Extension Blocks Bid to Increase Bitcoin Blockchain Transaction Capacity

Extension Blocks, a solution designed to create larger blockchain blocks by means of a second layer that users opt in to, is available for review with demo functionality and code. The proposal, introduced on GitHub, has gained attention recently since it addresses the need to increase the bitcoin block size without requiring a hard fork. Andrew Lee, … Read more

Purse, Unocoin Encourage Bitcoin Payments with Amazon Discounts in India

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Amazon has positioned itself to become one of India’s e-commerce leaders. Purse.io, an online marketplace that allows discounts on Amazon by using bitcoin, is helping Amazon achieve its goal by allowing bitcoin users to receive discounts between 15 and 22% using Purse’s “Name Your Discount” program, Purse announced. Users that are already using Unocoin, an … Read more