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AltcoinWeekly - Issue #118

Issue #118

14 - 20 March 2016 

Ethereum has released 'Homestead' the first production release of its software, which was implemented at block 1,150,000. Great development from the Ethereum team!


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Latest News

21 Inc Launches First Proof-of-Concept for Bitcoin Computer Network

21 is seeking to roll out its next stage in development by showcasing how developers can leverage larger networks of 21 Bitcoin Computers.

Ethereum Blockchain Project Launches First Production Release

Next-generation blockchain platform Ethereum has released 'Homestead' the first production release of its software.


Bitcoin Startups Stuck in Limbo as BitLicense Process Drags On

More than six months after the final date for application filings, only one license has been issued under New York’s BitLicense regulatory framework.


Todd: Blockchains Offer Value as Decentralized Base

At a recent blockchain event in Toronto, Bitcoin Core contributor Peter Todd explained the true value of this new technology.

Block Size Debate

Gavin Andresen answers some questions on the blocksize limit

Gavin Andresen provides his answers to the following question posed by Paul Sztorc:

  1. Why do you think we have a [maximum] blocksize?
  2. What has changed, between the time that the [maximum] blocksize was introduced (July 15th, 2010), and today, which motivates us to make a corresponding change in the constraint?

Block size and transaction fee animation

This post has a really cool GIF showing the growth of Bitcoin block size and fees over the years.

After the Satoshi Roundtable, is there a way to bridge the bitcoin divide?

Salil Deshpande, Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures was at the Satoshi Roundtable and wrote a great piece of the current Bitcoin block size debate.


What is Ethereum?

Vitalik Buterin, creator of Ethereum, explains what this new technology is and what the vision of a shared world computing platform could one day make possible.

Public vs Private Blockchain

Jeff Garzik made a presentation explaining public and private blockchains.

Private Blockchains, Demystified

An article explaining a lot of misconceptions about blockchains.


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