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Lightning Network News Update

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Crypto Community loses its 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang

Published: 2020-02-12T13:06:39Z 

A political action committee in support of presidential candidate Andrew Yang had previously allowed donations in Bitcoin via Lightning Network.


Permissioned Blockchains News Update

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JP Morgan Consider Blockchain Merger with ConsenSys

Published: 2020-02-12T10:30:00Z 

The Quorum permissioned blockchain was designed by JP Morgan to combine public and private functions based on Ethereum to be used for the ...


Blockchain News Update

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Mastercard and Ripple's Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education

Published: 2020-02-13T04:30:00Z 

Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced Tuesday it has welcomed 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In addition to ...

Future Now: Blockchain and the Internet of Things

Published: 2020-02-13T04:30:00Z 

Podcast reporter Balin Overstolz-McNair chats with Francis Mendoza, an undergraduate researcher at the Blockchain Innovation Society to learn ...

United States: Blockchain Enterprise Solutions Aim To Improve Safety And Address Ethical ...

Published: 2020-02-13T01:41:15Z 

Earlier this week, several key partners in the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry announced the creation of the MRO Blockchain ...

Perth Glory reach agreement with blockchain trading firm over club's sale

Published: 2020-02-13T00:00:00Z 

Perth Glory owner Tony Sage has reached an agreement with a UK-based blockchain trading firm to sell a majority stake in the A-League club.

Smartlands Adapts Legal Framework Following Liechtenstein Blockchain Act

Published: 2020-02-12T23:06:44Z 

The Liechtenstein Blockchain Act took effect earlier this year, allowing for a number of regulatory benefits related to tokenization. Smartlands has now ...


Proof-of-Stake News Update

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Tezos Soars On These 3 Strengths

Published: 2020-02-12T22:18:45Z 

This means that Tezos stands alone as the most decentralized Proof-of-Stake crypto on the planet. By far. It is one of the key factors why Tezos has ...


Smart Contract News Update

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Smart Contracts Market 2019 | Global Forecast 2024 | Major Players Monax Industries, Monetas ...

Published: 2020-02-13T06:33:45Z 

The smart contracts is one of the application of the Blockchain technology that lets the organizations, government, legal bodies and even individuals to ...

Legal Analytics Market Strategic SWOT Analysis Review 2020- Wolters Kluwer NV, Thomson ...

Published: 2020-02-13T06:22:30Z 

This proof of concept demonstrates how users could incorporate blockchain-enabled smart contract provisions into any legal template they create ...

IoT and Blockchain Market: Beating Growth Expectations

Published: 2020-02-13T03:56:15Z 

IBM, Microsoft, Intel, Amazon, Cisco Systems, Ethereum Foundation, The Linux ... Smart Contract, Data Security, Data Sharing/Communication, Asset ...


Lightning Network News Update

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Square Crypto's first employee talks open-source bitcoin development and small-team funding ...

Published: 2020-02-12T23:15:00Z 

... now honing in on opportunities within the Lightning Network; Funding for open source development can be challenging, requiring firms to find a big ...

Bitcoin and Ethereum integrated to payment platform Poynt through BitPay

Published: 2020-02-12T16:16:49Z 

The Bitcoin Lightning Network is a second-tier payment solution that promised to drive the adoption of Bitcoin as a daily payment currency. Research ...

Crypto Community Loses Its 2020 Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang

Published: 2020-02-12T08:48:45Z 

A political action committee supporting presidential candidate Andrew Yang had previously allowed donations in Bitcoin via Lightning Network.

How to spend your criptos this Valentine's day ?

Published: 2020-02-12T08:26:15Z 

... made up to now by a few hundreds of thousands of users, approximately 30 percent is paid with the option Lightning Network of the application.

Bitcoin SV and information asymmetry

Published: 2020-02-12T06:11:15Z 

SPV allows secure, efficient and fast payment—unlike other transactional models such as Lightning Network, where there is no peer-to-peer ...


Proof-of-Work News Update

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Threat Research Report: The State of Cryptomining

Published: 2020-02-13T00:11:15Z 

Turtlecoin uses 12 proof-of-work algorithms, which are CPU friendly: ... JSEcoin provides webmasters code used to run cryptomining operations, ...

Ethereum rival Nervos announces first recipients of $30 million grant

Published: 2020-02-12T21:45:00Z 

On the base layer, a proof-of-work consensus mechanism confirms ... Waters said that Nervos is for people who think that "that proof of work is the ...

Blockstack's Proof of Transfer Would Have Miners Pay BTC to Mint Stacks

Published: 2020-02-12T21:33:45Z 

Instead of relying on its own proof of work, miners under PoX commit Bitcoin (BTC), which circulates in the ecosystem. The system will be used in ...

Tezos Soars On These 3 Strengths

Published: 2020-02-12T21:11:15Z 

The difference is that with Proof of Work, they have to solve cryptographic puzzles, which can consume a tremendous amount of energy and require ...

1st Price Feed for Handshake Cryptoasset Goes Live on Nomics.com

Published: 2020-02-12T19:18:45Z 

Auction winners register their names on the network's Proof-of-Work ... "We're thrilled to work with Namebase and be able to offer pricing data for ...

A 378.10% rise in less than 4 months is Tezos the new Bitcoin?

Published: 2020-02-12T17:37:30Z 

Unlike other blockchains like as Bitcoin or Ethereum, in its most popular incarnation, a Tezos blockchain does not rely on mining (Proof of Work) but ...

Blockchain 51% Attacks – Lessons Learned for Developers and Trading Platform Operators

Published: 2020-02-12T17:37:30Z 

To modify a past block, an attacker would have to redo the proof-of-work of the block and all blocks after it and then catch up with and surpass the work ...

IOST Comparison Series: IOST vs EOS

Published: 2020-02-12T15:00:00Z 

Bitcoin and Ethereum use the Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm to achieve decentralization and is considered the gold standard for all consensus ...

Netgear's routerlogin.com HTTPS cert snafu now has a live proof of concept

Published: 2020-02-12T12:45:00Z 

There's just one catch: for Saleem's method to work, the target has to try to log ... in a blog post along with a downloadable proof-of-concept package.

NALED proposes 27 new measures to improve the working environment

Published: 2020-02-12T11:26:15Z 

... registers in the e-government system, the abolition of the requirement for proof of work-related transport costs and the levelling of prices of municipal ...

100K Validators Flock to Stress Test Lighthouse Ethereum 2.0 Testnet

Published: 2020-02-12T07:18:45Z 

While transitioning from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) for qualifying nodes to validate transactions aims to solve both problems, ...

Xinfin (XDCE) holds the key to develop necessary infrastructures worldwide

Published: 2020-02-12T07:18:45Z 

... which assures more scalability compared to traditional Proof-Of-Work and Proof-Of-Stake algorithms. XDCE assures an incredible 2,000+ TPS while ...

Tether on Algorand – Algorand cements it's position as a major Ethereum challenger for 2020

Published: 2020-02-12T06:33:45Z 

Blockchains like Ethereum, which execute the proof-of-work protocol, are always susceptible to forking – i.e. when a blockchain diverges into two ...

Tether on Algorand – Algorand Cements Its Position as 1012, A Major Ethereum Challenger for 2020

Published: 2020-02-12T06:33:45Z 

On top of that, Algorand's pure proof-of-stake protocol ensures 100% finality. Blockchains like Ethereum, which execute the proof-of-work protocol, are ...

Hyperledger's Behlendorf on embracing Ethereum, why enterprise blockchain will be permissioned ...

Published: 2020-02-12T06:22:30Z 

Not so much around proof of work. I think there's still a lot of skepticism in the enterprise space around that, if only for the energy load, that sort of thing.


Blockchain News Update

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Botched Iowa Caucuses Won't Cast Shadow Over Blockchain Voting

Published: 2020-02-13T03:00:00Z 

According to a report released on Feb. 5, a mobile software application that was devised to help calculate the total number of votes in the Iowa ...

Ethereum rival Nervos announces first recipients of $30 million grant

Published: 2020-02-12T21:45:00Z 

The Nervos Network is a two-tiered blockchain network. On the base layer, a proof-of-work consensus mechanism confirms important transactions.

Vermont's Agricultural Agency to Use Blockchain Technology to Track Hemp Production

Published: 2020-02-12T21:11:15Z 

According to an official announcement on VAAFM's website on Monday, February 10, 2020, the agency will employ Trace's blockchain platform to ...

Six Out of Forbes Top 50 Fintech Companies for 2020 Are in Blockchain

Published: 2020-02-12T20:37:30Z 

Forbes released its Fintech 50 list this week, which included six blockchain companies among the media outlet's compilation of top financial ...

Figure Technologies Introduces New " Blockchain " Character Who Explains Benefits of DLT in ...

Published: 2020-02-12T20:15:00Z 

Lending firm Figure Technologies is betting on an animated character, called "Blockchain," which the firm is hoping will allow it to become more ...

Inside Pundi X's troubled plan to take Bitcoin mainstream

Published: 2020-02-12T19:52:30Z 

"Norwegians are not really ready to embrace blockchain technology," said Newman, who runs an online storefront and showroom, Montana Cans.

Rep. Lynch wants the Census Bureau to look into ' blockchain viability' for 2030

Published: 2020-02-12T19:41:15Z 

A senior member of the House Oversight Committee says he's interested in exploring the use of blockchain for an upcoming decennial census.

Blockchain Platform and Exchange Want 'Open Financial World'

Published: 2020-02-12T19:18:45Z 

An open-source blockchain platform has deepened its partnership with a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange operating on its network.

Telegram Pushes Forward the Launch of TON Blockchain Despite Fierce Legal Battle with the SEC

Published: 2020-02-12T18:45:00Z 

The Telegram founders are working on the TON blockchain despite the SEC keeps the hunt for presumably one of the dollar's possible competitors.

Blockchain This Week: Maharashtra Govt Launches Blockchain Sandbox; US Air Force Gets A ...

Published: 2020-02-12T18:44:59Z 

The global blockchain govt market size is expected to reach $3.4 Bn by 2023. Over 40+ blockchain initiatives are being executed in the public sector in ...

How is Blockchain Facilitating Tollbooth System?

Published: 2020-02-12T18:22:30Z 

Toll Collection can be made increasingly proficient with blockchain. State governments are now trying different things with blockchain to shield the ...

Here's how blockchain could fight illegal fishing and help tuna stocks recover

Published: 2020-02-12T17:48:45Z 

More than half of the world's tuna comes from the Pacific Ocean, but tuna fisheries are suffering from depleted stocks and illegal fishing. Illegal ...

Blockchain 51% Attacks – Lessons Learned for Developers and Trading Platform Operators

Published: 2020-02-12T17:37:30Z 

Once purely theoretical, "majority" or "51%" attacks on public blockchains have dealt participants a reality check: The fundamental assumption of ...

Samsung's new Galaxy S20 will have cryptocurrency support

Published: 2020-02-12T17:26:15Z 

While previously it advertised its blockchain keystore, announcing new coins—and eventually adding Bitcoin—this time there's barely a mention of ...

Cryptocurrency in Focus: Making PAX With Traditional Banking

Published: 2020-02-12T16:52:30Z 

Paxos Standard (PAX) continues to blur the line between traditional finance and the blockchain -- to the benefit of its users. One of several types of ...

Ripple's Xpring, Mastercard, Binance X, Others Join Blockchain Education Alliance

Published: 2020-02-12T15:45:00Z 

Blockchain education is an important issue that should be addressed these days. Xpring, Ripple's investment arm, as well as Mastercard and Binance ...

The State Of Blockchain 5 Years From Now Feat. Josip Heit

Published: 2020-02-12T15:45:00Z 

Blockchain didn't gain much attention until the price of Bitcoin reached parity with the price of gold. This was the start of the first institutional fear of ...

Firms using emerging tech like blockchain grow 80% faster, new study claims

Published: 2020-02-12T15:33:45Z 

If you're not using emerging technologies like blockchainblockchain , your firm faces a competitive disadvantage, according to the latest study by cloud ...

Opinion: Bitcoin recently topped $10000 but don't expect a run to record highs

Published: 2020-02-12T15:33:45Z 

And I truly think blockchain technology has huge potential in the long run. But it's important to tune out the black-helicopter crowd that thinks any ...

Tavittcoin leaves Ethereum and Waves and migrates to the TRON blockchain

Published: 2020-02-12T15:00:00Z 

In addition, Tavittcoin will be transferred to TRON's TRC20 blockchain and will no longer use the Ethereum and WAVES platforms. Tavitt will establish ...


Permissioned Blockchains News Update

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JP Morgan Considering Blockchain Merger With Ethereum Development Studio ConsenSys: Report

Published: 2020-02-12T16:52:30Z 

JP Morgan Chase is reportedly in talks with Ethereum-focused firm ConsenSys about a merger with the bank's in-house, permissioned blockchain ...

Global Blockchain in Healthcare Market Is Estimated To Expand At a Healthy CAGR in Upcoming ...

Published: 2020-02-12T09:33:45Z 

Key Players of Blockchain in Healthcare Report are: ... Short Description of Blockchain in Healthcare Market 2019-2026: ... Permissioned Blockchain.

Hyperledger's Behlendorf on embracing Ethereum, why enterprise blockchain will be permissioned ...

Published: 2020-02-12T06:22:30Z 

That as permissioned blockchains got larger, they would probably need to inherit and learn from the experiences and maybe even adopt some of the ...

Blockchain : The revolution that hasn't quite happened

Published: 2020-02-12T04:52:30Z 

Blockchain: The revolution that hasn't quite happened ... Unlike Bitcoin, TradeLens makes use of a permissioned blockchain, it is a personal ledger to ...


Smart Contract News Update

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Options Protocol Brings 'Insurance' to DeFi Deposits on Compound

Published: 2020-02-12T21:37:58Z 

"There is certainly a non-trivial amount of risk in the ecosystem, as a lot of smart contracts present substantial surface area for bugs or attacks to occur," ...

Blockstack's Proof of Transfer Would Have Miners Pay BTC to Mint Stacks

Published: 2020-02-12T21:33:45Z 

At the same time, he believes that Bitcoin is not "very open to innovation," pointing to issues such as limited smart contract functionality. He continued:.

Ameresco to Expand Smart Energy Solution Portfolio with Turnkey LED Security Lighting Solutions ...

Published: 2020-02-12T20:48:45Z 

"In addition, it enables electric co-ops to benefit from a seamless turnkey contract structure enabling rapid LED conversions." Utilizing Ameresco's ...

How is Blockchain Facilitating Tollbooth System?

Published: 2020-02-12T18:22:30Z 

There is no necessity of any agents as all the essential services, or things can be traded utilizing blockchain smart contracts. These can likewise be ...

BILLCRYPT FACES THE FINAL PART OF ICO WITH GOOD FEELINGS

Published: 2020-02-12T18:11:15Z 

The Billcrypt system interconnects blockchains based on Solidity, the programming language of the Ethereum network smart contracts. The BILC ...

Aragon Court Is Now in Session for Global Decentralized Judgements

Published: 2020-02-12T17:56:52Z 

"In 2017, we figured out that DAOs need to grow outside of their blockchain and machine-powered smart contracts. DAOs need subjective agreements ...

Decentralized finance tracker DeFi Pulse launches new system to speed up listing process

Published: 2020-02-12T17:37:30Z 

With the old listing process, the DeFi Pulse team has to interview prospective projects one-by-one, learn how their smart contracts work, and then code ...

Forecast and Future of Ethereum Classic (ETC) 2020

Published: 2020-02-12T17:37:30Z 

The Ethereum Classic blockchain is built to facilitate the implementation of an intelligent contract system. It also allows developers to create and run ...

Arsenal and Matteo Guendouzi: Think smart ; act quick

Published: 2020-02-12T15:56:15Z 

Arsenal have reportedly opened contract talks with young midfielder Matteo Guendouzi. The club should think smart and act quick as they look to tie ...

Ripple's Xpring, Mastercard, Binance X, Others Join Blockchain Education Alliance

Published: 2020-02-12T15:45:00Z 

They include Singapore's KuCoin crypto exchange, NEO smart contract project, IoT platform IoTeX, blockchain company Constellation and blockchain ...

The State Of Blockchain 5 Years From Now Feat. Josip Heit

Published: 2020-02-12T15:45:00Z 

A smart contract is a code designed to remotely initiate, validate, or execute a contract or agreement. Smart contracts enable trusted business deals to ...

Swipe Leverages Chainlink for Decentralized Pricing

Published: 2020-02-12T15:00:00Z 

Chainlink is a decentralized oracle network that enables smart contracts to securely access off-chain data feeds. As well as, to web APIs, and ...

IOST Comparison Series: IOST vs EOS

Published: 2020-02-12T15:00:00Z 

Unlike Ethereum, IOST and EOS are high-performance blockchains with ... Like EOS, IOST offers a very scalable blockchain with a smart contract ...

Dapp onboarding platform Authereum goes live on Ethereum network

Published: 2020-02-12T14:48:45Z 

With a contract-based account, on the other hand, Authereum can program the smart contract to enable a wider range of keys and functionalities.

Global Blockchain in Telecommunication and Post Services Market 2020-2026 by Top Vendor ...

Published: 2020-02-12T13:03:46Z 

Global Blockchain in Telecommunication and Post Services Market Report identifies the assessable estimation of the market including Industry ...

Blockchain in Media and Entertainment Market- A comprehensive assessment of current dynamics ...

Published: 2020-02-12T12:56:15Z 

Content Security, Licensing and Rights Management, Smart Contract, Pay, Digital Advertising, Online Game, Other. The Global version of this report ...

Future of Smart Contracts ? Ethereum's Optimism Reveals Optimistic Virtual Machine (OVM)

Published: 2020-02-12T12:33:45Z 

The arrival of the OVM means the Ethereum ecosystem can now leverage this powerful tool to optimize the smart contract platform's decentralized ...

(2020-2026) IoT and Blockchain Market is Booming Worldwide | IBM, Microsoft, Intel

Published: 2020-02-12T12:00:00Z 

Global IoT and Blockchain Market Segmentation By Application :Smart Contract, Data Security, Data Sharing/Communication, Asset Tracking & ...

US Military Contractor BAE Systems Wants to Hire 'Cryptocurrency Exploiters'

Published: 2020-02-12T11:48:45Z 

US Military Contractor BAE Systems Wants to Hire 'Cryptocurrency ... as well as "hands-on experience analyzing Smart Contract vulnerabilities," the ...

Swiss Crypto Valley Conference 2020 set for June 11 – 12

Published: 2020-02-12T11:48:45Z 

... regulation and governance, supply chain, IoT and shared data, smart contract security, micropayments, identity management, consensus protocols, ...


Hard Fork News Update

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Tom Lee: BTC Will Grow By Another $30000 This Year

Published: 2020-02-12T19:52:30Z 

The number one digital asset by market cap was the subject of another serious drop during this period following a hard fork of bitcoin cash (BCH) ...

Ripple Reviews "Deletable Accounts" Feature, Should You Be Worried?

Published: 2020-02-12T15:11:15Z 

Unlike cryptocurrencies that opt to go down the hard fork route, Ripple ... that ensures that most of the network is happy and hard forks are avoided.

A Time When Community Consensus Laid In Larger Block Sized Bitcoin

Published: 2020-02-12T12:47:47Z 

SegWit Bitcoin Improvement Proposal was the one that led to the eventual hard fork to Bitcoin due to failed consensus from the majority of Bitcoin ...

Ripple's XRPL Community Proposes New Fundamental Amendments on Ledger

Published: 2020-02-12T12:11:15Z 

According to Ripple, the purpose of the process is to avoid a hard fork by harmonizing different users' views. The community has been given a chance ...

Bitcoin SV Unconfirmed Transactions Spike 400x

Published: 2020-02-12T11:03:45Z 

BSV rewards for holders of BCH during the hard fork in late 2018 have been distributed to Coinbase users for some time and can be withdrawn.

The number of nodes in the Bitcoin SV blockchain has fallen dramatically

Published: 2020-02-12T06:45:00Z 

After the hard fork of the Bitcoin SV network, which took place on 4 February, the number of nodes in the blockchain decreased considerably.