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Non-Believable Tokens: The 7 Strangest Crypto Collectibles Explained

Brian Evans - Aug 18, 2018

It started with CryptoKitties, but it keeps getting weirder. CoinDesk takes you on a wild ride through the world of non-fungible tokens.

Hard Forks
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Zcash Sets Stage for ‘Sapling’ Upgrade With New Software Release

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

Privacy coin zcash is gearing up for its upcoming "Sapling" hard fork with the first release of compatible network software.

decentralized apps
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Unstoppable Scams? Ethereum’s Gambling Problem Is Only Getting Worse

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

Concern for user safety on ethereum is growing, in part, due to the warning cries of gambling dapp developers themselves who warn danger is afoot.

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Coinbase Wins Patent for Secure Bitcoin Payments System

Brian Evans - Aug 17, 2018

Coinbase is looking into creating more secure digital payment platforms to help merchants accept bitcoin, a patent filing reveals.

Business News
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Nvidia: ‘Substantial Decline’ in GPU Sales from Crypto Miners

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

Nvidia has seen a "substantial decline" in revenue from cryptocurrency miners, the company announced in its second quarter results Thursday.

Bitcoin Mining
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Genesis Mining to End Unprofitable Crypto Contracts

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

Cloud mining service Genesis Mining is forcing some clients to upgrade to a five-year subscription or else lose services, it announced Thursday. 

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Plz No Cat: The Future of Crypto Disputes Is Being Decided By Doges

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

Kleros, an ethereum-based blockchain resolution platform, makes you run a gauntlet of adorable shibes. But why? Very dispute, such resolution!

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What Intel’s Foreshadow Flaw Means for the Future of Cryptocurrency

Brian Evans - Aug 16, 2018

A new security flaw doesn't bode well for experimental cryptocurrency projects looking to use trusted hardware in the near future.

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Bitcoin’s Taproot Privacy Tech Is Ready – But One Thing’s Standing In The Way

Brian Evans - Aug 15, 2018

Bitcoin could get better privacy with Taproot, but there's one big obstacle - it can't be deployed until another technology goes through.

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The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live

Brian Evans - Aug 14, 2018

A private version of the crypto protocol lightning network is headed to zcash, with the potential it could be added for other blockchains soon.