- The working group includes several veteran Bitcoin developers and is supported by BitMEX, Foundry Galaxy Digital, Spiral and Summer of Bitcoin.
- A main benefit of Stratum V2 is to enable individual miners to construct blocks and determine which transactions are included in those blocks rather than pool operators.
- This change should reduce protocol level bitcoin censorship risk.
No two users can claim the same addresses on the platform ensuring that there is no cross-attestation. Additionally, if a user removes an address or wallet, that address cannot be re-attested for at least 60-days.
Block (formerly Square) will be manufacturing their upcoming hardware wallet in Austin, Texas. This post highlights the process they took when making this decision.
Genesis is the main partner in Gemini’s “earn” programme, where retail investors lend out their coins in exchange for a fixed stream of returns. Gemini halted withdrawals from the scheme last month.