A standard way to transact Bitcoin could be vulnerable to double-spending, new research has found. Blockchain sleuths at ZenGo, a wallet startup, have found a vulnerability that affected at least three major crypto wallets – Ledger Live, Edge and Breadwallet (BRD) – and potentially more.  The bug, which the Tel...
Bitcoin broke above $9,250 for the first time since Friday as the leading cryptocurrency continues to trade in a tight range just above $9,000 for several weeks. But cryptocurrency markets have stayed quiet as traders expect a big move. Bitcoin was trading hands around $9,250 as of 20:00...
The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee plan to introduce legislation this week that would direct the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study virtual currency’s role in illicit online activity.  DisclosureThe leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic...
DeFi’s agricultural revolution is spurring growth in decentralized exchanges. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin network experienced its lowest difficulty adjustment in 10 years, clocking a negligible change in mining difficulty today, while a novel legal strategy is bringing an initial coin offering project to court. Here’s the story: You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily...
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There is a constant free market competition to define the Bitcoin narrative, and Kraken’s Dan Held argues this is part of what makes the protocol so strong. Satoshi Nakamoto is often recognized for his technical genius in solving the double spend problem. He is also widely revered for his...
June trading volume on decentralized exchanges set a record high of $1.52 billion, up 70% from May, according to data from Dune Analytics. This double-digit percentage growth is simply “the continuation of a trend dating back to the end of ,” Jack Purdy, decentralized finance analyst at Messari,...
IOTA's new testnet addresses the technical feature that nuked the blockchain-like network for nearly two weeks earlier this year.
What’s in a name? The power to render someone mute. Last week, Scott Alexander, the author of the influential rationalist blog Slate Star Codex (SSC), abruptly shut down (perhaps temporarily) his blog in advance of a New York Times (NYT) story on him and SSC that would include his...
Blockchain technology firm Bison Trails announced its support for features of Eth2 ahead of Ethereum’s planned upgrade.  DisclosureThe leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary...