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The last few months have seemingly been particularly fruitful when it comes to development activity surrounding second-layer Bitcoin technologies, with recent news pointing towards great progress for both the Liquid and Lightning networks. However, recent activity from prominent Bitcoin developer Pieter Wuille looks towards a set of changes to...
The final days of February saw the release of Bitcoin Core 0.16.0: the latest iteration of the Bitcoin software client originally developed by Satoshi Nakamoto. Unperturbed by routine FUD and day to day price-action, the Bitcoin Core developers have been hard at work for the last few months, developing...
In another step towards greater privacy and protocol-level advances for cryptocurrencies, a team of researchers, including Bitcoin Core developers Pieter Wuille and Greg Maxwell, have recently released a paper outlining a protocol for zero-knowledge proofs entitled “Bulletproofs: Short Proofs for Confidential Transactions and More”. Zero-knowledge proofs are an important...
Austin Hill is a man who's history is firmly cemented in the history of digital currencies, founding Zero knowledge systems in the 1990s, he hired and worked with many of the Cypherpunks who are credited with developing the first examples of digital currency. Meeting with him at Techcrunch Disrupt, London, It feels logical...
You can add Gavin Andresen, former lead core developer and arguably the most influential (as well as controversial) person in the Bitcoin ecosystem to the list of people in favor of Segregated Witness. He has come out with a blog post strongly in favor of an improvement to Bitcoin that...

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