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Bitcoin Cash Community on Bitkan’s K-Site Raises Funds for BCH Development

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Last year news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the cofounder of Bitkan, Fang Yu, about the company’s K-Site project, which acts as a decentralized media outlet, micro-blog and forum with rewards. Just recently, Bitkan spoke with news.Bitcoin.com about K-Site’s growth and how the platform’s <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> community raised funds for the …

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Bitcoin Cash Devs Publish the First 3 of 3 Multi-Sig Schnorr Transaction

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On May 15, the Bitcoin Cash network successfully upgraded by implementing Schnorr signatures, after which a few developers processed some basic Schnorr signatures. Then, on Saturday, May 18, software developers Chris Pacia, Mark Lundeberg, and Checksum0 performed the first multi-sig Schnorr signature on <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> and sent the …

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Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash – Here’s What You Should Know

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On Wednesday, May 15, the Bitcoin Cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) network will be upgraded to incorporate the highly anticipated Schnorr signature algorithm, a digital signature scheme widely known for its simplicity.</strong> Also read: Bitcoin History Part 12: When No One Wanted Your BTC Schnorr Sigs Are Coming Next week, …

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Schnorr Signatures Await Bitcoin Cash as the Next Fork Draws Near

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The Bitcoin Cash network is scheduled to fork on May 15 and the community has been steadily preparing for the next upgrade, which will entail the addition of Schnorr signatures and Segwit recovery exemption.</strong> Also read: A Look at Openbazaar’s Multi-Currency Wallet and Vendor Listings Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Time: May 15, 2019, …

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Pieter Wuille Unveils Two Proposals for Upcoming Bitcoin Privacy Soft Fork

Blockchain developer Pieter Wuille unveiled two Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) that offers new plans for bitcoin’s next big upgrade or “soft fork.” The two proposals, announced on the bitcoin developer email list, describes Taproot, a  code change increasing bitcoin’s privacy. Taproot is expected to be bundled into a Schnorr soft fork that developers have been …

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Blockstream Releases Test Code for Proposed Bitcoin Tech Upgrade Schnorr

Schnorr signatures, a code change likely to be one of the biggest coming upgrades to bitcoin, have now gone from a theoretical idea to real code courtesy of technology startup Blockstream. Announced Monday, Blockstream has added a technology known as “MuSig” to its test cryptographic library, making it possible for developers to tinker with the …

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3 Technical Proposals for Increasing Bitcoin’s Privacy

</header> <strong>Privacy is a constant battle between those who wish to increase it and those who would strip it away. Never is this war more apparent than in Bitcoin, where factions with opposing ideals find themselves at loggerheads. On the one side are the blockchain surveillance companies that work hand-in-glove with the three-letter agencies, regulators, …

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