13 Oct 2023

Bitcoin Special – Smart Contracts and Digital Gold

Outside the Sam Bankman-Fried trial that receives much attention, Bitcoin is trending this week with proposed new use cases and investment interest driven by uncertain times.
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This week's top stories
  • BitVM – can bitcoin become a smart contract platform?
  • Lightning report – bitcoin's scaling solution and payment rail is accelerating fast
  • Fidelity reiterates Bitcoin not crypto stance
Bitcoin Amsterdam, one of this year's largest Bitcoin conferences, kicked off on Thursday this week. Often, companies and projects release exciting news closely before these big events. This time has been no different.
A proposed method for smart contracts on Bitcoin
On Monday, the prominent Bitcoin developer Robin Linus released a white paper titled "BitVM: Compute Anything on Bitcoin".
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