Slush Pool to Let Hashers Vote on Segregated Witness Activation: “Mining Pools Should Remain Neutral”

Bitcoin’s oldest mining pool, Slush Pool, will let its miners vote on the Segregated Witness soft fork proposed by Bitcoin Core. By passing this choice down to individual miners that connect to the pool (sometimes also referred to as “hashers”) Slush Pool hopes to remove itself as a decision maker from the equation. Speaking to Bitcoin Magazine, Slush […]

Why ViaBTC Rejects SegWit Soft Fork in Favor of Block Size Hard Fork: Interview With Haipo Yang

Set to offer an effective block size limit increase, a transaction malleability fix and more, Segregated Witness (SegWit) could soon go live on the Bitcoin network. Starting tonight, miners can signal support for the proposed centerpiece of Bitcoin Core’s scalability roadmap. The soft fork will activate if 95 percent of hash power agrees. But Chinese mining pool ViaBTC, currently representing […]

vDice – Introducing a Fully Decentralised Gambling Platform

vDice is the world’s 1st live, Fully Decentralized Gambling Platform using the Ethereum and Blockchain Technology.  vDice is the leading blockchain-based betting game for the Ethereum network. The site went live on June 13th, 2016. It has processed almost 10,000 bets to-date. It is a classic ‘SatoshiDICE-style’ betting game, implemented as an Ethereum Smart Contract […]