Tagged: hashpower

Bitcoin (BTC) Wealth has Become More Evenly Distributed with Smaller Accounts Holding Greater Proportion of Supply: Report

During its 11 years of existence (since the first Bitcoin block was mined), BTC has been able to survive many “threats,” mainly because there’s no single entity controlling the world’s largest cryptocurrency network. As explained in a report from Coin Metrics, this trait, called decentralization,… Read More

Coinbase Clarifies it wasn’t Targeted by “Any of the Attack Transactions” on Etherem Classic (ETC) during 51% Attack and Didn’t Lose Funds

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase claims it wasn’t targeted by “any of the attack transactions and lost no funds” when Ethereum Classic (ETC) recently suffered 51% attacks. A 51% attack on a blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform can take place when a malicious… Read More

Jameson Lopp from Casa discusses Whether Chinese Miners are Still a Perceived Threat to Bitcoin (BTC)

Jameson Lopp, the CTO at Casa, a Bitcoin focused security company, notes that since the industrialization of BTC mining began in 2015, there have been concerns regarding the concentration of hashpower within Chinese borders. Hashpower is the computing power needed to secure the Bitcoin network,… Read More

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