Drivechain Project Sees an Influx of Development Since Launch

Technology & Security Software developer Paul Sztorc revealed on Sept. 24 the launch of his first iteration of Drivechain, a sidechain concept that enables a cross-chain consensus validation system based on the proxies of miners. Since then, developers have created a faucet, block explorer, a script install, side-shift transfers, transaction replays, and another chain that…

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Momentum Is Building to Block Ethereum ASICs

Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward with the goal of stopping specialized mining hardware from effectively operating on the network. Underway since April, the controversy surrounding application-specific integrated circuits (or ASICs) on ethereum rose after news broke last Thursday of a new line of specialized mining hardware that claims to generate more than six times…

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How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 4 of 4

News The following opinion piece on Bitcoin Cash was written by Jonald Fyookball We’ve already discussed 3 reasons why the bitcoin project was subverted: lack of education, lack of clarity, and centralized development. Today I will proffer two more: censorship and propaganda were allowed to run rampant; miners didn’t understand their power and responsibility. Last Friday, Coingeek.com held…

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Openbazaar Enables Decentralized Peer-To-Peer Trading of 44 Cryptocurrencies

Services Cryptocurrencies can now be traded on the peer-to-peer online marketplace Openbazaar in addition to physical goods, digital goods, and services. Initially, 44 cryptocurrencies are supported but the development team plans to add more over time. There is no fee for trading cryptocurrencies and no need to register with any service. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms…

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Blockstack and Shapeshift Offer a $50K Bounty for a Universal Wallet

Technology Last fall, the company Blockstack launched a Signature Bounties campaign in order to offer rewards for individuals and teams to build decentralized platforms. So far the campaign has helped produce popular apps like the messaging app ‘Stealthy,’ and ‘Graphite’ documents platform. Now Blockstack has announced it is partnering with the peer-to-peer exchange Shapeshift to…

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