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Video: Mempools, Child Pays For Parent and Package Relay

Listen To This Episode: AppleSpotifyGoogleLibsynOvercast In this episode of The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado, hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost discussed Bitcoin mempools, Child Pays For Parent (CPFP) and package relay. Package relay is the project that Gloria Zhao will work on as part of her Brink fellowship, which was announced earlier...

The Battle For P2SH: The Untold Story Of The First Bitcoin War

“Push the date back two months. OP_EVAL just is not ready yet.” It was the verdict Gavin Andresen had worked so long to avoid. With a single rebuke sent from Russell O’Connor’s keyboard, a months-long effort to upgrade Bitcoin — the first in the wake of founder Satoshi Nakamoto’s exit — was abruptly stalled ahead of implementation.  ...

Video: Lightning Network And Gaming With MintGox

Listen To This Episode: AppleSpotifyGoogleLibsynOvercast On this episode of the Bitcoin Magazine Podcast, CK sits down with the team behind the MintGox Lightning-enabled gaming initiatives. Desiree Dickerson of Lightning Labs, Simon Cowell and his colleague at ZebeDee Christian Moss take turns discussing why Bitcoin and Lightning are such...

Titan Announces North American Bitcoin Mining Pool

Cryptocurrency mining software provider Titan announced the creation of Titan Pool, a bitcoin mining pool based in North America. An announcement shared with Bitcoin Magazine emphasized the enterprise-grade services that participants in the pool would receive, as well as the importance of its geographic location. “Asia and Europe account...

The Bitcoin Magazine FOMOmeter

As bitcoin the asset eclipses all-time price and market cap highs, and Bitcoin the decentralized network continues to prove its value proposition as an alternative to fundamental issues within the legacy system, waves of investors are feeling the FOMO (or, “fear of missing out”).  Metrics like the price of BTC, unique addresses used or confirmed...

Video: Debating Technology-Driven Deflation

Listen To This Episode: AppleSpotifyGoogleLibsynOvercast In this off-the-cuff episode of Fed Watch, Christian and I dove more deeply into the technology-driven deflation debate we started last week with our guest Jeff Booth. We brought up the “chicken or the egg?” conversation that did not get resolved fully last time: Is the deflation...

You Don’t Have To Worry About Bitcoin’s Reliance On Utilities

Imagine what life would be like if there were no electricity or communications networks available.  How many days of food do you have at your house? How much cash do you have on hand? Can you go out to try to buy up what’s left at the stores that still have their doors open? What else would you be worried about? What would you prioritize?...

Gloria Zhao And Brink Are Set To Give Bitcoin Mempools An Upgrade

Brink, the new nonprofit founded by John Newbery and Mike Schmidt to train and support Bitcoin developers, today announced Gloria Zhao as its first fellow. After graduating from Berkeley with a degree in computer science this month, Zhao will familiarize herself with contributing to Bitcoin Core and related open-source projects under mentorship of Newbery....

LVL Launches Feeless Bitcoin Exchange

This is a promoted article provided by LVL. Today, Bitcoin financial services provider LVL announced the launch of a feeless bitcoin exchange for users in North America. “LVL wants to be the biggest disruption to the Bitcoin exchange space in years,” per a LVL release on the announcement. “Every Bitcoin exchange uses the same model...

Video: Bitcoin Hardware And Security With Cobo’s Lixin Liu

Listen To This Episode: AppleSpotifyGoogleLibsyn This episode of Bitcoin Magazine’s Bitcoin In Asia featured Lixin Liu, the head of hardware at Cobo and the creator of the Cobo Vault, out of Shanghai. Lixin’s background in hardware and international product development, most recently in robotics with Hover Camera, made him the preferred...

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