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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Complete: 2 New Protocol Changes Added

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Complete: 2 New Protocol Changes AddedThe Bitcoin Cash network has successfully upgraded the latest ruleset changes to the protocol. The BCH blockchain now features the enforcement of minimal pushdata in script which will make a majority of BCH network transactions non-malleable. Moreover, as an extension to last May’s Schnorr upgrade, the opcode OP_Checkmultisig(verify) will now feature Schnorr signature support. Also […]

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November 15, 2019 0

Venezuela Becomes ‘Dollarized’ as Citizens Seek Refuge in Alternative Solutions

Venezuela has been suffering from rapid inflation as the purchasing power of the sovereign bolivar has become near worthless. Over the last few weeks, Venezuelans have been dealing with blackouts throughout major cities, making credit card readers useless. Additionally, citizens are dependent on remittances from overseas and last month the country became ‘dollarized’ as more […]

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November 12, 2019 0

How to Start With Bitcoin at No Cost

How to Start With Bitcoin at No CostGetting into the Bitcoin world is by default easy and it doesn’t have to cost you anything. All you need to do to get started is to install a cryptocurrency wallet and load it with some digital cash. The growing crypto community, always enthusiastic about accepting new members, has done a lot to make sure […]

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November 10, 2019 0

What to Expect From the Next Bitcoin Cash Protocol Upgrade

What to Expect from the Next Bitcoin Cash Protocol UpgradeOn November 15, shortly after 12 p.m., Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will execute an upgrade of the network’s consensus rules. After the upgrade is locked in, the next block will enforce minimal pushdata in script and the opcodes OP_Checkmultisig and OP_Checkmultisigverify will be upgraded to accept Schnorr signatures. Also Read: QE Infinity: 37 Central Banks Participate […]

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November 9, 2019 0

Why a VPN Is the First Layer You Should Pull On When Browsing the Web

Why a VPN Is the First Layer You Should Pull On When Browsing the WebVirtual private networks (VPNs) can be useful for all kinds of things, from streaming foreign sports to protecting your identity from heightened online surveillance. For cryptocurrency users, VPNs are particularly precious, providing access to exchanges that are geo-restricted, and enabling crypto activities to be completed on the web without leaving a privacy-betraying footprint. Also read: […]

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October 29, 2019 0

How Hard Is It to Brute Force a Bitcoin Private Key?

How Hard Is It to Brute Force a Bitcoin Private Key?Trying to crack a private key with a brute force attack is a bit like trying to count to infinity: the sooner you begin, the faster you’ll never get there. Despite being as next to impossible as impossible gets, using a brute force attack to crack a bitcoin private key remains an intriguing idea for […]

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October 28, 2019 0

Mario Draghi Leaves European Central Bank Without Ever Raising Interest Rates

Mario Draghi Leaves ECB Without Ever Raising Interest RatesPreparing for a change at the top, the European Central Bank has decided to keep interest rates on hold and at their all-time lows. Mario Draghi, who had his last monetary policy meeting as president of the ECB, is leaving after an eight-year term during which key rates were never raised. At the subsequent press […]

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October 24, 2019 0

How Cryptocurrency Developers Can Earn Bitcoin Cash With REST APIs

How Developers Can Earn BCH With REST APIsA recent video by Chris Troutner, Senior Javascript Developer at Bitcoin.com, points out a problem with anti-profit seeking approaches to crypto development, and how devs can incentivize growth and attract business using REST APIs to earn BHC. Without incentives, Troutner notes, many promising services and applications run the risk of succumbing to an economic tragedy […]

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October 22, 2019 0

4 Cryptocurrency Projects That Successfully Changed Blockchains

4 Cryptocurrency Projects That Successfully Changed ChainsChoosing the right blockchain is a tough call for any development team. It’s a decision that entails correctly anticipating project requirements – scalability; speed; community; security – before a line of code has even been written. It’s no wonder that a project occasionally finds its first choice of blockchain isn’t ‘the one,’ forcing it to […]

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October 22, 2019 0

How to Safely Store Your Wallet Recovery Phrase

How to Safely Store Your Wallet Recovery PhraseAs a cryptocurrency holder, security is paramount – and you can’t be too careful when it comes to your wallet recovery phrase. Unless you want your meticulously accrued crypto to disappear into the ether (or your ether to disappear into the cryptosphere), safely stashing your wallet mnemonic is vital. You must do everything in your […]

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October 21, 2019 0