Colin Harper

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Feb 19 2021

OKCoin Delists Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV to Avoid ‘Misleading’ New Bitcoin Clients

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin cash bitcoin sv markets okcoin tech

It became a choice between protecting Bitcoin’s open-source ethos or championing free-market fundamentals. In the end, community won out.

Feb 17 2021

Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade Nailed Down for July, but Some Finer Details Still Aren’t Finalized

The finalized code for Taproot will be shipped in March, but will it house the “user activated soft fork” feature that threatened to activate SegWit?

Feb 16 2021

Coinbase Opens Waitlist for Ethereum 2.0 Staking

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase ethereum 2.0 news staking tech

Coinbase is the latest exchange to offer staking services for the rebooted Ethereum network.

Feb 12 2021

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Tops $5.5B in Staked Ether

The amount deposited represents 2.67% of Ethereum’s total supply.

Feb 11 2021

These Gaming Studios Are Bringing Bitcoin to Esports

Imagine if every shot, goal or win paid real money to everyday players. Welcome to the world of bitcoin esports.

Feb 10 2021

Dogecoin’s Surging Price Has Resurrected Its Technical Development

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin core development dogecoin people tech

Wow, after such price rise, Dogecoin’s developers have much coding to do.

Bitcoin Developer Fund Brink Is Granted Tax-Exempt Status

U.S. bitcoiners can now make tax-exempt donations to fund Bitcoin development.

Feb 03 2021

Taproot Update: Bitcoin Users Home In on Activation Plan, Date Still TBD

The meeting ended with rough consensus in favor of BIP8 (false), as well as with approval of two possible methods to put this BIP into motion.

How Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade Will Improve Technology Across Bitcoin’s Software Stack

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin coinswap multisig privacy ptlcs

Scaling, privacy and custody software will all benefit from Bitcoin’s biggest upgrade in years.

Jan 29 2021

Are You Running a Bitcoin Node?

And if you aren't, what's stopping you?

Beyond Coinbase: 8 Other Ways to Buy Bitcoin

Buying bitcoin for the first time? Coinbase isn't the only game in town.

Jan 28 2021

Longtime Bitcoin Developer Jonas Schnelli Receives Open-Source Grant

Jonas Schnelli joins other Bitcoin developers who are sponsored by high- caliber Bitcoin companies.

Jan 25 2021

Vietnam’s Oldest Bitcoin Exchange Adds Support for Lightning Network

With VBT's integration, the Lightning Network now has support from half a dozen Bitcoin exchanges.

Jan 22 2021

Bitcoin Developers Weigh the Costs of Defying White Paper Copyright Claim

Should anyone in an open source community have to bear the legal brunt of a seemingly senseless lawsuit?

OKCoin to Integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network in Q1

The feature, added to alleviate fee pressure during Bitcoin’s bull market, could be live within a month's time.

Jan 21 2021

The Bitcoin Double-Spend That Never Happened

No coins were added to the bitcoin supply, as some headlines might lead you to believe.

Jan 14 2021

Bitcoin Core’s Latest Release Is Out: Here’s What’s in It

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin core taproot tech tor

Bitcoin Core, the original wallet and “full node” software for the Bitcoin network, received an update today.

Jan 13 2021

Bitcoin Miners, Developers Narrow Down How Taproot Will Be Activated

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin mining taproot tech

We know it's going to happen - the question is when and how.

Jan 12 2021

Pirated Academic Database Sci-Hub Is Now On the ‘Uncensorable Web’

Jan 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  handshake news sci-hub tech web 3.0

Sci-Hub, a pirate database of academic papers using bitcoin for funding, has joined the distributed domain names network Handshake.

Jan 08 2021

Square Crypto Funds Bitcoin Developer to Improve Mining Pool Software

Square Crypto’s latest grant will fund a developer’s work on software that could improve how mining collectives pool hash power.

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