An upcoming Bitcoin Core software release is finally making it easier to use a code change called SegWit in the software’s standard wallet.
A group calling itself the “Fellowship of Ethereum Magicians” is seeking to change how the world’s second most valuable blockchain makes decisions.
There have been a lot of interesting discussions regarding the scaling of blockchain technology. So far, a lot of progress has been made in this regard, even though it seems there is no perfect solution in place. According to research by Microsoft, on-chain scaling is best seen as a temporary solution, but in the long […]
Schnorr signatures are seeing renewed interest from bitcoin developers. But what is the technology and why is it seeing so much attention?
Blockchain technology has proven to be quite appealing to companies all over the world. Some developers are even looking toward the future of this concept. Sidechains can alleviate a lot of stress from the main blockchain by focusing on specific types of information. The main business model of a blockchain won’t work well when it […]
Scaling Bitcoin has been a topic of substantial debate for quite some time now. When Bitcoin Cash came around, it almost seemed as if these problems would be put to rest once and for all. With its on-chain scaling approach, BCH is the most functional version of Bitcoin right now. In fact, it seems we […]
Mobius Network has raised $39 million in its token sale, opting to use the Stellar network instead of the more popular ethereum.
Bitcoin users all over the world have high expectations for the Lightning Network. This technology is not close to being production ready, though. Several users have conducted some LN tests on the Bitcoin testnet. So far, these tests yield some great results. Low fees and fast transactions are everything Bitcoin doesn’t have right now. It […]
With long-term fixes like sharding a ways off, ethereum developers are making the software run more efficiently to ease growing storage requirements.
Existing cryptocurrencies and digital assets need to keep upgrading their core software at all times. In the case of Ripple and XRP, a new Rippled client has been released. Version 0.81.0 introduces some big changes to improve overall scalability as well as a new recommended validator configuration. Users are advised to upgrade to this new version as […]
The code original designed for one of bitcoin’s most controversial software proposals is being repurposed for a new objective.
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has announced two new subsidy programs. Teams can now apply to work on scaling proposals for the blockchain network.
Speak softly and carry a big SegWit? If bitcoin saw its biggest and most controversial change this summer, the evolution can all be traced back to one developer. Still, the founder of the controversial startup Blockstream and the network’s most prodigi…
Bitcoin’s markets may be booming but it’s the network’s rare development talent that may be most valuable.
Scaling cryptocurrencies has been a very problematic endeavor for most of 2017. In fact, it has been a problem ever since Bitcoin was created but only became more apparent in recent years. While most people are waiting for the Lightning Network to arrive, there’s another possible solution on the horizon. Bolt allows people to conduct […]