Aaron van Wirdum is interested in technology and how it affects social and political structures. He has been covering Bitcoin since 2013, focusing on privacy, scalability and more. Hodls BTC.
The latest major release for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Core 0.19.0, includes a range of performance improvements, modernizations and bug fixes.
SNICKER, a draft BIP, could allow for bitcoin mixing without any synchronization or interaction between users.
At the Lightning Conference in Berlin, attendees and presenters were ready to tackle obstacles to Lightning adoption and celebrate its progress.
ACINQ, the firm behind the eclair Lightning Network implementation, has held a successful series A funding round.
Bitcoin Core contributor Jeremy Rubin may have figured out how to reliably smooth out network congestion, increasing Bitcoin’s throughput in peak hours.
Shamir Backups, developed by Trezor’s SatoshiLabs, lets users split up their hardware wallet backup seeds.
Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has found that only a small fraction of coins sent to bitcoin mixers were previously used for illicit purposes.
By stripping down the Script programming language to its bare essentials, Miniscript should make programming on Bitcoin easier and safer.
The potential to reclaim stolen funds.
Announcing the second-generation mining pool protocol.