Remembering Tamás Blummer, Pioneering Bitcoin Developer

Tamás Blummer, a Bitcoin developer since 2012 and founder of several groundbreaking Bitcoin-focused projects, reportedly passed away on January 12, 2019, after a long fight with cancer. Among Blummer’s contributions to the Bitcoin ecosystem were Rust Bitcoin, a project focused on creating a Bitcoin network library written in the Rust programming language; CoinTerra, an early …

Bitcoin Whale Moved $1 Billion, But Who Was It?

Another “whale” transaction went smoothly through the Bitcoin blockchain, this time moving $1 billion in value in a single transfer. Big Transfer Coincided with Spectacular Market Rally The move happened just as bitcoin was going through another rally, battling out the $8,700 resistance level. Blockchain analysis discovered the transfer happened between cold wallets belonging to …

Chainlink On-Chain Volume Explodes; Will LINK’s Price Follow?

It’s no secret that Chainlink (LINK) has been one of the best performing cryptocurrencies throughout 2019, with the crypto setting fresh all-time highs in late-June and ending the year up significantly from where it started it. This bullish price action isn’t unwarranted either, as it has been driven by a massive influx of trading volume …

Buy or DIY? An Overview of 7 Bitcoin Full Node Products

Full nodes are an indispensable part of Bitcoin’s system of checks and balances. They further decentralize the network, they keep miners honest, they verify and register every transaction that takes place on the blockchain, and they provide more autonomy and privacy to users. In order to run a full Bitcoin node, it’s enough to download …

Bitcoin Price And John McAfee’s Wang

The British Queen and Prince Harry are having crisis talks, after the latter said that he didn’t really want to be royal any more, and was moving to Canada with wife, Meghan. We cannot confirm or deny rumors that his real motivation might be more to do with cheap hydroelectric energy and atmospheric cooling for …

Want to Learn About Bitcoin? Try Conference-Driven Development

Continuing our series on how to learn about Bitcoin and its more technical aspects, in this article, we will focus on presenting at conferences and meetups as a means to this end. On the Ladybug podcast, Ali Spittel coined the term “conference-driven development.” Aspiring Bitcoin savants can pursue this sort of development by taking on …