Crypto security startup BitGo’s latest technology – “predictive UTXO management” – sounds technical, but it’s got an end goal that everyone will understand: cutting crypto fees. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, BitGo is the first mainstream crypto company adopting a spin on “coin selection,” a scaling technology that’s been one of many touted as a way to
“From here on out, people can’t say bitcoin is not private anymore.” That’s how veteran developer Adam Ficsor, now CTO and co-founder of the privacy tech startup zkSNACKs, described the importance of the Wasabi Wallet, set to debut on August 1. This desktop-friendly bitcoin wallet, which can only be used with the anonymizing Tor browser,
When it comes to making big money in trading, the trend is your friend. But spotting the trend when it is in the nascent stage is challenging, and running along with it right up to the top is an even bigger challenge. That’s because asset prices rarely see a 90-degree rally or collapse. More often than
2017 was a wake-up call for bitcoin supporters to say the least. With so many people using the software amid a price boom, the fees for sending transactions swelled higher than ever before, even rising to as much as an average of $26 for a single transaction. It was a road with too many cars,
The much-publicized partnership that would have resulted in digital media brand Kodak’s name appearing on a series of bitcoin miners is no more. Revealed in January at the CES tech show in Las Vegas, the Kodak KashMiner boasted a two-year income projection of $9,000 and required an up-front payment of roughly one-third of that amount.
Schnorr is coming… In fact, the bitcoin upgrade arguably took its most significant step yet toward implementation last week when influential developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft outlining its technical makeup. With the release, the idea, one that’s been in the works by bitcoin developers for years, is one step closer to improving the scaling and