First proposed by a cryptographer who uses French version of Tom Riddle (better known as Lord Voldemort), Mimblewimble describes a unique way of solving some of bitcoin’s more pressing problems.
The highly-anticipated top layer for the bitcoin network is designed to boost transaction capacity and speed (hence “lightning”) in a way that developers say follows bitcoin's original value propositi... Read More
Onion routing is a one way of bringing privacy to the Lightning Network, and it's a topic that perhaps hasn't gotten much attention given recent tests.
A livestream will be available, with an IRC c... Read More
Blockstream mathematician Andrew Poelstra provided the update on the MimbleWimble mailing list, where he dives into the possibilities of the proposed change.
Although, the plan is still likely to i... Read More
Announced in early 2016, the Lightning Network, has been heralded as a promising solution to bitcoin's scaling challenges – one that, over the past year, has been inching closer to initial launch.... Read More
Cloud Services and Cryptocurrency Mining Malware
In the past few years, the definition of IT infrastructure has changed from self-hosted servers and data centers to cloud computing and virtual machines. The cloud services became popular mainly
New Bitcoin Core Software Makes SegWit Optional for Miners
A new software update has been published by the Bitcoin Core open-source development community.
Released on Saturday, version 0.14.1 largely builds on the group's March 0.14.0 release, incorporatin
Brexit Effect? Where Bitcoin Stands As Macron, Le Pen Advance in French Election
Figures from Sunday, April 23 first round of voting narrowed the competing candidates to be the next French president to just two: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. This means that France’s next
Suddenly, Europe is Starting to Become Bitcoin Haven
Countries like France, Germany and the UK have already established regulatory frameworks for Bitcoin companies, users and traders. Other European countries have offered their unique regulatory