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Maxwell, Wuille Co-Author Proposal for a Big Boost to Bitcoin’s Bandwidth

A newly-proposed relay protocol could reduce the “transaction bandwidth” used up by bitcoin nodes by up to 75%. Called Erlay,…

Bitcoin Cash Miners Undo Attacker’s Transactions With ‘51% Attack’

Two bitcoin cash (BCH) mining pools recently carried out what is known as a 51 percent attack on the blockchain…

Hacked NZ Exchange Cryptopia Allowed to Reopen

Digital asset exchange Cryptopia has been given the green light to open again after New Zealand police announced they have…

Coinbase Suspends Ethereum Classic Following 51 Percent Attack

Coinbase has ceased interactions with the Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain after the exchange detected a 51 percent attack on the…

The Daily: Electrum Users Targeted by Hackers, Huobi DM’s Daily Volume Exceeds $1B

Electrum developers have confirmed reports of an attack against the popular cryptocurrency wallet. Also covered in The Daily, Huobi Derivative…

ETH Mining Not Profitable, Miner Heats Home With ASIC Rigs

In recent mining news, Susquehanna International Group has reported that it is no longer profitable to mine ether with a…

Study Argues Chinese Mining Centralization Poses Threat to Bitcoin Network

A joint study conducted by Princeton University and Florida International University has found three-quarters of Bitcoin mining is based in…

Bittrex to Delist Bitcoin Gold Over 51% Attack

Over the last nine months, news.Bitcoin.com has reported on the many misfortunes the project Bitcoin Gold (BTG) has experienced. The…

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