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1604, 2018

Arguments for Bitcoin maximalism are starting to falter

|16 Apr 2018|News|

Since Bitcoin's share of the total crypto market capitalization has dropped from over 90 percent to years ago to lows of around 50 in the past 12 months it's timely to reassess the Bitcoin maximalist tenets. How have they stood the test of time?

2003, 2017

Bitcoin sidechain with a bigger block size limit may soon be a reality

|20 Mar 2017|News|

Bitcoin’s block size debate is seeping into the mainstream press, the Wall Street Journal states that the “bitter split in the developer community behind the virtual currency threatened to literally break it in two.” The article echoes statements made by investors such as Vinny Lingham, the Civic CEO and Gyft co-founder, who states “I’ve been very surprised with the amount of vocal support for a Bitcoin Hard Fork.”

3101, 2017

Blind Merged Mining

|31 Jan 2017|News|

In pursuing my goal of Bitcoin prediction markets, I was drawn to sidechains as the only realistic implementation strategy. I even sketched out some way that they would have to work, in early 2014. My friends an I worked on my own project, while waiting for sidechains to be developed.

1009, 2015

Mercator Advisory Group, “VC Investments Could Cripple Bitcoin”

|10 Sep 2015|News|

Mercator Advisory Group has released a new research note entitled, [How Many Sidechains Can Bitcoin Economics Support?]( It analyzes past problems that allegedly came close to stopping Bitcoin and outlines the economic model that drives trust in the blockchain.

2210, 2014

Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains

|22 Oct 2014|Resources|

We propose a new technology,pegged sidechains,which enables bitcoins and other ledger assets to be transferred between multiple blockchains. This gives users access to new and innovative cryptocurrency systems using the assets they already own.

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