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Coinbase to Sponsor 2 Bitcoin Core Developers With New Grant Program

Coinbase is sponsoring at least two Bitcoin Core developers with a new grant program, the San Francisco-based exchange announced Thursday.“We believe helping to connect and grow the cryptoeconomy is essential to building an open financial system for the world,” Manish Gupta, executive vice president of engineering at Coinbase, said in

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Here’s How to Expand Who Contributes to Bitcoin Core

A Bitcoin Core dev and her exchange partner discuss Bitcoin and privacy and how to incentivize more developers to contribute to the protocol. OKCoin and BitMEX recently came together to provide a $150,000 grant to Bitcoin Core developer Amiti Uttarwar.  In this conversation, Amiti and OKCoin CEO Hong Fang discuss: Amiti UttarwarTwitter: @amizi DisclosureThe leader

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OKCoin, BitMEX Sponsor Bitcoin Core Developer Amiti Uttarwar

Crypto exchanges OKCoin and BitMEX recently partnered to sponsor a prolific open-source Bitcoin Core contributor, Amiti Uttarwar. Uttarwar is an alumna of Coinbase, the bitcoin custody startup Xapo and the Chaincode Labs residency. Over the past two years, she’s quickly become one of the industry’s most sought-after developers. According to Chaincode

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Bitcoin Core Contributor Gleb Naumenko Receives $100,000 From BitMEX

[sociallocker id="55298"] Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX announced that its $100,000 one-year grant has been awarded to Gleb Naumenko, a Bitcoin Core contributor and researcher. Awarded by HDR Global Trading, which owns BitMEX, the developer grant program complements the company’s efforts that support the development of open-source protocols.Chaincode Labs Researcher Awarded BitMEX

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Latest Bitcoin Core Code Release Protects Against Nation-State Attacks

[sociallocker id="55298"] The 20th iteration of Bitcoin Core, the open source software powering the Bitcoin blockchain, was released Wednesday.Experimental software called “Asmap” was included to protect against a theoretical “Erebus” attack.An Erebus attack allows nation-states and/or large internet providers such as Amazon Web Services to spy, double-spend or censor bitcoin

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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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