BREAKING: Bitcoin Blockchain nearly forks – Accidental Hard Fork almost occurred.
On January 29, it has been discovered that the Bitcoin blockchain nearly forked. The Bitcoin.com Mining Pool was running Bitcoin Unlimited software, and accidentally mined a block greater than 1MB. This block, which is considered as an invalid block under the current Bitcoin consensus rules was rejected by the network. However many mining pools which… (0 comment)

Blockchain.info – Spending Bug
Another bug has been discovered with the Blockchain.info wallet system. There was an old wallet for a client that had not been used for a while and contained many inputs from faucets among other things, a total value of 3 USD. Moving these coins to a new wallet seemed trivial. Upon trying to move the… (0 comment)

Julian Assange – WikiLeaks Founder Proves he is alive by reading data from a Bitcoin Block Hash
Julian Assange, the wikileaks founder has had rumors circulating about him for some time, regarding his life. After the embassy cut off the internet it was unknown if he was alive, or dead. To counter these rumours, undoubtedly fuelled by the mainstream media, he read out the block hash of Bitcoin Block 447506, which was… (0 comment)

Is Litecoin finally taking it’s place as Silver to Bitcoin’s Gold?
Litecoin was the currency designed to be a ‘lite’ version of Bitcoin, the ‘Silver to Bitcoin gold’. As the Bitcoin price has skyrocketed, Litecoin has stirred a little and it is becoming more recognized. With Bitmain releasing Scrypt mining hardware potentially, and with the Innosilicon offerings, it is likely that Scrypt mining and network security for… (0 comment)