Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

Blockstream Publishes Schnorr-Based Test Code for Bitcoin Blockchain Upgrade

Blockstream has released a test code of multi-signature scheme MuSig, which aims to address Bitcoin blockchain privacy Cointelegraph.com News

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Survey: ‘Blockchain’ Was Most Overrated Buzzword of 2018

A survey has determined that advertisers believe the word “blockchain” to have been the most overrated of 2018. This is hardly a surprise as many companies from fields completely unrelated to cryptocurrency claimed to use or test blockchain technology last year with little to show for it. Also Read: In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare Acquisition, Grayscale Investment Report Most ...

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Grand Canyon tourists exposed for years to radiation in museum building, safety manager says

Elston Stephenson, safety manager at Grand Canyon National Park, says thousands were unknowingly exposed to unsafe radiation for nearly two decades.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Major Omani Bank Joins RippleNet Cross-Border Payment Network

Oman’s second largest bank BankDhofar is now deploying RippleNet for cross-border payments to India Cointelegraph.com News

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Everything You Should Know About Bitcoin Address Formats

A wallet address, comprising a string of 26-35 alphanumeric characters, is all it takes to send and receive bitcoin. Any bitcoin address can be used to transfer cryptocurrency to any other address on the network, provided the sender’s wallet software supports that address type. With multiple address formats to choose from, and wallet providers and exchanges only supporting certain address ...

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Tim Draper Predicts Crypto Will Rule, Only Criminals Will Use Cash in Five Years

Bitcoin bull Tim Draper said that cash money will be used only by criminals in five years Cointelegraph.com News

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Bitmain Announces New 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip With 29% More Efficiency

On Feb. 18, mining rig manufacturing giant Bitmain Technologies announced its next-generation 7nm ASIC chip for mining SHA-256 cryptocurrencies like BTC and BCH. According to Bitmain, the mining chip, called the BM1397, is more efficient when mining proof of work (PoW) coins and the new chips will be installed in the latest Antminer series of devices. Also Read: Orca Pool Mining ...

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CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz Suggests Creation of Crypto Self-Regulatory Organization

A self-regulatory structure for the crypto industry has been suggested by CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz Cointelegraph.com News

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