A project called Bitcoin Optech is launching to ensure companies like Coinbase and Square know the best technologies out there to reduce user fees.
Highly-respected bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft document outlining the technical makeup of bitcoin's likely next major upgrade.
The rise of solutions like the lightning network suggests crypto can have its cake and eat it too. Transactional scaling may just be the icing.
The lightning network is still new, but a group of its devs are already thinking about an alternative technology to better protect users' funds.
Blockchain can upend – not just the business models of recent decades – but a millennia-old societal practice of deep significance to…
Last updated: 28 April, 2018 On August 1, 2017, the bitcoin protocol underwent a hard fork which split the network in two and gave birth to "bitcoin…
At a recent annual meeting in New York, bitcoin's volunteer developer discussed their tech priorities for the year ahead.
You've probably heard of "forks," a way of making changes to cryptocurrencies. Now researchers are realizing there's a new kind.
The Bitcoin Core 0.16.0 update has been officially released, introducing full support for the SegWit wallet and user interfaces.
Last updated: 21 March, 2018 Hailed as one of the most potent solutions to cryptocurrency scaling currently under development, the lightning network…