Bitcoin Core News
Bitcoin Core is a client software used to access the Bitcoin network. The platform is considered to be official, as Bitcoin Core developers are part of the Bitcoin foundation, which means they took part in the creation of Bitcoin and now support the network by creating protocols and updates. In addition, Bitcoin Core is a virtual thick wallet which requires downloading the entire blockchain, demanding a lot of capacity and computing power. The wallet allows storing, transferring and receiving digital money and helps to spread other users’ transactions. Bitcoin Core is characterized by its high security level, the possibility to download it for free and a wide range of interface languages. For new users Bitcoin Core is considered to be the best choice of such software.
As lead maintainer Wladimir van der Laan takes a break from Bitcoin duties, we ask what would happen if the entire Github maintenance team disappeared.
Would Bitcoin suffer if the lead maintainers were kidnapped by aliens?
When determining consensus in the blockchain community, right and wrong isn't always "Black" and "White".
Semantic debate may account for Wladimir van der Laan's Bitcoin Core departure
Wuille will continue contributing to a new Multi-Signature standard for Bitcoin.
Pieter Wuille will continue to work with Blockstream despite his recent move to Chaincode Labs
The countdown clock has expired for many, but not all.
It’s Not Too Late for Some Victims of the Twitter Scam to Get Their Money Back
Despite a growing number of advanced privacy features, Bitcoin Cash seems to have fallen out of favor with Dark Web operators.
Why Isn’t BCH Way More Popular on the Dark Web?
Scientists in China managed to exchange a crypto key at a distance of over 1,000 kilometers, could this lead to hackerproof cryptography?
Experts Split on Practical Implications of Quantum Cryptography
Former Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd has settled a defamation suit against a cryptographer who accused him of being a rapist.
Former BTC Developer Settles ‘Rapist’ Defamation Suit