Introduction

October 4th, 2012

Bitcoin may be the world’s first decentralized digital monetary system, and “bitcoins” will be the currency unit used by this system. The system has existed since January 3rd, 2009 and it is employed in every country on earth. Bitcoins are created and controlled by advanced mathematics and cryptography, as opposed to by governments or banks (no government, bank, or corporation owns or controls Bitcoin). Bitcoins as being a currency unit are created over time with a diminishing rate, and there won’t ever be greater than 21 million of them in existence (though there’re highly divisible).

Texas Attorney General Faces Two Felony Trials (Video)

February 21st, 2017

The Texas Attorney General has been under indictment on three felony counts for almost two years and he’s still AG. Well, what did you expect? This is Texas we’re talking about! After a brief flurry of attention, this story has been more that a bit neglected. However, that’s about to change. In case your attention was…

What Abraham Lincoln Can Teach Donald Trump

February 20th, 2017

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. How will Donald Trump observe Presidents Day? Will he have the inclination or take the time to read about or reflect on the qualities of our greatest leaders? Given how busy Trump is issuing executive orders, fighting with the judiciary, managing the scandal surrounding the dismissal of his national…

Re: How do trade sites work? What is coding logic?

February 20th, 2017

Basically you run full node for every currency like bitcoin core for bitcoin. Full node download entire blockchain and keep you up to date with transactions, they also allow you to do all sort of operation like get new address, send money and etc using…

Private digital currencies need regulation to flourish – Bank of Canada research

February 20th, 2017

Digital currencies such as Bitcoin will not be safe without government intervention and are likely to be counterfeited, according to a Bank of Canada …

TheBlueMatt commented on issue bitcoin/bitcoin#9800

February 19th, 2017

Feb 19, 2017 TheBlueMatt commented on issue bitcoin/bitcoin#9800 “I am not fully using my CPU nor my bandwidth” often this is an indication that you're disk is saturated. In cases where people really are on suffi…

gmaxwell commented on issue bitcoin-core/secp256k1#442

February 19th, 2017

Feb 19, 2017 gmaxwell commented on issue bitcoin-core/secp256k1#442 FWIW, our internal tests and benchmarks all work on a BE host, but I don't currently have one with a C++11 compiler.

Re: Bitcoin Exchange for Sale !!!!! ONLY 1 BTC

February 18th, 2017

Hey Guys forgot to tell you tell you something eles. USD or any other currceny in the world is supported. All you need to do is bring your own ACH solution. I would recommend Dowalla for U.S. There is a built in concosle to update the users balance. Al…

How do i loop through all the related address in a given wallet address

February 18th, 2017

I am using bitcoin block chain API, it is possible to get amount sent in a transaction id and the addresses it was sent to. My problem is getting the RELATED ADDRESSES to the address that sent the payment.. The only fact is that I want to be able to validate who sent the money and who it was (…)

luke-jr 0.14.0rc1 unsigned

February 18th, 2017

luke-jr 0.14.0rc1 unsigned

Davos 2017: Your Cash, Gold & Bitcoin Are Too Free

February 17th, 2017

by Chris Campbell Laissez Faire Books “We know that bitcoin itself is a complete failure,” Willem Buiter, Citi’s chief economist, said at Jan. 2016′s...

Merge #9761: Use 2 hour grace period for key timestamps in importmult…

February 17th, 2017

Merge #9761: Use 2 hour grace period for key timestamps in importmulti rescans e662af3 Use 2 hour grace period for key timestamps in importmulti rescans (Russell Yanofsky) 38d3e9e [qa] Extend import-rescan.py to test imports on pruned nodes. (Russell Yanofsky) c28583d [qa] Extend (…)

DOJ Won\’t Prosecute FBI Exec Who Made Subordinates Create False Records

February 17th, 2017

Department of Justice officials won’t prosecute an unnamed senior FBI executive who ordered subordinates to create false records saying she had recused herself from dealing with the contractor that employed her husband, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General (IG). The IG investigation found that the FBI executive never disqualified herself and created the…

The Fast Escalating Russia Scandal Is A Window Into A Traitor\’s Deep Corruption

February 16th, 2017

When Michael Flynn sat down for dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin in December 2015, it triggered a series of events that may bring down the Donald Trump presidency. The fast escalating Russia scandal has become a window into how traitorous and deeply corrupt Trump is, how he is incapable of defending America and soils everything…

Merge #9765: Harden against mistakes handling invalid blocks

February 16th, 2017

Merge #9765: Harden against mistakes handling invalid blocks ba803ef Harden against mistakes handling invalid blocks (Suhas Daftuar)

How best to prepare for epidemics? Strengthen primary care

February 16th, 2017

A worker at the Wynwood Community Service Center hands a local resident a can of insect repellent Aug. 4, 2016, in Miami. AP Photo/Alan Diaz In global public health, 2016 was a year defined by the end of two important emergencies: Ebola and…

Merge #9756: Return error when importmulti called with invalid address.

February 15th, 2017

Merge #9756: Return error when importmulti called with invalid address. 9acf25c Return error when importmulti called with invalid address. (Russell Yanofsky)

Re: Gnosis – the decentralized prediction market platform and oracle standard

February 15th, 2017

eagerly waiting for this project to start..

they need to be active here too

Vitalik Buterin Issues Update on Ethereum’s ‘Metropolis’ Upgrade

February 14th, 2017

Work on ethereum’s next scheduled software release is advancing according to the blockchain platform’s creator.

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Banking Giant Mizuho Invests in Japan's Biggest Bitcoin Exchange

February 14th, 2017

As acknowledged in its release, legislation is slated to go live in June that would enable regulated firms to enter the bitcoin and cryptocurrency …

How does Bitcoin read from/write to LevelDB

February 14th, 2017

I know that Bitcoin Core uses LevelDB since 0.8 version. However, I couldn't find detailed explanation about how Bitcoin stores and retrieves from LevelDB. E.g. If B transaction uses an output from previous transaction A as input, how does Bitcoin lookup this transaction and see if it's (…)