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Mitigating Channel Jamming with Stake Certificates

Abstract: In this post, 100x Group grantee Gleb Naumenko and Antoine Riard explore a different approach to channel jamming mitigation. They are suggesting using UTXO ownership proofs...

The Growth of Bitcoin Merge Mining

Abstract: In this report we examine merge mining on the Bitcoin blockchain. In the last year or so, on average each Bitcoin block mined contains around two...

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Mitigating Channel Jamming with Stake Certificates

The Growth of Bitcoin Merge Mining

Current Status of the Utreexo Project

Call me Ishmael

Battle of the Dexes

Bitcoin Satellite

August 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Antminer S19 Pro vs Whatsminer M30S+ (Part 2) – Thermal Image Analysis

Antminer S19 Pro vs Whatsminer M30S+

July 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Bitcoin Softfork Activation Methodology

Call to action: testing and improving asmap

June 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Battle For ASIC Supremacy

May 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Subtleties and Security

The Crisis Happened: What’s Next?

April 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Ethereum 2.0

Life with SARS-CoV-2

March 2020 Report Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges (From CryptoCompare)

Mining Incentives (Part 4): The Impact Of The Halvening

Who Funds Bitcoin Development?

Central Bank Digital Currency

Inflation Is Coming

January 2020 Report Into The Cryptocurrency Exchange Industry (From CryptoCompare)

Lightning Network (Part 7) – Proportion Of Public vs Private Channels

Growth In The Level Of Precision Of Bitcoin Spending

Lightning Network (Part 6) – Over 60,000 Non-Cooperative Channel Closures

Build Systems & Security – Bitcoin Is Improving

Initial Exchange Offerings (Part 2) – Investment Performance Update

I CAN has IPO

Lightning Network (Part 5) – BitMEX Research Launches Penalty Transaction Alert System

Bitcoin’s Initial Block Download

Benford’s Law & Cryptocurrency Trading Data

Announcing txstats.com

Bitcoin Cash’s October 2019 Hashrate Volatility Increase

Bitcoin’s Block Timestamp Protection Rules

ForkMonitor: Unexpected Inflation Detection and Warning System

The Bitcoin Foundation

Lightning Network (Part 4) – All Adopt The Watchtower

Lightning Network (Part 3) – Where Is The Justice?

Facebook Takes on ETF Giant Blackrock, with a Fixed Income ETF called Libra

HDR Global Trading Limited Donates to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Digital Currency Initiative...

The Bitcoin Cash Hardfork – Three Interrelated Incidents

Initial Exchange Offerings

The Schnorr Signature & Taproot Softfork Proposal

Bitcoin Cash SV – 6 block chainsplit

The Lightning Network (Part 2) – Routing Fee Economics

BitMEX Research Launches Ethereum Node Metrics Website – Nodestats.org

Anatomy Of The Next Global Financial Crisis

The BitMEX Insurance Fund

The Mystery Of The Bitcoin Nonce Pattern

Tracking US$24 billion Of Tokens ICO Makers Allocated To Themselves

Atomic Swaps and Distributed Exchanges: The Inadvertent Call Option

Would Bitcoin’s mass adoption fundamentally transform the financial system?

The Price Crash & The Impact On Miners

Bitcoin Cash ABC’s rolling 10 block checkpoints

Forkmonitor.info updated to estimate the value of mining losses since the Bitcoin Cash split

Detailed Report Into The Cryptocurrency Exchange Industry (From CryptoCompare)

BitMEX Research Sponsors Fork Monitoring Website

Competing with Bitcoin Core

SegWit vs Bitcoin Cash transaction volume update & Bitcoin Cash investor flow update

Tether – Q2 Puerto Rico data & Noble Bank looking for a buyer

Ethereum holdings in the ICO treasury accounts

Unboxing Bitmain’s IPO (Part 2)

Unboxing Bitmain’s IPO

Does Satoshi have a million bitcoin?

The bitcoin flash crash to $0.01 in June 2011

Tether: Puerto Rico financial data quarterly update

A brief history of Stablecoins (Part 1)

Bitcoin Economics – Deflationary Debt Spiral (Part 3)

List of 44 Bitcoin fork tokens since Bitcoin Cash

New Ethereum Miner Could be a Game Changer

Complete guide to Proof of Stake – Ethereum’s latest proposal & Vitalik Buterin interview

Bitcoin price correlation: Record high against the S&P 500

Update: SegWit transaction capacity increase compared to Bitcoin Cash

Tether: New financial data released by Puerto Rico

Diagram of a Bitcoin block: Covert versus overt AsicBoost

Tether

A blockchain-specific defensive patent licence

The Ripple story

The art of making softforks: Protection by policy rule

The Lightning Network

Mining incentives, part 3: Short term vs. long term

A complete history of Bitcoin’s consensus forks

Bitcoin Gold: Investment flow data

Public companies with exposure to the crypto space

Update: Bitcoin Cash investment flow data

Bitcoin’s unique value proposition

Revisiting “The DAO”

The implications for Bitcoin of the new Bitcoin Cash difficulty adjustment mechanism

The Litecoin vs. Dogecoin hash-rate wars of 2014 and implications for Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin...

Trading Tip: Attempt to obtain free Bitcoin Cash on Bitfinex

Non Empty Smaller Block Data By Mining Pool

Empty Block Data by Mining Pool

The Bitfinex chain split tokens

Bitcoin Economics – Credit expansion and the characteristics of money which make it possible...

Bitcoin Economics – Credit expansion and the characteristics of money (Part 2)

The SegWit2x (B2X) Hardfork – Protecting Yourself and Your Coins, Part 1: Coin Splitting

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