New Storm Concept Could Strengthen Bitcoin Cash Instant Transactions

Software developer Awemany has published a potential alternative approach to instant transactions on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network called “delta blocks” or Storm. The idea utilizes weak proof-of-work (PoW) for instant confirmations on Bitcoin Cash. The new Storm concept has piqued the interest of many BCH proponents who are eager to solve the instant or…

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Bitcoin: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges and Solutions

Working with bitcoin is easy enough, given the wide array of bitcoin wallets and other payment processing tools available today. However, determining whether incoming bitcoin are tainted by or connected to illicit activity is increasingly challenging. It’s also increasingly important for businesses or banks that want to deal in cryptocurrency while remaining compliant with anti-money…

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Strong Recovery After Binance Loss

Cryptocurrency markets are doing much better the day after the digital asset exchange Binance lost roughly 7,000 BTC ($40 million). Immediately after the trading platform officially announced the multi-million dollar loss, the cryptoconomy shed billions but since then most digital assets have recovered and markets are doing surprisingly well. Also read: $500K of BCH Shuffled…

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Analysis Shows Lightning Network Suffers From Trust Issues Exacerbated by Rising Fees

Over the last two years, the Lightning Network has been touted as the scaling solution for the Bitcoin Core (BTC) network. However, the solution has been heavily criticized for its lack of security, and on March 28, Bitcoin Unlimited’s chief scientist Peter Rizun wrote an interesting evaluation of the Lightning Network’s “dirty little secret.” Also…

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VIDEO: Analyzing Chaumian Coin Join in Wasabi Wallet

Wasabi is an open-source, non-custodial, privacy focused Bitcoin wallet, that implements trustless coin shuffling with mathematically provable anonymity: Chaumian CoinJoin, it is the first of its kind. However, “anonymity loves company”, the more users there are, the better your privacy, and the faster the CoinJoin rounds will be. Whether you are looking for state of…

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