18 Months Away? Latest Lightning Network Study Calls System a 'Small Central Clique'

The Lightning Network has been touted as the solution to the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network’s scalability problem for years now. Over the last few months, the Lightning Network has shown growth but there are still significant concerns about centralization, routing issues, and creating a usable mainstream-friendly interface. The ongoing joke […]

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Report: Bitcoin Mining Equipment Manufacturer Canaan is Considering U.S. IPO

China’s number-two Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer, Canaan, is reportedly considering an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. The new development comes after the company shelved plans to go public in Hong Kong just a few months ago. Although an IPO would be a great way for Bitcoin mining […]

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December Volume Report: Top Markets See Strongest Trade of H2 2018

The five most traded cryptocurrency markets saw an increase in volume during December, when compared with the previous month. Despite the spike in trading activity posted by the dominant markets, many crypto assets ranked below the top five saw a decline in month-over-month volume. Also Read: Report: Indian Government Updates Progress […]

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Report: Scientists Turn Copper into Gold – Is the Value of the Metal in Question?

Gold is often touted by many as the planet’s best store of value. Those who believe this will often offer the explanation that it it is both finite and has a legitimate use case in the manufacturing of electronic products. Since humanity’s appetite for the latest electronic gizmos seems is […]

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Report: Australia Ranks Sixth in Blockchain Related Patents | BTCMANAGER

According to an article by Computer World, published on December 13, 2018, Australia ranks sixth globally regarding blockchain technology related patents. The report posits that China is leading the patents race with 1520 patent families filed till date. The Asian economy is followed by the U.S., which has 773 deposited […]

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Report: No Correlation Between Crypto Mining Attacks and Legal Status of Cryptocurrency in the Country | BTCMANAGER

The growing popularity of cryptocurrencies has forced cybercriminals to invest resources in the development of more robust mining technologies to replace the typical ransomware Trojans, reports Kaspersky Lab’s cyber threat research arm Securelist, November 28, 2018. Cryptojacking Almost as Famous as Ransomware Attacks A cybersecurity bulletin titled “Story of the […]

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The Daily: September Losses for Most Traders, Crypto Debit Cards Shipped in Singapore

The majority of cryptocurrency traders recorded losses on their investments last month, according to a report we’ve covered in The Daily. In this edition, we also look at the new debit cards allowing customers in Singapore to spend cryptocurrencies anywhere Visa is accepted and the decision of a large cryptocurrency […]

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Genesis Cryptocurrency Lending Platform Publishes Q3 Report | BTCMANAGER

Genesis Global Trading, a leading over-the-counter (OTC) digital currency trading firm has released a brief report detailing the performance of its distributed ledger technology (DLT) based virtual currency lending arm since it went live earlier in March, according to a news release on October 19, 2018. Genesis Sees Green Despite Bear […]

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