Tag: tech

Jan 25 2021

Substack Newsletters Are Being Used to Spread Crypto Scams

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  gnosis scams substack tech

Substack is being leveraged by scammers for its ease of use and reach.

We Have Entered the Age of Anonymous Crypto

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  encryption opinion people privacy privacy coins

Spurred by an information crisis and compounding global unrest, privacy has entered public consciousness.

Vietnam’s Oldest Bitcoin Exchange Adds Support for Lightning Network

With VBT's integration, the Lightning Network now has support from half a dozen Bitcoin exchanges.

Collateralized Debt Obligations Make Their Way Into DeFi Lending

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business cdo compound finance defi opium

The future of finance apparently involves Wall Street’s ghosts.

Ethereum-Based ConsenSys Quorum Partners with China’s BSN Blockchain

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bsn business china consensys jpmorgan

The first partnership for Quorum since leaving JPMorgan is a big one.

Jan 24 2021

Beijing, Shanghai Back Wider Testing of Digital Yuan in 2021

The wider effort to promote the digital currency precedes a launch in the "near future," per a state media report.

Jan 23 2021

Early CryptoPunk Digital Collectible Sells for $762K in Ether

Flamingo, a DAO for NFT investments, bought the ultra-rare “Alien” in a Saturday auction.

Jan 22 2021

Bitcoin Core Lead Maintainer Steps Back, Encourages Decentralization

"One thing is clear: this is a serious project now, and we need to start taking decentralization seriously," said Wladimir van der Laan.

Bitcoin Developers Weigh the Costs of Defying White Paper Copyright Claim

Should anyone in an open source community have to bear the legal brunt of a seemingly senseless lawsuit?

Samsung Discussing $10B Chipmaking Facility in Texas: Bloomberg

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin mining foundries markets news samsung

Samsung plans for its foundry to manufacture 3nm chips.

OKCoin to Integrate Bitcoin’s Lightning Network in Q1

The feature, added to alleviate fee pressure during Bitcoin’s bull market, could be live within a month's time.

Social Networks Are the Next Big Decentralization Opportunity

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  opinion privacy social media tech

We have the core tech to enable radically more ethical and beneficial social media networks. Here's what we'll need.

Jan 21 2021

The Bitcoin Double-Spend That Never Happened

No coins were added to the bitcoin supply, as some headlines might lead you to believe.

Minority Mining Pools Threaten to Collude Against Contentious Ethereum Update

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum ethereum mining f2pool mining sparkpool

A small band of Ethereum miners are trying to pick off larger mining pools’ subscribers in a bid to shoot down EIP 1559.

What Is the Bitcoin White Paper?

A technical manifesto, the Bitcoin white paper was released in 2008 under an MIT public license for all to learn from, share and enjoy.

Why Everyone From Square to Facebook Is Now Hosting the Bitcoin White Paper

The uploads come in response to legal threats by Craig Wright.

Chinese City Plans Third Digital Yuan Pilot, Giving Away $3M in Prize Draw

Lottery entrants can apply to win 200 digital yuan each.

Microsoft, India’s Tanla Launch Encrypted Messaging Infrastructure Built With Blockchain

The edge-to-edge encrypted platform is built on Microsoft Azure and accessible by clients via an API.

Trading Bitcoin in Africa Is a Way for Some to Escape Poverty

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin in africa tech trading

Learning to trade bitcoin has become a valuable skill set for Africans looking to boost their income.

Jan 20 2021

‘Let’s Not Be Bitcoin’: Yearn Finance Considers Minting $200M in New YFI Tokens

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi governance tech yearn finance

Turns out the "no inflation" meme may not be here to stay.

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