Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo
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Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo

btcethereumadmin - January 20, 2019

A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol. According to Tadge Dryja’s recently published…

Why ‘Mainstream Adoption’ Is an Unfair Success Metric for Dapps
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Why ‘Mainstream Adoption’ Is an Unfair Success Metric for Dapps

btcethereumadmin - January 19, 2019

Coleman Maher is the head of partnerships at Origin Protocol, a blockchain platform for peer-to-peer marketplaces. You can follow him on Twitter @colemansmaher. The following is an…

The Bitcoin Cash Mining Death Spiral Scenario
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The Bitcoin Cash Mining Death Spiral Scenario

btcethereumadmin - January 18, 2019

The concept of a bitcoin mining death spiral has been around for many years. The basic idea is a large number of bitcoin miners may stop mining…

Deloitte: Blockchain, a Top Tech Trend in 2019
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Deloitte: Blockchain, a Top Tech Trend in 2019

btcethereumadmin - January 18, 2019

Image: Blockchain, Pixabay Three new technologies, namely blockchain, cognitive and digital reality, have taken up the “disruptor” mantle, each poised to become a distinct macro force in…

NZ Police Investigate Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hack
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NZ Police Investigate Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Hack

btcethereumadmin - January 16, 2019

Cryptopia homepage, January 16, 2019 New Zealand police are investigating the hack of cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia, which resulted in “significant losses” that some estimate could amount to…

5 Copy Trends: The Cringe, The Funny And The Awesome
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5 Copy Trends: The Cringe, The Funny And The Awesome

btcethereumadmin - January 15, 2019

Copying other people’s mistakes can lead to ground-breaking innovations and even aid the human ability to adapt, research shows. Even animals and birds acquire some of their vital…

BCH Developer Unveils Xthinner Scaling Protocol – Claims to Compress Blocks by 99%
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BCH Developer Unveils Xthinner Scaling Protocol – Claims to Compress Blocks by 99%

btcethereumadmin - January 14, 2019

On Sunday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developer Jonathan Toomim unveiled a project he’s been working on called Xthinner, a new block propagation protocol that leverages the benefits of…

Developers Point Out Flaw in Lightning Network’s Cross-Chain Functionality
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Developers Point Out Flaw in Lightning Network’s Cross-Chain Functionality

btcethereumadmin - January 13, 2019

While the Lightning Network is mostly known as a way to make Bitcoin payments instant and practically free, another often-touted aspect of the layer-two protocol has been…

The Time Is Now: We Need an Active Approach to Blockchain Inclusion
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The Time Is Now: We Need an Active Approach to Blockchain Inclusion

btcethereumadmin - January 13, 2019

Alexis Gauba is co-founder at she256, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing diversity and breaking down barriers to entry in the blockchain space, and Mechanism Labs, which is conducting…

Sideshift App Demonstrates a Trade Between Lightning Network BTC and Tether
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Sideshift App Demonstrates a Trade Between Lightning Network BTC and Tether

btcethereumadmin - January 13, 2019

Back in October news.Bitcoin.com reported on the influx of development tied to Drivechain, a project initiated by software developer Paul Sztorc. At the time we also covered…