We go beyond the headlines to provide readers with in-depth, expert commentary and explanation of the technical developments that continue to challenge and grow the digital currency and blockchain space.
If it’s up to Boston-based startup Arwen, cryptocurrency exchange hacks will soon be a thing of the past.
Bitcoin Core 0.18.0 includes the typical range of performance improvements and bug fixes, as well as some new features. Here’s an overview of some of the most significant changes.
For years, Bitcoin developer Luke-jr stood out for arguing that the block size limit should not be increased, but decreased. Is it time to start taking him seriously?
The main benefit of Graftroot is that it no longer matters how complex a Bitcoin smart contract is or, more accurately, how many possible outcomes there are.
Taproot would expand on Bitcoin’s smart contract flexibility, while offering more privacy in doing so.
As part of the new Bitcoin Magazine site, we’ve launched a custom block explorer, using Blockstream’s open-source implementation Esplora.
Bitcoin technologies made great progress in 2018. In part two of our series, we look at advances in privacy, sidechains and Schnorr signatures.
The minisketch open-source initiative is designed to achieve set reconciliation between the mempools of each full node.
Orbiting in our planet’s exosphere, Blockstream’s satellites broadcast the Bitcoin blockchain in North and South America, Europe, Africa — and now Asia Pacific.
Thanks to researchers at TenX’s CoBloX, the world’s first solution for ERC-20-to-bitcoin atomic swaps on Lightning has arrived.
Enter Quantfury, an emerging enterprise that’s on an ambitious quest to reshape this landscape for everyday cryptocurrency holders and others who enjoy trading the markets. Founded in April 2017 with offices in Toronto and Singapore, Quantfury offers a state-of-the-art trading app for both iOS and Android that allows traders to utilize their cryptocurrency holdings to […]
Where 2017’s dizzying price highs embedded “hodl” into the public consciousness, 2018 was the year in which “buidl” became a trend in the crypto-industry — and Bitcoin was no exception.
In this third and final overview: the main takeaways and latest developments of the second week since the Bitcoin Cash split.
Here are the main takeaways and latest developments in the week following the Bitcoin Cash split.
Researchers Cyril Grunspan and Ricardo Pérez-Marco claim that by broadcasting the presence of orphan blocks, selfish mining can become a thing of the past.
The Maple Ridge-based tech company Left has teamed up with the University of Guelph to launch a $2.1 million project with Mitacs to spread Mitacs’ patented mobile mesh network to a wide range of remote communities in Canada.
BitMEX just launched a website to make it easier to keep tabs on hard and soft forks on the Bitcoin blockchain.
Blockstream’s COO Samson Mow explains how “Liquid is designed to facilitate fast and reliable high value transfers” of bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies — eventually.)
Bitcoin Core 0.17.0 includes a range of performance improvements and bug fixes, as well as other changes. Here’s an overview of some of these changes.
The good news is that the Bitcoin protocol is safe and the bug was never exploited in any way. Still, it could have allowed for one of the worst attacks on Bitcoin in years.
Bitcoin is not really private – but these projects are making significant improvements to Bitcoin privacy.