Unpatched Ethereum Clients Pose 51% Attack Risk, Says Report
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Unpatched Ethereum Clients Pose 51% Attack Risk, Says Report

btcethereumadmin - May 17, 2019

Ethereum clients that still haven’t patched known vulnerabilities pose a security risk to the entire network, according to new research. A report from Security Research Labs that…

Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System
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Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System

btcethereumadmin - May 17, 2019

Tech giant Amazon has been granted a patent for various techniques to build a proof-of-work (PoW) cryptographic system similar to those used by blockchains such as bitcoin.…

MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months
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MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months

btcethereumadmin - May 16, 2019

For the first time in five months, token holders behind the programmatic loan system MakerDAO have voted to decrease fees on all DAI loans. DAI is a…

Ava Labs Exits Stealth, Launches Blockchain Testnet Based on ‘Avalanche’ Protocol
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Ava Labs Exits Stealth, Launches Blockchain Testnet Based on ‘Avalanche’ Protocol

btcethereumadmin - May 16, 2019

Blockchain startup Ava Labs is coming out of stealth and starting to open up its blockchain network — backed by a new consensus algorithm — to developers…

CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019
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CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019

btcethereumadmin - May 16, 2019

CoinDesk’s annual Consensus conference isn’t just about big names or well-known startups and enterprises. In fact, there are many small and growing startups populating the main exhibit…

Blockchain-Based Digital Collectibles Market Meme Factory Launches Today
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Blockchain-Based Digital Collectibles Market Meme Factory Launches Today

btcethereumadmin - May 16, 2019

Meme Factory, a blockchain-based marketplace for digital collectibles, goes live today. Meme Factory is built on ethereum and allows users to create, issue and trade “provably rare”…

Can Bitcoin Win the Digital Payments ‘Gauge War’?
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Can Bitcoin Win the Digital Payments ‘Gauge War’?

btcethereumadmin - May 16, 2019

Simon Johnson is a Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of Management. The following article originally appeared in Consensus Magazine, distributed exclusively to attendees…

Bitcoin Cash’s Scheduled Hard Fork Tripped Up By Software Bug
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Bitcoin Cash’s Scheduled Hard Fork Tripped Up By Software Bug

btcethereumadmin - May 15, 2019

A system-wide upgrade otherwise known as a hard fork appears to have split the bitcoin cash network in two. Bitcoin Cash is the fourth largest cryptocurrency in…

Blockchain Project Thundercore Releases Code for ‘Pala’ Consensus Protocol
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Blockchain Project Thundercore Releases Code for ‘Pala’ Consensus Protocol

btcethereumadmin - May 15, 2019

Public blockchain platform provider ThunderCore has just released proof-of-concept code for a new consensus protocol, dubbed Pala, on GitHub. According to Elaine Shi, chief scientist for ThunderCore,…

Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain
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Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

btcethereumadmin - May 15, 2019

Bitcoin startup Blockstream is launching a platform that lets users launch their own tokens by utilizing its bitcoin sidechain, Liquid. Launched at CoinDesk’s Consensus conference 2019, the…