BitMEX Operator Ups Grant for Bitcoin Development to $100K
HDR Global Trading has supported bitcoin maintainer Michael Ford since he was appointed last summer.
Whether out of concern for personal security or a desire to preserve privacy, many Bitcoin developers are known to the world only by their pseudonyms.
The maker of Wasabi Wallet becomes the latest firm to support crypto coders with a 1 BTC donation to the Human Rights Foundation's Bitcoin Development Fund.
79% of Ethereum nodes run on Geth. Core developers have pushed back July's Berlin hard fork so other clients can catch up.
OKCoin and BitMEX just sponsored another Bitcoin Core developer, Amiti Uttarwar, who is focused on privacy tech and education.
The basic idea involves storing bitcoin on-chain in a particularly secure manner that allows for recovery from security mistakes.