Bitcoin Core

Tron’s Steemit Acquisition Exposes Delegated-Proof-of-Stake Centralization

</header> <strong>The Steemit community is mired in controversy over the recent Tron takeover that managed to change the Steem blockchain’s governance. Steem witnesses attempted to soft fork the blockchain on February 24 to remove the powerful voting power Tron and Steemit hold. However, the soft fork wasn’t able to prevent the Tron takeover and Steemit …

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Bitcoin Mining Investment Strong – BTC Hashrate Surpasses All-Time High

</header> <strong>On Monday, March 2, miners processing blocks on the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> network surpassed the network’s all-time high as the overall hashrate touched 136 exahash (EH/s). The record-breaking achievement happened despite the price of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> dropping below the $9K region throughout the course of the last …

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Market Update: Coronavirus Fears, Stock Market Crash, and Bitcoin Price Predictions

</header> <strong>Digital currency markets have been consolidating since the initial price drop on February 26 that saw $25 billion shaved off the entire cryptocurrency market. At the time of publication, the cryptoconomy is hovering just above the $245 billion zone and a few coins today are making slight gains.</strong> Also read: MTV Airs Only the …

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These Maps Will Help You Locate Merchants Ready to Accept Your Cryptocurrency

</header> <strong>Getting into Bitcoin is a first step many have already taken, and with the generally positive start of 2020, more are likely to make the move. But then there’s the question of what to do with your coins. Regardless of how you obtained them – through purchase, faucet, airdrop, fork, business, or salary — …

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How to Find Your Nearest Bitcoin ATM

</header> <strong>Cryptocurrency markets have experienced a few intensive weeks since the start of the year that took prices to 2020 highs in mid-February. The overall bullish sentiment is attracting more interest towards the crypto space. There are many ways to get started with Bitcoin but one the most accessible options is to find an ATM …

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Coronavirus Quarantine Controls and Shipping Delays Impact Bitcoin Miners

</header> <strong>During the first week of February, a few of the top mining rig manufacturers from China revealed they were forced to postpone device shipments due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Regional reports from the country now disclose that shipments will be delayed even longer and Chinese mining rig companies and second-market suppliers are feeling …

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Bitcoin ATMs Grow in Number Reaching Almost 7,000 in Operation Around the World

</header> <strong>ATMs supporting digital coins have increased parallel to the predominant trend on cryptocurrency markets since the beginning of 2020. With over 400 new devices added in January, the global total is now closing on the 7,000 mark. The sector has seen exponential growth in the past three years. </strong> Also read: Bitcoin.com Partners With …

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Craig Wright’s $100B Theft Claim – BTC and BCH Used His Database Without Permission

</header> <strong>The infamous Craig Wright, the Australian native who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, has published a blog post that explains he owns “the full rights to the Bitcoin registry” and developers do not have the right to change the protocol’s underlying database. Wright’s recent blog post makes it seem like “legal redress” is coming …

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Market Update: Bitcoin Cash Shines as Crypto Markets Show Bullish Signals

</header> <strong>Digital currency markets are in the green again today after seeing some moderate losses the day prior. The leading cryptocurrency in the top 10 is the fourth-largest blockchain by market cap, bitcoin cash, which is up 14% today. A variety of other digital asset markets are doing well as the overall market valuation of …

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5 Mining Operations Command More Than 50% of BTC’s Network Hashrate

</header> <strong>The cryptocurrency community has been discussing mining centralization after a report was published that disclosed five mining operations command more than 50% of the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> hashrate. At the time of publication, between F2pool, Poolin, Btc.com, and Antpool, the pools are hashing more than 59% of the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” …

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