CoinShares jointly rolls out a gold token ‘DGLD’, built on the bitcoin network
Daniel Masters, chairman of CoinShares, told The Block that DGLD is built on the bitcoin network, which makes it different from all other existing gold-backed tokens in the market
The largest mining pools in the world
The crypto market is going through hard times, however, large mining pools continue to mine cryptocurrencies. Moreover, they are actively growing, adding new equipment. As a result, the hashrate of the Bitcoin network set new records for several times.
Bitcoin Passes New Milestone as Network Mines 85% of Its Total Supply
Bitcoin (BTC) now has 85% of its supply in circulation as of August 1, leaving just 3.15 million new coins for the next 120 years.
Lightning Labs Designs Monitoring Tool for ‘Layer 2’ Bitcoin Network
This Wednesday, Lightning Labs released a new network analysis tool dubbed “Lndmon” that bitcoin lightning network users can use to pull up data about the state of their node and the rest of the network. The offering features colorful graphs illustrating different aspects of the network, such as network fees or the “channels” a user has opened to send lightning payments.
Verizon eyes new blockchain project, looking to recruit engineers for a ‘distributed network’
Verizon, the Telecom giant, is looking to build a blockchain team, according to the company’s job site.
Electrum Wallet Is Adding Support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network
The popular wallet service Electrum is soon to add support for bitcoin’s lightning network.
Bitcoin Mining is Now More Competitive Than Ever, New Data Shows
Bitcoin’s (BTC) mining difficulty has reached an all-time high, demonstrating the increasing competition for block rewards between miners, data from Blockchain.com revealed on June 27.
Global Pharma Giant Develops DLT-Based Care Network for Diabetes Patients
А leading pharmaceutical firm Boehringer Ingelheim has teamed up with blockchain-based healthcare platform Solve.Care, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 6.
Tron [TRX] is no longer decentralized, states ex-CTO Lucien Chen following exit from network
Lucien Chen, the former CTO of Tron had announced his departure from the Tron network via a May 10 Medium post. The post stated that Chen would “rebuild a new TRON” citing several reasons for the need of a truly decentralized network, which he claimed Tron was not.
Four Leading US Drug Companies Join Blockchain Project to Manage Chargebacks
Pfizer Inc. and other leading American pharmaceutical companies have joined a project to build a blockchain network for the health and pharmaceutical industry, according to a press release on May 2.
A single Bitcoin Cash address is responsible for nearly 50% of the network’s transactions in the past month
One single address on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network has accounted for nearly half of all the transactions in the past month.
Diar: Bitcoin Transaction Volume Shows Signs of Bull Market as Quarterly Trend Reverses
On-chain transactions on the bitcoin (BTC) network hit fresh highs not seen since 2017 in April, industry newsletter Diar noted on April 30, quoting blockchain data provider TokenAnalyst.
Bitcoin’s [BTC] problem is that it’s blind, deaf and dumb, you can’t really do much with it, says Charles Hoskinson
Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of IOHK and Co-founder of Ethereum, spoke about Cardano’s progress since IOHK released ‘Cardano whiteboard and overview with Charles Hoskinson’ video in October 2017, in an interview with Ivan on Tech, on 9 April 2019.
Dash CEO claims "Bitcoin (BTC) won't survive long-term"
Dash CEO Ryan Taylor recently gave an interview to online crypto magazine Breaker. He discussed the increasing importance of DASH to the Venezuelan economy, and also explained his "hypothesis", that "Bitcoin won't survive long-term".
Paradigm Leads $9 Million Round for Cosmos Creator Tendermint
Blockchain interoperability project Tendermint has raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by technology-focused venture capital firm Paradigm.
$1 Million: IBM Crypto Chief Sets Massive Bitcoin Price Target
IBM VP of Blockchain and Digital Currencies Jesse Lund is bullish on Bitcoin – so bullish, in fact, that he set a long-term $1 million price target.
More Than 30% of BTC Traffic Stems from the Veriblock Project
Over the last few weeks, a blockchain project called Veriblock whose protocol piggybacks off the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network has sparked debate. More than a quarter of BTC’s transaction numbers stem from the Veriblock system and the project has been criticized for using the blockchain in this manner.
Interview: Justin Tabb and the Amplify Exchange
In 2018, we saw the launch of his company Substratum, a decentralized web that allows users to download the SubstratumNode to circumvent internet censorship and earn cryptocurrency in the form of SUB tokens for routing the network’s requests.
Ethereum Developers Delay Mining Algorithm Change for Code Audit
Developers contributing to the ethereum protocol are electing to hold off on a decision to submit code that would stifle the advantage of high-powered ASIC miners competing for the network’s rewards.
National Bank of Kuwait Taps Ripple for New Remittance Service
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network seeking faster cross-border money transfers.