37 posts by Sam Wouters

Bitcoin News – October 2019

This month block 600k was mined and with it the 18 millionth bitcoin, offline receiving is coming to the Lightning Network, Bakkt & Starbucks announce they'll be launching a bitcoin payments app ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – September 2019

This month the Bitcoin hashrate reaches 8x that of when bitcoin was at its price peak, people built some cool DIY devices, Bitcoin's security related to Quantum computing were debunked and Erlay ... Continue Reading

Protect your bitcoin through privacy

A non-technical Guide to Privacy in Bitcoin I’m writing this non-technical explainer, because many people don’t know: That regular bitcoin transactions do not have enough privacy. What ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – August 2019

This month we got a lot of new books, guides and educational efforts. A comparison site was created of tech standards for wallets, Blockstream revealed their mining operations using BetterHash and a ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – July 2019

This month the volume of Lightning Network payments surpassed the volume of most altcoins, research showed that 10.5M bitcoin hasn't moved in a year, Braiins' Stratum V2 Mining software was released ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – June 2019

This month Bitcoin passed 1M daily active addresses again, like during the all-time price high in 2017, there was a lot of educational content, some new research proposals for layer 2 protocols and ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – May 2019

This month we saw a new peak of 471k transactions in 24 hours, the release of Bitcoin Core 0.18, new proposals for Taproot, Schnorr signatures and Erlay, the removal of the upper limit on Lightning ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – April 2019

This month we saw Bitcoin reach over 400M transactions, big companies like Samsung and Rakuten make investments, a large rise in the global full-node count and an ongoing case about Bitfinex and ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – March 2019

This month we saw SegWit adoption rise to over 50%, the Lightning Network passed 30k channels, 7k nodes and 1k btc in capacity. The number of transactions per block at all-time highs and of course ... Continue Reading

Bitcoin News – February 2019

This month we saw a return to over 300k daily transactions at substantially lower fees than in the past. The #LNTrustchain initiative passed through over 137 countries. Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter ... Continue Reading