Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Jed McCaleb, co-founder and CTO of Stellar.org.
One of the main reasons we refactored the code was to implement the new Stellar Consensus Protocol... Read More
1: Zcash and zkSNARKs
Bitcoin, digital currency and blockchain technology experienced another explosive year in 2016. While bitcoin breached the all-time high in USD market cap, several new digital... Read More
Compact Block Support
Bitcoin Core 0.13.0 should be available for download on bitcoincore.org and bitcoin.org shortly. (But before downloading, note this safety warning on bitcoin.org.)
Child Pa... Read More
The hacker residency is intended for established developers, preferably with experience in Bitcoin-related projects, who are not on a protocol-level competency yet. Corallo believes the month-long cod... Read More
Samson Mow from BTCC was in attendance, but the company is one of the few that operates both an exchange and as a mining pool.
Why Weren’t Exchanges and Wallet Providers Invited?
“Over the l... Read More
Richemont Director Jin Keyu Joins Blockchain Startup as Adviser
Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods giant that owns Cartier, will potentially utilize blockchain in a move aimed to bring transparency to its supply chain.
Jin Keyu, a renowned economist and an assoc
Thailand Is Planning a 'Bond Coin' for Faster Securities Settlement
A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning to create a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country.
The Thailand Bond Market Association (TBMA) said it has r
G20 Watchdog Releases Framework for 'Vigilant' Crypto Monitoring
The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an organization focused on analyzing and making recommendations to the G20 on global financial systems, has presented a framework for monitoring cryptocurrency ass
Report: World's Biggest Asset Manager BlackRock Exploring Bitcoin
Global investment management company BlackRock is reportedly mulling a move into bitcoin.
According to a Financial News London report on Monday, the New York-based asset manager has now set up a wo