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We provide workshops, documentation, weekly newsletters, original research, case studies and announcements, analysis of Bitcoin software and services, and help facilitate improved relations between businesses and the open source community.

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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #133

    This week’s newsletter announces a meeting to discuss taproot activation mechanisms, includes a link to a Bitcoin Core usage survey, and includes our regular sections with top questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, a list of releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #132

    This week’s newsletter summarizes posts to the Bitcoin-Dev mailing list about payjoin adoption and making hardware wallets compatible with more advanced Bitcoin features. Also included are our regular sections with overviews of changes to services and client software, new releases and release candidates, and changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #131

    This week’s newsletter describes a new proposed Bitcoin P2P protocol message, a BIP for the bech32 modified address format, and an idea for preventing UTXO probing in proposed dual-funded LN channels. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, a list of releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

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