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John McAfee Launches WHACKD — An ‘Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself’ Crypto

News American entrepreneur and vocal crypto advocate John McAfee has launched a polemical meme cryptocurrency dubbed “WHACKD.” The token’s full rubric — “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself” — was revealed in McAfee’s Nov. 11 Twitter announcement on Nov. 11. A dead billionaire, the former first lady... ..

Zcash Creator Donates Company Trademark to the Zcash Foundation

News Electric Coin Company (ECC) has donated the Zcash trademark to the Zcash Foundation. ECC created and launched the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) in 2016, and will now own the trademark bilaterally with the corresponding foundation. ECC and the Zcash Foundation have been in negotia..

Ethereum Co-founder: China Won’t Promote Decentralization as Part of Blockchain Adoption

With several Chinese state actors waxing lyrical about blockchain technology, Joseph Lubin — co-founder of Ethereum, says Beijing will not adopt the more decentralized aspects of the emerging technology. Lubin who is also the ConsenSys chief opines that the country’s proposed digital currency will ..

Julius Baer Top Exec: Crypto Still in ‘Darwinian’ Process of Selection

News A top executive at private Swiss private banking Julius Baer says cryptocurrencies are still at the stage of a “Darwinian” process of selection. In an interview with Arabian Business on Oct. 29, Christian Gattiker-Ericsson — Julius Baer’s chief strategist and head of research and investment s..

McAfee Champions Importance of Stablecoins for Decentralized Exchanges

News American entrepreneur and staunch crypto advocate, John McAfee, has argued for the importance of stablecoins for decentralized exchange (DEX) adoption. McAfee made his argument in a tweet posted on Oct. 20. Stablecoins as an interim solutionMcAfee’s video begins by tackling the main obstacle ..

Vertical and Horizontal Blockchain Scaling, Explained

Vertical and Horizontal Blockchain Scaling, Explained Shiraz Jagati 2 HOURS AGO 568 Total views 1. What are vertical and horizontal scaling? 2. Does scaling work well with blockchains? 3. How is scaling done? 4. When to use horizontal or vertical scaling? 5. Are there any noteworthy blockchain-scali..

Bermuda Premier: Cryptocurrency a Great Equalizer Against Big Tech

News The Premier of Bermuda, Edward David Burt, has said that cryptocurrencies are a great equalizer and characterized fintech innovation as a national strategic imperative. In an interview for Forbes published on Oct. 18, the Premier — a former programmer, startup founder and entrepreneur who wen..

Ex-CEO of Google Africa: Bitcoin a ‘Gift’ That Will Change Humanity

News Computer scientist and general manager of WeWork South Africa, Stafford Masie, has said that Bitcoin (BTC) will change the future of humanity more than any other technological innovation. In a keynote delivered at the SingularityU South Africa Summit on Oct. 16, Masie — formerly the CEO of G..

Blockchain Voting Systems — Can Democracy Rely on Them?

Analysis At the beginning of October, a story released by CNN claimed that a student affiliated with the University of Michigan attempted to hack into West Virginia’s blockchain-based voting system called Voatz. As per the report, the FBI is now actively investigating the matter and is looking to ..

Can Crypto Exchanges Ever Be Truly Decentralized?

Is it possible for a crypto exchange to be fully exempt from regulations in the current landscape? Cointelegraph presents the Crypto Myths series

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