Tag: developers

Sep 14 2021

Human Rights Foundation To Gift 3.75 Bitcoin In Latest Round Of Developer Grants

Sep 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business developers gifts grants

The Human Rights Foundation is gifting almost 4 BTC to developers in the Bitcoin ecosystem to work on exciting and important projects.Today, the Human Rights Foundation announced its most recent round of Bitcoin Development Fund grants, per a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine. The money is being gifted to 10 developers who will work on improving privacy tools, strengthening developer...

Sep 13 2021

Bitcoin Core 22.0 Released: What’s New

Bitcoin Core developers release first software with Taproot supportToday marks the official release of Bitcoin Core 22.0, the 22nd major release of Bitcoin’s original software client launched by Satoshi Nakamoto almost 13 years ago.Overseen by Bitcoin Core lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan, this latest major release was developed by well over...

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...

May 21 2021

Chainlink (LINK): Making Computational Analysis Possible

More blockchain use cases are coming to life, thanks to the ever-increasing interest of decentralized technology enthusiasts. Though still essentially a nascent space, the world is becoming more aware of the boundless possibilities embedded in the blockchain and crypto space. Popular oracle platform Chainlink (LINK) takes this surge a notch higher with its reliable and secure oracle...

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.

Valid Points: CoinDesk’s Ethereum 2.0 Validator Is Officially Staked

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  developers eth 2.0 ethereum staking tech

Ethereum developers met Tuesday to compare research on the eventual merge of Eth 1.x and Eth 2.0

Valid Points: CoinDesk’s Ethereum 2.0 Validator Is Officially Staked

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  developers eth 2.0 ethereum newsletters staking

Ethereum developers met Tuesday to compare research on the eventual merge of Eth 1.x and Eth 2.0

Feb 02 2021

Blockchain Bites: IBM Blockchain Bleeds, Exchange Tokens Pump, ETH Hits New High

Feb 02 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  blockchain bites developers news newsletters

A new report from Outlier Ventures provides a map of blockchain development activity. Ethereum, Cosmos and Bitcoin lead the pack.

Jan 29 2021

Are You Running a Bitcoin Node?

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

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 10 2021

Cosmos Finally Launches IBC Protocol for Developers

Cosmos has released a new software development kit (SDK) called Stargate, a major milestone towards building the network's "internet of blockchains." Stargate Ushers in Interoperable Era...

Dec 23 2020

2020 Was The Year Bitcoin Funding Went Brrr

Dec 23 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  developers eoy 2020 for fun funding

2020 was unforgettable, especially for Bitcoin. To help memorialize this year for our readers, we asked our network of contributors to reflect on Bitcoin’s price action, technological development, community growth and more in 2020, and to reflect on what all of this might mean for 2021. These writers responded with a collection of thoughtful and thought-provoking articles. Click here...

Dec 10 2020

Ethereum Far Outpaces Bitcoin in Developer Activity in 2020: Electric Capital Report

The number of developers in crypto is ticking up again, and one network remains a clear winner in attracting coders.

Dec 01 2020

Privacy Concerns Over Bitcoin Upgrade Taproot Are a ‘Non-Issue,’ Experts Say

Dec 01 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin developers privacy taproot tech

Bitcoin privacy experts are unimpressed with a circulating slideshow-style privacy report that targets upcoming Bitcoin upgrade Taproot.

Gemini Donates $50K to HRF to Help Fund Another Round of Bitcoin Developers in 2021

The Human Rights Foundation has secured donations from the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange to fund even more Bitcoin developers in 2021.

Nov 24 2020

Bitcoin Developer John Newbery Launches Open-Source Fund Supported By HRF, Square

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin developers tech

Veteran Bitcoin developer John Newbery just launched a new, independent organization for funding Bitcoin's open source developer community.

Square, Human Rights Foundation Back New Bitcoin Open-Source Developer Fund

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin developers tech

Veteran Bitcoin developer John Newbery just launched a new, independent organization for funding Bitcoin's open source developer community.

John Newbery’s New Nonprofit Brink Will Train And Support Bitcoin Developers

How do we fund Bitcoin developers, and how do we ensure there are enough of them in the first place? Former Chaincode Labs developer John Newbery and Blockstream alumnus Mike Schmidt are launching a nonprofit to help answer both of these questions. The new organization is called Brink (a nod to the newspaper headline embedded in Bitcoin’s genesis block),...

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