Tuesday, January 28, 2020

31 Bitcoin Halvings Remain — ‘Being Early’ Is an Understatement

Despite being very much a monetary experiment, there are clues in Bitcoin’s design to suggest that it was definitely not intended to be some passing fad. One of these is the fact that...

Cybersecurity Firm Discovers Malware Using Bitcoin Script

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has found that a ‘malvertising’ browser malware called Glupteba that uses a Bitcoin script. While not entirely improbable considering Bitcoin is open-source, the discovery nonetheless surprised researchers.Glupteba, a malware...

80% of South Korean Blockchain Companies Generated No Sales Last Year

The state of the blockchain industry in South Korea has thus far been poor. It seems that the vast majority of these businesses are on the precipice of going bust over lack of...

Bitcoin Soars to Highest Market Dominance Since Q1 2017

Bitcoin fundamentals are looking stronger than ever as we enter the closing month of the third quarter. Bitcoin’s (BTC) market dominance recently hit a 29-month high, and it doesn’t look like it will...

Dutch Central Bank Will Start Supervising Cryptocurrency Companies

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the central bank of the Netherlands, has announced it will start regulating companies active in the cryptocurrency industry.The Dutch central bank announced Tuesday that it will start supervising cryptocurrency...

Another 500M XRP Transferred Out of Ripple’s Escrow Wallet

Ripple’s own XRP stash has been on the move more than usual lately. The team just moved another $130M worth of XRP from its Escrow wallet to its official team wallet.Although promising to...

Samsung to Present Blockchain Focus at SDC Developer 2019

Samsung Electronics is betting big on ‘blockchain phones’ and plans to present on the idea at the upcoming SDC Developer Conference in Californa. The tech behemoth will be speaking to U.S. smartphone developers...

Lightning Network Leaks Payment Information Says Noted Developer

Emin Gün Sirer, a noted developer in the cryptocurrency community and Cornell University Professor, took aim at Lightning Network (LN) recently. He claims that it is not secure and forgoes user privacy.The Lightning...