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Crypto Pundit: Ethereum (ETH) Is “Doomed To Be Centralized”

“Ethereum (ETH) Is Arguably Centralized” On January 14th, Preston Byrne, an attorney at Bryne & Storm that is enamored with blockchain technology, took to Twitter to mention his thoughts on Ethereum (ETH), likely in the context of the then-impending Constantinople hard fork, which was recently delayed…

Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo

A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol. According to Tadge Dryja’s recently published description of research, the software engineer is working on a dynamic accumulator called Utreexo. The project could theoretically…

Verge (XVG) Releases Revised Blackpaper and New Codebase

The team at Verge (XVG) have ushered in the New Year with two new announcements this past week. The first one being that they have released the fifth version of the project’s black-paper. The second announcement that was made by the team at XVG was…

Overstock’s tZERO Trading Platform to Go Live This Month

The CEO of Overstock.com, Patrick Byrne, informed the crypto and investing communities that the highly anticipated tZERO security trading platform will go live by the end of next week. Mr. Byrne provided this information to Coindesk and stated that the trading platform was ready for…

Bitpay “Still Extremely Bullish” on Bitcoin

Atlanta-based crypto payments facilitator, Bitpay, is recently reported to have had another record-breaking year, posting year-over-year gains of over 225% for its business-to-business offering. Crypto Falls, Demand Climbs The world’s first crypto payment provider, formed in 2011, was blessed with another successful year in 2018.…

Bitcoin (BTC) Darknet Transactions Doubled In 2018: Why This Is Bullish

Crypto Darknet Transactions Boomed In 2018 Since Bitcoin (BTC) burst onto the global stage in 2009, the cryptocurrency, known for its decentralized, immutable, censorship-resistant, pseudonymous, and borderless nature, has become a medium for transactions of all shapes and size. And just like U.S. dollars and…

ICOs Raised $160 Million in First Half of January, Report Says

ICObench report: ICOs completed in the first half of January have raised $160 million, about 33 percent of the combined amount secured in December. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) completed in the first half of January have raised around $160 million. The figure was provided in…

OECD Calls for ‘Delicate Balance’ in Global ICO Regulation

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development stated that regulators should facilitate the development of ICOs. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has stated that global regulators should work together to facilitate the development of initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to a report…