That world record block is the second time that the record has been broken in quick succession, following a block at height 699097 containing 999,743,208 bytes.
The record-sized block in question today was #699097, processed on August 6, 2021, at 4:04 a.m. UTC by an unknown miner. It included 11,785 transactions and earned 5.03489686 BSV in fees.
In the latest episode of the "Bitcoin Class with Satoshi" series with sCrypt's Xiaohui Liu, Dr. Craig Wright draws a strong distinction between Bitcoin (as BSV) and other blockchain digital assets.
If it were to eventually become a good store of value, it would be an emergent quality and not an intrinsic one, Jerry Chan writes.
In this second part of the “BSV as a” series, Jerry Chan examines the similarities of BSV to a networking protocol and its potential to act as a foundation for a new economy.
If BSV is going to be something other than just another Ponzi scheme, then the blockchain must be used for something other than just a store of value, Jerry Chan writes.
No other digital coin other than BSV creates a standard format for transactions that can change how we do worldwide computing, John Pitts writes.
Laws must pass to enable unmasking of those engaging in digital asset transactions, said the co-chair of the U.S. House of Representatives blockchain caucus this week.
This week's hot topic is the main theme for this week's episode of "Bitcoin Class with Satoshi," the video series of tutorials featuring sCrypt's Xiaohui Liu and Bitcoin creator Dr. Craig S. Wright.
The Scaling Test Network should be used more to push boundaries and demonstrate BSV's big data capabilities, says Big Block Testers chairman Roy Murphy.
In processing such a large amount of data online, the test proved BSV can handle much larger throughputs than it currently does.