Friday, June 23, 2017
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CoinDesk Explainer: The Bitcoin Unlimited Debate

Depending on who you ask, Bitcoin Unlimited is either the future of bitcoin or a broken implementation of the software. One thing's for certain,...

How Bitcoin's P2P Layer Got a Speed Hike in the Latest...

“Satoshi left us with a monolithic blob of a codebase.” That was bitcoin developer Cory Fields’ way of saying that, despite the innovation it’s often...

A Public-Private Ethereum? It Won't Be As Easy As It Sounds

Many ethereum developers have high hopes that the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, backed by the likes of JPMorgan and Microsoft, will help to join private...

Rootstock is Fusing Lightning With On-Chain Scaling – On a Sidechain

Another unique proposal aimed at increasing bitcoin’s transaction capacity – a core issue at the center of the long-running scaling debate – has been revealed in...

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Upcoming Code Release

Bitcoin’s best-known proposed code change isn’t the only one that matters. The last couple of minor bitcoin code versions saw the gradual release of...

Beyond Immutability: Ethereum Classic Maps a Way Forward

"We think we're the real ethereum." In a recent talk at CoinDesk's developer-only conference Construct, developer Elaine Ou outlined how ethereum classic differs...

Ethereum Spam Attacks Are Back – This Time on the Test...

Ethereum is under attack again. Following denial of service attacks on the ethereum network last year, which were stopped with a pair of forks in...

Vitalik Buterin Calls for Collaboration at Enterprise Ethereum Launch

In a televised speech at the launch of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance today, ethereum's creator, Vitalik Buterin, focused on why enterprise blockchains, generally seen as...

New Ethereum Proposal Aims to Supercharge Smart Contracts

Newly released research shows that top-layer networks, usually trumpeted as the future of bitcoin and ethereum scaling, might actually be capable of more than...

Ethereum Economics Gets Spotlight in Vitalik Buterin EDCON Keynote

In a new speech this week, ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin gave a spotlight to the study of so-called 'cryptoeconomics', the union of cryptography...