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Blockstream’s Liquid Network Sent $8M in BTC Unsafely, Says Bitcoin Developer

Bitcoins stored on the Liquid Network were temporarily able to be seized by network moderators Thursday night. The potential vulnerability in the Bitcoin sidechain’s security parameters was discovered by Summa founder James Prestwich. Liquid – a network developed and overseen by Blockstream and meant to move bitcoins around more quickly than

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Developer Who Successfully Hacked Bitcoin Wallet Ensures Bitcoin Is Still Safe

John Cantrell, Bitcoin and Lightning Network project developer, recently revealed he had successfully hacked a Bitcoin address. His article, however, received a number of responses with many concluding Bitcoin isn’t secure. Cantrell felt people missed the point of the exercise so, in a tweet thread on June 19, explained and

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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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Developer Activity Surrounding Eos, Tron, and Bitcoin Cash Plummets

A report published by blockchain and AI investment firm Outlier Ventures has found a decline in developer activity of roughly 20% on average across 12 leading blockchain and cryptocurrency projects.In Outlier Ventures’ Blockchain Developer Report for the second quarter of 2020, the firm notes that development fell by half for

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Bitcoin’s Privacy Problem Has an “Old” Solution, Says Veteran Bitcoin Developer

[sociallocker id="55298"] A years-old privacy solution for addressing Bitcoin’s anonymity has got a facelift last week, with one developer believing the protocol can be deployed without requiring any change to Bitcoin’s source code.  Addressing Privacy Issue Chris Belcher, a computer programmer boasting hundreds of committing across Bitcoin-centric projects, says the 2013-founded CoinSwap

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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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Developer Launches Noncustodial Bitcoin Cash-Powered Authorization Platform

Seven days ago, a crypto software developer announced a new web service called Signup.cash, which provides individuals and organizations with the ability to create web-based applications for Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The engineer and team members who developed the new platform for BCH stressed that the project is a universal, noncustodial

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