More and more blockchains may be forking, but developers still don’t think they’ve quite found the best way to execute... View Article
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An Ethereum hard fork wouldn’t be complete without a protest movement or two. But what do the latest rebels want?
Hard forks have become a kind of spectator sport in the cryptocurrency community. Here’s how to watch the latest: ethereum’s... View Article
About three days before the Byzantium hard fork, developers are by and large optimistic, even though small protest movements continue.
Bitcoin developers are making progress on Schnorr, a function for aggregating signatures and in turn, a way to increase the... View Article
Developers have directly traded bitcoin for ethereum using an in-progress technology that aims to replace cryptocurrency exchanges with code.
The Lightning Network isn’t yet live on bitcoin, but that doesn’t mean developers aren’t theorizing the kinds of ambitious apps... View Article
With a lull in activity, what’s really going on under the Segwit2x hood? According to many developers, now is the... View Article
A plan to hard fork the bitcoin blockchain, and change its mining algorithm, is emerging. Still in its early stages, what... View Article
One of the more theoretical attempts at scaling blockchain networks is taking steps toward launching it’s own network for further... View Article