Tag: bitcoin development

Nov 28 2022

Bitcoin Core 24.0 Released: Here’s What’s New

The latest version of Bitcoin’s original software client brings improvements on usability, privacy and security. Here’s all you need to know.A new version of the original Bitcoin software launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009 has been released.Bitcoin Core 24.0 was worked on by 112 developers for roughly seven months to bring tangible improvements to Bitcoin...

Sep 30 2022

MicroStrategy Looks To Hire Bitcoin Engineer For Building Lightning Platform

The job posting details an enterprise SaaS platform to innovate ecommerce and cybersecurity leveraging Bitcoin and the Lightning Network.MicroStrategy is looking to hire a Bitcoin software engineer. The new hire will be tasked with building an enterprise-grade ecommerce and cybersecurity SaaS platform based on Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. The job posting shows preference for...

Sep 06 2022

Human Rights Foundation Donates $325,000 In BTC For Bitcoin Development

HRF made eight donations in BTC to further censorship-resistance, open-source solutions, Bitcoin Core development and other initiatives in the ecosystem.The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has announced its latest round of donations totalling $325,000 in BTC, focused on furthering key elements of the Bitcoin ecosystem, per a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. With...

Aug 19 2022

Nevermind The Bear: Developer Interest In Bitcoin Keeps Growing, New Study Shows

The market might be down, but developer interest in bitcoin isn’t. Since the all-time high almost a year ago, it has grown more than 8%, according to a recent study. Telstra Ventures’ data science team performed “health checks on 3 top blockchain ecosystems” and concluded that “open-source developers signal strength of web3 community.” The story here, though, is bitcoin. Which isn’t really part...

Apr 25 2022

Bitcoin Core 23.0 Released: What’s New

The newest version of Bitcoin’s original software launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009 brings improvements on privacy, security and user experience.A new version of the original Bitcoin software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto has been released today.Bitcoin Core 23.0 was worked on by 132 developers over about seven months to bring tangible improvements to Bitcoin Core’s wallet, peer-to-peer...

Feb 05 2022

Growing The Bitcoin Development Ecosystem In Africa

Bitcoin development in Africa, with a proper regulatory environment, could equally accelerate the continent and the technology.In this piece, we’ll be analyzing the current state of the Bitcoin developer ecosystem in Africa, ways to improve it and what the road ahead looks like....

Jul 29 2021

Survey: 85% Of Bitcoiners Care About An Exchange Funding Bitcoin Development

According to a survey conducted by OkCoin, a large majority of Bitcoiners care about helping fund Bitcoin development.The development of Bitcoin, to those unaware, can seem like a mysterious machine acting behind hidden curtains. Not unlike the Wizard of Oz, hidden behind all of the smoke and fire are normal human beings dedicating their lives to improving the network which we so...

Mar 31 2021

Brink Awards Three Bitcoin Development Grants

Mar 31 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin development brink business

Brink, a nonprofit focused on financial support and mentorship for Bitcoin developers, has announced three new grant recipients.Brink, a nonprofit designed to offer financial support and mentorship to Bitcoin developers, has announced the recipients of its first round of open-source developer grants. It will be supporting Jesse Posner’s work on adaptor signatures and the FROST threshold signature scheme, Alekos...

Mar 11 2021

Nexo Makes $150,000 Donation to Bitcoin Development

Lending and borrowing platform Nexo is providing crucial support for Bitcoin development and mentoring. Nexo Funding Bitcoin The popular crypto bank Nexo has pledged $150,000 to Brink, a nonprofit organization focused on strengthening the Bitcoin...

Feb 12 2021

Jack Dorsey, Jay-Z Launch Bitcoin Development Endowment

Earlier today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced a partnership with hip-hop mogul and billionaire Sean Carter, aka Jay-Z, to create a Bitcoin development endowment focused initially on teams in India and Africa. ...

Jack Dorsey, Jay-Z Launch Bitcoin Development Endowment

The Twitter CEO and hip-hop mogul are fueling the endowment, called ₿trust, with 500 BTC and it’s currently seeking three board members.If bitcoin is the next and final global money, then by definition (and by...

Jan 27 2021

Bitcoin And The Art Of Japanese Garden Maintenance

Jan 27 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  arts bitcoin development philosophy

A kid in Singapore with a neighbor who is cultivating a Japanese Garden is a rarity, though that’s what I was. In Singapore, a tiny island nation, land is scarce and more than 80 percent of the population lives in simple highrises without balconies, let alone gardens. Thus, from early on, the value of scarcity is ingrained in Singaporeans and likely a main...

Jan 12 2021

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