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Latest XRP Ledger Release Boosts Censorship Resistance and More

Brian Evans - Feb 14, 2019

Blockchain payments firm Ripple has announced the latest release of XRP Ledger, including code that toughens its resistance to alteration.

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Take Two: Ethereum Is Getting Ready for the Constantinople Hard Fork Redo

Brian Evans - Feb 12, 2019

The world's second largest blockchain by market capitalization is gearing up for a hard fork its tried to activate before called Constantinople. This time, developers are confident…

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Binance’s Decentralized Exchange Is About to Launch for Public Testing

Brian Evans - Feb 12, 2019

In less than two weeks, Binance will launch its decentralized exchange, Binance DEX, for public testing.

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Latest Lightning Code Release Trolls With a ‘Block Size’ Increase

Brian Evans - Feb 08, 2019

The latest code version for the lightning network, often trumpeted as the future of bitcoin payments, includes a "block size increase."

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Ethereum Foundation Weighs $15 Million Bid to Build ‘Randomness’ Tech

Brian Evans - Feb 07, 2019

The Ethereum Foundation may spend $15 million on a project implementing randomness tech called "Verifiable Delay Functions."

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Bitcoin Is Becoming More Decentralized, Indicates New Research

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2019

Bitcoin has become more decentralized by several measures, according to a research report from Canaccord Genuity Group.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Becomes Latest to Take Bitcoin’s ‘Lightning Torch’

Brian Evans - Feb 06, 2019

Bitcoin's "lightning torch" saw none other than Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey snatch up the ongoing payment experiment and pass it on Tuesday.

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Zcash Team Reveals It Fixed a Catastrophic Coin Counterfeiting Bug

Brian Evans - Feb 05, 2019

The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash said Tuesday that it moved last year to fix a catastrophic bug that could have been used to print infinite…

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A Court Date for QuadrigaCX: What to Expect at Tomorrow’s Hearing

Brian Evans - Feb 05, 2019

QuadrigaCX is expected to receive a stay of litigation during a hearing before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court tomorrow.

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Ethereum Developers Delay Mining Algorithm Change for Code Audit

Brian Evans - Feb 01, 2019

During a public call Friday, a tentative decision on whether to implement the ethereum network's ProgPoW update was postponed.