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$35 Million: Sequoia Backs Turing Award Winner's Blockchain Project
Conflux, a scalable blockchain project with a Turing Award-winning co-founder, has raised $35 million from backers including Sequoia and Baidu.
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There Is No 'Bitcoin': What the SEC Doesn't Get About Cryptocurrency
The SEC would like to establish jurisdiction over crypto assets but this is only appropriate where there are legally enforceable contracts between legal entities, argues Edan Yago.
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Bitcoin Developers Build Prototype for 'Dandelion' Privacy Tool
Developers have proposed testing the Dandelion privacy mechanism on large number of active nodes.
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Bitcoin Dust: What It Is and Why You Should Get Rid of It
It's time to get rid of your bitcoin "dust," some developers argue. CoinDesk explains why.
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Stuck With Fees? New Bitcoin Tech Could End Wallet Guessing Games
Bitcoin Core developer, Alex Morcos has been working for years to make sure bitcoin transaction fee estimation tools are smarter.
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SegWit's Slow Rollout: Why Bitcoin's Capacity Hasn't Seen a Sudden Boost
When SegWit finally activated last week, the code change didn't immediately make its benefits possible. So, when can we expect to see some benefits?
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SegWit Goes Live: Why Bitcoin's Big Upgrade Is a Blockchain Game-Changer
SegWit will finally activate on bitcoin today after years of debate. But, what exactly is the code change and what does it enable?
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SegWit in the Wild: 4 Lessons Bitcoin Can Learn from Litecoin
How will SegWit impact the bitcoin network? Data from the already upgraded litecoin blockchain can provide an answer.
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It's Official: Segregated Witness Will Activate on Bitcoin
Passing a key threshold on Wednesday, the bitcoin network will soon be upgraded with a long in-development code change.
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A New SegWit Lock-In Period Has Started and All Mining Pools Are Signaling
A milestone has been hit in the potential activation of Segregated Witness, code that would upgrade the network's capacity.
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