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Block Size

504, 2017

Covert attack on Bitcoin drives block size debate stagnation

|5 Apr 2017|News|

On Wednesday afternoon, Bitcoin Core developer Greg Maxwell submitted a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP), inhibiting a “covert attack on the Bitcoin POW function.” Maxwell discovered patent pending technology being used in an ASIC Bitcoin mining chip, which gives certain Bitcoin miners 20 to 30 percent more mining power.

803, 2016

Alternative means of settling with bitcoin

|8 Mar 2016|News|

Bitcoin has recently experienced another "stress test," in form of a lot of transaction spam. Along with the continuous debate on whether or not to increase the Bitcoin block size, a lot of people have started looking at the potential outcomes of the situation.

302, 2016

Blockstream is going from strength to strength

|3 Feb 2016|News|

Just six days after [Blockstream]( [announced]( a strategic partnership with PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), an even larger [announcement]( from the bitcoin software development company has been announced.

1309, 2015

The Blockchain Scalability Survey

|13 Sep 2015|News|

Bitcoin's Scalability has been an industry debate for, arguably, years. Brave New Coin (BNC) has reached out to those with vested interests, and working in this industry, for their perspective.

2206, 2015

Bitcoins Coming Scalability Upgrades

|22 Jun 2015|News|

Bitcoin is a possible replacement for global financial systems, but the network can currently only support a fraction of these transactions. We look at three potential solutions, and how they fit together, to make the Bitcoin network a global competitor.

1806, 2015

Bitcoins new block size limit solidifying at 8 megabytes

|18 Jun 2015|News|

The seemingly endless argument among Bitcoin developers about how to scale up the blockchain for more transactions has just passed a major milestone when the Chinese mining pools stepped up to dictate the new size of the Bitcoin block size limit.

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