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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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Blockchain Programmer Runs Full Bitcoin Node on a Tesla - CryptoGlobe (cryptoglobe.com) 01/25/2020 - 3:21pm
Blockchain Programmer Runs Full Bitcoin Node on a Tesla CryptoGlobe
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Blockchain Programmer Runs Full Bitcoin Node on a Tesla (cryptoglobe.com) 01/25/2020 - 3:20pm
A blockchain programmer was able to get a Tesla's onboard operating system to run a full bitcoin node.
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Facebook’s Libra is no Closer to Getting off the Ground (themerkle.com) 01/24/2020 - 2:58pm
There are a lot of eyes on the upcoming Libra digital currency. For Facebook, a lot of the initial support had already dissipated. In fact, the list of partners bailing on Libra has grown relatively long in recent months. The Libra Project is on Weak Legs Despite noting strong support from early backers happily paying $10 million for running a...
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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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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 SoCs (e-cryptonews.com) 01/24/2020 - 9:00am
Earlier this week Qualcomm has announced three new chipsets complementing their low-mid-range and low-range processor offerings, introducing the new Snapdragon 720G, 662 and 460 SoCs. The new chipsets are said to focus on emerging markets such as India and are also amongst the first to offer platform connectivity features such as the new...
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Ethereum Staking Taking Off With Over 1 Million ETH Primed For 2.0 (bitcoinist.com) 01/24/2020 - 6:00am
Ethereum prices may not be very positive at the moment but fundamentals are improving as the network gears up for proof of stake. Testnets indicate that up to a million ETH could be already staked in anticipation of Beacon Chain. Ethereum has fallen back below $160 today as crypto markets continue their correction. Chinese New Year has been...
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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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Critical Details Emerge in Proposed Bitcoin Cash Infrastructure Coinbase Reward Funding Plan (coinspice.io) 01/23/2020 - 9:25am
TL;DR: Prompted by CoinSpice co-founder Jake Smith , influential mining pool operator Jiang Zhuoer of BTC.TOP answered questions from the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community regarding his ambitious announcement on how to fund BCH infrastructure development. It’s arguably the most important initiative in the peer-to-peer electronic cash project’s history...
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Bitcoin & Co - How Locha Mesh Let's You Chat and Send Bitcoin Anonymously Without Internet (letstalkbitcoin.com) 01/23/2020 - 7:45am
**Topics:**Randy Brito is the founder of bitcoinvenezuela.com and the CEO of Locha Mesh. With the Locha Mesh device one can send text, audio, and Bitcoin without cell service or internet as long as the device has battery life. Locha Mesh nodes create high bandwith long range decentralized radio networks to connect devices at up to 4km away from...
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Jack Dorsey’s Square Awarded Patent for Real-Time Crypto-to-Fiat Swaps (cryptosyringe.com) 01/23/2020 - 3:34am
Financial services and mobile payment company Square thinks it has found a way to turn fiat into crypto in real-time point-of-sale transactions. How it works On Jan. 21, the United States Patent Office awarded Square a patent for a technology that the team argues cracks a present barrier in merchant transactions: “All cryptocurrencies face the...
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This Bitcoin Fork’s Funding Proposal is Drawing Serious Criticism (bitcoinist.com) 01/23/2020 - 3:30am
A bizarre infrastructure funding proposal for Bitcoin’s foremost offshoot, BCH has landed it the ‘centralized crypto’ label from the community. Bitcoin Cash Mining Tax A controversial funding proposal from the CEO of the largest BCH mining pool has raised concerns of centralization among the wider crypto community. Jiang Zhuoer, boss of the BTC...
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COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AN ACCUMULATOR-BASED PROTOCOL FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF TASKS ACROSS A COMPUTER NETWORK (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Techniques described herein can be utilized to implement a protocol for performing an unbiased selection of a particular worker node among a plurality of worker nodes to execute a computational task. Nodes of a distributed network may register to join a group membership by generating quantities derived at least in part from a hierarchical data...
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COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING PROCESSING STEPS OF DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
A method of controlling and coordinating of processing steps in a distributed system can be implemented by an initiator node of a cyclically-ordered set of nodes participating in a blockchain network (e.g., Bitcoin blockchain). The method includes generating a private key and cryptographic shares thereof for the nodes of the set and distributing...
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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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APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DECENTRALIZED ANONYMOUS COMMUNICATION (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Decentralized anonymous communication between nodes within large-scale peer-to- peer networks is provided by a pool of link nodes and a resource control mechanism. One or more link nodes within the pool of nodes are selected to construct a communication channel between a source node and a destination node included in the network of nodes. The...
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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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COMPUTER NETWORK AND DEVICE FOR LEVERAGING RELIABILITY AND TRUST/SOCIAL PROOF (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Computer, device or peer network, device and method for providing a reliable service. The reliability or trust is leveraged by a guarantee of some other endorsing node / peer, which can be used as a compensation if service and/or replacement service from node / peer is not provided in required quality. Network consists of providing devices / peers...
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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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TRANSACTION PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS, AND BLOCKCHAIN SYSTEM (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/23/2020 - 1:00am
Provided are a transaction processing method and apparatus, and a blockchain system. The method comprises: an accounting node in a blockchain sub-partition corresponding to a transferor account receiving a transaction request initiated by a client, and acquiring relevant information of blockchain sub-partitions from a main blockchain partition;...
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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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Bitcoin Nodes Go Ultra Private Thanks to TOR Network (bitcoinist.com) 01/22/2020 - 2:00pm
According to recent data from Bitnodes, 2020 has brought a large new movement of anonymity within Bitcoin nodes, many of which went anonymous thanks to the TOR Network. Privacy is Back On Trend 2020 is going to be a big year for Bitcoin for a number of reasons. One of the biggest is the upcoming halving, which is expected to take place in May...
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Bitcoin Cash Mining Pools to Implement Infrastructure Fund: 12.5% of BCH Coinbase Rewards (coinspice.io) 01/22/2020 - 11:54am
TL;DR: Influential mining pool operator BTC.TOP and its founder, Jiang Zhuoer, announced in response to Bitcoin Cash infrastructure concerns BTC.TOP, Antpool, BTC.com, ViaBTC, Bitcoin.com are launching a dedicated fund. Designed to last six months and to begin in conjunction with the scheduled BCH May 15th, 2020 upgrade, it hopes to raise more...
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Ethereum: Latest Gitcoin Grants Point to a More Robust Ecosystem (blockonomi.com) 01/22/2020 - 8:51am
The difficulty of funding open-source software, or OSS, has been a dilemma for longer than Ethereum has been alive. Yet the young Ethereum ecosystem has already bloomed one of the most interesting stabs at answering the problem, and that blooming is Gitcoin. Gitcoin is many things. It’s an Ethereum-powered dApp, it’s a project suite, and it’s a...
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The History of the Development of the Ant Soldier VOS Pool (digitaljournal.com) 01/22/2020 - 5:03am
Blockchain represents the current iconic revolutionary and innovative era. My name is Davis Billy, founder of the VOS Ant miner Pool. Every ant miner in the world is good now. I call the miner node of ...
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IOST (IOST) Node Operator PHI Launches DAO Project in Switzerland  (btcmanager.com) 01/22/2020 - 5:00am
PHI, a Japanese distributed ledger technology (DLT) project that is part of the IOST (IOST) developer community, is co-hosting a blockchain summit with IOST in Switzerland, as part of plans to promote the GUILD project, an IOST-powered decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), according to a blog post on January 20, 2020. IOST DAO Sets Sight on...
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DIENSTDATENVERARBEITUNGSVERFAHREN UND -VORRICHTUNG UND DIENSTVERARBEITUNGSVERFAHREN UND -VORRICHTUNG (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/22/2020 - 1:00am
First service data sent by at least one first blockchain node is received, where the first service data includes a first source address and a first destination address. Second service data is generated based on the first service data, where the second service data includes a second source address and a second destination address, the second source...
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SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUM BEENDEN EINES ANSICHTSÄNDERUNGSPROTOKOLLS (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/22/2020 - 1:00am
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for performing view change. One of the methods is to be implemented on a blockchain and performed by a first node of N nodes in a view change protocol. The method includes: multicasting a view change message to at least some of the N nodes; obtaining,...
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Secure communication in a nondeterministic network (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/22/2020 - 1:00am
For secure communication in a nondeterministic network, a processor determines a first communication path to a first destination node in a network of nodes organized as an undirected graph. The communication path is a spanning tree of path nodes of the undirected graph the processor further encrypts a message to the first destination node with an...
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KONSTRUKTION EINES BLOCKCHAIN-WORLDSTATE-MERKLE-PATRICIA-TRIE-TEILBAUMES (patentscope.wipo.int) 01/22/2020 - 1:00am
Implementations of this specification include traversing a world-state MPT in multiple iterations, and, at each iteration, for a current node of the world-state MPT, executing one of: marking the current node as an account node and storing an address of the current node in the address list, determining that the current node is an extension node,...
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IOST (IOST) Node Operator PHI Launches DAO Project in Switzerland (btcmanager.com) 01/21/2020 - 9:18pm
PHI, a Japanese distributed ledger technology (DLT) project that is part of the IOST (IOST) developer community, is co-hosting a blockchain summit with IOST in Switzerland, as part of plans to promote ...
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