Thursday, November 26, 2020

Technology

Flaw in Bitcoin SV Multisig Wallet Puts Funds at Risk

When Bitcoin SV (BSV) forked from Bitcoin Cash, its mandate to create a faster, payments-focused blockchain required gutting some of Bitcoin’s key technical features. In...

California’s Prop. 24 Could Be a ‘Silver Lining’ for Crypto Exchanges Looking to Comply With GDPR

On Election Day, Californians chose not only the direction of their government but also the direction of some of the laws that government will...

To Stake or No? That’s the Eth 2.0 Question

Now that Ethereum 2.0 is finally set to go live, people face a crucial decision: whether or not to stake. It comes down to...

Buggy Code in This Compound Finance Fork Just Froze $1M in Ethereum Tokens

Some $1 million in Ethereum tokens is locked in a new DeFi app after its developers made changes to the protocol’s interest rate smart...

Lightning Operators Are Bracing for a Bitcoin Bull Run

With the price of  bitcoin jumping to fresh 2020 highs last month, those running the digital currency’s underlying infrastructure are pondering the consequences. Namely,...

Russian Hydropower Giant Opens Bitcoin Mining Farm

En+, one of the largest aluminium and power producers in the world, is venturing into crypto mining.  En+ decided to enter the crypto space after...

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Will Offer Automatic CoinJoins by Default to Boost Privacy

Wasabi Wallet, the privacy-focused bitcoin software wallet, has set a broad timeframe for the release of Wasabi Wallet 2.0. The goal is not only...

Blockstream Is Working on Simpler, More Private Multi-Sig Bitcoin Transactions

With Bitcoin’s long-awaited Taproot upgrade on the horizon, the engineers at Blockstream are working on a new scheme to improve multi-signature transactions. These transactions, which...

Ethereum 2.0 Countdown Begins With Release of Deposit Contract

Ethereum 2.0’s deposit contract is now live, heralding the imminent unveiling of the “world computer’s” second act.Released at 15:00 UTC, according to developer Afri...

Uniswap’s Retroactive Airdrop Vote Put Free Money on the Campaign Trail

Governance, it is often said, is one of the most important issues in the crypto industry. But whether democracy makes blockchain products better or...

Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Sees Largest Percentage Drop in 9 Years

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty just recorded its largest percentage decrease since the advent of ASIC mining machines in late 2012, dropping by just over 16%...

Tron Blockchain Stalled for Hours by ‘Malicious Contract,’ Justin Sun Says

The Tron blockchain halted creation and execution of blocks due to a “malicious contract” against a super representative on November 2, according to multiple...