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Bitmain’s Jihan Wu Talks Mining and Industry Growth With Bitcoin.com’s CEO

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>At the World Digital Mining Summit in Frankfurt, Germany, Bitcoin.com’s CEO Stefan Rust sat down with Jihan Wu, cofounder of Bitmain Technologies and Matrixport. The two discussed how cryptocurrencies being used for payments is spreading and how Bitmain is doing after the bear market last year.</strong> Also read: SEC Wants Second Look …

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Confronting Bitcoin Network Issues Using Nakamoto Consensus and a Mining Parliament

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On June 28, Bitcoin Cash proponent Javier Gonzalez announced the launch of an interesting protocol called the Bitcoin Mining Parliament (BMP). The theory behind BMP is backed by the concept of Nakamoto Consensus where “miners are the executive power of Bitcoin” and “any needed rules and incentives can be enforced with this …

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Bitmain’s Nishant Sharma Talks China and Crypto in the Humans of Bitcoin Podcast

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>This week on the Humans of Bitcoin podcast host Matt Aaron chatted with Bitmain’s Nishant Sharma who shared his story and discussed the western hemisphere’s false impressions of China and Bitcoin. During the interview, Sharma conversed about his work with Bitmain, one of the largest cryptocurrency companies in the world, and addressed …

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Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value’

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s been furious debate over the last few years on whether or not Satoshi created Bitcoin to be a peer-to-peer cash system or a purpose-built store of value. Lately, a few <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> proponents claim that Satoshi deliberately built Bitcoin to be a store of value (SoV). Despite …

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The Copyright for the Satoshi White Paper is Already Causing Trouble

Craig Wright’s copyright registration of the original bitcoin white paper is starting to create ripple effects. On May 28 Scribd, a service for posting downloadable documents on the Internet, notified CoinDesk that it had pulled down our copy of the Satoshi Nakamoto white paper. “This is a notification that Scribd’s BookID copyright protection system has …

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Another Aspiring Satoshi Copyrights the Bitcoin Whitepaper

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The cryptocurrency community got riled up recently over Craig Wright’s U.S. copyright registration of the Bitcoin whitepaper and some of the code from the early software. However, on May 24 the U.S. Copyright Office saw a Bitcoin whitepaper registration by a man named Wei Liu, bringing another legal challenger to Wright’s claim …

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US Copyright Office Responds to Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Registrations

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On May 21, 2019, a press release was sent to a variety of publications that said Craig Wright was granted two U.S. copyrights for the original Bitcoin white paper and version 0.1 of the cryptocurrency’s code. Meanwhile, the U.S. Copyright Office specifically addressed the matter in a press release which emphasized the …

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