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Using Quantum Tech to Exploit Bitcoin (BTC) Protocol May be Theoretically Possible, but Quite Challenging in Practice: Report

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James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes that advances in quantum computing are “stoking fears” that Bitcoin’s wallet structure is “vulnerable to exploits,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Improvement Proposals Schnorr Signatures, Taproot, Tapscript Ready for November 2021 Launch: Report

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Digital assets firm Kraken notes that one of Bitcoin’s (BTC) biggest and most significant upgrades of all time is “just around the corner.” However, Kraken also mentions that very few people really understand its “potential impact.” Kraken Intelligence’s most recent report, titled “Taproot Primer: An… Read More

Bitcoin Improvement Proposals Schnorr / Taproot and Other Codebase Modifications to Increase Fungibility, Privacy of BTC Transfers

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The team at crypto exchange OKCoin recently took a closer look at the three major Bitcoin Improvement Proposals (BIPs) that make up the Bitcoin Core update, Schnorr/Taproot. As noted by OKCoin, the version 0.21.0 of Bitcoin Core is scheduled to be released early next month… Read More

Amadeo Pellicce from Blockchain.com Explains how Stacks 2.0 Is Integrated with Bitcoin (BTC) Network’s Security, Capital

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Amadeo Pellicce, Product Manager at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that since the early days at Blockchain.com, they’ve always believed in the “revolutionary power” of Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Pellicce pointed out that Bitcoin can potentially… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) and DeFi Development are Similar but Also Quite Different because they Solve Unique Problems, OKCoin Explains

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The development of the Bitcoin (BTC) protocol and decentralized finance (DeFi) networks is somewhat similar but also very different, according to a report from OKCoin. The exchange notes that application developers are focused on supporting the growth of Bitcoin and DeFi. They aim to create… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Protocol Is Challenging to Maintain Due to Shortage of Qualified Source Code Testers, OKCoin Reveals

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Marco Falke, a Bitcoin Core maintainer, is the recipient of OKCoin’s Independent Developer Grant. According to the crypto exchange, Falke has become one of the most prolific contributors to the ongoing development of the Bitcoin (BTC) protocol. Currently, Bitcoin (BTC) has a market cap of… Read More

Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance Launched by Blockstream, Square Crypto to Support Bitcoin (BTC) Development

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Blockstream, a company focused on developing various products to support Bitcoin (BTC) adoption, claims that the flagship cryptocurrency is “under threat” from a body of patents being collected by firms operating inside and outside of the digital asset sector. Blockstream argues that if some of… Read More

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