Bitcoin Volume is On the Move to New No-Fee Exchanges

Bitcoin trading volume is shifting to new exchanges, data shows. Following the decision by major China-based exchanges to end the practice of no-fee trading (at the request of the country’s central bank), their lesser-known competitors have begun to claim the top spots in terms of transaction activity....
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Rethinking Proof of Work: The Quest to Improve Bitcoin Heats Up

In a world barreling onward in the name of efficiency, bitcoin stands out for the purposeful way it’s anything but. This ‘deficiency’ was the focus of many talks at day two of Stanford’s security conference, Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering 2017. For all its benefits, the system...
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Reworking Proof of Work: The Quest to Rethink Bitcoin Heats Up

In a world barreling onward in the name of efficiency, bitcoin stands out for the purposeful way it’s anything but. This ‘deficiency’ was the focus of many talks at day two of Stanford’s security conference, Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering 2017. For all its benefits, the system...
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