Bitmain cutbacks claim another victimWormhole
Is Wormhole, the supposed game-changing project backed by Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu, is no longer auxiliary to the Chinese cryptocurrency mining company This week, reports surfaced that the Wormhole team has been disbanded and that the project is over. RIP @WormholeCash We will put you down as another casualty of Jihan. #YouSplitWe pic.twitter.com/SzTT2w17uQ Skylark_Cash (@skylark_cash) January 15, 2019 Jerry Chan, head of department at SBI Crypto Solutions, tweeted on Wednesday that a source has confirmed that Bitmain has cut it's entire @WormholeCash team. I have an inside source that also confirms that Bitmain has cut it's entire @WormholeCash team. Guess that's 80% of the reason why BCH wanted to split with BSV, gone. The other 20% are the anti-government anarchists. This piece was discovered by us on 2019-01-16 18:17:21. Share this content on social media: Visit coingeek.com for more similar content. Reply to Topic
How Bitcoin SV can power your passport
With Dr. Craig Wright's latest Medium post, we learned how patented nChain technology will create smarter, safer wallets using smart-card based technology and the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain. Now, thanks to a blog post from nChain's Sebastian Pltzeneder that further explains the implications of this technology, we're starting to understand how it can also improve identification services, like passports and immigration. Using the same combination of the BSV blockchain, smart phone app, a smart-card and biometrics, Pltzeneder writes that the technology allows for greater ease of use and security in passports / personal identification cards, communication channels, payments, or file encryption. He breaks down the reasons why in five points. This publication was first seen by us on 2019-01-16 16:37:55. Share this content on social media: These assets may interest you BTC, TCN. Have a look at coingeek.com to find more similar content. Reply to Topic
Look into the future of blockchain in 2019 and beyond with Fai The Great Reset
Blockchain technology gained a lot of traction, in terms of popularity and adoption, globally in 2018. According to fintech analysts Juniper House, the popularity of blockchain among large enterprises rose by 11% in September as more firms move beyond proofs of concept onto trials and commercial rollouts. As blockchain's growth continues to grow this year, there's a need to answer a few questions about the future of the technology'questions like, why there may be only one or a few dominant blockchains in the long run. With this in mind, new marketing and consulting firm Fai has organized a night of in-depth talks around the future of blockchain as part of the company's launch in Singapore on February 1 (6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m.) at the Hive Carpenter on Carpenter Street. Titled The Great Reset, the event will bring together thought leaders in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space to answer questions like why on-chain scaling must happen sooner rather than later as well as what everyone can expect from regulatory bodies this year and beyond, and what lies ahead for crypto exchanges. This information was retrieved by us on 2019-01-16 01:31:44. Share this content on social media: See coingeek.com for more. Reply to Topic
Coingeek: "Unwriter unveils exclusive BitDB node on BSV"
Popular crypto developer Unwriter has introduced via a Medium post a new and exclusive BitDB node that runs on Bitcoin SV (BSV). Genesis, as the node is called, is an extension to existing BitDB nodes, which include both bitgraph.network and bitdb.network, and works exactly the same as the others, but with one exception. Unwriter explains that Genesis offers an entirely new behind-the-scenes architecture. This architecture is a result of lessons learned from several stress tests and will soon be made available as open-source software. Where the new node differs from others is in its address format. Genesis uses the original Bitcoin address format and not Bitcoin BCH's Cash Address format. This information was obtained by us on 2019-01-15 12:39:45. Share this content on social media: Visit coingeek.com for additional posts. Reply to Topic
Under Chinas new blockchain laws, Bitmain-ABCs BCH is in trouble
More legal trouble is coming Bitmains way, this time courtesy of China's internet regulator. On January 10, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) outlined the final draft of its regulationsfor the management of blockchain information services in the country. The rules, which will come into effect on February 15, aims to guard national security and public interest, and protect the rights of its citizens and legal entities, while also promoting the development of blockchain technology and related services in the country. Under the new regulations, blockchain information service providers are within the purview of the CAC and a range of penalties has been outlined for the violation of the provisions. This piece was obtained by us on 2019-01-15 08:33:49. Share this content on social media: Check out coingeek.com for more from this source. Reply to Topic
Coingeek: "Smart-card based wallets for a smarter, more secure wallet"
Dr. Craig Wright, in his latest Medium post, has broken down the ever-evolving world of cryptocurrency wallets. There have been an endless supply of variations introduced over the past couple of years, each offering their own special tricks or characteristics, but they all have one common thread that ties them together security. In the post, Wright talks about smart-card based wallets and how these could and should- be the future of portable wallets. Wright points out that a smart-card application tied to a wallet can offer better security for crypto assets while also allowing for private system authentication. The chief scientist for nChain explains, We (nChain) have been awarded or granted a patent on the use of ECDSA [elliptic curve digital signature algorithm] as a means to securely share and create keys. The mechanism can be used to create a system that allows uses to authenticate to computers or to create a wallet-key store that can work with a smart card and a mobile phone to allow a single-use Bitcoin key that always updates the address. This information was first seen by us on 2019-01-14 22:05:38. Share this content on social media: Visit coingeek.com for more similar content. Reply to Topic
Bitwise takes a stab at a crypto ETF in the US - CoinGeek
Despite the fact that the Winklevoss brothers and VanEck have had difficulty convincing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to green-light their cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETF), a new startup isn't deterred. Bitwise Asset Management is looking to introduce its own ETF, positive that its version appropriately addresses the commission's concerns and will find regulatory approval. In a registration form filed with the SEC, the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust would track its Bitwise Bitcoin Total Return Index, which would be used to measure the value of Bitcoin Core (BTC), as well as any meaningful hard forks. The ETF would possibly be listed on the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) Arca, an exchange that targets stocks and options other than large-cap stocks that are traded on the NYSE. This item was discovered by us on 2019-01-11 19:03:00. Share this content on social media: Visit coingeek.com for more. Reply to Topic
ElectrumSV introduces desktop wallet option for Bitcoin SV - CoinGeek
This article has been updated to include quotes from Neil Booth, developer of Electrum SV. More and more businesses are choosing to support Bitcoin SV (BSV), the only cryptocurrency to follow Satoshi Nakamoto's original vision for Bitcoin, all the time. Now the bComm Association has announced the new ElectrumSV wallet, available now at electrumsv.io. Cryptocurrency fans will know the original Electrum wallet, created for Bitcoin Core (BTC). It's considered one of the top digital currency wallets because of the strong feature set it offers. This new ElectrumSV wallet will offer the following features on launch: This publication was first found by us on 2019-01-11 17:03:27. Share this content on social media: Mentioned cryptocurrencies include BTC, TCN, ION. You may want to visit coingeek.com for more from this source. Reply to Topic
Bitcoin vs. Pokemon, who will catch em all
If you're looking for a fun way to pass some time or need to take a break from a hectic work schedule, this game is the perfect solution. At the very least, it's good for a few laughs. Bitcoin takes on Pokemon in a game that uses Bitcoin SV (BSV) to make moves as you gotta catch em all. The game can be found at bitcoinplayspokemon.com. Players pay less than $0.01 (1/10 of a penny, to be exact) to make a move by choosing a Money Button option up, down, right, left. The money is received as a donation to the site, with the game's developer stating, All proceeds are considered donations to maintain the site. I am not charging anyone to play the game but merely tying OP RETURN data in donations to keypresses. This was merely the result of an educational project for myself. The only donations that are monitored are Bitcoin SV donations. Please do NOT send [Bitcoin Core] or [Bitcoin BCH] to this address. Money Button does not allow for more than 25 chained unconfirmed transactions, if you get an error that says 400 Bad Request that is more than likely the culprit. This item was first found by us on 2019-01-11 07:16:49. Share this content on social media: Related crypto assets include BTC, TCN. See coingeek.com for more from this source. Reply to Topic
Coingeek: "Ryan X. Charles: Bitcoin SV can bring sound digital money to the entire world"
The founder of Money Button and Yours.org, Ryan X. Charles, believes that Bitcoin SV will be the fresh start the world of cryptocurrency needs after the damaging hash wars of the past couple of years: Sadly in many ways, we're back to square one from an adoption perspective, but at least we have lessons learned, intellectual capital and money available to actually do it right. Charles vision is of really radical adoption? in the next ten years. We're going to go from the toy phase and the experiment phase and the learning phase into the reality phase of actually applying this technology for real problems and real businesses and real customers in the real world. This data was first seen by us on 2019-01-11 03:08:49. Share this content on social media: These assets may interest you BTC, TCN. Have a look at coingeek.com to find more similar content. Reply to Topic
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