[Review] Antminer T9 vs. Antminer S9 – Who is the Best Bitcoin Bitcoin Miner?

The post [Review] Antminer T9 vs. Antminer S9 – Who is the Best Bitcoin Bitcoin Miner? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Note: this review assumes knowledge of the Antminer S9. If you’re unfamiliar with that device, see our detailed Antminer S9 review. Despite the recent AsicBoost and Antbleed scandals, Bitmain remains the world’s premier ASIC […]

Life in Crypto Time

Trading expert Tim Enneking compares the crypto asset space with the early days of the internet, where time just seemed to fly faster. Source

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Recent Bull Run Calls for a Level Head

Over the course of three days, BTC-USD managed to climb $1,100 in value — a near 60 percent growth. Shortly after reaching a local high in the mid $2,900s, it immediately retraced down to the mid $2,700s where, at the time of this article, it is currently sitting. Is this price growth sustainable? Is there […]

Op Ed: No Governance for Old Men: Coordinating Protocol Upgrades in the Future

Make no mistake. We are witnessing a high-stakes protocol standards battle play out in real time. And it is just as important as last century’s battle for the internet’s TCP standard.  Current capacity constraints on the Bitcoin blockchain have brought us to this impasse. The Bitcoin protocol, as the dominant value transfer “network effect” leader, […]

BIP 91 Has Locked In. Here’s What That Means (and What It Does Not)

It looks as if Bitcoin is getting Segregated Witness. Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 91 (BIP 91) just locked in. Up to 90 percent of all hash power signaled support for this soft fork, which implies miners intend, in turn, to trigger Segregated Witness (SegWit) activation. By extension, this should make BIP 148 obsolete and August 1 […]

White Hats Step In to Save Funds from Vulnerable Ether Wallets

At 11:30 a.m. (CDT) on July 19, 2017, a hacker managed to steal 153,000 ETH (approximately $32 million at the time) from three Ethereum wallets by exploiting a vulnerability within the wallets’ multi-signature verification. The affected wallets include the ones using Parity client version 1.5 or later. According to a tweet by Project Lead Manuel […]