Browsing the "Open Source" Tag

Amber Baldet: Don’t Force Public Blockchains ‘Down Enterprises’ Throats’

| Ian Allison

Until there are well-designed privacy features for enterprise applications on public chains, it's premature for firms to use them, says Amber Baldet.

Payments Startup Square Is Open-Sourcing Its Bitcoin Storage Solution

| Wolfie Zhao

Mobile payments startup Square has open-sourced the code and tools for its "Subzero" bitcoin cold storage system.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Open-Sources Its Security Scaling Tool

| Daniel Palmer

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making a recently developed security scaling tool available to the public.

computers, pcs

Meet the Dapp Market: A Twist On Open Source Is Winning Developers

| David Floyd

Two ethereum-based bounty marketplaces are beginning to take off, and are hoping to take the decentralized application (dapp) space with them.

Why Leading Crypto Devs Don’t Work In Silicon Valley

| Leigh Cuen

A recent back-and-forth between Coinbase and a bitcoin developer shows there's still a big gap between the industry and the open-source community.

code, c++

Deloitte Report: Over 26,000 Blockchain Projects Began in 2016

| Stan Higgins

More than 26,000 new projects related to blockchain were created on code repository GitHub last year, according to data collected by Deloitte.

politics, republicans, democrats

Understanding Bitcoin’s Scaling Debate: Politics Comes First

| Jim Harper

Cato Institute's Jim Harper argues that, since the scaling debate is so political, the community has something to learn from Washington, D.C.

Top Secret? Bitcoin Scaling Plan Segwit2x Leaves More Questions Than Answers

| Alyssa Hertig

While SegWit2x has significant support, according to some in the bitcoin community, the group is closing off software development to outsiders.

Money press

Colu Open-Sources Protocol to Help Central Banks Issue Digital Currencies

| Jonathan Keane

Colu is open-sourcing its banking infrastructure known as Bankbox and becoming "blockchain agnostic" to ease adoption among cryptocurrency issuers.

Bloq Launches Blockchain Lab, Joins Enterprise Ethereum

| Garrett Keirns & Michael del Castillo

Blockchain startup has moved to back a pair of new initiatives centered on open-source development.