Category: Andreas Antonopoulos

Bitcoin [BTC]: People’s fears about crypto are based on misunderstanding of underlying technology, claims Andreas Antonopoulos

Binance exchange, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, was reported to have problems with a couple of users since there was too much load on the exchange, especially with Web, PC, APP. CZ tweeted: Web, PC, APP are experiencing load issues. API users are fine. https://t.co/N39fshcOGy — CZ […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Andreas Antonopoulos says blockchain technology should not be ‘mashed’ with technologies such as IOT

Bitcoin [BTC]’s rise and fall have been peppered with speculation about the asset’s longevity as a mainstream commodity. This sentiment was washed away when the largest cryptocurrency in the market spiked significantly to break the $8,000 barrier recently. However, towards the end of the week, the market took another hit […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Idea of ASIC was not on anybody’s mind when Bitcoin was being built, says Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos, the author of Mastering Bitcoin, spoke about why the nonce was so small in the Bitcoin blockchain, i.e., 32-bit, considering that 32-bits produces only 4 billion combinations, during the latest Bitcoin Q&A episode on YouTube. According to Bitcoin Wiki, a Nonce refers to, “a 32-bit [4-byte] field whose […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Andreas Antonopoulos explains reason behind unknown block versions being mined

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Bitcoin [BTC]: Andreas Antonopoulos elucidates the differences between the Lightning network model, BTC model

The Bitcoin node race is heating up, with several new players entering the fray. The United States has seen its node share dip to just 25 percent of the total, with emerging countries looking to pounce. According to a report by Trust Nodes, Germany holds 1880 nodes or just under […]

Bitcoin [BTC] proponent Andreas Antonopoulos elucidates on Unspent Transaction Outputs [UTXO]

The military wing of Hamas, the Palestinian Sunni-Islamist fundamentalist group listed as a terror organization by the United States and European Union, has been relying on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for quite some time now. However, according to new research by the crypto-watchdog Elliptic Research, Hamas is implementing very complex […]

Bitcoin [BTC] dust does not damage the owner or network, explains Andreas Antonopoulos

The rumors and allegations surrounding Bitfinex and Tether, and accusations by many in the crypto-community are unlikely to cease any time soon in light of New York State’s Attorney General’s court filings. New York State Attorney General’s court notice sheds an interesting light on the whole episode, showing the conversation […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Andreas Antonopoulos breaks down life cycle of a transaction on the BTC blockchain

Bitcoin [BTC] and its intricacies have been a concept that many users in the cryptoverse have been trying to understand since its inception. In his latest video, Andreas Antonopoulos, a major Bitcoin bull and the author of Mastering Bitcoin, elucidated on the life cycle of a wallet transaction from start […]

Bitcoin [BTC] will never see adoption if principles of privacy and fungibility are broken, says Andreas Antonopoulos

The establishment of Bitcoin [BTC] as a currency of the future and its transformation into a mode of payment and a store of value has been the primary goal of the cryptocurrency community. A decade since the coin first emerged, its prospects have looked bleak, claimed Andreas Antonopoulos, the author […]

Bitcoin Will See Global Need After Future Applications Emerge, Says Andreas Antonopoulos

South Koreans will need Bitcoin (BTC) once its as-yet-unknown applications have been developed, Andreas Antonopoulos told the ongoing Deconomy conference in Seoul on April 4. Speaking at the event attended by a Cointelegraph correspondent, the celebrated Bitcoin educator and entrepreneur forecast a fundamental shift in Bitcoin’s presence on the world […]