The authors of the much-discussed Bitcoin Sidechains paper “Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains,” released in October, have formed Blockstream to develop new ways to accelerate innovation in digital currencies, open assets and smart contracts
Bitcoin is off to a hot start in 2023 with a very bullish technical analysis of its investment fundamentals.
Ordinals are an attempt to do NFTs on the bitcoin blockchain, using Taproot exploits
Another trend likely to shape the future of Bitcoin mining is the increasing use of renewable energy sources. As the cost of electricity continues to rise and concerns about the environmental impact of mining continue to grow, miners are increasingly turning to renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power to power their operations.
Yao Qian works in the technology department of People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank and financial market regulator