Colin Harper

Colin Harper

Colin writes about Bitcoin. Formerly, he worked at CoinDesk as a tech reporter. Now, he is the Head of Research and Content at Luxor Technologies, and he also freelances for CoinDesk, Forbes and Bitcoin Magazine." He holds bitcoin.

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BIP 119: Unpacking CTV and How It Would Change Bitcoin
Right now, we can only use Bitcoin scripts to designate when or why a bitcoin is spent. But what if we could use it to designate how a bitcoin is spent?
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President of El Salvador Says He’s Submitting Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender
An emotional Jack Mallers announced the news at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.
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Bitcoin Price, Foreign ASIC Demand Drive Profitable Q1 for Miner Producer Canaan
Canaan's overseas business is growing, a testament to the undercurrent of miners leaving China for other jurisdictions.
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Voting on a Proposal to Reimburse Mt. Gox Victims Begins Today
The proposal to reimburse Mt. Gox victims requires a majority vote from all creditors in order to pass.
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Human Rights Foundation Gives Out $210K in Bitcoin Development Grants
The fresh round will fund Lightning Network development, Utreexo work, and even Bitcoin document translations into Arabic.
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Users Decide Bitcoin's Consensus, but What Is a Bitcoin 'User'?
Should users include anyone holding or just those running nodes? Depends on if a protocol change is on the table, our panelists explain.
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Bobby Lee Says Latest China 'Bitcoin Ban' Nothing to Fear and Nothing New
China's government is taking more drastic measures against bitcoin mining. The Ballet CEO thinks this will strengthen the network over time.
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Chinese Bitcoin Mining Company Invests $25M in New Facility in Texas
BIT Mining's new Texas facility will open a new frontier for the firm at a time of rapid investment in North American mining.
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When Will Bitcoin's Taproot Upgrade ‘Lock In’?
With 94% of Bitcoin's hashrate now signaling for the upgrade, it should lock in during the next difficulty period.
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Blockstream Hosts BlockFi's New Bitcoin Mining Venture
The crypto lender is entering Bitcoin mining in the midst of a boom in North America’s bitcoin mining industry.
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