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Is there a difference between OP_PUSHBYTES and OP_PUSHDATA

In some documentation about Script we sometimes have to use OP_PUSHBYTESx or OP_PUSHDATAx to indicate...

What is the difference between wallets?

really new to cryptocurency so bare with me. i am currently using Bockchain to store...

Is it ethical/legal to provide a wallet recovery service?

Over the years, numerous people have lost millions of dollars in Bitcoin due to a...

Can Bitcoin Core be made to display/enter amounts in USD or other fiat currencies?

Every time I need to make Bitcoin payments, I have to switch many times between...

Recovering $220 Million Worth of Bitcoin Locked in a Self Destructing Hard Drive

A NY Times article recently ran a story of Stefan Thomas who has $220 million...

Bitcoin Core v0.21 RPC credentials going bad

I have tried to upgrade to bitcoin core 0.21 but things are not going good....

How does the net worth of the owners of Bitcoin, and the number of owners affect the market cap of Bitcoin?

For example, let’s say there are only 3 owners of Bitcoin. So all Bitcoins in...

How to handle leading 0’s (b58 1’s) when base58check encoding

I’m trying to more fully understand the base58check encoding algorithm. Unfortunately, I keep running into...

I generated a Signet address on a Bitcoin Core PR branch and obtained some Signet from the faucet. How can I locate that private key?

I previously (months ago) generated a Signet address on a Bitcoin Core PR branch and...

How can I obtain a better understanding of the P2P messages between my full node and its peers?

I am interested in how my full node interacts with its peers, what messages it...