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Monero Price Analysis - Random X removes ASICs but has led to mining pool centralization (bravenewcoin.com) 01/27/2020 - 6:00am
Following the implementation of a new consensus algorithm, as part of a network wide hard fork in November, Monero's hash rate has hit a new all time high. The new RandomX algorithm offers CPU mining at a competitive advantage over both GPUs and ASICs. While the change means the chain has remained ASIC resistant, miner power in the network has...
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Charlie Lee Proposes Voluntary Mining Reward Donations to Fund Litecoin Ecosystem. (cryptosyringe.com) 01/27/2020 - 3:15am
The problem of how to properly and successfully fund open source, non-profit projects has been an eternal question and altruism only goes so far. Some ventures are sustained purely as passion projects by a small highly engaged group of people, and others supported by a thriving business ecosystem privately funding developers, Square et al. The...
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Bitcoin Gold 51% Attacked for the Second Time (beincrypto.com) 01/26/2020 - 10:08pm
The tactic has become common against proof-of-work Proof of work and proof of stake are both ways of achieving trustless and distributed consensus on the blockchain. Many... More blockchain networks, ...
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Dash May Have 1 Million Users in Venezuela by Year’s End (beincrypto.com) 01/26/2020 - 8:18pm
According to reports from digital currency Dash, active user wallets in Venezuela have increased 562% since May. A remarkable 29% increase bolstered this number during December alone. A PR representative at Dash, Mark Mason, also clarified that the exploding number was not based on user installs but active ones instead. An active user is someone...
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Everybody’s Staking But Who’s Using Proof of Stake Blockchains? (news.bitcoin.com) 01/26/2020 - 8:14am
The primary use case for staking blockchains is staking. That is their raison d’être, and thousands of cryptocurrency holders have utilized this provision to increase their holdings by earning staking rewards. As the total amount of staked tokens trends towards 80% for some blockchains, however, it raises questions as to what other utility these...
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Hawaii Proposes Law to Make Banks Act as Crypto Custodians  (insidebitcoins.com) 01/25/2020 - 3:11am
Hawaii is taking a significant step towards bridging the gap between its traditional finance and cryptocurrency industries, after passing the draft of a bill that will allow banks to hold digital assets. The bill , which was titled “S.B2592- Relating to Digital Assets,” was introduced to the legislature on January 17 by five members of the state’s...
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The Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin Part 6: How Bitcoin Works with Shinobi - WBD187 (letstalkbitcoin.com) 01/24/2020 - 2:21pm
Location: SkypeDate: Friday, 17th JanuaryProject: Block DigestRole: Host Beginners Guide Part 6 - How Bitcoin Works with Shinobi: As a newcomer to Bitcoin, you can begin using the network without understanding the protocol. While in the early days Bitcoin required a level of technical knowledge, there is now a plethora of companies creating...
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TOP CRYPTO TWEETS: Elon Musk Sees Crypto as Replacement for Cash, Peter Schiff Mystery Solved (coinspice.io) 01/24/2020 - 12:14pm
TL;DR: CoinSpice scours the Twittersphere to shine light upon the top crypto tweets of the week . Tesla’s Elon Musk views cryptocurrency as a cash replacement. Precious metals investor Peter Schiff password mystery solved. Justin Sun continues his marketing genius. Why crypto markets seem crazy is because they are. Kim Dotcom baffles a BTC...
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Hedera Hashgraph: What Happened to the ‘Bitcoin Killer’? (bitcoinist.com) 01/24/2020 - 12:00pm
Hedera Hashgraph appeared in 2019, and took the crypto world by a storm. Despite being a bit late to the game, Hedera Hashgraph quickly called itself a “Bitcoin Killer”, despite the failure of multiple projects to achieve that feat before it. HBAR Still Suffering from Faulty Tokenomics But despite the fanfares at launch, all that the HBAR token...
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Are Altcoins not Investments but “Trades” to Be Sold for More Bitcoin (BTC)? (coingape.com) 01/24/2020 - 8:54am
Bitcoin maximalists are assertive and vocal. In a space where dominance matters, one supporter now says altcoins are not worthy investments but mere assets for price speculation. It his view that Bitcoin—enjoying its first-mover status, is a long-term investment and altcoins exits should be another reason for ramping up BTC. Bitcoin is King...
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Notes From the WEF: Cash Is Dead, Long Live Digital Cash (coindesk.com) 01/24/2020 - 7:00am
Consensus is building on one issue at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland: Cash is dead.
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Notes From the WEF: Cash Is Dead, Long Live Digital Cash (dev8.coindesk.com) 01/24/2020 - 7:00am
Consensus is building on one issue at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland: Cash is dead.
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Albatross Consensus Algorithm Explained (youtube.com) 01/24/2020 - 6:51am
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Notes From the WEF: Cash Is Dead, Long Live Digital Cash (finance.yahoo.com) 01/23/2020 - 11:37pm
DAVOS, Switzerland – Consensus is building on one issue at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland: Cash is dead. “Physical money is out,” said B.S. Kohli, an economic advisor to the head of the ...
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The consensus mechanism is fine, the proposal needs improvement (memberapp.github.io) 01/23/2020 - 9:05pm
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Twitter CEO Refuses to Host Fundraiser for Tulsi Gabbard (newsg) 01/23/2020 - 6:24pm
After Dorsey received criticism for his donations to candidates, he tweeted. Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of Twitter and founder and CEO of Square, speaks at the Consensus 2018 blockchain ...
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Major Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Mining Group Proposes Block Rewards Dev Fund (blockonomi.com) 01/23/2020 - 9:51am
Thanks to insufficient incentives, i.e. secure pay, adequately funding open-source software (OSS) development can be extremely difficult for any project community. As a software-centric field, the blockchain arena is most certainly not immune to this dynamic. Toward the problem of OSS funding, various blockchain communities have recently and...
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Davos 2020: Refinitiv Establishes Alliance to Monitor Sustainable Finance (coinspeaker.com) 01/23/2020 - 9:30am
Coinspeaker Davos 2020: Refinitiv Establishes Alliance to Monitor Sustainable Finance As it has become known at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, the top organizations of the planet will join Refinitiv’s alliance to be able to research and edit the investment markets. Governments and corporations usually invest using the consensus of...
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Highly Performant Decentralized Public Ledger with Hybrid Consensus (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
A method of electing a rotating committee of byzantine fault tolerance (BFT) nodes in a decentralized computer network includes determining that a current committee of BFT nodes has outputted a predetermined number of committed transactions; identifying a plurality of candidate nodes, each respective candidate node of the plurality of candidate...
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BLOCKCHAIN TRANSACTION SAFETY USING SMART CONTRACTS (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
A method includes acquiring, at a node server, blockchain data for a blockchain address on a blockchain network. The blockchain data includes a plurality of transactions for the blockchain address. The method includes generating a local node trust score for the blockchain address based on the blockchain data. The local node trust score indicates a...
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DECENTRALIZED INFRASTRUCTURE METHODS AND SYSTEMS (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Embodiments of the present invention may provide a decentralized infrastructure including efficient wireless communication, an infrastructureless communication network, a decentralized private network, securely communicating in a decentralized network perhaps using distributed ledger technology (62), named data networking (63), neural networks (85...
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BLOCKCHAIN-BASED METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ISSUING REWARD TO WORK USER (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Disclosed are a blockchain-based method and apparatus for issuing a reward to a work user. A blockchain network comprises multiple service nodes, wherein the service nodes have the permission to issue a work to a blockchain, and the multiple service nodes perform copyright-related exchange therebetween by taking a virtual resource as a medium of...
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CONSENSUS MECHANISM DEPLOYMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND DEVICE AND STORAGE MEDIUM (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Disclosed are a consensus mechanism deployment method and apparatus, and a device and a storage medium. The method comprises: acquiring a custom consenter, wherein the custom consenter is obtained by compiling a custom consensus mechanism written based on a standardized consensus mechanism framework; and deploying the custom consenter in a native...
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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ISSUING REWARD TO WORK PUBLISHER BASED ON BLOCKCHAIN (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
A method and apparatus for issuing a reward to a work publisher based on a blockchain. A blockchain network comprises multiple service nodes, wherein each of the service nodes has permission to publish a work to a blockchain; and the multiple service nodes take virtual resources as transaction media therebetween to perform copyright-related...
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METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SENDING AWARD TO WORK PERFORMER BASED ON BLOCKCHAIN (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
A method and device for sending an award to a work performer based on a blockchain. A blockchain network comprises a plurality of service nodes. The service nodes have a permission of publishing a work to a blockchain. The plurality of service nodes takes a virtual resource as a transaction medium to perform a copyright-related transaction. For...
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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REALIZING SMART CONTRACT OF BLOCKCHAIN (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for realizing a smart contract of a blockchain. The method comprises: receiving a smart contract trading request initiated by a user; dividing data involved in the trading request into on-chain data and off-chain data; a consensus node of a blockchain performing consensus processing on on-chain...
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BLOCKCHAIN CONSENSUS METHOD AND DEVICE (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
This specification describes techniques for performing blockchain consensus. An example method performed by a first node in a blockchain includes: receiving first service data; determining a corresponding handling time of the first service data; storing the first service data including the corresponding handling time at a cache, in which the cache...
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SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACCELERATING EXECUTION OF PROCESSES BASED ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) PREDICTION OF BLOCKCHAIN CONSENSUS (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
A method for using a distributed ledger (DL) of a blockchain applicable to a network of blockchain nodes is provided. The method reduces a time period between an assertion placed on the blockchain by an assertor blockchain node and execution of one or more action items dependent on a consensus of the assertion, by: creating an Artificial...
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DISTRIBUTED TRAFFIC SAFETY CONSENSUS (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Sensor data is accessed, which was generated sensors of a device in an environment. An observation of an event is determined, from the sensor data, that identifies movement of one or more machines within the environment in association with the event, where at least one of the machines is configured to move autonomously. Observation data is...
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Hyperledger Launches Climate Change Initiative to Curb Emissions As Greta Thunberg Calls for Complete World Redesign (dailyhodl.com) 01/22/2020 - 2:09pm
As the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting unfolds in Davos, Switzerland from January 21-24, financial leaders are wrestling with climate change and the impact of industry and profit-driven corporate policies on the environment. By the end of its run, the four-day conference will have hosted its fair share of billionaires – an estimated 119...
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Q4 2019 XRP Markets Report (ripple.com) 01/22/2020 - 2:05pm
Ripple publishes the quarterly XRP Markets Report to voluntarily provide transparency and regular updates on the company’s views on the state of the XRP market, including quarterly programmatic and institutional sales updates, relevant XRP-related announcements such as Xpring and RippleNet partnerships and commentary on previous quarter market...
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Digital Asset Brokerage Platform Announced by Huobi at Davos 2020 (thecoinrise.com) 01/22/2020 - 8:53am
On Tuesday (January 21), Huobi Group , which was founded in 2013, launched a new Digital Asset Brokerage Platform called Huobi Brokerage , which is aimed at institutions and high-net-worth individuals. Digital Asset Brokerage Platform offers: compliance with “regulations in multiple countries, including Japan and Gibraltar”“various high-frequency...
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Ripple CTO: No, XRP Transactions Cannot Be Blocked (bitcoinist.com) 01/21/2020 - 4:01pm
Is Ripple centralized or decentralized? This question has been a widely debated ever since the company launched in 2012. Today, CTO David Schwartz has reaffirmed that the network is in fact decentralized and cannot block XRP transactions, despite what the rumors say. David Schwartz Defends Ripple on Quora Ripple CTO, David Schwartz, came to the...
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