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AltcoinWeekly - Issue #106

Issue #106

5 - 11 December 2015 

This week, Wired seems to know who the real Satoshi Nakomoto is and published an exposé stating that this Australian genius, Craig Wright "either invented bitcoin, or he’s a brilliant hoaxer who very badly wants us to believe he did." Another week of great entertainment in crypto-land!
Bobby

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Bitcoin's Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Is Probably This Unknown Australian Genius

WIRED has determined that Bitcoin's creator is probably Dr. Craig Steven Wright.

New Clues Suggest Craig Wright, Suspected Bitcoin Creator, May Be a Hoaxer

Doubts about Wright's academic credentials and supercomputer achievements hint that he could have faked the clues identifying him as bitcoin's creator.

Market

Why is Bitcoin kind of a Big Deal?

Programmable, Networked, Financial Instruments

Bitcoin Is A Language Best Spoken By Machines

With blockchain-aware machines, new forms of economic activity that had previously been unviable, might suddenly become real.

Ecosystem

KeepKey Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Review

CoinGecko reviews the KeepKey bitcoin hardware wallet. We take a look at its security features and how it can help you protect your bitcoin holdings.

Decentralized Technologies Enable The World’s Systems

CoinGecko spoke with Anthony Di Iorio, a Canadian VC, entrepreneur, and community builder who loves decentralization and is highly involved in crypto-land.

Mining

Is Segregated Witness the Answer to Bitcoin’s Block Size Debate?

A newly introduced proposal for how the bitcoin network can be scaled to handle greater transaction volumes is gaining traction among developers.

Hard Fork Question Divides Developers at Scaling Bitcoin Day 2

Highlights of day two of Scaling Bitcoin included the debut of segregated witnesses and a roundtable discussion between developers and China's miners.

China’s Miners Heat Up Debate at Scaling Bitcoin Hong Kong

Day one of Scaling Bitcoin Hong Kong saw discussion and debate on proposals aiming to increase the processing power of the bitcoin blockchain.

Lightning Network Implementation ‘Amiko Pay’ Currently in Development

Although there are strong similarities between Amiko Pay and the Lightning Network, key differences had to do with Amiko Pay’s ability to offer more flexibility when it comes to the types of payment channels that can be found on the network.

Learn

Word of the Day: Bitcoin Days Destroyed

Bitcoin Days Destroyed is a measurement of transactions with an emphasis on bitcoins which have not been spent in a while.

Sergio Lerner Talks About RootStock at the LaBitConf 2016

NewsBTC's Juan interviewed Sergio Lerner from RootStock at the ongoing LaBitConf 2016.

 

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