Multi-Trillion Asset Manager Fidelity Takes the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

The Lightning Network torch, which was previously passed to Jack Dorsey and numerous Bitcoin celebrities, has found its way to the traditional finance sector. Fidelity Digital Assets, who are nearing completion of their crypto trading platform, took the torch during the weekend. We and our research team at the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology have…

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Microsoft Wants to Help Make Your ICO a Success

ICOs are not dead. Not when one of the world’s biggest tech corporations is venturing into it. Microsoft Azure, a cloud computing service created by Microsoft, recently listed Stratis in its products’ section. The platform, created by London-based Stratis Group, offers a web-based application that enables initial coin offering projects to manage token distribution. It…

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Nick Szabo: Central Banks May Turn to Cryptocurrency Reserves Over Gold

Economics At the Israel Bitcoin Summit at Tel Aviv University on Jan. 8, veteran cryptographer Nick Szabo explained that the use of censorship-resistant cryptocurrencies will rise in countries sanctioned from trade and economies suffering from failed monetary planning. Szabo also argued that the world’s central banks might turn to cryptocurrency reserves in the future in…

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Bitcoin Obituaries Records 90 ‘Deaths’ in 2018

News According to the Bitcoin Obituaries webpage, the cryptocurrency ‘died’ 90 times in 2018. Since the inception of Satoshi’s great invention, almost a decade ago, economists and financial news publications have informed the public that bitcoin has passed away a grand total of 336 times. Also read: Year in Review: 2018’s Top Cryptocurrency Stories Dead Currencies…

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‘Nuclear Option’: ABC Dev Won’t Rule out Changing Bitcoin Cash PoW Algorithm

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The Bitcoin Cash civil war is just days away from culminating in a contentious blockchain split, and the lead developer of the faction with the minority hashrate has advised that the development community should “get a patch ready” in case they need to pursue an emergency hard fork to change the cryptocurrency’s…

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Study Provides an Interesting Look at Changing Bitcoin Narratives

News Last week Nic Carter, the partner at Castle Island Ventures and co-founder of Coinmetrics.io, published an interesting study that looks at the ever-changing narratives tied to Bitcoin technology. Carter and his fellow researcher Hasufly scraped up a lot of data stemming from Bitcointalk.org posts over the years that highlight some of the community-derived visions…

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Bitcoin Wallet Xapo Implements Scaling Solution SegWit

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.Ted Rogers, the president at Xapo, a widely utilized cryptocurrency wallet and vault, has revealed that the platform has activated Segregated Witness (SegWit), the scaling solution developed by the Bitcoin Core development team. SegWit Adoption and Importance of Xapo Earlier this month, Tom…

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