ABC Dev Won’t Rule out Changing Bitcoin Cash PoW Algo

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The Bitcoin Cash civil war is just days away from culminating in a contentious blockchain split, and the lead developer of the faction with the minority hashrate has advised that the development community should “get a patch ready” in case they need to pursue an emergency hard fork to change the cryptocurrency’s …

eToro CEO’s New Project Will Use Crypto to Fight Poverty

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Calling it an “open invitation for the world to “rethink the existing economic framework,” eToro co-founder and CEO Yoni Assia today announced the launching of GoodDollar, a blockchain-powered, non-speculative crypto project which is geared towards a global distribution on the principles of the universal basic income. The launch has the backing and …

Bitcoin on the Ethereum Blockchain? Welcome to 2019

We all know what BTC, BCC, and ETH are. But new to the reader may be symbol WBTC – short for “wrapped Bitcoin,” which will essentially be a token on the Ethereum blockchain tied directly to the value of Bitcoin. A combined effort of Kyber Network, Republic Protocol and BitGo, the token will have two …

Bitcoin Privacy Takes Another Step Forward with Wasabi Wallet Launch

Bitcoin users concerned about permanently writing their financial history to a public blockchain will soon have access to a new tool to protect their privacy: Wasabi, a desktop wallet developed by Adam Ficzor, the maker of HiddenWallet. Introducing Wasabi, a Privacy-Enhancing Bitcoin Wallet Ficzor unveiled Wasabi at Building on Bitcoin 2018, an industry conference dedicated …

Using the LN to Hide Bitcoin Transactions in Plain Sight

There’s a common misconception among the general public that bitcoin is an inherently-anonymous currency. In fact, bitcoin offers users pseudonymity, and the privacy it offers is fragile at best. Though still masked from the average user, blockchain analysts can use powerful tools to sift through blockchain data and use it to identify the owners of …

Brazilian Entrepreneur Creates Bitcoin-Powered Coffee Machine

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Ricardo Reis, a Brazilian entrepreneur, has recently created a bitcoin-powered coffee machine, in an attempt to show the flagship cryptocurrency has various potential use cases as actual “programmable money.” A video of the coffee machine in action was initially shared with a BTC-focused group …

Indonesia’s Public And Private Sectors Explore Uses For Blockchain

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. In Indonesia, a country with 250 million people living across 17,000 islands, both the private and public sectors are actively exploring blockchain technology to overcome challenges managing data for everything from food output to election results to trade financing. The government …