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.
The Bitcoin Core PR review club meets weekly to onboard new contributors to Bitcoin Core by reviewing and testing pull requests.
With the bitcoin price and hash rate falling on the same day, many speculated that one caused the other. But the hash rate didn’t actually fall.
In the conclusion to the “Discovering Bitcoin” series, Giacomo Zucco explores concepts of unique chronology, mining fees and off-chain transactions.
Bitcoin miners are producing a higher hashrate than ever as new hardware comes online, and SegWit is keeping pace — counting for 50 percent of total network activity.
This week in bitcoin news saw another twist in the Craig Wright saga, LocalBitcoins move away from anonymous trading with new KYC/AML requirements and more.
Dr. Maxim Orlovsky talks about Storm, a system of incentivized file storage that’s built on top of the Lightning Network.
8/21/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.
In this exclusive video interview, Bitcoin developer Carl Dong talks about the inspiration that he used in the process of coding Guix.
By stripping down the Script programming language to its bare essentials, Miniscript should make programming on Bitcoin easier and safer.
A hash-based accumulator called Utreexo could address one of Bitcoin’s scalability concerns.
Supporting deterministic and bootstrappable Bitcoin Core builds.
8/10/19: Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review brings you the most critical, interesting and popular Bitcoin news from this week.
A forthcoming Bitcoin Improvement Proposal could greatly reduce the bandwidth required to run a full node.
The potential to reclaim stolen funds.
Announcing the second-generation mining pool protocol.
BitMEX Research has confirmed that the Lightning Network’s Justice Transactions system can effectively prevent cheating.
A group of Bitcoin and Lightning developers working on a new class of “sighash flags” could simplify fallback for Lightning Network payments channels.
During the Bitcoin 2019 conference, Adam Back and Scott Stornetta discussed their role in Bitcoin’s white paper and BTC’s future.
RSK is taking a crack at decentralized cloud storage, a move in line with its ambitions to bring DApps to the fore of the internet’s core infrastructure and services.
Statechains, a new second-layer protocol, turns the concept of a Bitcoin transaction on its head.
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.