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Why a Startup You’ve Never Heard of Is Now Sponsoring a Bitcoin Core Developer

There are roughly 15 known entities sponsoring Bitcoin Core developers in 2020, and the Wyoming-based startup CardCoins just became one of the smallest industry players to join the pack. CardCoins has helped “over 10,000 unique users” convert gift cards into bitcoin, according to a spokesperson, with "millions of dollars of volume”

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Craig Wright Doubles Down on Satoshi Claim, Says Bitcoin Core Infringes His ‘Database Rights’

The Australian entrepreneur who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin has suggested he might take legal action against the cryptocurrency's developer team over claimed infringement of his intellectual property.In a blog post published last Thursday, Craig Wright said while forks of bitcoin would be allowed under the open-source MIT

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New Bitcoin Core Upgrade Brings Privacy and Block Propagation Improvements

This week, Bitcoin Core 0.19.0 was released, marking the 19th upgrade to the client. Each upgrade aims to bring small changes that make a worthwhile difference, and the focus is on minimizing bandwidth and storage requirements while improving privacy and security measures. The new features, reported by Bitcoin Magazine, will

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Cosmos Network Discloses Critical Vulnerability in Tendermint Core

In a forum post published on Oct. 1 blockchain interoperability platform Cosmos has disclosed a “high-severity security vulnerability” that was found in consensus engine Tendermint Core.According to the announcement, an update patch was released the following morning. The vulnerability reportedly affected all versions of Tendermint, on which Cosmos is

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AI Firm Core Scientific Acquires Creator of Mining Program Honeyminer

Blockchain and artificial intelligence startup, Core Scientific has acquired Stax Digital to further develop its infrastructure and software solutions.Creator of HoneyminerIn a Sept. 27 press release, Core Scientific announced the acquisition of blockchain mining company Stax Digital, the creator of the most widely used GPU mining program, Honeyminer. Stax

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