impact on global warming October 29. This occurred after multiple appearances in mainstream media publications. Nature‘s ‘Naive Assumptions’ Originally published by Nature, the brief report claims that Bitcoin (BTC) 00 mining could help increase temperatures by over 2 degrees Celsius […]

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BitMEX: Not Competing with Bitcoin Core?

An article appeared on the BitMEX blog this week comparing competition to the Bitcoin Core software project. It concluded that, even if the Bitcoin Core repository were hijacked or deleted, Bitcoin should remain largely unaffected. Competing Approaches BitMEX initially considered three different ways to compete with the Core project prior to examining at arguments for and against […]

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Accused of ‘Abusing Trust,’ Coinmarketcap May Now Let You Vote for New Listings

Cryptocurrency monitoring site Coinmarketcap appears to be mulling the idea of allowing users to vote on which assets it should track. Users Could Influence Listings In a Twitter survey released September 12, the site, which has become a stalwart reference resource for cryptoasset prices and other related data, asked followers whether they “would be interested” […]

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