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Grace Caffyn / CoinDesk:
Large bitcoin-mining firm BitFury backs BIP 100 block-size proposal, which now has 35% of the network's total hash rate   —  BitFury Backs BIP 100 Blocksize Proposal  —  The best-capitalised mining firm in bitcoin has waded into the block size debate - stating it must be resolved by consensus.
Aug 28, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context
Grace Caffyn / CoinDesk:
Former Bitcoin lead developer Gavin Andresen, others launch Bitcoin XT fork amidst heated community discussions over how to avoid 1MB block “capacity cliff”   —  Bitcoin ‘Forked’ in Controversial Bid to Resolve Scalability Question  —  Two of bitcoin's best-known developers …
Aug 17, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Yessi Bello Perez / CoinDesk:
Coinbase launches Instant Bitcoin buying and selling, protects against price volatility   —  Coinbase Launches Instant Bitcoin Buying and Selling  —  Coinbase has announced the launch of its Instant Exchange, which will allow users to buy and sell bitcoin whilst protecting them against the digital currency's price volatility.
Jun 17, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Yessi Bello Perez / CoinDesk:
New York Stock Exchange launches a Bitcoin price index, NYXBT, will use data from Coinbase transactions to determine price   —  New York Stock Exchange Launches Bitcoin Price Index  —  The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has today announced the launch of a bitcoin price index (NYXBT).
May 19, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
US-based Bitcoin storage company Xapo is moving its headquarters to Switzerland citing customer privacy concerns, will keep small presence in Palo Alto   —  Xapo Moves to Switzerland Citing Customer Privacy Concerns  —  Xapo has officially relocated its corporate headquarters to Zurich …
May 16, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Report: most or all of Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins stolen between early 2011 and May 2013, long before the exchange collapsed in February 2014   —  Most Mt Gox Bitcoins Were Gone by May 2013, Report Claims  —  Mt Gox's missing bitcoins were stolen from the exchange over a period of time beginning in 2011 …
Apr 19, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
New Bitcoin Foundation Director Bruce Fenton Pledges Fiscal Reform   —  Veteran bitcoin activist Bruce Fenton has been named the Bitcoin Foundation's newest executive director.  —  Elected by a 5-to-1 vote, Fenton succeeds interim executive director Patrick Murck and outgoing executive director Jon Matonis …
Apr 14, 2015, 1:30 AMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
US Marshals announce March 5 auction for 50K bitcoins seized from Ross Ulbricht, worth about $11.85M   —  US Marshals to Auction 50,000 Bitcoins in March  —  The US Marshals service has announced it will auction off 50,000 BTC, worth 11.85m at press time, to the public on 5th March.
Feb 18, 2015, 1:07 PMIn context
Jon Southurst / CoinDesk:
Hong Kong's MyCoin Bitcoin exchange disappears with up to $387M, Ponzi scheme suspected   —  Hong Kong's MyCoin Disappears With Up To $387 Million, Reports Claim  —  Reports are emerging from Hong Kong that local bitcoin exchange MyCoin has shut its doors, taking with it possibly as much as HK$3bn ($386.9m) in investor funds.
Feb 9, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk:
Coinbase's US Bitcoin Exchange Opens Doors to Traders   —  Bitcoin services provider Coinbase officially launched its exchange product today to consumers in 24 states.  —  The news follows what proved a dramatic runup to the launch, one sparked by a single teaser tweet that caused speculation to run rampant Sunday.
Jan 26, 2015, 7:00 PMIn context

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