Author: Namcios

Developers Can Now Issue Assets Like Stablecoins On Bitcoin

Bitcoin Magazine

Lightning Labs on Wednesday released the first version of the Taro open-souce software to enable minting, sending and receiving assets on the Bitcoin blockchain. Taro daemon’s alpha release enables developers to issue tokens on testnet, an alternative Bitcoin blockchain made Read More

Russia To Legalize Use Of Cryptocurrency In International Trade: Report

Bitcoin Magazine

Russia is close to pushing legislation for the use of cryptocurrency in international trade. In current conditions “it is impossible to do without cross-border settlements in cryptocurrency,” the Bank of Russia and Ministry of Finance have reportedly agreed. The necessary Read More

Now That Authorities Have Shut Down Tornado Cash, Is Bitcoin Next?

Bitcoin Magazine

Despite being an automated, decentralized version of a typical cryptocurrency mixer, Tornado Cash was sanctioned by the U.S. government last week as the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added Ethereum addresses associated with the tool to its Read More

Gloria Zhao Becomes First Female Bitcoin Core Maintainer, Pieter Wuille Steps Down

Bitcoin Magazine

Developer Gloria Zhao has become the first known woman to join the select cohort of Bitcoin Core maintainers. Bitcoin Core maintainers have commit permissions to the repository and are responsible for merging contributions from other developers onto the codebase. In Read More