The Bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystems needs real investment in FOSS development to live up to their disruptive promise and potential.
Bitcoin Optech was founded in 2018 to bridge the worlds of open-source development and companies.
Project lead Daniel Buchner discusses ION, Microsoft’s open-source digital ID system built on Bitcoin.
Sponsored: Bitrefill has a mission to revolutionize the way bitcoin functions as a true everyday currency worldwide.
This infographic indicates which organizations have supported some of the most prolific open-source Bitcoin Core contributors over the years.
Sponsored: Artificial intelligence enables the bot to learn about the bitcoin market and all of its history.
Bitcoin charities like BitGive recognize that blockchain technology can make charitable giving more efficient, while improving lives around the world.
Through #BuiltWithBitcoin, Paxful is building schools around the world and proving bitcoin’s value as a medium for philanthropy.
Doing the most with your BTC
Bitcoin and skateboarding are rooted in radical approaches to old ideas, so it’s no wonder that bitcoin was a perfect fit for the Tony Hawk Foundation.
In 2011, raising 100 BTC for charities as a way to promote bitcoin adoption was the easy part. Finding charities that would accept bitcoin donations? That was the challenge.
The tax benefits of donating bitcoin to nonprofits could help push bitcoin adoption in 2020.
Bitcoin100, BitGive, Helperbit and The Giving Block have all proven the power of Bitcoin giving. But the Pineapple Fund’s impact is unparalleled.
Pseudonymous Lightning developer ZmnSCPxj has proposed self-payments as a way of adding more privacy to Lightning Network transactions.
Lightning Labs announced a $10 million Series A funding round and released its Lightning Loop service in beta.
As SIM swapping has become more prevalent, those holding bitcoin are increasingly susceptible to attack. So how should you protect yourself?
Building the ultimate sovereignty
In spite of our best efforts to keep our bitcoin safe, most failures can be chalked up to bad security habits and/or insecure configuration of accounts.
The Blockstream Satellite network lets Bitcoiners send messages and transactions into and back from space, bypassing censorship and technical limits.
Zap’s Olympus would have let users buy bitcoin with fiat on the Lightning Network. A new feature called Strike changes how this will be done.