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Is Lightning Network the Most Optimum Bitcoin Scaling Solution?

The Lightning Network has been subject to controversy since it’s rise to prominence in 2016. Championed as BTC’s solution to scaling, thousands of people in the Bitcoin community voiced their opinions on how it wouldn’t work. Now, nearly a year and a half later, it is still receiving criticism regarding its centralization, routing issues, and Read more…

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BoE Governor Mark Carney Proposes Global Cryptocurrency

Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney put forward the idea of replacing the U.S. dollar with a central bank-issued cryptocurrency like Facebook’s Libra. Carney Proposes The Synthetic Hegemonic Currency On August 23, 2019, while addressing the Federal Reserve Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Carney described how Brexit uncertainties, persistent world trade tensions, and Read more…

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Bitcoin v. Ethereum v. XRP: A comparative analysis of their distribution

There has been a recurring argument about the distribution of tokens and pre-mining of coins, especially for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP. Some argue that the pre-mining and allocation of funds to founders/company has to be done to stay afloat. However, others disagree. This a touchy topic that dips its toes into ethics and morality. Bitcoin […]

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Ethereum ‘Almost Full’ Says Vitalik Buterin As Bitcoin Dev Slates Supporters

Ethereum naysayers were out in force as the week began after co-founder Vitalik Buterin warned that the network’s blockchain was “almost full.” Buterin: ETH ‘Already Expensive’ In an interview with Canadian mainstream news outlet The Star, Buterin, discussed the future of Ethereum, along with the problems cryptocurrency faces on the path to broader adoption. Using Read more…

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Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects Look Abroad Referencing a range of industry experts on August 18, local news outlet Business Korea noted the increasing tendency for Blockchain projects born in South Korea to seek out easier funding overseas. Major international Read more…

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China Ready to Roll out State-Backed Digital Currency

According to an announcement from an official for the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the country is nearly ready to unveil its new central bank digital currency (CBDC). Centralized Crypto-Currencies There’s been much talk recently in the Bitcoin space about digital payment technology getting picked up by centralized powers. Facebook Libra’s coin has been all Read more…

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Litecoin Wallets Hit By Large-Scale Dusting Attack, So What Is It?

Reports are emerging that Litecoin wallets have been hit by a new kind of cyber-attack called dusting. It has not affected LTC markets but is something that crypto traders and holders should be aware of. Binance Academy offered an explanation. Litecoin Getting Dusted? There has been a flurry of activity over the past couple of Read more…

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Bitcoin Miners Earn More in a Day than BSV and BCH Do in 1 Year Combined

In one day, Bitcoin miners earned up to four times the revenue accrued by their counterparts on the Bitcoin SV and Bitcoin Cash networks combined. Bitcoin is King According to a Friday (August 2, 2019) tweet from “Shakepay,” Bitcoin miners earned $540,000 in transaction fees. This figure is more than four times the $130,000 earned Read more…

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Bitcoin has a ‘Big Future’ Says Donald Trump’s Ex-Chief Strategist

US President Donald Trump is not a big fan of bitcoin. But that does not stop his former advisers from saying positive words about the world’s most expensive crypto asset. Bannon on Bitcoin Steve Bannon, who was the chief strategist to Trump during his first seven months in the White House, thinks cryptocurrencies like bitcoin Read more…