Michael J. Casey is chairman of CoinDesk's advisory board and a senior advisor of blockchain study at MIT's Electronic Currency Initiative. The pursuing write-up originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom made-curated newsletter shipped every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. Cryptocurrency advocates are regularly striving to convince non-authorities of the rewards...
As ethereum, now the world's next most important blockchain, grows much larger and far more numerous, it is really getting distinct its mechanisms for obtaining input from its constituency are proving problematic. In fact, a sequence of proposals qualified at controversial topics - dropped fund recovery, the ether provide...
Circle is introducing the privacy-concentrated cryptocurrency zcash to its listing of choices for its financial investment application, the startup announced Monday. End users of the firm's Circle Commit system can now acquire and spend the cryptocurrency, the business spelled out in a new blog site publish. The token joins bitcoin,...
A U.S. Congressman known as for a ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs) throughout a listening to on Thursday. The remarks from Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) came as William Hinman, the director of the Securities and Trade Commission's Division of Corporation Finance, was talking right before the Property Economical Expert services...
Bitcoin cash's next computer software up grade may possibly be even a lot more formidable than its initial - and that's no modest feat specified past time it broke off from bitcoin in acrimonious style. In reality, the update, announced in November and slated for May perhaps 15, deals...
Supplying up absolute decentralization could fix numerous of the issues dealing with blockchain technologies, according to Yao Qian, the People's Bank of China's electronic forex investigation lead. In an view write-up, released by Chinese business enterprise news site Yicai on Friday, Yao summarized the latest point out of enhancement of bitcoin...
Spanish banking giant BBVA has accomplished a pilot that issued a €75 million ($91 million) company financial loan employing two distinct blockchain systems. According to a report from the Money Moments on Thursday, the bank's latest exploration of the technology focuses on the overall issuance method, together with negotiation...
Parity Systems issued a assertion Thursday stating it has no programs to transfer ahead with a code alter that would consequence in an ethereum blockchain split. Named EIP-999, the contentious code alter would recuperate the $264 million misplaced because of to a code fault in Parity wallets in November...
Digital Forex Team has added ZenCash, a tiny-recognised, privacy-concentrated coin, to its "conviction checklist" of cryptocurrencies. The other cash on the checklist are bitcoin, ethereum traditional, zcash and Decentraland. Speaking at the Stocktoberfest East convention in New York Town, Digital Forex Team founder and CEO Barry Silbert asked viewers...
As several as a dozen or much more ethereum-based ERC-20 intelligent contracts have been identified to have bugs that permit attackers make as several tokens as they want. While the bugs - very first determined on April 22 and April 24, respectively, in a pair of posts released on...