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How the Hyped Lumino Whitepaper Details Protocol for Scaling Bitcoin

Rootstock’s Chief Scientist, Sergio Demian Lerner, has been hinting about a new Bitcoin scaling solution called Lumino for over a month. Lumino’s whitepaper has finally surfaced, introducing the Lumino Transaction Compression Protocol (LTCP). The Lumino Network and Protocol Similar to a new envisioning of the Lightning Network, Lumino is a new type of off-chain payment […]

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Bither CEO: Bitclub is Performing Segwit-related Attack Against Network

Wen Hao, CEO of Bither wallet, a Chinese mobile bitcoin wallet, said early Friday morning that the Bitclub pool (which has 4% of the total hashrate) launched a transaction malleability attack on the Bitcoin network during the night.  The attacks were evident in blocks mined by the pool in question; more specifically in block 456545 […]

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Beware of Crypto-MLMs and High Return Investments on Social Media

Unfortunately, the world of cryptocurrency has seen a bunch of people running scammy ‘investments’ preying on people’s lack of knowledge. Over the past couple of years, shady organizations such as Onecoin, MMM Global and others have brought a slew of shady characters operating get-rich-quick schemes and Multi-Level Marketing scams. It’s good to know how to […]

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Is a ‘Core of Bitcoin Core’ Hostile to Competing Code?

Developers recall a time when they were “all just developing for ‘Bitcoin.’” Many to this day make clear they don’t belong to any ‘team’ submitting protocol code per the ‘Bitcoin block size debate,’ and simply write code to be used in Bitcoin. Yet various camps, which on the outside seem to be competing with one another, […]

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