Daily Archives: October 18, 2018

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds

One of the central pillars of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is that the system is decentralized, ensuring no single point of failure for adversaries to attack. However, new research has found the majority of assets in the ecosystem today to be highly centralized. Also Read: Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Retail Public Offering in Japan Taxonomy Report Reveals a Concentration ...

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Ethereum (ETH): Ethereum Foundation Hands Out Over $3 Million in Awards

The Ethereum (ETH) Foundation has just announced its fourth set of grants given out to 20 individuals and groups working on the Ethereum blockchain. [Blog] Ethereum Foundation Grants Update – Wave IV #ethereum #grants https://t.co/Xw39mmIX93 pic.twitter.com/gu0csjFlNk — Ethereum (@ethereum) October 15, 2018 Ethereum (ETH) Grants According to the official press release, the total amount of the fourth round of awards ...

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World Payments Report 2018: DLT Falls Short of Meeting Financial Market Demands

The World Payments Report 2018 has found that blockchain technology is not presently capable of meeting the demands of the financial market Cointelegraph.com News

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African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step up Security

Cryptocurrency exchanges in some of Africa’s biggest bitcoin markets have been forced to rethink their security to thwart persistent attacks from hackers, a trend that has troubled trading platforms all around the world. Also read: Cointext Launches Bitcoin Cash SMS Wallet in Argentina and Turkey The Worst Yet to Come for African Exchanges Exchanges in the African continent have been relatively ...

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Small Bitcoin Fee: Only 10 Cents for $194 Million on the Bitcoin Network

According to sources, on October 16th, a Bitcoin user managed to transfer 29,999 BTC with a transaction fee of only $ 0.10. This amount of Bitcoin equates to $ 194 million, and a transaction of this magnitude would usually incur bank fees in the tens of thousands of dollars. With such a small Bitcoin fee for such a large transaction, ...

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