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Inside the blockchain developer’s mind: Koinos approaches testnet

A return to proof of work mining, a blockchain built to be fork resistant, and the chance to develop in multiple programming languages. Lessons from history — and an eye to the future. Cointelegraph is following the development of an entirely new blockchain from...

Soaring Treasury yields are worrying economists — But what does this mean for Bitcoin?

The price of gold has also been stagnating, but this isn't necessarily bad for "digital gold" Bitcoin. This week's correction in the price of Bitcoin (BTC) showed that a market doesn’t go up in a straight line. Meanwhile, another topic has been gaining attention,...

Bitcoin Cash is on the brink of falling below 1% of Bitcoin’s price

BCH price has decreased by over 96% in value against BTC over the past three years. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) holders have no reason to celebrate, despite the 46% year-to-date gains in U.S. dollar terms. One year ago, the altcoin was the third-largest by market...

Bison Trails’ new Polkadot API promises faster access to data

The Polkadot Indexer is said to provide a more efficient way to get data from the Polkadot blockchain and its experimental platform, Kusama. Bison Trails, a blockchain infrastructure company that was recently acquired by Coinbase, has launched a new Polkadot API that...

Coinbase public listing filing details 2020 revenue, major a16z stake

The company has benefited a lot from the 2020 market but had lost money in 2019. As Coinbase plans to pursue a direct listing on the stock market, which would see its existing shares be traded on United States stock exchanges, the exchange has submitted an S-1 report...

What Russian journalists can learn from Navalny’s Bitcoin wallet

As the Kremlin sequesters funds to the opposition, Bitcoin serves to run blockades. Alexei Navalny is a noted leader of the Russian opposition. His “Anti-Corruption Foundation” (FBK) has been a thorn in President Vladimir Putin’s side for many years. Though the FBK...

Creditors of Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange to vote on draft refund plan

Mt. Gox creditors will vote on a proposed draft compensation plan in October. The trustee of hacked, now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has posted another update on the long-running process of refunding the exchange clients.Nobuaki Kobayashi, a Tokyo attorney...

Crypto derivatives exchange FTX launches futures on 2021 Olympics

Will they or won't they happen? Amid debates over how safe the Olympic games can be in 2021, cryptocurrency traders can now bet on the likelihood of their eventual go-head. Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX has created a new, specialized futures contract for...

Bitcoin will not become a global medium of exchange, says Charlie Munger

Billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman Charlie Munger has once again dismissed the value proposition of Bitcoin. Like Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett, the 97-year-old Munger is a known critic of Bitcoin (BTC).Addressing the 2021 Daily...

Polkadot could introduce ‘common good’ parachains with DOT-based smart contracts

Polkadot is likely to offload many of its core features to special-purpose public parachains. As Polkadot (DOT) gets ready to launch parachain auctions, a combined fundraising and market interest discovery mechanism, the team is realizing that some core features may...

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