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
Jiang Zhuoer: BTC.Top Will Support the Camp Favored by a Majority of Hash Power in the Bitcoin Cash Hash War
Jiang Zhuo’er and his BTC.TOP , a major Chinese mining pool, will not take side in the upcoming Bitcoin Cash’s hash war between two competing camps, Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV. Zhuo’er shared h
F2Pool Will Support the Mining of BCHABC and BCHSV after Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork
F2Pool, the sixth largest bitcoin mining pool in the world, announced on Tuesday that it will allow miners to mine both coins generated from the upcoming Bitcoin Cash hard fork after the chain split
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss