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.
Taproot would expand on Bitcoin’s smart contract flexibility, while offering more privacy in doing so.
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…
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.
Designed as a bitcoin wallet for desktops, the application will come with TumbleBit and give customers the opportunity to mix their coins without the need to trust one another or the receiving wallets.
What’s the best that can happen? That’s the focus of Fetch.ai in the realm of artificial intelligence (AI).
Digital currency, a cash for the internet, was always a central goal for the Cypherpunks. But few dived into the subject matter like Nick Szabo did.
Peter Kroll, inventor of the paper wallet, is Rob Mitchell’s guest on The Bitcoin Game podcast.
“Efficient cooperation requires a medium of exchange (money) and a way to enforce contracts,” Dai explained when he first introduced b-money in November of 1998.
Building a new, dedicated cryptosecurity blockchain allows for customization and transparency that can better serve the needs of the future.
DAOstack CEO Matan Field was this week’s featured guest on Epicenter, joining hosts Brian Fabian Crain and Sébastien Couture.
A look at how the technology underlying Hashcash — proof of work — would shape research into digital money for more than a decade to come.