The Many Faces of Sharding for Blockchain Scalability

Any programmer who has ever sat down to build a DApp at one point has had to think about the limits of current public blockchains, the most important and obvious one being their limited throughput, i.e., the number of transactions processed per second. In order to run a DApp that can handle real-world throughput requirements, …

CoinJolt.com – Digital Currency Investing Made Simple

Bitcoinist.net · March 20, 2018 · 9:00 pm CoinJolt.com allows users to buy, sell and invest in digital currencies instantly with ZERO fees. Users are able to buy cryptocurrencies at compared market value across multiple exchanges, allowing for guaranteed best prices across the board. The best part? Investors can trade digital currencies without paying outrageous …

What Big Tech’s Ban Might Mean for Cryptocurrency Advertising

Following Facebook’s lead, Google has announced it will ban all cryptocurrency advertising on its platforms by June 2018. This restriction applies to all Google-owned platforms including YouTube and any websites where Google sells digital ad space. On Sunday, March 18, 2018, Sky News reported Twitter will ban a range of cryptocurrency advertising by April 2018, …

Over 16 Million Americans Now Own Cryptocurrency, Survey Finds

Dieter Holger · March 19, 2018 · 8:00 pm Nearly 16.3 million Americans, or 8 percent of the country, own some form of cryptocurrency, according to a new survey by Finder.com, which also found slightly more than 5 percent of Americans owned Bitcoin. If accurate, the results mark an increase from a study the Pew Research Center published …

Twitter to Ban Cryptocurrency-Related Ads, With Limited Exceptions: Report

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Twitter may be the next platform to ban cryptocurrency-related ads, following the footsteps of Google and Facebook. According to Sky News, Twitter’s ad ban would go into effect in two weeks. The microblogging platform will reportedly block ads from initial coin …

Saying Crypto is a Bubble is “Shortsighted”

The co-founder of ethereum has made the argument that the cryptocurrency market hasn’t burst its bubble following a slump in market prices last week. Speaking to Bloomberg, Joseph Lubin, the co-founder of ethereum, explained that it would be ‘shortsighted’ to say that the market had popped. “It may be hard to tell because we’re so …

Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Lightning and Legislators

Bitcoin development took a major step forward this week when Lightning Labs announced the first beta release of the much anticipated “Lightning” protocol for Bitcoin, while also raising $2.5 million to fund continued development. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency and ICO regulation stories have continued to dominate the headlines, as the U.S. Federal Government held hearings and the …

British Bank Barclays Partners with Coinbase

Ashour Iesho · March 18, 2018 · 5:00 am One of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency wallet and trading platforms, Coinbase, has completed a deal with one of the biggest banks in Britain.  Bitcoin Trading to Become Easier for British Residents Coinbase, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchange platforms worldwide, has announced that it successfully opened …

Monero Is the Favorite Cryptocurrency of Cyber Criminals, Study Finds

A study found that cybercriminals launder $80-$200 billion a year and are moving away from Bitcoin as Monero offers greater anonymity. Cybercriminals Launder Up To $200 Billion Each Year, Says Report Virtualization technology-focused security firm security firm Bromium announced the findings of an independent study into the macroeconomics of cybercrime. “Into the Web of Profit,” …