Tag: Block

Xthinner Protocol Tested on BCH Mainnet Shows 99% Block Compression

Xthinner Protocol Tested on BCH Mainnet Shows 99% Block Compression On April 8, BCH developer Jonathan Toomim revealed how far he’s come with the Xthinner block compression protocol. Toomim tested the platform between two Bitcoin ABC full nodes on the BCH main network and a 363 kB block was compressed […]

Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains

Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains Borderless isn’t like other decentralized exchanges (DEXs). For one thing, it comes with its own blockchain – or rather the Block Collider chain comes with its own DEX. Throw in the ability to perform cross-chain transfers, block times […]

Core Developer’s 300kb Block Proposal Bolstered in Bid to Push Lightning Adoption

Core Developer’s 300kb Block Proposal Bolstered in Bid to Push Lightning Adoption Bitcoin Core (BTC) developer Luke Dash Jr has once again sparked controversy with his idea to shrink the BTC chain’s block size down to 300kb. It’s not the first time the concept was proposed by the developer, but […]

Blockchain.com Launches New Bitcoin Cash Block Explorer

Blockchain.com Launches New Bitcoin Cash Block Explorer Wallet provider Blockchain.com has started offering a new tool for users to peer into the inner workings of their cryptocurrency. The company has launched a Bitcoin Cash (BCH) block explorer that allows people to search for transaction hashes, blocks and addresses on the […]

The Daily: 100 Exchanges’ Security Rated, Enjinx Block Explorer Launches

The Daily: 100 Exchanges’ Security Rated, Enjinx Block Explorer Launches Tuesday’s installment of The Daily details new tools that are helping users safely navigate the cryptocurrency ecosystem. From making an informed decision about which exchanges to trust to tracking blockchain transactions with Enjinx, we cover a selection of developments from […]

10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History

10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History Over the last 12 hours, cryptocurrency supporters across the globe have been celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block which was mined at approximately 18:15:05 UTC. Die-hard crypto enthusiasts believe the software released by the anonymous creator […]

The Daily: Argentina Meets 2019 With New BATMs, Russia Budgets Millions to Block Sites

The Daily: Argentina Meets 2019 With New BATMs, Russia Budgets Millions to Block Sites In this edition of The Daily, we focus on the growing number of bitcoin ATMs in Argentina. Five new devices have been installed recently in Buenos Aires. We also look at a report that Russia’s telecom […]

Chatter Report: Zhuoer Claims BSV Block Created ‘Accidentally’, Falkvinge Likens Code Review to ‘Legislation’

Chatter Report: Zhuoer Claims BSV Block Created ‘Accidentally’, Falkvinge Likens Code Review to ‘Legislation’ In today’s chatter report, Calvin Ayre eagerly welcomes Jiang Zhuoer to mine on BSV but then quickly changes his mind. Zhuoer reveals that btc.top created a BSV block by accident and Rick Falkvinge calls for code […]

An Alternative Client Has Mined Bitcoin Cash Block 558847

An Alternative Client Has Mined Bitcoin Cash Block 558847 On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Copernicus project announced the launch of its full node implementation pre-release written in the programming language Golang (Go). Following the release, the client was used to generate the first Golang version of a Bitcoin Cash block […]

The US Government Is Powerless to Block Bitcoin Addresses

The US Government Is Powerless to Block Bitcoin Addresses It has been widely reported this week that the U.S. government has blacklisted two BTC addresses linked to cyber crime. These particular addresses were singled out because their owners are believed to be Iranians, whose country is currently facing heavy economic […]