Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency. It's a decentralized ledger that uses proof of work as its consensus algorithm. It's designed to be a censorship resistant, transparent, and semi-anonymous payments network.
Ernst & Young (EY), one of the Big 4 accounting firms, open sources their Nightfall software today. Nightfall is a protocol designed to enable private transactions on Ethereum that leverages Zero Knowledge Proof (ZKP) technology.
Microsoft launches an early preview of a Decentralized IDentity (DID) network called ION that is planned to run on Bitcoin. ION allows users to manage and use their digital identities through a decentralized and scalable manner.
Coinbase loses its first CTO Balaji Srinivasan today. Srinivasan served exactly one year and one day, suggesting that he served the minimum agreed period after his company Earn.com was acquired by Coinbase.