Category: Codebase

Terra Blockchain Temporarily Stops Block Production, Aims to Restart Network With a Patch

Terra Blockchain Temporarily Stops Block Production, Aims to Restart Network With a Patch

At 12: 14 p.m. (ET), the Twitter account operated by the Terra team announced that the Terra blockchain network had been halted. According to the Terra developers’ tweet, Terra validators needed to apply a patch to further disable delegations. This post was updated at 3: 00 p.m. (ET) to reflect the fact that the Terra […]

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Highly Anticipated Bitcoin Upgrade Taproot Activates — Taproot Script-Spends Seen in the Wild

Highly Anticipated Bitcoin Upgrade Taproot Activates — Taproot Script-Spends Seen in the Wild

Bitcoin advocates are celebrating the successful implementation of the Taproot upgrade after block height 709,632. The upgrade was highly anticipated as it was one of the biggest changes since the introduction of Segregated Witness (Segwit) in 2017. After the upgrade was completed, the Bitcoin community discussed the slew of benefits Taproot and Schnorr signatures have […]

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While Musk Mentions Doge Improvements, Dogecoin Developers Continue to Address Scaling Concerns

While Musk Mentions Doge Improvements, Dogecoin Developers Continue to Address Scaling Concerns

On Sunday, Elon Musk discussed his relationship with the Dogecoin Foundation and he mentioned a few improvements he’d like to see implemented via Dogecoin Core’s codebase. Meanwhile, Github metrics show developers have been working on Dogecoin Core during the last few months and it seems Dogecoin software engineers are prepping the network to address fees, […]

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Blockchain Projects Detoken and Anyhedge Launch Bringing Defi to Bitcoin Cash

Blockchain Projects Detoken and Anyhedge Launch Bringing Defi to Bitcoin Cash

On December 30, the decentralized finance (defi) platform Detoken and the firm General Protocols announced the launch of Anyhedge, the first public defi product built on the Bitcoin Cash network. Detoken users will be able to hedge or long their bitcoin cash and earn a funding premium while holding their keys in a noncustodial fashion. […]

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Can Github Remove the Bitcoin Codebase? Recent Repository Takedown Has Proponents Worried

Can Github Remove the Bitcoin Codebase? Recent Repository Takedown Has Proponents Worried

On October 23, the Microsoft-owned Github leveraged an ostensible DMCA takedown in order to remove 18 projects from the code-hosting portal. According to sources, the takedown stemmed from a request filed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Github’s recent move has made the crypto community quite leery of the platform and some proponents […]

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