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Why This Dev Built a ‘Centralized Ethereum’ on Top of Bitcoin’s Lightning

Ethereum was created to carry out complex applications Bitcoin supposedly couldn’t handle. A new app brings the idea full circle. Pseudonymous developer Fiatjaf has created Etleneum, which he describes as a “centralized” version of Ethereum that runs on payments from Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. Hence the name, a portmanteau of “Ethereum” and

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Satoshi Nakamoto Had Outside Cryptography Help, Says Early Bitcoin Dev

[sociallocker id="55298"] According to an early Bitcoin (BTC) developer, Satoshi Nakamoto sought help from outside cryptographers prior to launching Bitcoin.Laszlo Hanyecz, who worked closely with Satsohi in 2010, told Cryptox that he was befuddled by Satoshi’s choice of the elliptic curve secp256k1. The use of this curve, at the time,

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From Crypto Self-Custody to Music Rights, This Mother-Daughter Dev Team Does It All

Developer Cindy Zimmerman and her mother Judy Katzman are among the cryptocurrency community’s most quietly prolific builders.After learning about bitcoin in 2011, Katzman worked for the early exchange BitInstant and Zimmerman moved to Panama in 2012 to work with Erik Voorhees and the other founders behind the crypto exchange Coinapult.

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Ethereum Dev Virgil Griffith Pleads Not Guilty to Violating North Korea Sanctions

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act on Thursday. Griffith was arrested in November on allegations he spoke at a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea last year, where he allegedly taught his audience how to use cryptos to

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Ethereum Dev Indicted By Grand Jury Over North Korea Appearance

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith has been indicted by a grand jury for conspiracy to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) after speaking at a cryptocurrency conference hosted by the North Korean government last April. Griffith was initially arrested on Thanksgiving at Los Angeles Internation Airport after FBI Special Agent

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