Tag: Bitcoin network

  • Opinion

    Ethereum is Gaining 50,000 Developers per Month, King of Dapps

    An independent vlogger posted a video on Reddit about why he’s still bullish on crypto. In the video the vlogger names six points to keep in mind about the health of the space as networks continue to grow, clarity comes in to being and crypto attracts the best and brightest...

    newsbtc | June 18, 2018 | 7:00 am
  • New York

    The Bitcoin Network Uses as Much Electricity as Ireland: Study

    According to a new study, the Bitcoin network could be consuming as much as 0.5% of the world’s total electricity — a number comparable to the amount of power used by the entire country of Ireland.  Bitcoin and Electricity Usage That said, determining exactly how much electricity the...

    newsbtc | May 17, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Zen Protocol

    Zen Protocol Extends Smart Contracting Capabilities to Bitcoin

    Zen Protocol is a complete decentralized financial system that gives users the ability to buy, sell and create financial instruments without any third parties. An alpha client and running testnet is available. Zen targets financial use cases, such as trading and creating new kinds of assets. An advanced...

    Jayanand Sagar | November 24, 2017 | 2:17 pm
  • Bitcoin Network

    Bitcoin Network Shows Signs of Improvement Updated Core Versions

    The latest version of Bitcoin Core software has brought a lot of improvement in the performance of the Bitcoin network. Bitcoin Core version 0.12.1 was released earlier last month with lots of new features supporting scalability of Bitcoin network in the near future. With Bitcoin companies gradually upgrading...

    Gautham | May 7, 2016 | 9:30 pm
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    Blockchain Monday Blues Due to Spam Transactions on Bitcoin

    This Monday, the bitcoin community woke up to the beginning of a new week and a new month. As the day progresses, they thought that their worst fears about the bitcoin network are coming true. The bitcoin network was overloaded and transactions were taking unusually longer to get...

    Gautham | March 2, 2016 | 7:00 pm
  • Death of Bitcoin Network. Not so Soon. newsbtc

    Death of Bitcoin Network? Not so Soon!

    The future of Bitcoin has been the topic of debate for weeks now, ever since former Bitcoin Core developer decided to prematurely conclude a still ongoing experiment. In Mike Hearn’s words, bitcoin was a failed experiment and its demise is imminent. This was not the first time someone...

    Gautham | January 24, 2016 | 9:00 am
  • HSBC Disruption Highlights the Need for a Bitcoin System. newsbtc bitcoin news

    HSBC Disruption Highlights the Need for a Bitcoin System

    HSBC, the fourth largest bank in the world is now steadily returning to normalcy after being hit by a system glitch that left thousands of users unable to log into the system. This instance adds to the list of several cases where the need for a complete overhaul of...

    Guest Author | January 6, 2016 | 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin XT Hard Fork- Boon or Bane-

    Is the Bitcoin Fork to Blame for the August Selloff?

    A few weeks back, the bitcoin network was subjected to a hard fork wherein two different versions of the software have been running. For developers Andresen and Hearn, this could allow the system to make a decision based on consensus when it comes to the bitcoin block size...

    newsbtc | September 7, 2015 | 7:00 pm
  • Potential Block Size Issues on Split with Bitcoin Core. Newsbtc Bitcoin XT News.

    Bitcoin XT: Potential Block Size Issues on Split Bitcoin Core

    The launch of Bitcoin XT represents a split with the Bitcoin core software, creating a fork in the road for blockchain. With that, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have started discussing the potential issues that may arise and how it could affect the block size debate. Writer Richard Gendal Brown shares...

    newsbtc | August 19, 2015 | 11:00 am
  • Several Entities Battling to Dominate Bitcoin Mining.

    Several Entities Battling to Dominate Bitcoin Mining

    While most of the developments in the cryptocurrency industry have focused on bitcoin payments or blockchain applications, there are still a lot of entities that are battling to dominate the bitcoin mining arena. After all, the blockchain is distributed among the computers part of the mining network, which suggests...

    newsbtc | August 14, 2015 | 9:00 pm

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