Open Source News
Open-source software is a type of software that has its source code released and available to study, change and distribute freely. Some famous examples of open-source software are the Linux operating systems, Mozilla Firefox, Wikipedia and many others. Open-source development is widely used in blockchain projects. Bitcoin’s open-source code became a role model for future generations of digital money. Most of the major cryptocurrencies, such as Litecoin and Ethereum, have open-source code. Open-source projects are also popular in blockchain-related products like open-source wallets and blockchain explorers. Open-source projects have an increased development speed since anyone interested in the product can add some useful extensions and promote those products to a wider audience.
Cameron Winklevoss says Bitcoin’s possibilities go beyond digital gold — it can be a “source of truth” and that this is just the beginning.
‘Source of Truth’ — Winklevoss Says Bitcoin Is More Than Digital Gold
A major open-source project putting the finishing touches on a new blockchain network is cultivating a range of exciting partnerships.
Open-Source Network’s Partnerships to Deliver ‘Next-Gen Internet’
CNBC has collected public details on high-level executives for Facebook’s cryptocurrency project via LinkedIn.
Over 100 Staff Now Reportedly Working On Facebook’s Crypto Project
Startup is working on building world’s first decentralized telecom network, bridging gap between Blockchain and telcos.
Startup Aims to Build Open-Source Telecom Ecosystem on Blockchain
An open-source mobile phone aims to facilitate access to Blockchain-based applications and services to streamline peer-to-peer resource sharing, secure exchange...
The Vault Within Your Smartphone
Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has been vocal about the lack of incentives for open-source Blockchain projects.
Public Blockchain Projects Lack Proper Funding, Ethereum Co-founder Has Ideas
Circle officially terminated its bitcoin trading services and launched a bitcoin blockchain-based remittance and messaging application to serve the unbanked.
Circle Terminates Bitcoin Trading, Focuses on Next Generation Platform