8-Hour Miner Meeting Ends With Litecoin Scaling Agreement

Litecoin’s scaling debate may be coming to an end. A group of miners and exchanges is throwing support behind a new proposal, an agreement that follows weeks of increasingly acrimonious debate over whether the technical upgrade would be enacted on the litecoin network, the fourth-largest cryptocurrency...
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Q1’s Top Performing Cryptocurrencies Saw Big Gains

The first quarter of 2017 saw dramatic price gains for the top cryptocurrencies, as the total market added nearly $7bn in value. The so-called ‘blue chip’ cryptocurrencies – those with a market cap greater than $30m – saw aggressive growth in the first quarter, as bitcoin’s...
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Bitcoin’s Unlimited Potential Lies in Its Apolitical Core

Nozomi Hayase, PhD, is a writer who covers issues of freedom of speech, transparency and decentralized movements.  In this opinion piece, Hayase calls for a ceasefire in the block size debate, appealing to the technology’s cypherpunk roots and arguing that larger political inequities make action to...
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