Bitcoin XT: What Is It and Why Was It Released?

Aug. 19 — Bitcoin was built on the sort of open-source ethos that has driven generations of geeks. But the same principles it celebrates—a decentralized network of contributors, a transparent code base—are allowing competitors to flourish. The bitcoin faithful aren’t so sure that’s a good thing. Anthem Vault’s Anthem Blanchard, Forrester’s James McQuivey, and Bloomberg’s Olga Kharif speak on “Bloomberg West.”