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

Abstract: In our sixth piece on the lightning network, we provide new data about its growth and size. We reveal statistics about private channels, often produced by...

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Abstract: This piece is written by Bitcoin Core contributor and BitMEX Research guest writer, Michael Ford. Michael is the recipient of the HDR Global Trading Limited Bitcoin...

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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

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BitMEX Research Launches Ethereum Node Metrics Website – Nodestats.org

Anatomy Of The Next Global Financial Crisis

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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

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Unboxing Bitmain’s IPO (Part 2)

Unboxing Bitmain’s IPO

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Does Satoshi have a million bitcoin?

The bitcoin flash crash to $0.01 in June 2011

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Tether: Puerto Rico financial data quarterly update

A brief history of Stablecoins (Part 1)

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Bitcoin Economics – Deflationary Debt Spiral (Part 3)

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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

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

Update: SegWit transaction capacity increase compared to Bitcoin Cash

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Tether: New financial data released by Puerto Rico

Diagram of a Bitcoin block: Covert versus overt AsicBoost

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Tether

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A blockchain-specific defensive patent licence

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The Ripple story

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The art of making softforks: Protection by policy rule

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The Lightning Network

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

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A complete history of Bitcoin’s consensus forks

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Bitcoin Gold: Investment flow data

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Public companies with exposure to the crypto space

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Update: Bitcoin Cash investment flow data

Bitcoin’s unique value proposition

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Revisiting “The DAO”

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

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

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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…

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

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

The SegWit2x (B2X) Hardfork – Protecting Yourself and Your Coins, Part 2: Investment Strategies

ICOs – Part 1 – An Interactive Visualization of the ICO Space

ICOs – Part 2 – Investment Returns

The SegWit Transaction Capacity Increase – Part 2 – The First Month After Activation

The SegWit Transaction Capacity Increase – Part 1

Mining incentives, part 2: Why is China dominant in Bitcoin mining?

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Mining Incentives – Part 1 – The Economics of the Difficulty Adjustment

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The SegWit2x Hardfork – The Supporters and Opponents

Overview of the covert AsicBoost allegation

Bitcoin Cash: Potential Price Implications of Investment Flow Data

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