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Bitcoin Distribution Process Was ‘Fairest’ Possible System, Study Claims

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Bitcoin Distribution Process Was 'Fairest' Possible System, Study ClaimsDan Held, co-founder of Interchange, published a summary on Thursday about the perceived fairness of Satoshi Nakamoto’s initial distribution of bitcoins. The director of the institutional-grade cryptocurrency portfolio management service argues that the Bitcoin protocol’s earliest cryptocurrency distribution processes remain the most honest and equitable to date, particularly in comparison with the methods favored by […]

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Op-ed: The Case for Adding CTOR to Bitcoin Cash in November

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Op-ed: The Case for Adding CTOR to Bitcoin Cash in NovemberThe following opinion piece on Canonical Transaction Ordering (CTOR) was written by Jonald Fyookball the lead developer of Electron Cash.  Canonical Transaction Ordering (“CTOR”) is one of the planned changes for the November 2018 Bitcoin Cash protocol upgrade. There has been quite a bit of discussion in the Bitcoin Cash community about this change. Also […]

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New Information Heightens Satoshi Nakamoto Mystery

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New Information Heightens Satoshi Nakamoto MysteryFor close to ten years many people have been on the hunt for the elusive Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of the decentralized technology called Bitcoin. This year the race to find the anonymous character, or group of individuals, who designed the peer-to-peer electronic cash system has been hotter than ever with more clues left behind — […]

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A Look at Stylometry: Can We Uncover Satoshi Through Literary Quirks?

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A Look at Stylometry: Can We Uncover Satoshi Through Literary Quirks?Over the past few years, the number of people hunting for Satoshi Nakamoto has increased as people all over the world have been in search of the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency-community has also seen a few people come out of the woodwork recently, who have claimed to be Satoshi or have been accused […]

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Bitcoin Unlimited Merges Graphene Block Propagation Technology

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Bitcoin Unlimited Merges Graphene Block Propagation TechnologyOver the past week, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have been discussing ideas like pre-consensus and faster block times. Now, on July 25, the Bitcoin Unlimited (BU) development team has announced merging a block propagation concept called ‘Graphene’ into the BU client. Graphene is a technology that is a fraction of the size of current methods […]

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