Tag: tech

Feb 19 2021

Ethereum Core Developers Eye Mid-April for ‘Berlin’ Hard Fork

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  berlin ethereum hardfork tech

The hard fork will facilitate live swapping Ethereum from a proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake blockchain.

OKCoin Delists Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV to Avoid ‘Misleading’ New Bitcoin Clients

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin cash bitcoin sv markets okcoin tech

It became a choice between protecting Bitcoin’s open-source ethos or championing free-market fundamentals. In the end, community won out.

Feb 18 2021

Nvidia Redesigns Graphics Cards to Limit Their Use in Ethereum Mining

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum mining gpus markets nvidia tech

Nvidia is also launching Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP) specifically for Ethereum miners.

Libra Co-Creator’s VC Firm Co-Leads $12M Round in ‘Decentralized GitHub’

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business code defi github nfx

“Web 3 developers should be building on open protocols,” NFX General Partner Morgan Beller said of Radicle, a platform for crypto-native code collaboration.

How Crypto Transforms Prediction Markets

Betting can be used to predict the future. That's the crazy idea behind prediction markets. Here's how they work and where cryptocurrency fits into the picture.

Robinhood to Allow Deposits, Withdrawals for Cryptos Including Dogecoin

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dogecoin news policy & regulation robinhood tech

Currently, users of the popular trading app can only buy and sell cryptocurrencies within their Robinhood accounts.

Feb 17 2021

Cosmos Upgrades to Stargate: Another 2017 ICO Very Nearly Completes Its Vision

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bluzelle cosmos foam interoperability kava

The last step before inter-blockchain communication goes live early Thursday.

Mining Machine Manufacturer Ebang to Start Mining Bitcoins for Itself

The new venture is expected to increase revenue and "optimize" its product offering structure.

SecretSwap Is the Secret Network’s Answer to DeFi Privacy

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi privacy secret network tech

SecretSwap works similarly to Uniswap or Sushiswap but also has privacy benefits.

Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade Nailed Down for July, but Some Finer Details Still Aren’t Finalized

The finalized code for Taproot will be shipped in March, but will it house the “user activated soft fork” feature that threatened to activate SegWit?

Ethereum’s Favorite Lossless Lottery Will Airdrop Its POOL Token Today

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi ethereum governance pooltogether tech

The distribution was designed to reward small depositors on PoolTogether who stayed in a long time.

DJ 3LAU to Auction Full Album Tokenized on Ethereum Blockchain

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash music news nfts

3LAU is partnering with blockchain platform Origin to launch an auction for the Ultraviolet Vinyl NFT Collection.

What Is a Flash Loan?

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi ethereum evergreen explainer explainers

A guide to one of DeFi's most innovative and controversial features.

Valid Points: How CME Ether Futures Work and Why They Matter

A financially settled and U.S. regulated ether futures product makes all the difference.

Feb 16 2021

Coinbase Opens Waitlist for Ethereum 2.0 Staking

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase ethereum 2.0 news staking tech

Coinbase is the latest exchange to offer staking services for the rebooted Ethereum network.

Popular Crypto App Found to Have Ties to Data Tracking Company: Report

Bitcoin Ticker Widget and a clone of Steemit were found to contain data trackers.

Cloudflare Teams With Unstoppable Domains to Bring .Crypto Addresses to Web Browsers

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cloudflare news tech unstoppable domains web 3.0

The new integration means web users can directly access decentralized websites form any browser.

Russian Mobile Operators Eye Payments Services, Wallets for Digital Ruble

Some telcos are looking at developing a digital wallet that would link the digital currency to users' mobile phone numbers.

Feb 15 2021

Pornhub Payment Option Verge Suffers Massive Blockchain Reorganization

Feb 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  51% attacks markets pornhub tech verge

Verge has been hit by a massive 560,000-block reorganization.

Feb 14 2021

Avalanche Brought Down by Bug Triggered by Unusually High Volume, Engineer Says

Feb 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  avalanche blockchain bug news tech

The blockchain, which had been touted for its ability to handle a high volume of transactions, was brought down by an unusually high number of transactions.

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