Tag: Core

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 […]

Bitcoin Core Developer Advocates Credit Card Payments Over BTC

Bitcoin Core Developer Advocates Credit Card Payments Over BTC Bitcoin Core developer Jimmy Song has caused controversy by suggesting that bitcoin enthusiasts would be better off using credit cards as a means of payment. He described this strategy as being “more rational and convenient” than making multiple onchain transactions. His […]

Crypto-Community Debates Bitcoin Core Bug and a ‘Forced Upgrade’

Crypto-Community Debates Bitcoin Core Bug and a ‘Forced Upgrade’ This week the cryptocurrency community has been discussing and dealing with the critical vulnerability that was found in the Bitcoin Core (BTC) reference client. Many observers are calling the bug one of the worst issues BTC has had in years, comparing […]